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Aberglasney Gardens

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Address: Llangathen SA32 8QH, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1558 668998
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Description: Aberglasney was made famous by the BBC television series "A Garden Lost in...
Aberglasney was made famous by the BBC television series "A Garden Lost in Time" which followed its restoration. Today it is quite simply one of Wales' finest gardens. A renowned plantsman's paradise with a unique Elizabethan cloister garden at its heart, Aberglasney offers the opportunity to explore more than 10 acres of ancient gardens as well as the award winning Ninfarium: a special indoor garden filled with exotic plants from around the world. The gardens and the fully restored ground floor of Aberglasney's grade II* listed mansion offer a stunning venue for exhibitions and events. Aberglasney Gardens, the highly regarded tearooms, our shop and plant sales area are OPEN EVERY DAY (except Christmas Day.)The gardens are largely wheelchair friendly, (wheelchairs can be pre-booked.)
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Simply Beautiful Gardens

Beautiful gardens in a lovely setting. Heralded as a 'garden lost in time' and how true this is. There is so much to see, even for the less mobile. Apart from the enchanting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Biggleswade
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens in a lovely setting. Heralded as a 'garden lost in time' and how true this is. There is so much to see, even for the less mobile. Apart from the enchanting garden there is a great cafe and shop and plant sale. If you love plants you will not go away disappointed. Don't forget your camera! Highly recommended.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you love gardens then you'll love this one,especially on a nice day. Lots of walking through various different parts. Not all suitable for the disabled. The Yew Tunnel is amazing. And the walk through the trees is lovely. Lots of very large blue dragonflies,never seen so many. The tea room serves nice cakes and hot/cold drinks,maybe other small things,but... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I have been several times to this lovely restored garden and brought a friend who had never been this time. My friend was equally "wowed" as I am. It never fails to impress, a wide range of things to see, quite apart from the lovely garden trails and ponds and water features, there are art and craft stalls with beautiful... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

I have wanted to visit Aberglasny since the BBC filmed their restoration series which must have been 15 years ago. It was a long wait but I wasn't disappointed. Beautiful gardens with naturalised areas. The woodland walk was tranquil and the upper parts of the garden, especially Bishops Rudds Walk with it's walkway of Primula Candelabra were stunning. We spent... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Visited this amazing place whilst on holiday in the Gower in June. All areas were maintained beautifully and we particularly enjoyed the wooded area with fabulous boaters and ferns, not forgetting the giant rhubarbs! The cafe was very reasonable with friendly staff and lots of choice. Would definitely recommend.

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Crickhowell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Often driven past, today we decided to visit, and were not disappointed. Reasonably priced, good car park close to the house. Pity we couldn't look around the house, but the gardens are superb with many varied sections, each having many varied plants, shrubs and trees, gardener's delight. The bird life was exceedingly good. We saw a pair of nut hatch,... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

There is a unique (and I mean unique) parapet walkway in the cloistered garden at this ancient site. The café is excellent and if travelling try to combine a visit with one to the National Botanic Garden nearby. The woodland walks are pretty.

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Wilts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Our third visit here and each time is improved. The gardens are simply beautiful, planting has changed over time (improved) love the setting and the simplicity. Staff are always delightful and the cafe good too!

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Haverfordwest, Wales, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Garden was not very varied in plants and colour. House looked impressive from the outside but again disappointed with the inside. I was looking forward to seeing around the house, but could only go into an empty room and watch a screen with information about the house. Not enough to keep you there for long. National Trust need to invest... More 

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Aberglasney_Gardens, Public Relations Manager at Aberglasney Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent visit to Aberglasney. We appreciate and learn from all the feedback we receive. Naturally we are disappointed that you did not enjoy your visit but on this occasion must admit to not recognising the Gardens that you describe - this is based not only on our own... More 

Tenby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My friend and I had a wonderful morning coffee and then later in the day, a lovely lunch at the tea shop. Such attentive and kind service is rare these days. The staff were more than happy for my friend and I to share our choice and once the food had arrived it was obvious that it was home made... More 

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Address: Address: Llangathen SA32 8QH, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1558 668998
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Carmarthenshire  >  Llangathen

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