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Bodnant Garden

Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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Lovely Garden - Take the Train

Spent a lovely afternoon wandering the gardens and enjoyed it immensely. As my wife gets motion... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Norman S
,
Edmonton, Canada
via mobile
Truly wonderful! Worth a yearly visit.

A must see garden. Stunning romantic design to the gardens. All plants in tip top condition... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rodenhurst
,
Shrewsbury, 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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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“laburnum arch” (305 reviews)
“national trust” (206 reviews)
“full bloom” (109 reviews)
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Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
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"laburnum arch"
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"national trust"
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"full bloom"
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"formal gardens"
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"plants and trees"
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"car park"
in 134 reviews
"stunning gardens"
in 53 reviews
"craft shops"
in 38 reviews
"garden centre"
in 118 reviews
"every corner"
in 37 reviews
"tea room"
in 43 reviews
"different areas"
in 28 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 122 reviews
"old mill"
in 58 reviews
"north wales"
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"conwy valley"
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"stepping stones"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely afternoon wandering the gardens and enjoyed it immensely. As my wife gets motion sick on a bus, we took the train from Llandidno Junction to Tal y Cafn and walked about 2.6 km through the hills to the garden (avoid the direct...More

Thank Norman S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A must see garden. Stunning romantic design to the gardens. All plants in tip top condition, maintained by the hard working volunteers. Great place to get ideas for your own garden. Friendly volunteers. We were surprised how green everything was after the dry weather this...More

Thank Rodenhurst
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sadly we weren’t able to get around as much of the gardens as we would have liked, but what we saw was fabulous. Huge, soaring trees, a hidden lily pond as well as more formal rose gardens and a pavilion. There is also a garden...More

Thank Stessy35
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a magnificently beautiful garden with lots to see as you make your way around the different areas of the garden. There are so many different plants to see. The setting and views of the countryside are also amazing. I highly recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

we visited in April but it was raining quite heavily so we didn't see all the gardens but it was much quieter than when we went this week. to be honest I wouldn't go again in the school holidays as too busy and too many...More

Thank 323David323
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great for people wishing to get into floral photography - even with a phone. Very big and full of beautiful plants. The rose garden was a spectacle to behold and veiws are picturesque. Probably a little boring for teens but a trail for younger children...More

Thank Catherine E
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We've been a number of times this year and there is an ever changing scenery each time with the different plants depending on the season you visit during. There are a number of places to walk that cater for all types. The visit ends superbly...More

Thank Hazel C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

very pretty gardens and excellent cafe with good cakes and snacks car park is very busy and somewhat hilly- so if you have passenger with restrictive abilities better to drop them off near the cafe- they have parking attendants who will assist

Thank rugbylynn
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There is something for everyone here. The Laburnum arch, being serenaded by a piano player whilst enjoying afternoon tea. A nature trail for the children, to keep their interest whilst walking round the beautiful grounds. The ducklings and goslings which just felt comfortable amongst the...More

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here after the nearby Trefriw Woollen Mill (recommended). The parking attendants were very helpful. Finding the way in was less easy (there is a sign but either I misinterpreted it or it was poorly placed). On access you are given a map but...More

Thank Helen J
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Soldotna2014
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.
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DianeskiHoram
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,
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Margaret S
6 June 2018|
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Response from Harinder S | 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
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