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Oak Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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Intimate garden continues to be developed but is still an oasis of green in the town centre. Gravel paths and stepping stones meander through a wide variety of plants, inc unusual species, and make...
Oak Cottage, Welshpool SY21 7JP
Sun 27 Mar, Mon 18 Apr, Sun 24 Apr, Mon 2 May

Bryngwyn Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning grade II* listed 9 acre garden with 60 acres parkland design inspired by William Emes. Prunus subhirtella Autumnalis, varieties of hamamelis, mahonia, early flowering daphnes, corylopsis and...
Bryngwyn Hall, Llanfyllin SY22 5LJ
Sun 3 Apr

Gregynog Hall & Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Gardens are Grade I Listed due to association with the C18 landscape architect William Emes. Set within 750 acres, a designated National Nature Reserve with SSSI.
Gregynog Hall & Garden, Newtown SY16 3PL
Sat 7 May and Sun 8 May

Pontsioni House - Open Garden for NGS

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With a background of old ruins and steep rocky woodland, this Wye Valley garden with herbaceous, shrub borders, terraces and natural rockery merge with lawns.
Pontsioni House, Builth Wells LD2 3SQ
Sun 8 May, Sun 15 May

Dingle Nurseries & Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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4½ acre internationally acclaimed RHS partner garden on south facing site, sloping down to lakes. Huge variety of rare and unusual trees, ornamental shrubs and herbaceous plants give year-round...
Dingle Nurseries & Garden, Welshpool SY21 9JD
Sat 14 May and Sun 15 May

Penmyarth House - Glanusk Estate - Open Garden for NGS

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The garden, adorned with many established plant species such as Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Acers, Camelia, Magnolia, Prunus, Dogwood and 300 cultivars of Oak, give a vast array of colour in the spring
Penmyarth House - Glanusk Estate, Crickhowell NP8 1SH
Sun 15 May

Rock Mill - Open Garden for NGS

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A river runs through this magical 3 acre garden in a beautiful wooded valley. Colourful borders and shrubberies, specimen trees, terraces, woodland walks, bridges, extensive lawns, fishponds,...
Rock Mill, Montgomery SY15 6NN
Sat 21 May and Sun 22 May

Bachie Uchaf - Open Garden for NGS

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Inspiring, colourful hillside country garden. Gravel paths meander around extensive planting and over streams cascading down into ponds. Specimen trees, shrubs and vegetable garden.
Bachie Uchaf, Llanfyllin SY22 5NF
Sat 28 May and Sun 29 May

Llwyn Madoc - Open Garden for NGS

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Terraced garden in attractive wooded valley overlooking lake; yew hedges; rose garden with pergola; azaleas and rhododendrons.
Llwyn Madoc, Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4TT
Sun 29 May

Glanwye - Open Garden for NGS

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Large Victorian garden, spectacular rhododendrons, azaleas. Herbaceous borders, extensive yew hedges, lawns, long woodland walk with bluebells and other woodland flowers.
Glanwye, Builth Wells LD2 3YP
Sun 29 May

Llysdinam - Open Garden for NGS

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Llysdinam Gardens are among the loveliest in mid Wales, especially noted for a magnificent display of rhododendrons and azaleas in May.
Llysdinam, Newbridge-on-Wye LD1 6NB
Thu 2 Jun

Bryncelyn - Open Garden for NGS

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3 acre country garden and paddocks. Spectacular backdrop of near hills with views to Cefn Coch & Berwyns.
Bryncelyn, Llanfyllin SY22 5NE
Sat 4 Jun and Sun 5 Jun

The Rock House - Open Garden for NGS

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About an acre of informal hillside garden, 1000ft up with views over the Radnorshire Hills. Wildlife ponds, bluebell meadow and a laburnum arch.
The Rock House, Llanbister LD1 6TN
Sat 4 Jun and Sun 5 Jun

Llanstephan House - Open Garden for NGS

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20 acre garden, first laid out almost 200 years ago and in the present owner's family for more than a century, featuring a Victorian walled kitchen garden and greenhouses, 100 year old
Llanstephan House, Llyswen LD3 0YR
Sat 4 Jun

The Neuadd - Open Garden for NGS

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Robin and Philippa Herbert have worked on the restoration of the garden at The Neuadd since 1999 and have planted many unusual trees and shrubs in the dramatic setting of the Brecon Beacons National
The Neuadd, Crickhowell NP8 1SP
Sun 5 Jun

Little House - Open Garden for NGS

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acre plantswoman's garden on a quiet lane surrounded by fields, woodland and stream. Slate and bark paths give access to the many features inc fish and wildlife ponds, conifer, azalea, grass...
Little House, nr Newtown SY17 5BH
Sun 12 Jun

White Hopton Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Horticulturist and author Claire Austin's private 1½ acre plant collector's garden designed along the lines of a cottage garden with hundreds of different perennials.
White Hopton Farm, Newtown SY16 4EN
Fri 17 Jun

Tremynfa - Open Garden for NGS

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South facing 1 acre garden developed over 15 yrs. Old railway cottage set in herbaceous and raised borders, patio with many pots of colourful and unusual plants.
Tremynfa, Llanymynech SY22 6LA
Sat 18 Jun and Sun 19 Jun

Tranquility Haven - Open Garden for NGS

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Amazing Japanese inspired Garden with borrowed views to Offa's Dyke. Winding paths pass small pools and lead to Japanese bridges over natural stream with dippers and kingfishers.
Tranquility Haven, Knighton LD7 1NJ
Sat 18 Jun

Tranquility Haven - Open Garden for NGS

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Amazing Japanese inspired Garden with borrowed views to Offa's Dyke. Winding paths pass small pools and lead to Japanese bridges over natural stream with dippers and kingfishers.
Tranquility Haven, Knighton LD7 1NJ
Sun 19 Jun

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