The National Botanic Garden, Wales


On the drive back from our recent holiday to Bluestone, we decided to make a stop at the Welsh National Botanic Garden. It was my birthday after all, so I got to call the shots!

On wondering in, Boo was immediately won over by the huge water feature that they have…

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And the little flowers dotted about…

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Our eyes were drawn to the lake…

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And then it was a case of wandering up the pathway to discover different sections of the gardens, whilst enjoying the surroundings…

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We then entered the walled garden area, which I absolutely loved…

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Through to a huge open expanse, for running in, obviously!

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Then after a quick lunch stop (which was really nice, BTW, and included cheesecake), with Little Man roaming free, we continued on and found these areas…

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And then we were off to the dome!

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They had various climates and plants in here, so I meandered from California, through Western Australia to the Mediterranean. Busy day for me!

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And then back out of the dome, Little Man and Boo reversed roles for a bit…

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Then we walked back to the car, found a second hand book area near the exit where I may have spent a little birthday cash, and left a little more refreshed and a little more relaxed. Until the traffic jams – oh well, we had the gardens :-)

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