Gardens in Dyfed, Wales
A guide to Dyfed, South West Wales, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
Gardens in Dyfed
This page Aberglasney Gardens - Nanteos
A garden "lost in time", in the process of restoration. The house and garden lay abandoned for over 50 years, falling slowly into ruin. One of the interesting features is a yew tunnel planted in the 18th century. A cloister garden parapet allows you to walk along the top of the walls for views over the garden below.
Hillside garden of recent vintage. Separate red, yellow, and blue gardens, bonsai, and a water garden. There is plenty of seating to enjoy the view across the valley. Best in: summer for the full effect of the colour schemes.
The garden surrounds a 19th century country house. Both formal and informal effects are evident, the informal is best seen in the walled garden and the woodland walks through the usual rhododendrons and a variety of unexpected tree species. Best viewed in: April and May.
Beautiful parkland, perhaps landscaped by Capability Brown, surrounds 17th century Newtown House. There are formal gardens near the house and woodland walks to historic Dinefwr Castle.
A real treat for the keen gardener! An informal setting contains a wide variety of rare plants arrayed in formal beds, herbaceous borders, and along woodland trails. The pride of the garden is its 150 varieties of old-fashioned roses. Note: do not confuse this garden with the similarly-named Dingle in Welshpool!
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This exhibition hall was built to serve as the centrepiece for the Great Exhibition of 1851
It took over 300,000 panes of glass to complete the iron construction
After the Exhibition it was disassembled and moved to Sydenham, where it burned down in 1936
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King John acts as pallbearer at funeral of Bishop Hugh of Lincoln
John had only been crowned a few months earlier