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image for Children's Activity Event item typePlant Hunter Expedition at Dyffryn Gardens

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

Children's Activity Event, Sat 24 Mar - Sun 15 Apr 2018

Children's Activity Event

Children's Activity Event


Grab your wits and your muddy boots as you set off on an adventure through the evolving woodland of our arboretum to complete our special expedition over the Easter holidays.

As you choose your own path through the towering trees and cross perilous terrain, you will discover fascinating facts and you might even bump into fellow Plant Hunters along the way, who are eager to share their own exciting Dyffryn arboretum adventures with you.

Booking not needed.

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

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 24 Mar - Sun 15 Apr 2018 10:00 to 17:00


Standard admission prices apply.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 24 Mar - Sun 15 Apr Plant Hunter Expedition
Fri 30 Mar - Mon 2 Apr Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
Sat 21 Apr Botanical Art Course
Mon 7 May Croquet Taster Day
Mon 7 May Make it Mondays
Sat 19 May Botanical Art Course



02920 593328


St Nicholas,
Vale of Glamorgan,



Plan route to Dyffryn 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


  • 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

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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


Cafe can provide specail dietary requirements upon request.