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Back in the year 2000, the National Botanic Garden of Wales officially opened its doors to the public. As well as spectacular flowers and plants, there's mammals, reptiles, amphibians and more than 100 types of moth and butterfly plus a superb range of birds.

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The wealth of wildlife and plants make parks and gardens a great summer attraction for lovers of flora and fauna.

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National Botanic Garden of Wales - Visitor Guide


The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire.

Postcode SA32 8HG
Telephone:01558 668768
Fax:01558 668933
Key attraction:Gardens - flowers.
Garden map: Map of the gardens and key features.
Essential kit:Plant and butterfly/dragonfly identification book.
Nature watching:

There are always seasonal highlights but the summer months are when the gardens look their very best.


Flowers and plants. Birds. Reptiles. Butterflies. Dragonflies and Damselflies.

Access:The Garden is accessible to all visitors, whatever their level of ability. The complex has been designed with wheelchairs in mind. There are also motor-powered and manual wheelchairs available at the Gatehouse free of charge.
Facilities: Restaurant, cafe, plant shop. Art gallery. 360 degree film theatre.
Getting there:

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is about 10 minutes off the M4 motorway in Carmenthenshire.

Opening times:

Open daily except Christmas Day.

2 March 2007-31 October 2007 from 10.00am-6.00pm.

Charges:Prices until end of October 2007: Adults £8; OAPS £6;
Children (5-16) £3; Under 5s free; Family (two adults and four children) £17.

Winter admission prices: Adults £5.00; OAPs £3.00;
Children (5-16) free; Under 5s free; Family £17.

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