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Bodnant Garden

Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
+44 1492 650460
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Must see, quite stunning

They tell me that these are the best kept estate gardens in all of the UK, if there's better then I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michael T
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Melbourne, Australia
Stunning NT.........

This is a beautiful gardens with views towards Snowdon. There are plenty of walks, waterways, ponds... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tonyhenparc
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Swansea, 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” (289 reviews)
“national trust” (198 reviews)
“full bloom” (100 reviews)
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Tal-y-cafn | Colwyn Bay, Tal-y-Cafn LL28 5RE, Wales
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"full bloom"
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"formal gardens"
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"car park"
in 130 reviews
"garden lovers"
in 18 reviews
"plants and trees"
in 27 reviews
"stunning gardens"
in 52 reviews
"craft shops"
in 38 reviews
"garden centre"
in 113 reviews
"every corner"
in 34 reviews
"different areas"
in 27 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 119 reviews
"tea room"
in 41 reviews
"old mill"
in 54 reviews
"conwy valley"
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"north wales"
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Reviewed yesterday

They tell me that these are the best kept estate gardens in all of the UK, if there's better then I would pay good money to see them. Wow, now I know why we could not get a park when we tried yesterday afternoon, it...More

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful gardens with views towards Snowdon. There are plenty of walks, waterways, ponds and buildings. The property is in private hands so can't viewed inside. Gardens are enclosed and some go down to the streams at the lower gardens. A gorgeous day...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful place to visit no matter what the weather. Ideal for families or couples, looking forward to coming back

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Reviewed 3 days ago

These gardens are run by the National trust. Its worth joining for the gardens alone. Totally stunning. I don't think any gardens can beat it. We came just a few days to early to see the Laburnum arch in full bloom but what was there...More

Thank minx59
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bodnant Gardens, N. Wales Went to visit the gardens with friends, the weather wasn't the best as it was drizzling on and off but the walk through the gardens was absolutely spectacular. We started out walking through the famous laburnum arch, a tunnel of hanging...More

Thank plumble
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From the entrance there is a large car park with coaches which gives away its popularity .This national trust estate is a superb garden both formal and semi wild with lakes , waterfalls , bridges etc . Easy to spend all day here but really...More

Thank graham c
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a relaxing day....weather was good and the gardens are very much a stress free environment. Some great view points and to be truthful my pictures don't do this site justice. Staff were welcoming and there are a number of gift shops and coffee shops...More

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely day here, the gardens are beautiful & the rose gardens are to die for. Lots of lovely walks with a beautiful stream running through. Well worth a visit if your in the area.

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called there on the way home to Liverpool after a short break in Llandudno. We had been there before a while back but we were pleasantly surprised as to how good everything looked. A beautiful peaceful garden with plenty of birds around-the water there...More

Thank Ralphol
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly beautiful , engaging gardens a mic of formal and semi wild , but carefully nurtured, delightful maze of paths and facilities judged just right .., thoroughly enjoyed walking the whole 80 acre site .. and a lovely Tuscan bean soup at the cafe afterwards...More

Thank Max H
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DianeskiHoram
15 June 2018|
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Response from Wirral62 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are. Some not so easy to walk paths if you are a little unsteady on your feet but these can be avoided. Hope this helps you.
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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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PartTimeGardener
28 May 2018|
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Response from Nigel D | Reviewed this property |
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