Gardens & Castles of West Wales

« Back to blog posts | Published: 21-08-2021 | by Anfodd Countryside Retreat

West Wales boasts a abundance of expansive gardens and historic sites to visit, each with their unique identity and facilities. From tearooms in established idyllic gardens to picnics in quiet castle ruins steeped in history, there's plenty to explore.
Discover the gardens of West Wales

Anfodd Countryside Retreat is perfectly situated to provide accessible links across West Wales in all four directions. We've made a list of some of the most popular gardens and castles to visit in the area, as well as a few quieter attractions if you want to stay local and avoid the hustle and bustle.

Gardens

  • Llwyngarreg Gardens
    Llwyngarreg is a 4 acre garden in West Wales, it was started by Liz and Paul O'Neill in 2000 and joined the National Garden Scheme in 2006. A delightful garden to explore and see a variety of garden areas and designs.
    Website: https://www.llwyngarreg.co.uk/ 
    Distance from us: 9.7 miles.
     
  • Aberglasney Gardens
    Spread over 10 acres and with over 20 different garden styles from formal to woodland, right through to exotic and modern, Aberglasney offers a true taste of magnificent gardens to explore.
    Website: https://aberglasney.org/
    Distance from us: 26.5 miles.
    Download Visitors Map here http://aberglasney.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Map-of-Aberglasney-Gardens-v2.pdf 
     
  • National Botanic Gardens of Wales
    The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a Botanical Garden located in Llanarthney in the River Tywi valley, Carmarthenshire, Wales. The garden is both a visitor attraction and a centre for botanical research and conservation, and features the world's largest single-span glasshouse, measuring 110 m long by 60 m wide.
    Website: https://botanicgarden.wales/ 
    Distance from us: 22.4 miles.
     
  • Colby Woodland Garden
    Colby Woodland Garden is a National Trust Woodland garden in a secluded valley, approximately ¾ of a mile north of Amroth in Pembrokeshire
    Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/colby-woodland-garden 
    Distance from us: 16.6 miles.
     
  • Picton Castle and Gardens
    Pembrokeshire’s finest stately home. 40 acres of some of the most beautiful woodland gardens and grounds in West Wales, and The Welsh Owl Garden & Zoo. A magical day out for all the family.
    Website: https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/ 
    Distance from us: 20.1 miles.

Castles & Historic Sites


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