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Aberglasney Gardens

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Address: Llangathen SA32 8QH, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1558 668998

Aberglasney was made famous by the BBC television series "A Garden...

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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A jewel of a garden

Small but lovely, a delightful garden in which to while away a summer's afternoon . Beautifully kept with some amazing planting. Nice cafe too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Angela H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Small but lovely, a delightful garden in which to while away a summer's afternoon . Beautifully kept with some amazing planting. Nice cafe too.

Thank Angela H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the day at Aberglasney gardens while on holiday with my brother we all had a wonderful day,the gardens were outstanding , full of colour, plant collections galore, beautiful specimen trees and shrubs, it was plant lovers paradise. There was also a lovely art exhibition on, we met the very friendly artist. The cafe sold gorgeous food and drink ,... More 

Thank Tina F
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've written about this garden before but more than a year ago. We went in August. The colours and quality of the plants were amazing. Joseph the head gardener is just a genius. He has made so many developments since his arrival. The new glasshouses will contain rare plants grown from seed. There is nothing here but enjoyment of everything... More 

Thank Lindisfarnegirl
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed discovering the varied gardens, would have liked there to be more information about the different plants not just their name. It was a lovely sunny day and the bees and butterflies were also lovely to watch.

Thank D J
Kidwelly, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit pricey for a small garden which we walked around in an hour. Really beautiful garden though in beautiful surroundings.

Thank Eleanor M
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! All saxed up! what a treat, Sax Pax was formed in 1983 as a sax quartet playing classical music as well as jazz. Once again Aberglasney did us proud, what a brilliant evening. It all started with the staff of Maryellen's offering us a complimentary glass of bubbly, my wife I were shown to our table who we shared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went today for a family get together and have had a great time. The gardens are so beautiful, there is a lot of different types of gardens, all really well looked after. The house has a very interesting video about the history of the gardens. There is plenty of space to relax and appreciate the peace and calm. The... More 

Thank kankuchick
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aberglasney is a delightful destination which will not disappoint, although not suitable for young children or teenagers, unless they happen to be gardener s! There is always something to look at no matter what the season, the planting is superb, the hard landscaping beautiful and timeless, while at the same time giving a real feel for Aberglasney in years gone... More 

Thank Susan S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was here for a Wedding. The grounds are simply wonderful. Not good for heels (a lot of cobbles) but cant imagine that many visitors are for weddings! Theres a café for food/drinks-not well signposted but feels part of the fun of exploring the grounds. Thought the price was ok/as expected. Service a little slow but wasnt in a hurry... More 

Thank Danielle J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Easy access around the site with lots of variety - woodland, cloisters, formal and informal gardens. Excellent cafe overlooking the sunken garden.

Thank David M

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