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Caerau Uchaf Gardens

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Serenity in the mountains

Amazing place with amazing views and gardens. The dogs are friendly and owner Toby obliging. He... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
M G
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Newent, United Kingdom
Nice gardens in stunning location.

We visited on a Sunday afternoon to walk around the gardens. The owner was very nice and we had a... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
SteveDewick
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Open Gardens and Woodland Playground . Caerau Uchaf has the highest private garden open to the public in North Wales at over 1000 ft. We are Toby and Stephanie Hickish, who started building the gardens from scratch in 1994. They were a sideline to...more
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Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7LG, Wales
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Amazing place with amazing views and gardens. The dogs are friendly and owner Toby obliging. He made us an excellent goat curry for our lunch

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M G
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We visited on a Sunday afternoon to walk around the gardens. The owner was very nice and we had a good chat with him. The gardens are in a great location, high up overlooking the valley. The gardens are well kept and nice to explore...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

home from home and the food is lovely and the homemade cakes are delicious wish i was nearer to visit the gardens more often always something new to see there

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

went for a visit with the grandchildren they absolutely loved it exploring all the gardens kids loved the fort the zip wire and trampoline. fantastic food empty plates all round all homemade ,the runner bean chutney was divine and nothing was too much for Toby...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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summersgardens, Owner at Caerau Uchaf Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review and praise of Toby. He was very cheered by that especially as he is having a tough time with his family health wise at the moment! Kind words mean a lot! We would love to see you...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

An interesting and quirky garden situated just outside Bala. Not a huge acreage, so easy to get round. Plenty of carefully positioned seats. Lovely woodland too. Talk to Toby and Stephanie about what they have created from nothing over 23 years. If it's National Trust...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 3pm with an 8 year old, an 11 year old and a puppy and were made to feel extremely welcome, despite the fact there was a small flurry of visitors at the same time. The pretty cafe under a pergola served lovely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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summersgardens, Owner at Caerau Uchaf Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. It’s lovely to feel appreciated!

Reviewed 10 July 2018

What an amazing find this was. The gardens are like something out of a story book .... little winding paths, hidden gardens, beautiful flowers and trees and the views are spectacular. Very dog friendly too. We also stayed for lunch and had the most delicious...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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summersgardens, Owner at Caerau Uchaf Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

That’s lovely thank you so much, we remember you, hope to see you again! Toby and Stephanie X

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I met some friends here with there 1 year old for some tea, cake and a wander. We weren’t disappointed. Delicious cake and hot drinks, very friendly and kind owners and beautiful gardens to meander through. We particularly enjoyed the trampoline and hammock and loved...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

After my wife and I enjoyed our daily stroll around the lake. We took off to these gardens. What a charming place with so much work gone into them. Started to rain so had to leave but will return

Date of experience: May 2018
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summersgardens, Owner at Caerau Uchaf Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

We would love to welcome you back. Sorry about the weather which I assume rated us as four stars? Hoping for a five next time you visit!

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours strolling round the gardens. Loved the wild flower areas with mown path. The owners dogs joined us which was great fun. There are several areas to view and woodland paths back to the house. Great views too. I am...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Carol G
19 October 2018|
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Response from summersgardens | Property representative |
Hello. The Gardens are open Easter until the end of October. We are open from 10 til 5 every day but closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Dogs are welcome but we don’t allow picnics. We look forward to seeing you. The entrance... More
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Amy M
28 March 2018|
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Response from Hickish | Property representative |
Plenty of free parking, you can walk into town from here too! We charge £4.50 per child for Softplay and this also includes a meal in our cafe. Look forward to seeing you soon. Toby and Stephanie
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Nicole W
24 August 2016|
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Yes but no sure how much.
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