Help us revive Dyffryn's Theatre Garden

The Theatre Garden has been left forgotten for many years, we want to reinstate a collection of 50 bonsai trees in an array of decorative pots to bring the drama back to this part of the garden.

Edith Adie watercolour of the Theatre Garden at Dyffryn Gardens
  • The complete collection will have 50 bonsai trees
  • The display includes 2 bespoke carved urns
  • We need £20,000 to restore the collection

Donate to Help us revive Dyffryn's Theatre Garden

Please select an amount

pruning equipment
£10 would pay for garden equipment to keep the collection pruned to perfection.
£25 would help pay for a specialist stonemason to design bespoke urns.
Stone masons
Two ladies gardening
£50 would help pay for one bonsai tree for the new collection.
Or enter your own amount
" Bringing the bonsai collection back to the Theatre Garden will inject so much life and interest into this area. A hundred years ago the collection would have been a really dramatic sight, I can't wait to see it reinstated."
- Chris Flynn, Head Gardener

Why give to the National Trust?

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the irreplaceable treasures in our care. Memberships help to pay for some of the work we do. But they only go so far. Additional donations are crucial to maintaining our collections, from stunning works of silverware to personal keepsakes that bring the past to life. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work to our collections at this special place. With your support, we can continue to conserve, protect and provide access to these fascinating pieces of history. For everyone, for ever.

Donate now to reinstate Dyffryn Garden's bonsai collection