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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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highly recommendable destination, in particular in combination witha visit to the cafe

Very nice gardens with an impressive variety of styles - wall garden, Asian garden, Ponds, hedges, ... and a delightful cafe!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very nice gardens with an impressive variety of styles - wall garden, Asian garden, Ponds, hedges, ... and a delightful cafe!

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a glorious experience. The grant for the restoration of the house & gardens was money well spent. If I lived in Wales I would visit at all seasons to really appreciate all that it has to offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Our favorite gardens of our trip. Beautifully maintained, great variety and in a wonderful setting. The manor house was saved from ruin and the transformation of the gardens, nicely presented in a video inside, was astonishing. It's an inspiring story of groups and individuals coming together to save something special.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We were originally going to go to the National Botanical Gardens nearby but decided to visit Aberglasney for the first time whilst we were on the journey down. For a Saturday afternoon it was quieter than expected which made it all the more relaxing. The grounds aren't extensive but there's plenty of different features to see. We ate at the... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It was clean, tidy very peaceful and just lovely. The work carried out by everyone concerned was fantastic. To see old pictures and to see it now is amazing. Well done to everyone. All the staff were polite and very helpful. Not a full day but well worth a visit.

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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A fabulous garden, among the very best I have seen, Mid July is probably as good a time as any to visit as the herbaceous planting was in full bloom. Its colour schemes are lovely. There are many different character areas from semi-natural woodland with gigantic gunnera, to walled gardens with more formal planting and vegetables, to boggy areas and... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were in Carmarthenshire to visit the National Botanic Gardens and had a half day to spare. We had not heard of Aberglasney buTt we picked up a leaflet during a pub lunch and so decided to visit. We were greeted by a charming volunteer who recommended we watch the introductory video before seeing the gardens. This gave us a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visit an asthonishing garden, late Tudor near a great house packed with history. It is a heritage garden of excellence with very good information about the plants and the trees. It has a very interesting vetegable garden.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

For a few years I'd heard about Aberglasney but, it being 60 or so miles away from my home, had never made the effort to go there. What a mistake that was! If you're a gardener or even just interested in lovely gardens, you'll find this place fascinating. There are a number of different areas all with varying types of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was a little gem of a garden very varied. easy walking and well sourced for food. Do visit the Asiatic garden

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

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