Pamper treat for mum

There’s a treat in store for mum on Sunday March 15 with FREE entry to a special ‘pamper day’ at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. An impressive line up of therapists, beauticians, make-up experts and well-being practitioners will be offering a tempting range of tasters including facials and foot spas, skin care advice, manicures, […]

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Snowdrops: A plant lover’s guide

Snowdrops: A plant lover’s guide

Everybody’s favourite spring flower is the centre of attention for a special day at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday January 31 – and it’s FREE. Galanthus is a much-loved harbinger of spring and here at the Garden there is a mile of snowdrops to explore but Snowdrop Day is so much more […]

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Smashing pumpkins

Smashing pumpkins

It’s FREE entry for the under-16s this half-term at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, and it’s all about pumpkins. <p align=”none”></p> Following on from the Great Carmarthenshire Conker Contest earlier in the week, pumpkin carving, apple bobbing and autumnal crafts take centre stage in the second half of half-term. All the family activities are […]

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Apple Inc

Apple Inc

A mouth-watering display of more than 400 varieties is the centrepiece of Apple and Pear Weekend at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on October 18-19. This event is a veritable harvest festival and there’s good news for all the sweet-tooths out there, too: there will be one variety of apple that comes coated in […]

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Magical mushrooms

Magical mushrooms

The third annual Wales Fungus Day is promising to be the biggest and best yet. Taking place at the National Botanic Garden on Sunday October 12, it will feature some of Wales’ top experts, a wild mushroom ‘cook-up’, a special (and unique) fungi patchwork exhibition, as well as family activities – including wooden-mushroom painting – […]

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Family fun - all summer long

Family fun – all summer long

There are fun family activities every day – all summer long at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. If you are a bit of a nature detective and enjoy a good Bug Hunt or if you like dressing up and making lotions, potions, arts and crafts, the Botanic Garden is the place for you this […]

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Bank Holiday fun

Bank Holiday fun

Music, magic and balloon-modelling take centre stage at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this August Bank Holiday weekend. Add to that the world-famous Quack Pack and you have a line-up that offers something for everyone. The Garden’s special bank holiday musical guests of note are are: Fiddlebox – the local fiddle-and-squeezebox folk duo – […]

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