If you’re looking for a relaxing day out in Wales, then this 568-acre parkland and botanic gardens is the perfect activity to add to your stack. You’ll find a range of beautiful themed gardens, a national nature reserve and the world’s largest single-span glasshouse set in the stunning Carmarthenshire countryside.

Why go to South Wales?

South Wales is full of charming towns, culture and spectacular natural scenery, as well as the largest glasshouse! The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a great trip out for families or anyone looking for their dose of greenery and fresh air.

Among it’s lovely horticultural flower meadows and displays, you can relax by ornamental lakes, enjoy woodland walks and enjoy the landscape composed of flora from the world over. Find your zen in the tranquil Japanese garden, explore the exotic Mediterranean landscape with streams and waterfalls in the spectacular glass dome and admire their wonderful collection of Chilean plants. The site hosts the British bird of prey centre, where you can admire their special flying displays from hawks, falcons and buzzards among others with the chance to hold the magnificent owl on your own arm. There’s also a range of places to eat, drink and shop – the Y Pot Blodyn Garden Centre sells gifts, pots and plants to take home to start your own gardening journey; enjoy a delicious meal or drink at caffi botanica from a locally and freshly produced menu; admire botanical and natural world inspired artwork at Oriel Yr Ardd Gallery with a fantastic programme of exhibitions throughout the year. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at the National Botanic Garden of Wales and is a must-do for any trip in South Wales.

  • Opening times:
    1 April – 31 October 10:00AM – 6:00PM
    1 November – 31 March 10:00AM – 4:00PM
  • Prices (including gift aid donation):
    Adult £13.75
    Children (5-16) £6.60
    Under 5s FREE

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