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Bodnant Garden

Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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We enjoyed several hours exploring the gardens. Waterfalls, forest walks, amazing plants of all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Louise B
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Deanshanger, United Kingdom
via mobile
once and ever more

This favourite garden of mine can be visited all Year, my favourite month is may with its famous... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
G5497QCstefanr
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Graz, Austria
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80 acres of magnificent Garden in the beautiful Conwy Valley. Stunning collections of plants and trees from around the World, giving interest and colour throughout the seasons.Varied Events Programme offering something for everyone.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“laburnum arch” (274 reviews)
“national trust” (202 reviews)
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Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
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+44 1492 650460
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed several hours exploring the gardens. Waterfalls, forest walks, amazing plants of all kinds, fish ponds and the most amazing smelling roses. Great place for adults and children. We shall certainly return!

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This favourite garden of mine can be visited all Year, my favourite month is may with its famous luburnum arch in bloom ,bluebells, tulips ,magnolias, rhododenron.. simply an amazing horticural gem which is perfectly maintained by the National Trust.

Thank G5497QCstefanr
Reviewed 6 days ago

... and you wouldn't mind in the least. Wonderful, welll -maintained gardens, with a variety of settings - lake, woodland, formal terraces etc. Well planted and very well maintained - and probably the best plant shop I have seen at any such establishment.

Thank Nick15o
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful place to visit, wonderful professional staff and volunteers, plenty of variation in the walks and paths, different areas of the gardens, all expertly tended. Good shop and café too. Highly recommended.

Thank AggiePirate
Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden was a real joy to visit with wide variety of plants from colourful borders to giant specimen trees. The landscape was creatively used and the deep ravine with the stream and waterfall made this a absolute delight, with the wide range of plants...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fabulous day out in this stunning garden with special friends. It was a while since I last visited and it was lovely to see new areas planted up. Beautiful planting around the pond. It seems that whatever time of the year you visit...More

Thank TheWelshDaisy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful gardens I've ever visited. Lots to see. Lovely walk along the river. Beautiful view of mountains in the distance. I particularly liked the pond area. Shame about the paper cups and plates in the tearoom. Tea always tastes...More

Thank 63mizzi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Living locally we are fortunate that we can visit the garden regularly. We rate this the best of the gardens of the National Trust that we have visited. No matter how many times we visit the garden offers new sights and the recently opened woodland...More

Thank Tadian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing!! I went in August with two young children and we all loved it!!! I have never seen gardens so beautiful!!! I would definitely recommend anyone to go here! I will be visiting in every season from now on!!!

Thank sersco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I arrived I was concerned at the amount of cars that were here as I came for a bit of peace and quiet! However the vast amount of space this NT Property has to offer meant that it did not feel crowded past the...More

Thank LYPud
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ni218
4 August 2017|
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Response from BodnantRhosyn | Property representative |
Hi, I'm afraid that children can only bring their fishing nets on Pond Dipping days and use the pond that the activity is taking place at. Pond Dipping is on Tuesday 8th, 15th & 22nd August.
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jchrisjack
3 August 2017|
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Response from Yrneh1 | Reviewed this property |
I suppose it depends on how much power the scooter has, but all the upper gardens should be accessible and there are fairly wide and even trails going down into the valley. I seem to recollect seeing scooters down below as... More
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jchrisjack
2 August 2017|
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Response from lroberts8787 | Reviewed this property |
not good at all
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