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Visited on a lovely sunny November day, spent a number of hours here with my mum and my camera. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
south devon
Ten stars - very close to Conwy - one of the most spectacular gardens anywhere in world

Spectacular - would give this ten stars and strongly recommend if you are anyway near Conwy - even... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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.
Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The gardens are beautifully laid out. We were there in May and the colours of the azaleas were wonderful and the surrounding setting of Snowdonia countryside was gorgeous.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit today. The garden is large with lots of interesting paths, plants garden structures and ponds to discover. It's a shame that the handwritten information notices in the garden were written in English only.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a lovely sunny November day, spent a number of hours here with my mum and my camera. We took a packed lunch and sat and ate on one of the many benches that are dotted about the garden. We thought it was excellent...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in autumn and were surprised be the sheer variety of colours the trees and bushes were displaying. Even though it was raining during our visit, we were delighted at every turn to see how much thought had been applied to the planning of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular - would give this ten stars and strongly recommend if you are anyway near Conwy - even in western England. We deliberately made this part of our two week trip around England and Wales because of very helpful TA recommendations. You can spend 30...More

Thank JoeNathan9249
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

NT membership,is repeatedly used for bodnant gardens, throughout the seasons. Always enjoyed. Good to see that dogs are now allowed on leads. Although upset to see some dog owners haven't cleared up after their dog has fouled! If this was to continue without checking by...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a lovely day out at Bodnant Garden in North Wales this week with mum & dad. I am always made to feel welcome. It's a great walk around the gardens and I made lots of new friends. They put out loads of water...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This must be the best national trust garden I have visited. It was stunning in its autumn colours. The formal gardens although not the best time of year to visit promised a brilliant spring and summer display. I was best impressed with the woodland walks...More

Thank Jean J
Reviewed 31 October 2018

As must for any National Trust members. The gardens are so vibrant in the Autumn sunshine. Great for dog walkers and those who want to relax in a beautiful place.

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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Thanks National Trust for allowing our dog to join us on another visit to this exceptional garden. From October through March, dogs are allowed every day. From April through September, the entry day is Wednesday, after 5pm to 8pm. At all times on a short...More

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24 July 2018|
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Response from mary c | Reviewed this property |
we did not rush and managed to see all of the gardens and wooded areas in 3 hours. hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
15 June 2018|
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Response from mary c | Reviewed this property |
seats are situated all around the gardens so there should not be a problem,
Margaret S
6 June 2018|
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Response from 830harinders | Reviewed this property |
Hi Margaret, there are no changes to ticket pricing no matter what time to arrive at the Gardens. Unless they there is some sort of promotion locally. Best is to call them and ask 01492 650460