Bonkers for conkers

Bonkers for conkers

It’s FREE entry for the under-16s this half-term at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, where we are going bonkers over conkers. The Great Carmarthenshire Conker Contest takes centre stage in the autumn half-term break (Oct 25-Nov2) and this old chestnut of an autumn event is all set to be a cracking competition, with the […]

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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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