Accessibility

Accessibility

Disabled Parking

Disabled parking is available within the designated car parks at The Junction. Please display your Disabled Parking Badge (Blue Badge) in a prominent position. No parking is available within Antrim Castle Gardens. A complimentary Shuttle Bus courtesy of Ballyrobert Mazda brings visitors (and their purchases!) to and from the Show.

Shuttle Bus Service

Free shuttle buses will be running on a continuous circuit from the car parks at The Junction shopping outlet across the 3 days of the Show between 10am and 6.15pm.

A courtesy bus will also pick up and drop off at Antrim Bus and Rail station in accordance with the bus and train schedule. Any queries on arrival please speak to the Translink staff in the station for further information.

Buses used for the free shuttle bus service can carry a wheelchair. There is a storage area that folded wheelchairs can be placed in for the duration of the journey. Staff will work with passengers to ensure their journey is as quick and hassle free as possible.

Plant Crèche

Staffed by Friends of Antrim Castle Gardens, you can leave your plants and other purchases during the Show to be collected before leaving at the end of the day. You can take your purchases on the Shuttle Bus.

Stands at the Show

This is an outdoor event covering a large area and our stands will be distributed across gravel, woodland and lawn areas. There are some pathways and trackways will be put down to assist visitors but these do not access all areas.

Seating

There are seating areas scattered through the gardens, and tables and chairs in the main eating areas.

Taking a wheelchair around the Show

Antrim Castle Gardens is wheelchair friendly in some but not all areas. Please note this is an outdoor event covering a large area and our stands will be distributed across gravel, woodland and lawn areas. Trackways are put down to assist visitors but these do not access all areas.

Disabled toilets

There is a new facility this year, the recently launched ‘Mobiloo’ which provides wheelchair accessible toilet and changing area. There are wheelchair-friendly toilets within the Courtyard and suitable portable toilets around the site.

Shopmobility – a helping hand to get around the Show!

A service for everyone who feels they need a little extra help getting around, have teamed up with Allianz Garden Show Ireland to offer their services to anyone who contacts them in advance of the Show.

Shopmobility’s hire service includes manual wheelchairs, electric scooters, electric wheelchairs plus some provide rollators and walking sticks.

To view services and hire charges please see: http://www.shopmobilitybelfast.co.uk/rentals
or contact Shopmobility direct on tel: 028 90 808090