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Gardens to visit in Wales
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Here are some links to gardens to visit, either locally or whist on holiday in Wales. The sites we list include other sites recommending gardens as well as individual gardens.
The gardens listed include gardens which have limited access for people to visit, as well as other gardens open to the public all the year round - so check the opening times of particular gardens before going.
General Open Garden sites
Garden History and Garden Tours - International guide to gardens to visit - includes large number of gardens in Wales and other parts of Britain.
National Gardens Scheme - The Charity behind the Yellow Book of gardens open to the public. Often small and usual gardens open just one or two days a year. The site includes the GardenFinder database for finding gardens to visit.
National Trust - Lists the gardens and property owned by the National Trust in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.
Please check opening times by website or other contact detail as gardens have their own various opening times.
Gardens to visit in Wales
- Rare opportunity to visit private 18th century riverside gardens in Snowdonia. Enjoy guided walks, rare plant sales, craft workshops, children's activities, picnics and Welsh teas. Check the website for opening days and times.
- Over looking St Brides bay in Pembrokeshire, 12 acres of lakes and gardens of outstanding beauty. Walks through 250 year old woodland across rustic bridges.
National Botanic Garden of Wales
- A place of international significance dedicated to conservation, horticulture, science, education, leisure and the arts. As a landmark Millennium project, the Garden of Wales links the history of the last millennium with the present. It is set in the former 18th century regency park of Middleton Hall in Carmarthenshire, a 568 acre estate on the edge of the Tywi valley. The Garden enjoys a pollution free environment, spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and a rich cultural heritage.
Hidden Gardens and Grottoes of Dewstow
- The hidden gardens and grottoes of Dewstow - currently undergoing recovery - there are plans to open to the public in the future and currently offering group visits - check website for details.
near Colwyn Bay,
Marvel at plants from all over the world grown from seed and cuttings collected over a century ago on plant -hunting expeditions. Created by five generations of one family, this 32 -hectare (80 -acre) garden is superbly located, with spectacular views across Snowdonia.
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