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Notice: Contrary to the handbook the house will be open Thurs to Sun,12.00 to 15.00 (last entry 14.30) between 5 Feb and 1 Mar.
Magnificent Edwardian gardens flowing from grand vistas to intimate spaces overlooked by a large mansion
Dyffryn Gardens are an exceptional example of Edwardian garden design. Covering more than 55 acres they feature a stunning collection of intimate garden rooms including a rose garden, Pompeian garden and several ponds.
The enormous great lawn is bordered by seasonal bedding and a croquet lawn. There is also a large glasshouse, statuary collection, and arboretum featuring trees from all over the world.
Designed by eminent landscape architect Thomas Mawson in 1906, the gardens are the early 20th-century vision of coal magnate John Cory and his son Reginald.
Within the gardens, Dyffryn House, a grand Victorian mansion overlooks the key aspects of the gardens. Parts of the ground and first floors have been restored and are unfurnished.
10 Feb 11.30 am to 1.30pm
Join us for a series of lectures on art, gardening and history followed by a light lunch.
Our final talk of the season will be from Stella Lyons- ''The Naked Truth about Victorians: The Nude in 19th Century Art'
£15 per person. Booking essential on 02920 590813.