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National Botanic Garden of Wales

Llanarthney SA32 8HG, Wales
01558 668768
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Type: Gardens
Description: This new botanic garden is built on a former estate garden.
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Escucha, Spain
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132 reviews 132 reviews
31 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Well what a place, first you see the dome from some while away, Then when inside you have a choice of around the grounds and/or visit the dome,as an amateur gardener i found the vaste amount of plants fascinating and the information available very helpful. Then as usual i feel hungry and adjurn to the cafe where i filled up... More

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Perth, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Sufficiently fuelled up on Bara Brith and cappuccinos from the café/garden centre outside the main entrance, we embarked upon a thoroughly enjoyable stroll through the massive and diverse estate. So much to see, and so beautifully presented. Geological displays, hot houses, water features and much, much more. We wished we could have stayed longer - you can easily spend at... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed a day here, so much to see. Vouchers from the tourist paper available around south west wales gave us 2 for 1 - even better!

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Alton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I had been given a voucher for the attraction so only one of us paid. Our tickets lasted for a week which was a lovely surprise, and makes the entrance fee seem very reasonable. I had previously visited when it was newly opened but the plants have now matured and all looks wonderful. The maps were very... More

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Llanrwst, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is always a lovely place to visit with so many different things to see. Despite the rainy weather there is plenty of cover and the staff are very helpful. Ymweliad gwych. Diolch yn fawr iawn.

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Newforest
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went along having only got the afternoon free - well worth the visit and would recommend if you have a day free and its lovely weather to take a picnic and enjoy wandering leisurely around the whole estate!. Even if you only have 2-3 hours its so worth the time...there is much more than just a great glass house, there... More

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Norman Foster's dome sits in the middle of the gardens like a gigantic megalithic tomb. Hugely impressive inside too. The garden is well worth a visit.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A big selection of plants and areas to walk round. Good value for money, lots to see! We bought sandwiches there which were fairly priced, was a well-kept place and could see it was well looked after.

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wales
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited on a lovely sunny day in August. Quite expensive to get in but if you are on holiday in the area and plan to go again it's free if you visit within 7 days. A lovely walk up to the glass dome following the rill. Glass dome impressive as were the formal gardens, slate beds and bee garden.... More

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Wales
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My husband and I spent an entire day exploring these gardens sadly not enough time to see everything there but as the ticket allows you to return for a further 6 days free of charge we think that is excellent value for money. The gardens are set in what used to be the estate of a large regency mansion which... More

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