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Top 5 Subtropical Gardens to Visit in Wales

Wales is known for its stunning scenery,

 including its mountains, beaches, and countryside.


There are also many beautiful subtropical gardens to be found in Wales and these gardens are home to a variety of plants from all over the world.  Check out our top 5.


1. National Botanic Garden of Wales


The National Botanic Garden of Wales is located in Carmarthenshire and is the largest botanic garden in the UK. The garden is home to over 20,000 different species of plants, including a variety of subtropical plants.



2. Bodnant Garden


Bodnant Garden is located in Conwy and is one of the most popular gardens in Wales. The garden is home to a variety of plants from all over the world, including a collection of rhododendrons and azaleas.



3. Aberystwyth University Botanic Garden


Aberystwyth University Botanic Garden is located in Ceredigion and is one of the oldest botanic gardens in Wales. The garden is home to a variety of plants from all over the world, including a collection of conifers.



4. Portmeirion Village


Portmeirion Village is a must-visit for any fan of Italian architecture. The village was built in the early 20th century by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis and is based on the Italian village of Portofino. The village is home to a number of colorful houses, narrow streets, and piazzas.



5. Dyffryn Gardens


Dyffryn Gardens is located in the Vale of Glamorgan and is one of the most important collections of rhododendrons and azaleas in the world. The garden is also home to a variety of other plants, including ferns, mosses, and lichens.

These are just a few of the many beautiful subtropical gardens to be found in Wales. If you are looking for a place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy some peace and tranquility, be sure to visit one of these gardens.




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