Glenarm Castle reopening announcement

Glenarm Castle on the Antrim coastal route has announced it is reopening today (Thursday) but with certain restrictions in place in keeping with Covid-19 pandemic guidelines.
Glenarm Castle. Image by Google.Glenarm Castle. Image by Google.
Glenarm Castle. Image by Google.

The return follows confirmation received from the Northern Ireland Executive and Public Health Agency.

A statement on the castle’s Facebook page read: “We will only be opening four days a week initially, from Thursday to Sunday and at reduced opening hours of 11am – 3pm.

“Our Tea Room will also reopen for takeaway’s only and with a limited offering in the short-term.”

The castle statement added: “Spending time outdoors is good for your health and we are delighted to begin the process of reopening.

“However, social responsibility is essential for all our health therefore we would ask that you follow and adhere to our ‘Visit Safe’ steps and guidelines when visiting.

“We thank you for your patience at this time and we hope you will enjoy the peace and tranquillity of our Walled Garden as we adjust to the new norm.”

Steeped in culture and heritage, Glenarm Castle is of Ireland’s oldest estates and home to the Earls of Antrim. It draws upwards of 90,000 visitors annually.


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