Hop to the Tulip Festival at Glenarm Castle this bank holiday weekend

Getting ready for a visit from the official Peter Rabbit™ at the 12th annual Tulip Festival, 4 - 6th May at Glenarm Castle is Sophie Murphy, in a style inspired by Beatrix Potter, author of the world famous Peter Rabbit stories

This bank holiday weekend, 4-6th May, don’t miss out on the beautiful display of tulips, spring flowers and an appearance from the official Peter Rabbit™ at the historic Walled Garden, Glenarm Castle.  Now in its 12th year the annual Tulip Festival supported by Bloms Bulbs is a fantastic day for everyone from gardener enthusiasts to families.

Located in the picturesque Walled Garden of Glenarm Castle, you will find thousands of tulips of mixed varieties and spring flowers.  A beautiful range of tulips, in various heights and colour, will be on display and some with unusual names such as Uncle Tom, Flaming Baltic, Rhapsody of Smiles and Paul Scherer.  Expert advice from professional gardeners and representatives from Bloms Bulbs will be available to discuss all your bulb requirements for the coming season.

Bring the family and enjoy a fun-filled weekend with lots to see and do including an array of craft stalls & exhibitions, food and drink, live music, children’s entertainment. Look out for the official and nation’s favourite, Peter Rabbit™ who will be making a personal appearance at intervals throughout 5 and 6th May. Families can also enjoy a special Peter Rabbit™ themed activity trail.

Glenarm Castle will  be opened to the public for guided tours on Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May, from 11.30am – 4.30pm. Tours leave from the Walled Garden via the Glenarm Road Train approximately every 20 minutes.

Tickets for the Tulip Festival are £7.50 for adults, children (5-12yrs) £5, children (2-4yrs) £2.50, children under 2 FREE. For further information visit

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