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Newport 

Bellevue Park, Newport

A 19th century public park designed by Thomas Mawson, with 35 acres of ornamental trees, walks, lawns, and water features.
Newport, Glamorgan, Wales

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Black Pill 

Clyne Gardens

A 50 acre public garden owned by the Swansea City Council. Note the tower, built by Admiral Algernon Vivian, the last private owner of the gardens, to view his rhododendrons. The plants now tower over the tower! A lake and waterfall feed into a bog garden, and the area supports a wide variety of damp-loving plants. Best viewed in: Spring.
Mill Lane, Black Pill, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales

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Dyffrin 

Dyffryn Gardens and Arboretum

An exquisite Edwardian garden covering 65 acres surrounds the stately Victorian mansion of Dyffryn House. The Grade-I listed gardens are laid out in a series of cosy garden rooms mixed with more formal lawns and a large arboretum featuring trees from across the globe including several 'champion' trees. Within the gardens are a lily pond, Roman garden, swimming pool garden, round garden, Japanese garden, vine walk, an arboretum, and cactus collection.
Dyffrin, St Nicholas, Glamorgan, Wales, CF5 6SU

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Neath 

Gnoll Estate Country Park

Important 18th century landscaped garden with cascades, lakes, vistas, and buildings.
Neath, Glamorgan, Wales

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Cardiff 

Roath Park

A late 19th century park with memorial to Scott of the Antarctic, Roath retains its Victorian feel. There is a mix of formal garden beds and a wilderness area to explore.
Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales

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Heritage Highlight: Llandennis Oval stands on a 12th century llan enclosure
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Swansea 

Singleton Park Botanic Gardens

This 19th century parkland and botanic gardens offer one of the largest collections of plants in Wales. Especially notable for colourful herbaceous borders, at their best in August.
Gower Road, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, SA2 9DU

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