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Bodnant Garden

Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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Winter means you look differently at a familiar location.

A return visit to this lovely garden previously enjoyed in spring and summer. Plus points easier to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Stockport, United Kingdom
It would be a shame not to visit.

Bodnant Gardens are not just for gardeners. It is a stunning place at all seasons. Take your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Noreen E
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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.
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Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A return visit to this lovely garden previously enjoyed in spring and summer. Plus points easier to park, the same amazing bara birth fruit bread (best I have tasted), and the same helpful staff, despite freezing temperatures. Admittedly the garden was well and truly put...More

Thank Roost63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bodnant Gardens are not just for gardeners. It is a stunning place at all seasons. Take your time and wander along the well kept paths. It is beautifully kept and has an interesting history. We have visited at all times of the year. In spring...More

Thank Noreen E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This garden was laid out in XIX-XX centuries. Try to visit in a nice and sunny day. Enjoyable walk. The staff is very nice and helpful.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately the autumn colours have just gone over, but always a lovely day out with mixed seasonal flowers and shrubs. A beautiful day on the 16th and the gardens looked really well kept for the time of year. As we are NT members, it is...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say is stunning even in November, I found it quite easy to walk round and would definitely return. People were very friendly and the food for a national trust place was reasonable and tasted amazing

Thank emma27025
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

unbelievably beautiful garden even on Sunday 12th November- very cold, some drizzle, but thankfully some low winter sun, so beautiful - can't wait to see it in summer, the garden is so impressive with really interesting planing & buildings I just wanted to get in...More

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely garden for a gentle stroll round the upper terraces or a more rigorous ramble down into the woodland to the lake. It's a garden with interest in all seasons, spring/early summer is probably the showiest time though with the rhododendrons, azaleas,...More

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bought national trust membership so decided to go here, it was stunning the colours and tree's were beyond fabulous didnt realise it was so big didnt even see half .. will return another day 😊

Thank michelle c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of walks around this fabulous garden, so much to see, whether you are a couple or with the family .Something around every corner whether you are a keen photographer or just enjoying the trees and flowers. The views across to the hills are stunning.Very...More

Thank juliebC6786AE
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lovely gardens, quiet walks, craft shops, nurseries and a lovely cafe. What more could you ask for? The garden has been extended this year so even more walks!

Thank Rob D
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Hayley G
22 September 2017|
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Response from Brazierchw | Reviewed this property |
yes, dogs are allowed in the autumn winter months and 1 evening per week in the summer
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.
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