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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 day out. Gardens superb. Good variety of shops to browse on way out. Really good view points... read more

Reviewed today
theresa e
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Gorgeous Gardens and more.

Stunning gardens with still ponds and rushing streams. Views over the Conwy river. Lovely friendly... read more

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Northwich, 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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Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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Reviewed today 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 yesterday

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

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Reviewed 2 days 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 3 days 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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is so much to feast your eyes on as you wander around the gardens. Walks are easy to negotiate if you have a buggy but parts can be hilly. The setting is magnificent as you take in the Welsh hills. You can have refreshments...More

Thank kinnk28
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughters and I, visited North Wales from Canada the end of July. We were staying in my childhood home Llanrwst My cousins thought we would enjoy a visit to Bodnant Gardens. We arrived right at opening time, in order to avoid the crowds. It...More

Thank Ann154954
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of our very favourite places - if we lived closed we'd be there every week! The gardens have such variety, and are always beautifully kept, so it's a joy to visit at any time of year. We have visited many times, and...More

Thank Kate W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We discovered this in the National Trust book. What absolutely beautiful gardens, the staff were constantly pruning and tidying. The views from parts of the enormous estate are amazing. So much to see. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

As we traveled throughout England and Wales we sought out a variety of experiences. Bodnant Garden had good reviews, looked pretty in the pictures, and seemed like an obvious stop on our way to Conwy. It is terrific! The grounds are immaculate, the variety of...More

Thank Denny S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here later in the day and didn't have enough time to do the gardens full justice. No problem, it is near where we are staying and gives an excuse for another visit. Loads of different areas and paths to explore, we were too...More

Thank PTaylor0303
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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