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Aberglasney Gardens

Llangathen SA32 8QH, Wales
+44 1558 668998
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Half term Break

We stayed in the cottage within the Gardens, although it was October and the best show had passed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Steve T
Amazing Place

This was recommended to us as a place worth visiting and was every a recommendation justified. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roger G
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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 heart, Aberglasney offers the opportunity to explore more than 10 acres of ancient gardens as well as the award winning Ninfarium: a special indoor garden filled with exotic plants from around the world. The gardens and the fully restored ground floor of Aberglasney's grade II* listed mansion offer a stunning venue for exhibitions and events. Aberglasney Gardens, the highly regarded tearooms, our shop and plant sales area are OPEN EVERY DAY (except Christmas Day.)The gardens are largely wheelchair friendly, (wheelchairs can be pre-booked.)
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Llangathen SA32 8QH, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed in the cottage within the Gardens, although it was October and the best show had passed the gardens were still enjoyable. We found the all the staff very helpful and always found time to talk. The cottage itself was top class, both bedrooms...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended to us as a place worth visiting and was every a recommendation justified. The house and gardens are fascinating and the coffee shop good value. We went on Sunday and had not booked Sunday lunch. Despite being fully booked we were welcomed...More

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wet day in October is probably not the best time to visit a garden. The introductory film in the house is well worth seeing and forms a good introduction to the garden. In October, however, there were few plants in flower (unlike some of...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A lovely garden to visit that has been restored to its former glory. Lots of parts to explore and don't miss the indoor garden at the back of the house. I have never seen anything quite like this with quirky rooms from the tumble down...More

Thank grace152
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We visited on a warm summer day, and enjoyed a memorable day. There are formal gardens, a woodland garden, the courtyard and the very unusual walls from which one looks down on the restorations completed in the fairly recent past, varied and all beautifully kept....More

Thank bulkington43
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, relaxing to walk around, staff are friendly and helpful.The cafe / tearoom sells some great food we had scones with jam and cream they were amazing. Lots to enjoy, nice journey to get there through some pretty countryside and there are plenty of...More

Thank jenny n
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Came across this delightful garden by chance on the one clear day of our time here. Ancient garden and house which had fallen into disrepair now sensitively undergoing renovation by a non-profit society. Lots of unusual plantings and specimen trees and plenty to enjoy despite...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Our trip here was supposed to be a tour around the house and gardens. The house has been rebuilt, so it has no rooms on offer to go round, there is the ninarium which is very nice, and a video about the building and someone...More

Thank teresawebster10
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Tea Rooms at Aberglasney, now under new management, with all profits being ploughed back into the restoration funds, have both indoor and outdoor seating and a good variety of snacks, light lunches and delicious puds and cakes. Waitress service is polite and friendly and...More

Thank HelenBJLlandovery
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I visited the gardens and house on the 1st of september on a lovely mild day . Very relaxing . I would recommend a stop at the Garden Tea rooms . I had a great "Ploughmans " plenty of good local ingredients and excellent service...More

Thank charliep0rt
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Leesalou83
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.
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Norah S
26 May 2016|
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Dogs with the blind only.
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mairwen900
19 May 2015|
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Response from Phil J | Reviewed this property |
Blue bells will out in may, they are in the woods to the left of the lake and coffee shop.
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