Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Bodnant Garden by using our Tal-y-Cafn trip app .
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  • Absolutely amazing gardens, so much variety, many plants I have not heard of, gardens and woodland all immaculate, I didn’t see a weed! These gardens are also truly year round. The gardens are already...  more »
  • These gardens are in a beautiful setting. They’re easy to get to with such enjoyable and amazing areas in its 80 acre site! Secluded benches dotted around help you rest and more importantly take in yo...  more »
  • Visited these stunning gardens on a crisp clear blue sky weekend.Had to get a visit in before end of March with the dog,Lovely walks through the dell, Food and drink around the fire, gift shops not to...  more »
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  • Say hi to George the Peacock! We went when the yellow archway was in bloom, and it was totally worth seeing. We spent half a day here, and the bus to get there wasn't too difficult from conwy. It is definitely a must see when you are in the area.

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