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National Botanic Garden of Wales

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Address: | Middleton Hall, Llanarthney SA32 8HN, Wales
Phone Number: 441558667149
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The National Botanic Garden of Wales was the first national botanic garden...

The National Botanic Garden of Wales was the first national botanic garden of the millennium The Garden covers 568 acres of Carmarthenshire countryside and includes a nature reserve as well as a formal garden, with Lord Foster's Great Glasshouse as its centrepiece.

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A must see for every gardener.

A interesting few hours spent in this wonderful place, I only wish we had more time. The butterfly house was very interesting with large and very small creatures flying around. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Vince C
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A interesting few hours spent in this wonderful place, I only wish we had more time. The butterfly house was very interesting with large and very small creatures flying around. We thought the Japanese Garden was big disappointment, (go to Tatton Park in Cheshire to see how it should be done) The bio dome was very interesting. Try to get... More 

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Whitwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a beautiful day in September, we visited this magical place, Although it was the middle of September, the gardens were a picture, I can only imagine what it's like in the height of summer. There is a beautiful cafe, it's clean and the food is delicious, The lakes are the perfect place to sit quietly or take a gentle... More 

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Burmistrovo, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited these gardens early Sept, but we couldn't see everything in a day and had to go back ,take the time to stroll around all the areas it has to offer.We spent several hours in the dome such an interesting construction and on serval levels we went round twice.Outside you need to follow the map and make sure you... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walks, history, flowers, butterflies, activities for children, bio dome. Delicious food in the restaurant. Helpful, friendly and knowledgable staff and guides. The whole experience is excellent value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our visit was early September 2015 , this was a Tuesday morning and very peaceful ,a great time to stroll around the gardens . The team of gardeners were very pleasant when we asked the odd question. There was still so much colour with plenty of flowers still in bloom.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Something for everyone here - short paved routes, and grassy walks, the dome, children play area and the new butterfly house.

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Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have spent many a lovely day out at the gardens, and have recently bought family membership - and have more than had my money's worth within 6 weeks! The children's play area has been updated and is so much better. There's a zip wire, swings, an area for toddlers, a small trampoline and of course the willow maze. I... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very friendly and large for day trips. One of my favourites places to visit this summer. The garden are very nice and there is plenty of walking and scenary . The volunteers are very informative. Good for wheel chair pushers and has facilites which are modern. Have visited over ten times, and will keep on visiting this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited today with my husband and two girls aged 6 and 7 and we had a great day. We're vising from London and from the pictures expected something a lot smaller than it was! Staff were so friendly and it was lovely and quiet.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the gardens & dome with plants from around the world. Pretty butterflies in abundance. Very relaxing

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