Bangor in Gwynedd. Postcode LL57 4HN. Telephone: 01248 353084
Extensive and dramatic and sensory overload, is the best way to describe the Penrhyn’s gardens. Walk through the beautiful walled gardens, fuchsia covered walkways, natural woodland walks and see the Lady Sybil’s Water Garden
11:00am - 5:00pm --- Castle opens at 12:00pm -- 27 Feb - 6 Nov
12:00am - 3:00pm -- Gardens & railway museum only. 7 Nov - 31 Dec daily -- Closed: 25 Dec
Plas yn Rhiw - Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 8AB. tel: 01758 780219
Enjoy a stroll around the beautifully restored ornamental gardens of Plas yn Rhiw. Nestled in the hillside above the sweeping bay of Hell’s Mouth, this organic garden is brimming with flowering plants, framed by box hedges and stunning views. Explore the adjacent woodlands and orchard or relax in the tea-room.
Open various, check website for details Opening Times 12 - 5pm (tea-room 11am-4.30pm)
27 Sept-30 Oct, 12-4pm(tea-room 11am - 3.30pm)
Gwydir Castle - Llanrwst, Conwy LL26 0PN tel;01492 641687
Historic gardens (Grade 1 Listed) with Tudor and Stuart elements, including walls, terraces, arches and fountains. Famous for its Ancient yews (including the ‘Lovers’ Tree’) and the Cedars of Lebanon, planted to commemorate the wedding of King Charles 1 in 1625. Majestic Dutch Garden with yew avenue; picturesque knot garden with friendly peacocks.
Opening Times Easter to October, daily, except Sat & Mon (ex Bank Holiday weekends) 10am -4pm
Jane, Lee, Tom & Emily
Went there for a day out with the kids and dog. It was a really hot day and wanted something in the shade. Have to say it was brilliant. The kids ran all day up and down the hills. We all loved the walks and gardens. Had to take turns to see the castle as we had a dog with us. Overall 5 stars.