Bodnant Garden

Bodnant Garden, near Colwyn Bay

This is a great garden not to be missed. Bodnant Garden is perched above the River Conwy it has views across the valley to the Snowdonia National Park.

Bodnant Garden one of the great British gardens is a great day out for Garden lovers. Amongst the magnificent features there are no less than 5 terraces including lilly pond, and beautiful herbaceous borders.
The gardens were started by Henry Pochin an Industrial Chemist in the late 1800's when he employed a well known designer called Milner who was an apprentice to Joseph Paxton.
Over the next 50 years many plants were sourced from famous plant hunters.
As ever there are additions and improvements to the garden which have been undertaken by the National Trust.
There are many seasonal displays including the  magnificent 55 metre laburnham arch in May/June.
Early in the year there are a superb collection of magnolias, rhododendrons and camellias whilst in the Autumn there are lovely colours.
Woodland and stream walks make this a garden worth visiting at any time, and a 'winter garden' has now been established
The garden includes National collections of Emborthriums and Eucryphia.
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2017 NT Bodnant Garden normally open daily for much of the year. See Bodnant Garden Website for full details. Restaurant, shop, Disabled access.

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  • Street: Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn
  • Postcode: LL28 5RE
  • City: Colwyn Bay
  • County: Conwy
  • Country: United Kingdom


  • Telephone: 01492 650460
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