Tropical Ravine House

Royal Belfast Botanic & Horticultural Company Ltd.

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

The Belfast Botanic and Horticultural Society was formed in February 1827. In 1829, after an abortive attempt at laying out botanical gardens at Bradbury Place the current site was purchased on the Stranmillis Road. Monies were raised through a share issue and a committee formed to manage the gardens. In 1860 the Society was replaced by the Royal Belfast Botanic and Horticultural Company Ltd with ...