more The Slebech Park Estate is set in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park in West Wales.
The facilities at Slebech Park revolve around the 18th century Grade II listed coach house, once the centre of the traditional agricultural Estate. more The Falcondale hotel and 2AA rosette restaurant near the University town of Lampeter is only 30 minutes from the coastal villages of Cardigan Bay and hilly, marshy regions of the Cambrian Mountains. more This clergyman’s house above the River Usk has the feel of a family home with its Italianate campanile (bell tower) giving away Victorian origins.
Beyond the upper gardens, paths descend to the almost-magical Dell, which boasts acres of green giant woodlands, riverbank and waterfall.
In fact, some of the tallest Redwood trees in Britain can be found around the Dell.
The world-famous garden spans 80 acres (32 hectares) and has two parts: the upper garden surrounds Bodnant House, a 1792 build remodelled by Pochin, and consists of terraced gardens and lawns.
South Wales became heavily industrialized in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with the development of coal and iron mining.The lush, green lawns and impressive Italianate terraces frame the house, and these come alive in the summer months; visitors can marvel at glorious displays of roses, azaleas lilies, hydrangeas, clematis and rhododendrons amongst other blooms.Bodnant Garden is noted for its collections of beautiful plants from across the world - namely Japan, China and North America, as well as plants and flowers from all over Europe somehow suited to the Welsh climate and soil.Ty Beic is two one bedroom holiday cottages tucked away on a hill above the tiny hamlet of Sarnau near Bala on the edge of Snowdonia National Park.These two restored stone barns are a magical place to stay all year round providing a perfect base for exploring North Wales.