Things to see & do

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What's on at Dyffryn Gardens

Come and discover at Dyffryn’s lecture lunches

Join us for lots of talks and activities. From botanical art courses and lecture lunches to meeting Father Christmas we have plenty to keep you entertained.

See our events page for more information. 

 

Top plants in November

Kale in the Kitchen Garden © John Millar

  • Curly kale in the Kitchen garden
  • Brussel sprouts in the Walled garden
  • Tulip tree by the Visitor centre
  • Acers in the West garden

 

Things to do this winter

  • Walking in wellies © Guy Harrop

    Go on a welly walk

    Grab your most colourful wellies for a wonderfully wet walk.

  • Grab a good book to read in our newly finished Red Library © National Trust Beatrix Potter Collection 2014

    Read a book

    Snuggle up on the sofa in our newly finished Red Library.

  • The grey squirrel is a common site in the garden © National Trust. M. Jarvis

    Spot squirrels

    The squirrels are still out foraging for nuts and acorns for the winter

Christmas at Dyffryn

Father Christmas offering gifts to children © Paul Harris

Father Christmas offering gifts to children

Make Dyffryn a part of your Christmas this year. Visit the house dressed for Christmas to see the lights and garlands. Wrap up warm and go for a frosty Christmas walk in the grounds, a truly magical experience.

Don't miss our Christmas fair and you can meet Father Christmas on the first two weekends in December. You will have the chance to buy local, hand-made and unique gifts for your loved ones. Find out more.

 

Winter walks

Enjoy a frosty winter walk © NTPL/John Millar

Stroll through the frosty gardens and catch the last of the autumn colour. Spot squirrels and robins foraging for the winter and taste the kitchen garden's produce on the menu before you go.

The house

Explore the Great Hall at Dyffryn Gardens © Tony Hadland

Explore the large Victorian mansion set within the gardens, the house is unfurnished so offers a great way to appreciate the architecture, fireplaces and ceilings.See our opening times.

Red Library

Browse the shelves in our second-hand book shop © National Trust

We have just finished moving our second hand book corner into the Red Library. You can now enjoy the room as it was intended and while away an afternoon with a good book.

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