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Glorious Gardens

Day visit to the gardens, with a light lunch in the cafe. Explored the gardens, plenty of... read more

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Wonderful gardens

Near the town of Llandeilo, which is also worth a visit, Aberglasney Gardens are a great place to... read more

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Aberglasney was made famous by the BBC television series "A Garden Lost in Time" which followed its restoration. Today it is quite simply one of Wales' finest gardens. A renowned plantsman's paradise with a unique Elizabethan cloister garden at its...more
Llangathen SA32 8QH, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Day visit to the gardens, with a light lunch in the cafe. Explored the gardens, plenty of information on the garden and house renovation and knowledgeable staff. Particularly liked the exotic plants in the ruins/glass hoise - great idea. The cafe served lovely cakes, light...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shambolic!!! Tried to visit on 30th November (1st day of 3) parking a mess,cars on main road,no chance of getting into car park-we just drove straight through(passing miserable,unhelpful “traffic control?” men) went to llandeilo-lovely!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Near the town of Llandeilo, which is also worth a visit, Aberglasney Gardens are a great place to visit. The gardens are beautiful, well set out and has benches throughout the grounds where you can stop, sit and take in the view. There's a café/restaurant,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the ambience and the autumn garden this year. Good restaurant overlooking the pond. Ideal weekend with the nearby National Garden of Wales. The woodland walk was lovely and the flower beds well looked after. A really good experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

November is not really the time of year to visit this beautiful place as there is little or no colour and I suspect it would get 5 stars following a summer visit. However it is still a super spot and is clearly tended by a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is run by a charity. The entrance fee was reasonable for the 10 acre gardens, although at this time of year being off peak, you are given a voucher to spend in the tea rooms for the value of entrance fee. So for extra...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank z4zulu
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Small RHS garden but excellent - interesting, immaculate, still in the process of plantings. Oh, and a great lunch.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Located in Carmarthenshire’s splendiferous Tywi valley, Aberglasney is always a joy to visit. We spent over four hours(!) just wandering around admiring the enormous variety of plants and flowering bushes etc. and never cease to be amazed at the amount of work that has obviously...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Beautiful find. Garden easy to walk around and even though it was not a particularly good time of the year to visit, i thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff around the garden were more than happy to chat and fill you in on what they were doing....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pebbwally
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We visited late Sept - a wonderful place. Beautiful gardens, lovely woodland walk too. I loved the indoor tropical garden so be sure not to miss this - you can access from the main hall or from a side door - truly magical. Good range...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from carmsalop | Reviewed this property |
The closest station would be Carmarthen, need a car to get there.
14 September 2016|
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Response from Phil J | Reviewed this property |
Only blind dogs i'm afraid, there are hundreds of beautiful walks around the outside of Aberglasney, the whole area is steeped in history with stunning views.
26 May 2016|
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Dogs with the blind only.