Clyne Gardens, near Swansea
These 19th century landscaped Clyne Gardens of 50 acres were created by the Vivian family who sponsored plant expeditions overseas.
Clyne Gardens contains probably the finest collection of rhododendrons in Wales, including a group of 'Loderi King George' which grow to 16m high.
The tallest recorded Magnolia in Britain 'Magnolia campbellii var. alba' can be found here.
There is a bog garden, home to giant Elephant Rhubarb and American skunk cabbage.
The bluebell wood and the wild flower meadow, not to mention the National Collections of Pieris, Enkianthus and Rhododendrons ensure that the gardens are spectacular all year round. Good herbaceous borders and a fine collection of trees and shrubs.
2018 Clyne Gardens open all year daily 8 am to dusk. Disabled access with carers to approx 50% of grounds.
Refreshments May only.
- Street: Clyne Gardens
- Postcode: SA3 5AR
- City: Swansea
- County: Glamorgan
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01792 401737
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