Award Winning Garden Centres & Coffee Shops

Award winning garden centres & coffee shops


Our Centres

Creative Gardens has been winning awards for decades. The latest accolades include ‘The Best Garden Centre in Northern Ireland 2016’ Issued by the National Garden Centre Association www.gca.org.uk

As members of the GCA, our customers can be assured of an excellent experience when they visit any of our garden centres or cafes.  Every year each centre undergoes meticulous audits to ensure we are offering an excellent level of service, top quality plants and products.



Creative Gardens Bushmills is located on the gorgeous north coast, a stone’s throw from the Giants Causeway and Bushmills Distillery.  Perfectly located for a stop off on route to one of these attractions we are open all year round with the exception of a few days and serve delicious breakfasts, lunches and evening meals in our café. For opening hours and other information click more…



Creative Gardens Donaghadee was the first centre started by the Gass family– and has been trading for well over 30 years now.  Located between Bangor and Donaghadee it offers everything you would expect from a wold class garden centre.  In 2016 our Donaghadee cafe was awarded the prestigious ‘Best Garden Centre Restaurant in the UK’ fighting off stiff competition from almost 200 other members across the UK. For opening hours and other information click more…

Galgorm Castle

Creative Gardens Galgorm is a gorgeous centre, newly built in 2014, the £2m centre is nestled into the grounds of the Galgorm Castle Estate and Golf Club.  Conveniently situated just outside Ballymena, about 30 minutes from Belfast with plenty of free car parking and a delightful café restaurant with views over the estate, you will love this easy to navigate centre. For opening hours and other information click more…

In-Bloom Club


Our In-Bloom Club gives an opportunity to get even better value when you shop at Creative Gardens. We'll give you at least one point for every pound you spend in our garden centres and coffee shops. We've sent out well over six million coupons since the club began — sign up today, it's free and we'll make sure you don't miss out.

We'll process your application and send you a card by post. You'll be able to collect points once you receive your card. Alternatively, if you prefer to start collecting points straight away, you can also apply in-store.

Existing members

If you need additional or replacement cards, just pop into one of our stores and you can pick one up from any till point. You can also call us on 028 9188 3603.



Keep an eye out for upcoming Creative Gardens events, we organise a range of entertaining events throughout the year; from coffee mornings & ladies nights to intensive BBQ training!


Summer Garden Party

12 JULY 2017

Please join us at Creative Gardens Donaghadee, Bushmills and Galgorm Castle for a weekend of fun for all the family to support the RNLI on Wednesday 12th to Friday 14th July.


Activities include

  • Free face painting

  • Free refreshments

  • Hot dogs

  • Free children’s hunt

  • Tastings

  • Special Offers

Raffle for RNLI with prizes such as gift vouchers, meal for 2 in our award winning cafes and beautiful planted containers.

Don’t forget to bring your £5 0ff voucher that you received in your mailing when you spend £30 and over.