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Notice: Due to a wedding, on 5 September the house will close at 3pm with last entry at 2.30pm. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes.
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.
Special places 2015 winner
We have won the special places competition for 2015. We are absolutely thrilled to have won and want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has voted for us in each stage of the competition.
It is wonderful to know how many people from the local and distant community support Dyffryn.