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Plas Brondanw Gardens

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Address: Llanfrothen, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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Beautiful Gardens and Location

This garden designed by the man who also designed Portmerion fits the location perfectly with architectural features and views to Snowdon and Cnicht mountains. At certain times... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChrisJepson
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden designed by the man who also designed Portmerion fits the location perfectly with architectural features and views to Snowdon and Cnicht mountains. At certain times the house is also open with information about the Williams Ellis family who lived there. It is not a large garden but will take at least an hour to enjoy and in addition... More 

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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came upon the sign at the end of the road saying Gardens Open. I didn't think for one minute I would find such a lovley and interesting place to visit. I will be going back very soon.

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1 Thank carolH3440HM
Manchester
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Rare opportunity to go in the house and see an exhibition by a local artist. Cafe uses local ingredients and interesting menu. I can recommend soup with cheese and welsh cakes.

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1 Thank Solitair
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small attraction that welcomes dogs. There is a cafe for lunch that keeps busy. The gardens are formal and always being worked on. Well worth the entrance fee for the views.

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1 Thank aylesby
Norwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

It wasn't apparent where the parking was as van obscured the sign and no cars parked to indicate this was parking, (maybe place the sign a little higher or and arrow on the right). Waved on by workmen and went a fair way past the garden ! Just in case you are confused too, the car park is on the... More 

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Doddiscombsleigh, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Beautiful gardens divided into several 'rooms' with stunning views of Snowdonia. Walk up to the tower (and climb to the top) for even more amazing views.

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Thank Andrew L
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a venue for our wedding in Wales as we visit every year for our anniversary and decided to do it around festival no6. We chose the venue after it being recommended by portmeirion - it is one of the most beautiful places and we fell in love with it! Lowri was amazing from our first visit... More 

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1 Thank mtomlinflack
Northampton
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Plas Brondanw is a little gem: a compact, beautifully-designed and looked-after garden with a good café. Perhaps the biggest draw is the act that it was Clough Williams-Ellis's prototype for Portmeirion. So if you like Portmeirion, you must stop off here.

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1 Thank michaelfW7136AX
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We discovered Plas Brondanw as it is part of the Historic Houses Association scheme. What a beautiful find - at each turn new garden views came into sight with the dramatic mountain scenery providing a wonderful backdrop. The topiary and hedges provided great structure and when we visited the hydrangeas and anemones were at their peak. A lovely cafe too... More 

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1 Thank Andrew M
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

In the style of Portmeiron, topiary, and yews separate lots of secret gardens. Statues, avenues of hydrangeas and other flowers. Really peaceful and pretty. Views of snowdonia and nice little cafe.

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