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Dyffryn Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Great day out

We had a great time at this terrific national trust property. The gardens are well maintained and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Large Gardens and House

Dyffryn gardens are very large and well laid out. Plenty of grass areas for children to play as... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Llandybie, United Kingdom
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Magnificent Edwardian gardens flowing from grand vistas to intimate spaces overlooked by a large mansion Dyffryn Gardens are an exceptional example of Edwardian garden design. Covering more than 55 acres they feature a stunning collection of...more
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Dyffryn House | St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan, St Nicholas CF5 6SU, Wales
+44 29 2059 3328
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at this terrific national trust property. The gardens are well maintained and hugely varied. A stroll through the arboretum, especially in early autumn, is beautiful. The house is still being renovated after it fell into disrepair but there’s still plenty...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dyffryn gardens are very large and well laid out. Plenty of grass areas for children to play as well as the gardens and rock gardens to see. Climbing areas for children at the entrance and a new climbing area in the forest area of the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We haven't visited here for many years. Arrived on Sunday to find it was a free open day. Was surprised to find how much it had changed. A new cafe, new trails and the gardens were in really good shape, lots of changes since our...More

Thank CardiffMaddie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here today for the first time with my other half and I have to say, everyone was exceptionally helpful, friendly and answered all of the questions we had. The gardens are lovely and so well kept, the house is beautiful and they have already...More

Thank NibblesinNooks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited Dyffryn Gardens twice in the space of 3 months now, and the gardens really are wonderful. So many gardens within a garden, nooks and crannies or open spaces with sweeping vistas, really interesting and utterly enjoyable. Great for a picnic (or have a...More

Thank The_Welshtotty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Dyffryn Gardens on a damp Sunday but it didn’t spoil the occasion. Plenty of parking space and wow when you enter the grounds you can elect to walk through woodland or the elegant beautiful tendered gardens or the hot houses with their stunning cacti,...More

Thank bl0ndie1962
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on Saturday 15th Sept with the cadw open doors weekend. The house is great for a look around but it's the grounds which were brilliant for us and our 2 young children. They loved the gardens and open spaces including rolling down the small...More

Thank maleatron
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a family day trips are expensive and a trip to Dyffryn Gardens would be nearly £30 for us, so we made use of the open doors weekend to visit. It was well worth it. We stopped on the way in to have a bite...More

Thank srh19
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place to visit if you love exploring and enjoy a refreshment stop with a delightful view. The National Trust has taken charge of this attraction in recent years and there is ongoing work to improve and restore this charming site. The staff and...More

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Dyffryn House and Gardens on Monday 10th. Gardens looked beautiful and staff obviously doing great job. New flower gardens rear of house especially well presented. Work going on to refill pool and fountain at rear of house which will be great to see on...More

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Clara N
6 September 2018|
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Response from NTDyffrynG | Property representative |
Hi Clara, You can walk down from St Nicholas Village to Dyffryn Gardens via Duffryn Lane. It's about 25 minutes to walk but it is a country lane with sharp bends in the road without much line of sight. Please take care... More
Claire H
21 July 2018|
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Response from HelmarkCardiff | Reviewed this property |
Hello, yes you do have to pay, but if you enjoy wandering around beautiful gardens/houses it may be worth paying the annual price of around £96 for a family pass....which can be paid monthly. I find its worth every penny, as... More
30 June 2018|
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Response from cariad6 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t believe it’s suitable for paddling to be honest, it’s very overgrown on sides & prob dangerous. Would think it’s low water levels during this weather too so dodgy. Hope this helps, but give them a call if in doubt.