The National Botanic Garden of Wales
The National Botanic Garden of Wales has a collection of over 8000 different plant varieties, spread across 560 acres of beautiful countryside. It also has world’s largest single spanned glasshouse, designed by Lord Foster, that has the best display of mediterranean climate zone plants in the Northern hemisphere. The garden was voted ‘No 1 Garden to Visit in Wales’ by BBC Gardeners’ World 2010 poll.
To celebrate Disabled Access Day, the National Botanic Garden of Wales is offering:
- Free entry for those registering to take part
- Expert-led guided tours (between 10.30am and 1.30pm) of the
i Great Glasshouse
ii Ghost Forest installation
iii unique and historic Doubled-Walled Garden (weather permitting)
In addition, mobility scooters are available for hire (at a cost of £5), manual wheelchairs (free of charge) and volunteer-driven courtesy buggies on hand.
Disabled Access Day is also Day 1 of our Woodcraft Weekend.