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Aberglasney Gardens

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Address: Llangathen SA32 8QH, Wales
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+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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Lovely visit at Christmas time

We visited for the Christmas/Winter Fayre and had a thoroughly enjoyable time. It seemed very popular and very well organised for the amount of people that came. Enjoyed the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for the Christmas/Winter Fayre and had a thoroughly enjoyable time. It seemed very popular and very well organised for the amount of people that came. Enjoyed the chance to walk around the gardens which were pretty and despite the time of year where full of interesting features. These gardens are well worth a visit.

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Its such a wonderful venue, no matter what time of year. This Winter Fayre was brilliant. So much to see and buy. Lots of bargains. Lovely food to eat in the tearooms and also on the stalls. Put it on your list for next year. Well worth a visit. Can recommend. This is my third year for visiting it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

MaryEllen's Tea rooms in the grounds of Aberglasney provide visitors with a much needed cup of tea / snacks and absolutely beautiful cake. However on a recent visit to the gardens some of the staff of MaryEllen's were downright rude ! They could certainly do with some lessons in customer service ! Spoilt an otherwise enjoyable visit.

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

We visited the house and gardens for the Christmas fair and we were definitely glad we did- there were so many stalls there selling all manner of locally produced goods at really quite reasonable prices. The gardens themselves were beautifully kept and still had plenty to look at,even at this time of year. The produce market was also amazing I... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Went to visit the Winter Fayre. The car park staff were helpful and I did only have to pay for myself as my career went free. The disabled toilets are right as you go in, so if you need to go again it's a climb up the hill. The marquee's were well thought about with nice wooden floors and nicely... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

We got married two years ago in december and went to Aberglasney house christmas fayre on the way to stay in Tenby.....We had the best time...the staff are amazing, friendly and welcoming and the house and grounds are lovely we had a great day. We went last year and are going again this year. We love it..a very special and... More 

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Solva, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

nice garden in a good location located just off the a40 road from Carmarthen . wprth visiting at any time of the year

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

If you want a wonderful day out Aberglasney has it all with ample car parking. Beautiful walks with wonderful gardens and a restaurant that serves top quality food at reasonable prices. If its gifts you want there is a shop and area that sells plants.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We visited the gardens in August. It was a great day out. We probably prefered these gardens to the National Botanical gardens as the setting here is more historical. The facilities on site are excellent but were very busy at lunch time.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We have visited the gardens in every season and every season there is a charm and a simple, rich slice of nature, history, elegance and always the best food and cakes around at the tea room. Next year we may rent a cottage on the property it is so charming and the garden center has a selection of plants and... More 

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