The gardens at Dyffryn cover more than 55 acres, with intimate garden rooms, formal lawns and an extensive arboretum there is plenty to explore all day.
A garden for all seasons
here was also a strong theme of experimentation and fluidity to the planting as Reginald was passionate about propagating and breeding many exotic and foreign species that he and others brought back from plant hunting forays all over the world.
One of the most enchanting features of the gardens is a series of intimate outdoor rooms. This was a typical feature for a grand house like Dyffryn. Over the summer of 2015 we restored three of these garden rooms back to their 1920s splendour.
We are keeping this spirit of experimentation alive in the gardens and t
We have installed a new biomass boiler as we work towards being a a sustainable garden. Biomass boilers are a renewable energy source that burn wood chips made from waste products, installing one means we can heat all of our buildings and glasshouse efficiently without using fossil fuels.
We will save over 44,000 litres of oil each year. We have also installed solar panels and ground source heat pumps to take us off as much mains gas and electricity as possible.