Free entry for all on St David’s Day

Free entry for all on St David’s Day

Cawl, coracles and choirs are just some of the attractions on the menu at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on St David’s Day. It is FREE entry for all on March 1st in honour of our patron saint and there’s plenty to see and do – you can even try your hand at playing […]

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Eclipse means dark times ahead

Eclipse means dark times ahead

Given clear skies, there will be an excellent opportunity to see the a host of stellar bodies including the Moon, the Orion Nebula, Jupiter and its moons at the National Botanic Garden of Wales ‘Star Party’ later this month. On Friday February 27, the Swansea Astronomical Society host the latest Botanic Garden ‘Stargazing’ event, from […]

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In the footsteps of Derek Acorah

In the footsteps of Derek Acorah

There is something spooky among the witch-hazels and hellebores at the National Botanic Garden of Wales later this month. Magician and storyteller Nick Brunger, who runs the award-winning Creepy Carmarthen Tour, is leading Ghost Walks around the Garden as part of the Star Party night on Friday 27th February. “Let me guide you through the darker […]

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Amphibians and Reptiles

Feb 10th 2015. Cloudy, cold and misty. As followers of Iolo Williams’ Great Welsh Parks programmes will have seen, one useful method of discovering what Reptiles and Amphibians there are around is to lay down corrugated tin sheets, or similar pieces of equipment. So as some of the outer sheds of the old Waun Las […]

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Pancake fun at half term

Pancake fun at half term

The National Botanic Garden of Wales will be going flat out for pancakes this half term with making, baking and pancake races on the menu. There will be fun family activities every day of the upcoming mid-term school hols with cooking, magic and much more – and don’t forget: Kids go FREE at half-term. Celebrity […]

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