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Bodnant Garden

Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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Ladies Who Lunch

Quite lovely. Really enjoyed the use of the abundance of water - very restful but very much on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ann H
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Boroughbridge, United Kingdom
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Magical Gardens

We visited a a family to visit the fairy trail that i knew my little one would love. Needless to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JasonJ88
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Caernarfon
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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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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“laburnum arch” (276 reviews)
“national trust” (216 reviews)
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Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
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"every corner"
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"well worth a visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite lovely. Really enjoyed the use of the abundance of water - very restful but very much on the move. Loved the Hellebore Double Green - shame there was none for sale in the shop. Good shop, good crafts, good coffee shops. What more could...More

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited a a family to visit the fairy trail that i knew my little one would love. Needless to say she was thoroughly happy !!! The trail was brilliantly laid out as ot was designed so you could see all of the garden durong...More

Thank JasonJ88
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I adore this garden, it is one of the best in Wales! I took my kids for a trip yesterday as the weather was expected to be glorious. We weren't disappointed. A lovely picnic was enjoyed (on one of the many picnic tables in the...More

Thank AliG7127
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say? This place is truly magnificent and absolutely beautiful. The gardens are very tranquil and I can imagine for authors and such, this place provides maximum inspiration. Quiet, peaceful, beautiful and surrounded by nature & water, what more could you want! My...More

Thank Ana D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best garden in wales. Def worth the visit. Great gardeners to ask about things. Good day out for the family.

Thank davey j
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in January when the winter garden was at its finest. well laid out. Separate information sheet giving details of the planting schemes. Well tended gardens with helpful staff. Lovely meadow walks. A coupe of hours well spent.

Thank tripsrme
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second visit this winter. Lots of robins and squirrels that seem perfectly at ease with walkers. The garden is beautiful with its snow drops just starting to surface.

Thank Kim P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a delightful afternoon wandering around the Gardens. There is so much to see and plenty of places for refreshments. such a well laid out garden deserves more time and a whole day could easily be spent here. This is a...More

Thank Geoff S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with my sister on Tuesday. Never expected to see such spectacular colours in January. The winter garden is outstanding. Rhodedendrons, Daphne, Sarcococcus, iris, daffodils all out and the air is sweet with fragrance. We walked the whole area, saw majestic waterfalls, so much wildlife...More

Thank NannyLiverpool
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was traveling in late fall and I'm not crazy about garden wanders so I really wasn't expecting much. But I was staying at a cottage on the grounds and a British friend told me I must...so I did. And I am so glad. Such...More

Thank radley4
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835Janet
26 January 2018|
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Response from Pam B | Reviewed this property |
I agree, May is the best time - if you keep an eye on their website they’ll advise when the laburnum comes into flower too
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eloisemcl
12 January 2018|
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Response from Roost63 | Reviewed this property |
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Hayley G
21 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
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