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Bodnant Garden

Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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Superb gardens and walk

We came here last year, but it was shut due to gale force winds at the time, prior to that we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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My husband and I spent the whole day at this magnificent place. We thought we would just see some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kettering, 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%
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Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here last year, but it was shut due to gale force winds at the time, prior to that we visited here in about 2008 and this visit brought back all the wonderful memories of that visit. The gardens are immaculate and packed full...More

Thank Days-Loved-Away
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I spent the whole day at this magnificent place. We thought we would just see some nice gardens but what a treat was in store! The magnificent woodland walks had surprises round every corner. Lakes, waterfalls, stepping stones, magnificent trees, shrubs and...More

1  Thank LellerP
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were lucky enough to visit on a glorious summer day and we had a fabulous time. The gardens are huge and take quite a while to explore. There's a complete mixture of very formal gardens, and much more informal areas. The house is privately...More

Thank MagicDave
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are in the area, this is a must-see. We had some extra time and thought, why not--now we know we should have made this a priority. Plan on a couple of hours to stroll to the end, or fully explore the middle. There...More

Thank RGRCNwFl
Reviewed 6 days ago

As National Trust members and staying locally we decided to visit the garden and from the moment we entered the garden we knew we were in for a treat. It's the garden that just keeps giving, I just wanted to keep looking round corners and...More

Thank KLPL1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

These gardens are huge, varied and full of interest. Ideally, wear sensible shoes as the extensive woodlands cover a large site and a deep valley. The planting is terrific and the gardens vary from very formal to woodland and water. The NT helpfully provides a...More

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely day out. Gardens superb. Good variety of shops to browse on way out. Really good view points to takes pictures. Def take a camera x

Thank theresa e
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning gardens with still ponds and rushing streams. Views over the Conwy river. Lovely friendly staff. Great coffee at reasonable prices, didn't try the food as took a picnic for once. There are a couple of retail outlets at the entrance...mainly selling arts and crafts...More

1  Thank Littlesongbird
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second visit to Bodnant. Beautiful well kept gardens, wonderful flowers, trees and shrubs. A day of two halves. Poured with rain for thev first half of our visit, the staff kindly lent us an umbrella and bag but we still got rather wet. However...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A National Trust property, Bodnant Gardens surround the home of Lord Aberconwy. The gardens extend for some 80 acres plus a new addition of 30 acres of hillside woodlands that is being planted with shrubs and made accessible to visitors. The area around Bodnant House...More

1  Thank Travelsslowly
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4 August 2017|
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Response from BodnantRhosyn | Property representative |
Hi, I'm afraid that children can only bring their fishing nets on Pond Dipping days and use the pond that the activity is taking place at. Pond Dipping is on Tuesday 8th, 15th & 22nd August.
3 August 2017|
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Response from Yrneh1 | Reviewed this property |
I suppose it depends on how much power the scooter has, but all the upper gardens should be accessible and there are fairly wide and even trails going down into the valley. I seem to recollect seeing scooters down below as... More
3 August 2017|
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Response from lroberts8787 | Reviewed this property |
not good at all