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:

Winter 2019/2020 Opening Hours

Walled Garden Opening Hours

The Walled Garden is now closed until the season begins on 13th March. Opening times for March will follow soon.


Tea Room Opening Hours (from Wednesday 29th January)

Mon – Sat: 9am – 5pm 

Sun: 9am – 5pm 


Tea Room closed for refurbishment from 22nd December and reopens on 29th January at 9am.


Byre Shop Opening Hours

January & February

Mon – Wed: Closed

Thu – Sun: 10am – 4pm

From 1st March

Mon – Sun: 10am – 5pm


Fudge Factory Opening Hours

Mon – Thurs: Closed

Fri – Sun: 11am – 4pm


Normal hours resume from Friday 13th March

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.