Glorious gardens in Wales

We look after a great collection of historic gardens in North and South Wales. They encompass more than 500 years of history and a vast range of garden styles and fashions. Discover our walled gardens, Italianate terraces, intimate garden rooms, herbaceous borders, arboretums and more in Wales.

Important information 

We have reopened our gardens, outdoor areas, holiday cottages, some shops and takeaway food and drink outlets in Wales. Information about how to book your visit is available on property web pages and we ask everyone to please adhere to Welsh Government Regulations. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Beautiful flowers at Penrhyn Castle, Bangor

Penrhyn Castle, Bangor 

The extensive grounds of Penrhyn Castle are perfect for exploring and enjoying spectacular views of Snowdonia and the North Wales coast. Discover the Walled Garden, tucked away with its formal terrace, parterres, pools and archways. Surrounding the castle are old flowering trees including azaleas, rhododendrons and camelias.

Spring garden Plas Newydd, Anglesey

Plas Newydd, Anglesey 

The Grade 1-listed landscape at Plas Newydd consists of 40 acres of garden and 129 acres of woodland and parkland. Nestled on the shores of the Menai Strait, with stunning views out to the mountains of Snowdonia, it is most definitely a hard location to beat. The mild conditions allow a wide range of plants to flourish, from rhododendrons and magnolias to rare southern hemisphere specimens in the Arboretum.

Plas yn Rhiw house and gardens, Llŷn Peninsula

Plas yn Rhiw 

Explore a picture perfect cottage garden overlooking the sea. Stroll around the organic garden, brimming with plants and framed by box hedges. Every corner and every season brings something different to discover. Bluebells in the upper woodland - a must-see in spring - are followed by colourful flower beds in summer and leaf colour in autumn.

Visitors in the Far End at Bodnant Garden, Wales.

Bodnant Garden, Conwy 

This historic, horticultural haven is a delight all year round. In spring enjoy daffodils, magnolias and rhododendrons; formal rose gardens and buzzing wildflower meadows in summer; a kaleidoscope of rich leaf colour in autumn; and sparkling, frosted landscapes in winter.

Chirk Castle's garden, Wrexham

Chirk Castle, Wrexham 

With its battle-scarred roots, this first formal garden at this military castle dates back to the 1650s. Today you'll be won over by the 18th century parkland filled with veteran trees, grand Victorian yew topiary and billowing 20th century herbaceous borders - all with unforgettable views from this old fortress hilltop setting.

Spring planting in the Victorian Parterre at Erddig, Wrexham, Wales

Erddig, Wrexham 

Relax in the impressive walled garden restored to its 18th-century formal design, with trained fruit trees, colourful bedding schemes, pleached lime avenue and water features. Old espallier apple trees are a sight to behold, from blossom time in spring to harvest time in autumn.

Visitors in the garden at Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales

Powis Castle, Welshpool 

Wander the Italianate terraces blasted from the solid rock and marvel at our spectacular yew hedges, dancing statues and lavish herbaceous borders. From the fabulous hilltop setting you can see the Mid Wales countryside for miles around changing through the seasons.

The Walled Garden at Llanerchaeron

Llanerchaeron, Ceredigion  

This Georgian estate is still a traditional working farm and garden. Within its walls you'll find kitchen gardens, fruit trees, herbaceous borders and a herb garden filled with culinary and medicinal plants which are at their best in summer.

Spring blooms in the Cedar Garden at Tedegar House

Tredegar House 

The walled gardens at Tredegar are some of the most important early 18th-century garden landscapes in Wales. Enjoy a spring amble around the Orchard Garden and Orangery where fruit trees have been replanted, in the style of the garden's heyday.

A visitor exploring the garden in May at Dyffryn Gardens, Vale of Glamorgan

Dyffryn Gardens, Cardiff 

The gardens at Dyffryn cover more than 55 acres. With intimate garden rooms, formal lawns and an extensive arboretum, there's plenty for you to explore throughout the day.