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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • National Trust
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Garden, £6-£13.20

Dyffryn Gardens

Dyffryn Gardens

Dyffryn Gardens

Details

The National Trust’s Dyffryn Gardens comprises of intimate garden rooms, formal lawns, a Victorian mansion house and expansive arboretum.

Only six miles west of the centre of Cardiff, in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan countryside, Dyffryn Gardens is an exceptional example of Edwardian garden design. At over 55 acres, it's one of the most beautiful gardens in Wales.

Dyffryn is an outstanding Grade 1 registered garden featuring a stunning collection of intimate garden rooms, formal lawns, seasonal bedding, a statuary collection and much more. The gardens also boast an extensive Arboretum featuring trees from all over the world, Dyffryn is truly a garden for all seasons.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Opening Details

Open all the time

See website for opening times.

Prices

2020 Gift Aid Admission (Standard Admission prices in brackets):
Adult £13.20 (£12.00)
Child £6.60 (£6.00)
Family £33.00 (£30.00)

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 30 Jan - Sat 29 Feb Winter walking trail
Sat 1 Feb - Sun 1 Mar Sleepy Trail
Sat 7 Mar - Sun 3 May The Tiger Who Came to Tea
Tue 10 Mar Behind the Scenes: Nursery Tours
Wed 1 Apr Head Gardener's Walk

Address

St Nicholas,
Vale of Glamorgan,
CF5 6SU

Location

Directions

Plan route to Dyffryn House and Gardens using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 094717  Lat: 51.45032 Long: -3.30651

From M4 - exit junction 33 on to A4232 (signposted Barry). Exit first slip road, again signposted Barry, on to the Culverhouse Cross Roundabout. Take the exit A48 (signposted Cowbridge). In St. Nicholas village turn left - signposted to Dyffryn Gardens - on your right after about 1.5 miles.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Cardiff Central station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

Cafe can provide specail dietary requirements upon request.