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Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn
Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
See plant species from all over the world originally grown from cuttings that arrived at Bodnant Garden more than a century ago. The world-famous garden here--which was developed around Bodnant House starting in 1874--provides spectacular views across Snowdonia National Park. This 32 hectare (80 acre) garden is split into two parts: the upper level surrounds the house and features Italianate terraces, specimen trees, and manicured lawns, with paths that take you to the lower level. Referred to as The Dell, the lower level is home to a wooded valley, wild garden, old mill, and even an enchanting spillway waterfall into the River Hiraethlyn. Enjoy fresh, local dishes at the Pavillion Tea Room, ice cream at The Kiosk, or home-baked scones and cakes at the Magnolia Tea Room. Add Bodnant Garden and other attractions to your Tal-y-Cafn trip itinerary using our Tal-y-Cafn vacation trip planner.
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Plenty to see here, whatever the time of year. The range of plants and trees mean there is always something colourful. Helpful volunteers and an interesting craft centre (not NT).
We made our 5th visit to Bodnant this year and continue to be impressed by the range of plants and trees and the variety of colours. The view changes every time we visit and it is always interesting. ... read more »
We visited the gardens in late September and found them to be beautiful and inspiring. We spent about two and half hours wandering around and didn't even see everything so could have spent much longer... read more »
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