Hidden away Slade garden is an unexpected jewel to discover next to the sea with views overlooking the Bristol Channel. The garden tumbles down a valley protected by a belt of woodland. In front of the house are delightful formal areas a rose and clematis pergola and herbaceous borders.
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This is a varied 5-mile coastal walk which starts and finishes at Cliff Parade in Penarth.
Cliff Parade, Penarth (meet in the car park by Cioni’s)
Large family garden with semi-formal walled garden, orchard with fruit trees and bulbs, stumpery, mixed plantings of shrubs and herbaceous perennials for all the months of the year, roses. Vegetable garden and small amount of woodland plantings, secret garden, all set amongst the rolling hills of a beautiful estate.
A relatively new garden backing on to Llanishen Reservoir gradually establishing with something of interest and colour all yr round. Herbaceous borders, vegetables and fruit plants surround central lawn. Wild life friendly; variety of climbers and exotics. In front shrubs and herbaceous borders to a lawn.
A very small enclosed front and rear garden, designed to lead you around its informal planting of over 200 species. A garden to sit in! Narrow paths and steps make access difficult for less mobile visitors.
Within mature woodland valley (semi-tamed), with stream and bog garden, extensive mixed borders; mini wildflower meadow, providing diverse wildlife habitats. Children must be supervised. The Nursery specialises in unusual perennials and cottage garden plants.
Situated in a picturesque wooded valley is a truly magical garden with a surprise around every corner - woodland walk, fish pond, perennial borders, vegetable patch, lakeside walk, rose garden, Japanese garden, Grade 2 listed humpback bridge, all surrounding C17 farmhouse adjacent to Trevithick’s Tramway.
An unexpected gem within a modern housing estate. Evergreen shrubs, herbaceous borders, box topiary and terracotta pots make for a mix between cottage garden and Italian style. With numerous seating areas and a few quirky surprises this small garden is described by neighbours as a calm oasis.
Visitors be surprised - a hidden gem of a garden, in the shadow of Castell Coch, fed by a stoned mountain stream. Footbridge invites you to naturalised areas, set against a woodland backdrop. Developed over 10 yrs with a good variety of plants, filling two main borders of herbaceous plants for spring and summer.
This is a Japanese garden with a Zen gate, Torri gate and Japanese lanterns featuring a large collection of Japanese style trees, which incl an English elm, oak, larch etc., a pagoda and 3 water features which incl the great Amazon waterfall along with large Buddha’s head and new pond.
Llanmaes, 1m from Llantwit Major, is a pretty village with attractive village green, stream running through and C13 church. Old Froglands is an historic farmhouse with streams and woodland areas linked by bridges. Ducks swim and chickens roam free. The vegetable plot is now productive.
A haven of peace and tranquility with spectacular views, this glorious compact garden with its amazing array of planting areas is constantly evolving. Our diverse planting areas incl cottage, herb, and bog gardens also an array of roses and a knot garden are sure to provide inspiration.
On the NW side of Cardiff and with easy access from the M4 J34, Creigiau Village Gardens incl four vibrant and innovative gardens. Each quite different, they combine some of the best characteristics of design and planting for modern town gardens with the naturalism of old fashioned cottage gardens.
Situated in the popular village of Gwaelod-y-Garth on the northern edge of Cardiff. This year The Old Post Office will be opening alongside its neighbouring garden attached to Pear Tree Cottage. Gwaelod Inn only a stone’s throw away and serves great food and drink.
New to NGS and opening in conjunction with The Old Post Office next door Pear Tree Cottage offers a different take on gardening on a sloping site with hard won solutions to some tricky problems. The garden has wide beds packed with plants and shrubs and various seating areas from which to enjoy the views.
This is a brand new garden created from scratch in December 2016. It has been designed to facilitate disabled access and the needs of the Blind Gardening Club of Cardiff Institute for the Blind and has been planted with a mixture of plants to create highly visible contrasting colours and also scents.
Large coastal garden with terraces and different rooms combining hard and soft landscaping. Started 30 years ago by inexperienced owners on difficult steep plot which consisted mainly of rough grass. Now upper section has formal Mediterranean feel, lower part more relaxed, owners more experienced but still learning.
Multi awarded inspirational garden of around 1 acre at this lovely listed property combines colour form and texture, described by visitors as ’the best Ive seen, a real gem. better than Chelsea & Gardeners World should visit’.
Our garden has evolved over many yrs. It now has several distinct areas, varied borders range from cottage style perennial planting, an area of large structured plants, a vegetable garden along with a small orchard in a wildlife friendly area.
Cefn Cribwr is an old mining village atop a ridge with views to Swansea in the west, Somerset to the south and home to Bedford Park and the Cefn Cribwr Iron Works. The village hall is at the centre with teas, cakes and plants for sale. The allotments are to be found behind the hall.
Overton offers breathtaking views of the Gower Peninsula. Port Eynon is the most southerly point on the Gower. Set in the heart of Port Eynon, Box Boat Cottage is a delight set with pretty borders and a riot of colour. 6 The Boarlands is a plantman’s paradise!
Set within castle grounds and with a backdrop of an ancient monument, the 3½ acres of garden incl a contemporary twist on a Victorian kitchen garden with a hint of the Mediterranean, formal lawns and herbaceous beds, a wildlife pond with waterfall and a woodland garden with stumpery and sculpture.