Bodnant Garden



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Created by five generations of one family, and set above the River Conwy with beautiful views over Snowdonia, this garden is a delight. Five Italian style terraces were constructed below the house - on the lowest terrace is a canal pool with an open-air yew hedge stage and a reconstructed Pin Mill. The garden is renowned for its collections of magnolias, camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas and the famous Laburnum Arch. The colourful displays in summer and autumn are a spectacular sight. Contact for details of events programme.

Bodnant Garden
TAL-Y-CAFN,Nr Colwyn Bay,LL28 5RE


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
  • Facilities: Ramps to gardens, wheelchairs & walkers
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Opening Times: Open daily, Jan, Feb, Nov & Dec 10-4; Mar-Oct, 10-5 (last admission 30 mins before close). Closed 24-26 Dec

About the area

Discover Conwy

The majority of the population of Conwy lives along its picturesque coastline, while a third of the county falls within jaw-dropping landscape of the Snowdonia National Park. The town of Conwy, which takes its name from the county (which in turn was named after the river that runs through it), is undoubtedly one of the great treasures of Wales.

Three fine bridges – Thomas Telford’s magnificent suspension bridge of 1822, Robert Stephenson’s tubular railway bridge, and a newer crossing – all stretch over the estuary beneath the castle, allowing both road and the railway into this medieval World Heritage Site. Pride of place goes to the castle, dating back to 1287.

Conwy is the most complete walled town in Britain, with walls measuring an impressive six feet in thickness and 35 feet in height. The walkway along the top offers splendid over-the-rooftop views of the castle, the estuary and the rocky knolls of nearby village of Deganwy. At the wall’s end, steps descend to the quayside where fishermen sort their nets and squawking seagulls steal scraps.

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