Fodor's Expert Review Bodnant Garden

Conwy Garden/Arboretum Fodor's Choice

Undoubtedly one of the best gardens in Wales, Bodnant Garden is something of a pilgrimage spot for horticulturists from around the world. Laid out in 1875, the 87 acres are particularly famed for rhododendrons, camellias, and magnolias. Visit in May to see the laburnum arch that forms a huge tunnel of golden blooms. The mountains of Snowdonia form a magnificent backdrop to the Italianate terraces, rock and rose gardens, and pinetum. The gardens are about 5 miles south of Conwy.

Garden/Arboretum Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

Off A470
Tal-y-Cafn, LL28 5RE, Wales

01492-650460

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bodnant-garden

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: £10.50 (£5.25 winter), Mar.–Oct., daily 10–5; Nov.–Feb., daily 10–4

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