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image for Guided Walk item typeHead Gardener's Walk at Dyffryn Gardens

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

Guided Walk, from 5 Jun 2019

Head Gardener's Walk

Head Gardener's Walk

Details

Take in the seasonal highlights of the garden with an exclusive guided tour with our Head Gardener, Chris Flynn.

Find out what is at its best this spring and what to look forward to in the following months. Pick up hints and tips and learn more about our garden projects and the development of this grade I listed garden.

After strolling the gardens, enjoy a buffet lunch in our café with dishes made using fruits, vegetables and herbs from our Kitchen Gardens.

Booking essential - Book online or Call 0344 249 1895.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 16 Aug 2019 11:00 to 12:30
Wed 25 Sep 2019 11:00 to 12:30

Prices

Normal admission charges apply + £27.50 for the event.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 18 Jul Garden Tours
Fri 19 Jul - Sun 11 Aug Big Butterfly count
Fri 19 - Fri 26 Jul Summer music nights
Sat 20 Jul Garden Tours: Tree Tours
Mon 22 Jul Make it Mondays
Fri 26 Jul Summer music nights

Address

St Nicholas,
Vale of Glamorgan,
CF5 6SU

Location

Directions

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

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

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.