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Stunning and revitalising!

My travelling companion being very fond of gardens, we stopped in on a Sunday morning to find a... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Guildford, Surrey
Lovely, marvellous landscaping.

Gorgeous place with stunning gardens with hidden areas, impressive wrought iron work in that... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Bala, United Kingdom
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The A487 | Plas Brondanw, Llanfrothen, Snowdonia National Park LL48 6SW, Wales
+44 1766 770000
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All reviews plas brondanw beautiful garden stunning views cakes well worth a visit sunny day hidden gem clough williams ellis family home lovely place great cafe across the road interesting plants wrought iron entrance fee first class short walk
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

My travelling companion being very fond of gardens, we stopped in on a Sunday morning to find a quiet, peaceful, beautiful garden complemented by a fascinating manor house. The setting is astonishing; every view takes in mountains and vistas that took our breath away. We...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Gorgeous place with stunning gardens with hidden areas, impressive wrought iron work in that special blue. A really charming place. Recommended, great cafe too.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

These gardens can’t be well known to people who haven’t heard of Clough Williams Ellis but whether you are already an enthusiast for his work or not you should visit this lovely place. The whole garden is laid out by a man who knew about...More

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great visit to stunning gardens today. Clough Williams Ellis family home and gardens includes architectural wonders, salvaged statues and stunning topiary. The cafe was superb, great service and sublime flapjack - here’s a shout out to whoever cooked that! Thanks

1  Thank RobinMarsden
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Plas Brondanw is thoroughly recommended for garden lovers! If you are there on a sunny day, and are lucky enough to have chosen a day when there are no large groups of visitors, you will find Plas Brondanw an absolute delight. There are lots of...More

Thank DesRB
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Visited here with family. Reception staff were very rude and totally ignored us when we were waiting to pay the entrance fee. There were three members of staff behind the desk, one lady was serving a customer and the other two just ignored us. Waited...More

2  Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The staff here were very helpful and answered our questions about some of the plants. The gardens are lovely, with formal topiary as well as some beautiful borders. The colourful ironwork was also great! There was a folly and a woodland path over the road...More

1  Thank Bromlyn C
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to these gardens after many holidays in the area. What a lovely place. We did not have time to explore the woods, only the gardens near to the house. Fantastic views, beautiful well kept gardens, with lots of hidden areas. Must plan...More

1  Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

These gardens are well worth a visit. They were laid out by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis and have lots of hidden corners with colourful flower beds, topiary, ponds with water lilies and seats to admire the views. There is also a lovely cafe with seating inside...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Visited these gardens after reading so many good things , arrived early with great expectations. Gardens a place for reflection, peace and tranquillity? Not today the constant ,roar of a hedge cutter filled my ears and my hearing aid popped and whistled in disgust. I...More

4  Thank goosergood
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30 September 2018|
Response from DesRB | Reviewed this property |
Hello: This is the notice on the Plas Brondanw website about winter opening:- Plas Brondanw Cafe will be closing its doors for the Winter on September 30th. We would like to thank everyone that visited us this year for your... More
16 July 2017|
Response from JasonMux1969 |
Yes it is dog friendly. Dogs however are not allowed in the cafe, but the big irony is that this is where you pay to get in.