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National Botanic Garden of Wales

National Botanic Garden of Wales, Middleton Hall, Llanarthney, Carmarthenshire, SA32 8HN
01558 667149
Average time spent - 4 hours
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The National Botanic Garden of Wales is located close to Llanarthne in Dyfed, South Wales. (Welsh: Gardd Fotaneg Genedlaethol Cymru). The garden is both a visitor attraction and a centre for botanical research and conservation. It features the world’s largest single-span glasshouse measuring 110m long by 60m wide.

The site extends to 568 acres and there are many rare and threatened plants within the gardens. The glasshouse sits virtually on the same site as Paxton’s demolished Middleton Hall. The glasshouse houses plants from Chile, the Mediterranean, Western Australia, South Africa, California and the Canary Islands.

There is a double-walled garden that contains a kitchen garden and ornamental beds. The site is an enchanting mosaic of flower-rich meadows, woodlands, waterfalls and cascades,

The Roots and Shoots adventure zone is a place for children to jump, crawl, slide and swing. There is a dedicated toddlers area, plus a zip wire, swings, trampoline, roundabout, a multi-activity centre and more.

Also on-site you will find the British Bird of Prey centre. For more information please follow this link.

Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.

FAQ and Further Information National Botanic Garden of Wales

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Large botanical gardens with a large glasshouse featuring rare plants from around the world, children’s play area, walks and a bird of prey centre. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. Tickets are cheaper if purchased online in advance. An adult ticket online costs £12.50, children 5-16 £6. Other pricing options are available including family passes. There is a small additional charge to visit the Bird of Prey centre.

Is there parking?

There is free parking.

When are they open?

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is open every day of the year, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are not allowed into the Botanic Garden on a daily basis (with the exception of assistance dogs), but every Monday and Friday is a Doggy Day, and one weekend a month

Are they accessible?

National Botanic Garden of Wales
National Botanic Garden of Wales
National Botanic Garden of Wales
National Botanic Garden of Wales
National Botanic Garden of Wales
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