Gardens of Wales


Notable Welsh gardens.


Aberglasney Gardens
Nestled in Carmarthenshire's Tywi valley, Aberglasney features a yew tunnel, a cloister garden, a pool garden, a stream garden and pigeon house wood, a kitchen garden and upper walled garden, and the church view wood and Bishop Rudd's walk.

Bodnant Garden
Located on 80 acres in the Conwy valley, Bodnant Garden features Himalayan rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, magnolias, daffodils, and the brilliant Laburnum Arch, which peaks in late May to early June. Henry Duncan, the second Baron of Aberconway, gave the garden to the National Trust in 1949.

Bro Meigan Gardens
Covering six and a half acres in the Preseli Hills, this garden comprises a turf maze, an orchard and wildflower meadow, a cottage garden, a beech hedge enclosure, a gazebo, a pergola, an oriental garden, and a formal garden.

Dyffryn Gardens
These Edwardian gardens remain open during the 6.15 million restoration project currently underway. When complete, the gardens will resemble Thomas Mawson's original 1904 design.

Historic Parks and Gardens of Wales
A database and map detailing 92 historic parks and gardens in Wales. Includes opening hours, fees, and brief descriptions. There are no direct links to the listed gardens, only phone numbers.

The National Botanic Garden of Wales
Opened by HRH The Prince of Wales on July 21, 2000, the National Botanic Garden is dedicated to conservation, research, and environmental education.

The National Gardens Scheme
A scheme designed to raise money for various charities. For a small fee, patrons can visit nearly 3500 gardens, most of which are privately owned.

Picton Woodland Gardens
Forty acres of woodland gardens surrounding Picton Castle, near Haverfordwest.

Powis Castle Garden
Best known for its Baroque style 450-foot hanging terraces, the world-renowned garden features original statues, an aviary, and an orangery.

Veddw House Garden
A two-acre garden designed as "garden pictures" by Anne Wareham, who writes about gardening, and Charles Hawes.


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