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Our Story

Exploring sustainability in a heritage landscape.

Brook Hall Estate & Gardens lies on the banks of the River Foyle, on the edge of Derry~Londonderry. This 18th century demesne, home to one of Northern Ireland's top arboretums, has witnessed and played a pivotal role in many of the historical events over the past centuries, from the Siege of Derry to the World Wars.

Rhododendron basilicum - Cream flower rhododendron at Brook Hall

Natural Passion

In 1856, the estate became the home of the Gilliland family who has maintained and developed this landscape through six generations to the present day, including planting one of the finest arboretums in the Northwest of Ireland, specialising in its collection of conifers, rhododendrons, magnolias, and camellias.

Over the past 30 years, Brook Hall Estate & Gardens has led the way in researching and promoting energy, environmental, and landscape management strategies to succeed in true sustainability and inspire behavioural change, becoming the first farm in Northern Ireland to be measurably carbon positive.

Explore and discover more about what we do at Brook Hall Estate & Gardens


Uncover the history which shaped this landscape.


Explore one of Northern Ireland’s top arboretums.


Discover the path to a carbon positive landscape.

Heritage.  Nature.  Sustainability.

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Open Days, Tours & Activities

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Corporate & Event Hire

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Brook Hall Estate & Gardens
65-67 Culmore Road
Derry – Londonderry
BT48 8JE

Contact Us

Phone: +44 (0) 28 7135 8968



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