Parks and Gardens: Vale of Glamorgan (East)
St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan. CF5 6SU • (029) 2059 3328
Dyffryn Gardens are an exceptional example of Edwardian garden design, covering more than 55 acres featuring a stunning collection of intimate garden rooms, formal lawns and seasonal bedding. Within the gardens, Dyffryn House, a grand Victorian mansion overlooks the key aspects of the gardens.
The enormous great lawn is bordered by seasonal bedding and a croquet lawn. There is also a large glasshouse, statuary collection, and arboretum featuring trees from all over the world. Designed by eminent landscape architect Thomas Mawson in 1906, the gardens are the early 20th-century vision of coal magnate John Cory and his son Reginald.
Light Refreshments Available, Picnic Area.
No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.
April to October: 10am-5pm daily; November to March: 10am-4pm daily (house opens at 12noon - please check the website for any late changes).
Advance booking is not required.
Located west of Cardiff off the A48 at St Nicholas from Culverhouse Cross. Access by car is via the entrance on Dyffryn Lane.
Difficult public transport. Bus service X2 operates between Cardiff city centre and Bridgend via Cowbridge. Alight at St Nicholas which is a one mile (1.6km) walk along a road without pavement.
Free onsite parking available.
Dyffryn Gardens, St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan. CF5 6SU • (029) 2059 3328
Attraction Operator: National Trust
Last Updated Monday 10 February 2020
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