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For great days out and attractions visit The National Botanical Garden of Wales in Carmarthenshire. An award winning tourist attraction, The National Botanical Garden of Wales displays some of the rarest plants in the world. With activities and events for the whole family, this is one visitor attraction not to be missed.
National Botanic Garden of Wales
A Great Day Out and Attraction
To Inspire, Educate and Conserve
Created in the new Millennium, The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a charitable organisation and is recognised as the most visited garden in the country.
A stunning, designated natural nature reserve, the gardens are dominated by a spectacular Glass House that is used to protect and conserve some of the most endangered plants on the planet.
The National Botanic Garden of Wales boasts numerous awards:
- Voted the number 1 ‘Wonder of Wales’, ’Most Romantic Garden’, ‘Best Children’s Garden’ & ‘Best Afternoon Tea’ by the Western Mail
- Voted ‘No 1 Garden to Visit in Wales (BBC Gardeners’ World 2010 poll)
- Voted ‘Visitors Favourite’ by Carmarthenshire Tourism Association
April to September: 10:00am to 6:00pm
October to March: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Recommended by The Best of Carmarthenshire
Things to Do
A popular family friendly attraction, The National Botanic Garden of Wales is renowned as a garden for all ages and all seasons.
Covering over 500 acres of beautiful parkland, you can enjoy:
Peaceful Lakeside Walks
Arts & Crafts
Science and Education
Open Air Theatre
Magical Mystery Tour
Roots and Shoots Adventure Zone
Wild Bunch Club (for 5-16 year olds)
And much more!
Visit today and see over 8000 different plant varieties, fabulous sculptures, a beautiful ice garden, double walled garden, plants for health and even Wales’ rarest tree!
Admission fees can be found on the website.
Where to Eat
The National Botanic Garden of Wales is also home to some delightful eateries where you can enjoy mouth-watering homemade food.
Visit The Seasons Restaurant for homemade, fair-trade food and The Gatehouse Café for locally made and sourced light food and drinks.
Looking for a great venue to hold a wedding, corporate function, training day or conference?
Then why not choose the excellent facilities at The National Botanic Garden of Wales – the experienced team provide a personal service tailored to suit your needs.
Flexible rooms available include:
Paxton - Large Seminar Room 60-80 people
Grier - Medium Seminar Room 30-40 people
Abadam - Small Seminar Room 12-24 people
ICT Room - Small Seminar Room 10-12 people
Wallace Garden Room - Small venue 4-10 people
Theatr Botanica - Theatre venue for 55 people
Seasons Restaurant & Courtyard - Variety of dining facilities up to120 people
The Marquee - Excellent dining venue 180 people
The Gallery - Medium venue 20-40 people
Millennium Square - Large outdoor venue 20-300 people
The Great Glass House - Large venue for up to 120-270 people
Catering for marriages and civil partnerships, the venue offers stunning views and the perfect back drop for wedding photographs.
If you want to enjoy a fun filled day out with the whole family, visit National Botanic Garden of Wales in Carmarthenshire – you will see some of the rarest plants in the world!
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