Glenarm Castle Opening Times & Prices

With its own special place in local history, Glenarm Castle is a true national treasure. One of Ireland's oldest estates, and home to the Earls of Antrim, Glenarm Castle is a 'must see' destination and one of N.Ireland's top tourist attractions. Whilst here, visitors can enjoy beautiful scenery and enchanted walks in our historic Walled Garden and *Castle Trail, excellent locally sourced food in our charming Tea Room and a little bit of retail therapy in our new Castle Shop.

See below for the Walled Garden, Tea Room & Byre Shop Opening Hours and Admissions:

Summer 2020 Opening Hours (COVID-19 Temporary Hours)

Walled Garden Opening Hours

During COVID-19 and in line with government guidelines, the Walled Garden & Tea Room is open from Wednesday to Sunday, 10am - 4pm. Further extended opening days will follow soon. We hope to be back to our normal opening hours of 7 days a week very soon. 


Tea Room Opening Hours 

Mon – Tues: Closed

Wed - Sun: 10am – 4pm for takeaway Only


Byre Shop Opening Hours

Mon – Wed: Temporarily closed due to COVID-19

Thu – Sun: Temporarily closed due to COVID-19


Fudge Factory Opening Hours

Mon – Thurs: Temporarily closed due to COVID-19

Fri – Sun: Temporarily closed due to COVID-19



Walled Garden Admission

Adult: £6.00

Youth (12-18): £3.00

Children (0-12): FREE

Member: FREE

*As part of the walled garden offering, and when available, visitors can also enjoy our Castle Trail which allows you the opportunity to see more of the Estate and in particular the Castle. Due to a working estate, consisting of many events, weddings, corporate events & general estate activity, the Castle Trail is not always available.

Castle Trail is only available with General Admission.

Annual Membership

2020 Membership Cards are now available for those who want the flexibility to visit the Walled Garden as many times as they wish throughout the season. Click here to find out all the benefits of becoming a Annual Member

See membership details

Castle Guided Tours

The inside of the Castle is also occasionally open to the public for guided tours by the Castle Butler and House Staff. Please see the Castle page for future opening dates.

We also welcome Group Visits to the Walled Garden and Castle throughout the season, subject to availability.


We regret that dogs are not permitted in The Walled Garden and Castle Trail, with the exception of guide dogs.

Picnics are also not permitted in The Walled Garden and Castle Trail.