National Botanic Garden of Wales
Middleton Hall, Llanarthne SA32 8HN

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Great Glasshouse

The Garden's centrepiece is the Great Glasshouse designed by Norman Foster and Partners. Inside the amazing tilted glass dome, is a Mediterranean landscape dominated by a six-metre deep ravine. Rock terraces and sheer faces are cut by streams and waterfalls. A lake provides a humid habitat at the foot of the chasm. Visitors are able to experience the aftermath of an Australian bush fire, pause in a Spanish olive grove or wander through collections of fuchsias from Chile.

Regency Landscape

With over 500 acres there is plenty to see from Waterfalls, Bridges, Cascades and Lakes. Explore the recently restored parkland and the Waun Las Nature Reserve.

Double Walled Garden 

The historic Double-Walled Garden boasts magnolia, tulips, irises and alliums. In the restored landscape, the woodland floor is awash with anemones and bluebells and the spring rains bring the water features to a thunderous crescendo.

Gruffalo Trail 

Explore the magical, deep, dark wood and discover our amazing hand-crafted carvings of the Gruffalo characters.

British Bird of Prey Centre

The only bird of prey centre in the UK that focuses solely on our native species.

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a place of international significance dedicated to conservation, horticulture, science, education, leisure and the arts. As a landmark Millennium project, the Garden is a fascinating blend of the modern and historic, covering 568 acres of the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside.

Further into the wider landscape is the recently restored historic regency parkland where you can explore lakes, dams, bridges, cascades and a waterfall over miles of unique purpose built trails. Featuring dedicated entry days for dogs throughout the week. 
Open all year round. Situated just off the main M4/A48 dual carriageway in Carmarthenshire, just an hour west of Cardiff.

Parking: 600-700 spaces

Catering: Space available for catering, and in-house catering on site

Filming restrictions: Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Drone restrictions: Drone usage allowed only outside of main visitor opening hours, however requests will be considered on a case by case basis.


  • Great Glasshouse
  • Regency Landscape
  • Double Walled Garden 
  • Gruffalo Trail 
  • British Bird of Prey Centre