National Botanic Garden of Wales

4.6 3230 Google reviews

An extraordinarily diverse and popular collection of wonders.

Size of site:
560 Acres

Opening Times:
Open every day, apart from Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

10AM-6PM April-September
10AM-4.30PM October-March

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Overview

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Announcement

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Address

Middleton Hall
Llanarthne
Carmarthenshire
GB
SA32 8HN

Sat Nav Postcode

SA32 8HN

Parking

Car park (free)

Public Transport

Travel by train, bus or bike and enjoy half-price entry – see Good Journey listing. Taxi - To get to the Garden from Carmarthen train station will cost between £15-20, from Llandeilo train station between £17-£22 and from Swansea train station £30-£50. Eifion’s Taxis (Cross Hands) – 01269 831 999. Chris Cars (Carmarthen) – 01267 234438 Cross Taxis (Cross Hands) – 01269 841200 Fiona Taxis – (Carmarthen) – 07732 885 482 Llandeilo Taxis – 01558 822020. Bus - There is a very limited bus service to the Garden. See the Garden’s Good Journey listing. The 279 bus leaves Carmarthen bus station at 11:05am, picks up at Carmarthen train station at 11:08, reaching the Garden at 11:30. The return trip is at 4.25pm, calling in again at the train station at 4:47pm and back at the bus station for 4:50pm. There is an earlier bus back to Carmarthen leaving at 1:10pm. The service is provided by Carmarthenshire County Council, but there is no service on Mondays, Fridays, Sundays and bank holidays. The Garden is not responsible for any changes to the timetable on any given day. The TrawsCymru Service T1S provides one journey per day from Swansea to the Garden. The bus leaves Swansea City Bus Station at 12noon, reaching the Garden at 12.42pm. The return trip is at 4.19pm, arriving back at the bus station at 5.02pm. The service is provided by First Cymru and is part of that company’s ‘TrawsCymru’ service. Over 60s or others with an all-Wales Concessionary Pass travel free on this service. The Garden is not responsible for any changes to the timetable on any given day.

Good to know

  • Wheelchair Access

    Mostly accessible (many paths flat and paved).

  • Wheelchair Hire

    Free - Pre-book a manual wheelchair by phoning 01558 667149.

  • Bicycle Storage

    Anyone who cycles to the garden can, on handing in their helmets for safekeeping, enter for half price (based on the adult ticket price). The Carmarthen-Llanelli loop on the National Cycle Network route 47, goes past the entrance of The National Botanic Garden of Wales, known as the Celtic Trail.

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Tickets & Discounts

Day ticket prices

Adult £11.50; Child (5-16) £5.50, One Family Ticket – £33.00 (2 adults and up to 4 children) - other family combinations available.

Concessions

Carers Free, Children Under 5 Free.

Season ticket prices

Individual £45, Joint £80, Family from £68.50.

Memberships Accepted

Opening Times

Open every day, apart from Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

10AM-6PM April-September
10AM-4.30PM October-March

Weather Forecast

Thu

Rain in the morning and overnight.

6°

Fri

Light rain until morning, starting again in the evening.

10°

Sat

Possible drizzle throughout the day.

7°

Sun

Possible drizzle in the morning.

8°

Mon

Rain throughout the day.

10°

Contact

botanicgarden.wales

01558 667149

facebook.com/GardenofWales

Reviews

4.6
From 3230 Google reviews

Additional Information

Parking is free. Admission tickets are valid for 7 days and permit free unlimited entry for this period. Dogs only allowed in on designated Doggy Days - check event listings for details.

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