Take a woodland walk with us

Take a woodland walk with us

Spring has really sprung and now is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the woodlands, wildlife and wildflowers near where you live. So why not join the National Botanic Garden of Wales’ nature expert Deborah Sazer on our Woodland Walk Weekend (April 25-26) when she will be examining the A,B,C of wild flowers: […]

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Special cars make for a classic weekend

Special cars make for a classic weekend

Classic car fans are in for a treat with a weekend of special events at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. On Saturday April 25, International Motor Sports are holding a classic car touring event around Carmarthenshire and will be calling in at the Garden – after a trip to Pembrey race circuit. More than […]

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Botanic 'boomerang' offer is just the ticket

Botanic ‘boomerang’ offer is just the ticket

The special ‘return ticket’ that allows free entry for a week, is back in operation at the National Botanic Garden for the Easter holidays – and this year it will stay in place until the end of the year. Anyone buying a full-price ticket to the Garden between now (Wednesday March 25th ) and the […]

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Vintage weekend in store

Vintage weekend in store

Welsh pottery, paintings and textiles take centre stage at the National Botanic Garden’s Big Easter Antiques Weekend (April 11 & 12). The Garden provides a stunning and iconic setting for this popular event featuring more than 50 stands, all undercover inside various venues around the attraction. There will be a huge range of stalls in […]

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World premiere of folk duo's new release

World premiere of folk duo’s new release

On Saturday April 18, Welsh duo Fiddlebox (Helen Adam and George Whitfield) will premiere their new album titled Eastern Honeymoon at the Great Glasshouse in the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire. For the first time ever, Welsh dancing tunes are merged with Klezmer harmonies, the traditional music of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe. […]

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Tenovus Cancer Care 10K at the National Botanic Garden

Tenovus Cancer Care 10K at the National Botanic Garden

Here’s your chance to run for Team Tenovus in the Tenovus Cancer Care 10k! The race takes place in a spectacular backdrop of the National Botanic Garden of Wales. With steady inclines and mixed terrain, there is no doubt this is a challenging yet incredibly enjoyable race. Not quite ready for a 10k? There will […]

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Free entry on special day

Free entry on special day

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is throwing open its doors in honour of the Royal Horticultural Society’s National Gardening Week. There will be free entry for all on Wednesday April 15th as well as talks by the Botanic Garden’s Curator Simon Goodenough. Said Simon: “This is an excellent opportunity for people who haven’t been […]

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Easter feast of animal magic

Easter feast of animal magic

It’s going to be a beast of an Easter at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this year with meerkats, birds of prey and the world-famous Quack Pack to the fore. There’s also an Easter Egg Hunt and an Easter Bonnet Parade to look forward too as well as music, magic, balloon modelling and much […]

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Garden and College helping shape future farming generations

A new deal between the National Botanic Garden and Coleg Sir Gar will play a big part in shaping the next generation in agriculture to make a difference to the environment. A five-year farm management agreement between the Garden and the college has been signed with both organisations hailing the move as an excellent ‘win-win’ […]

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Glittering prize for Simon

National Botanic Garden of Wales Curator Simon Goodenough has been awarded the RHS Associateship of Honour. This highly-prestigious award, established in 1930, is made by the Royal Horticultural Society only to people of British Nationality who have rendered distinguished service to the practice of horticulture either as employers or employees during their career. The number […]

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