Bodnant Garden, North Wales
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 lily 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.
The garden is of interest all year round and there is a colourful winter garden.
2018 NT Bodnant Garden Information - normally open daily for much of the year. See Bodnant Garden Website for full details. Restaurant situated at entrance, tearoom in woodland area. shop, Disabled access.
When is the best time to visit the garden?
Any time of year but best for colour from April to October
How long should I allow for a visit?
We recommend a whole day
Do I have to join the National Trust to visit?
No, but you can get in free to hundreds of National Trust Properties by becoming a member
See National Trust Membership Link.
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 laburnum arch in May/June.
Early interest is provided by superb collections 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.
- Street: Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn
- Postcode: LL28 5RE
- City: Colwyn Bay
- County: Conwy
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01492 650460
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