National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire.
N 51° 50.548 W 004° 08.834
30U E 420967 N 5744139
Quick Description: The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Created within a beautiful Regency park, this landmark visitor destination with historical features and spectacular modern architecture, features the largest single span glasshouse in the World.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/25/2012 12:58:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMDV40
Crowned The Wonder of Wales, the garden has now matured beyond its years. It really is fun for all the family, whatever the weather. But, leave plenty of time for your visit, you might not be able to see it all in one day.
The national botanic garden of Wales, provides an unique window on the world of plants. and landscaping with a collection of some 100,000 different plants, many rare and endangered. The botanical garden’s elegant Great Glasshouse is the only place in the world you can visit the Mediterranean, South Africa, Australia, Chile and California on the same day.
Outside, Europe’s longest herbaceous border creates a colourful corridor with thousands of perennials and shrubs. And there are gardens within the Garden, from the award-winning Japanese to bog and boulder gardens, as well as enchanting water features. Exhibitions in the botanic garden of Wales include a 19th Century Apothecary, Bioverse which explores the wonders of how plants work and the 360° Theatre Botanica, a unique introduction to the plant world. There’s an award winning Seasons restaurant, two excellent cafés, and a plant sales area.
The National Botanic Garden of Wales is still evolving. In the restored three-acre Double Walled Garden, there is the recently opened Tropical House – which boasts palms and pineapples, coconuts and cardamom – and scores of orchids.
See web site below for winter opening hours.
National Botanical Gardens Wales, Web Site:-
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Cost of entry: 8.00 (listed in local currency)
Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: From: 10:00 AM To: 6:00 PM
Hours of Operation: Sat, Sun: From: 10:00 AM To: 6:00 PM
The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: [Web Link]
The attraction’s own URL: [Web Link]
Hours of Operation:
April 1stSep 30th
10:00 am 6.00 pm
Oct 1stMarch 31st
10:00 am 4.30 pm
£4.50 Child (5-16)
Free Under 5
Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Full day
Transportation options to the attraction: Personal Vehicle or Public Transportation
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