Antiques take centre stage at the Garden

Antiques take centre stage at the Garden

Fine Welsh art and pottery, quality jewellery and 17th century Welsh oak furniture take centre stage for the January Antiques Fair at the National Botanical Garden of Wales (January 9-10). Fans of collectibles, curios and classics should make their way to the various Garden venues – including the Lord Foster-designed Great Glasshouse – and all […]

Comments Off
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 […]

Comments Off

Owl is the star of Santa Spectacular

The new Christmas show at the National Botanic Garden of Wales has a very special star – Tinsel the Tawny Owl. This year’s festive offering from the Botanic Garden has been put together in partnership with Pembrokeshire Falconry and some of their birds play a starring role. Not least Tinsel who is top of the […]

Comments Off
A taste of Christmas at food fair

A taste of Christmas at food fair

Indulge yourself in some seasonal Christmas treats at the National Botanic Garden’s popular Christmas Food Fair weekend on December 19 & 20. The stunning Great Glasshouse is the venue for this celebration of local food and drink and there is certainly something for everyone among the festive offerings in the largest single-span glasshouse on the […]

Comments Off
'Magical Wonderland' theme to school challenge

‘Magical Wonderland’ theme to school challenge

Fourteen schools have signed up for the annual Christmas Tree Decorating Competition at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. This year’s festive contest is on Thursday 3rd December and the theme is “Magical Christmas Woodland”. Pupils will be up against the clock to decorate their Christmas tree using reused and recycled materials to create imaginative […]

Comments Off

Festive craft fair is a Christmas cracker

The Christmas Craft Fair at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on the weekend of December 12 & 13 will provide the ideal opportunity to find that perfect last-minute present for someone special. There is a fantastic array of stalls showcasing locally-made crafts and gifts; from handmade dolls and teddy bears, to Welsh textiles, lovespoons […]

Comments Off
Pedigree Welsh Black Beef for sale

Pedigree Welsh Black Beef for sale

Are you interested in buying top-quality National Botanic Garden-reared pedigree Welsh Black beef? We have a limited number of 9kg-10kg beef boxes for sale at £115 per box The beef is butchered, jointed, vacuum packed and clearly labelled, and each box comprises steaks, joints, mince etc and will be available after 11am on Thursday December […]

Comments Off
Cheering for the Bee Team

Cheering for the Bee Team

Research work being carried out at the National Botanic Garden of Wales is helping us to understand more about honey bees and other pollinators. Habitat loss, pests, disease and climate change have caused pollinating insects to decline but work by the Garden’s scientists is aiming to help the insect fight back. You can find out […]

Comments Off
Experts on hand at Star Party

Experts on hand at Star Party

Thinking of buying a telescope for Christmas? Why not come along to the ‘Star Party’ at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Friday November 20 and get some top tips from the experts? The Swansea Astronomical Society are hosting the latest Botanic Garden stargazing event from 6pm- 9pm. Various ‘scopes will be on display […]

Comments Off
Garden Gift Fair just keeps on giving

Garden Gift Fair just keeps on giving

Local boutiques, skincare experts, jewellery, handbags, scarves, children’s books and a warming festive tipple – you’ll find all this and more at the National Botanic Garden Gift Fair on Saturday and Sunday, November 14 and 15.  And it just might be the perfect place to solve the problem of what to get that difficult-to-buy-for loved […]

Comments Off