National Botanic Garden of Wales (Llanarthne) Reviews
Description:Middleton Hall, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire Wales SA32 8HG. Tel: +44(0)1558 668768. Fax: +44(0)1558 668933
Newest Review: ... all set out naturally, with stop outcrops, and streams, and of course, it's very very warm in there. Outside, there are also areas with Mediterranean plants, a marsh garden, prairie planting, and some lovely lakes (recently reclaimed from farmland). Some of the areas are admittedly in the early stages of development - and I could see no sign of flowers in the Double Walled Garden that was ... more
Customer National Botanic Garden of Wales (Llanarthne) Reviews (2)
by - written on 13/07/01, updated on 13/07/01 (Very useful, 122 readings)
I never planned to visit the National Botanic Garden of Wales, just decided to pop in while driving past one day. And I'm really glad I did. Yes, it's a great place for gardeners and conservation enthusiasts, but it has much more than that to offer. It's basically a very lovely place to spend an afternoon, sort of a cross between a stately home garden, where you can wander round enjoying the views, and a museum, so you can learn something as well. The centrepiece is a huge glass dome, the Great Glasshouse, where there are many plants which normally live in arid desert or hot jungle. Not many plants I recognised at all, but if you've ever ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/03/01, updated on 15/03/01 (Very useful, 136 readings)
The National Botanical garden of Wales opened on Wednesday the 24th of May and has been very busy since with people from all over the world having visited. The garden is situated in the South West of Wales in the Towy Valley in very scenic surrounds some eight miles from Carmarthen. The Garden is dedicated to science, education and leisure with a vast variety of plants available. The main building is the ‘Great Glasshouse’, which covers approximately a third of the area, and is basically a large greenhouse in the shape of a Dome designed by Norman Foster. The garden is 568 acres in total and is built on an old estate that was owned by William Paxton. ... Read the complete review
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