We had a lovely day here - after taking the cable car, we spent a long time in the gardens which are fantastic and it's also worth seeing the museum collection of minerals and the African sculptures.
The views around the garden are fantastic and if you go for a coffee in the restaurant, then don't forget to pick p the free glass of Madeira that goes with it !
It's worth picking up a map (which has two trails - one for plants and one for art) - we followed the plant trail first and saw some wonderful orchids as well as lots of other interesting plants. We then took in the parts of the art trail that didn't overlap with the plant trail to cover the whole garden. I guess in the end we spent 3 hours or more having a lovely time.
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