Colby Woodland Garden (National Trust)

Colby Woodland Garden (National Trust)

Colby Woodland Garden (National Trust)
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  • Snowdon123
    Dolgellau, United Kingdom36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My happy place
    Wow, what a lovely place. We were lucky we had the sun but would still visit on a dull day. Close to lovely beaches too. Wonderful woodland walks to suite all abilities and a stunning meadow and stream. Simple but lovely food and selection of drinks in the court yard cafe. One of the nicest Trust cafes with friendly and helpful staff and a lovely gallery shop.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 May 2023
  • Silvia S
    Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom32 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A lovely respite
    Wonderful! It’s much bigger than we anticipated. This is very suitable if you fancy a walk/stroll. What we didn’t realise was that the Ascent can be quite steep in places. Maybe if we don’t our research better!!!! The walled garden was lovely after all the green of the woodland. And I’m still in awe of all the blue hydrangeas. Also highly recommend the Bothy Tea rooms. And not forgetting the Crafters Loft. Some real handcrafted items there.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 July 2023
  • Gavin L
    Birmingham, United Kingdom5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely family walk and nice tea room
    Visited the book shop straight away which had a lovely range of second hand books. Then took the dogs for a lovely wonder round, the grounds were well maintained and kept to a lovely standard. Ended the walk by visiting the tea room which again was a lovely treat reasonably priced drinks and cakes. I will definitely be visiting again soon.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 July 2023
  • whippet chariots
    Tamworth, United Kingdom85 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful location for a walk and superb tea rooms.
    This was a beautiful place for a walk. We had three generations plus two dogs on leads. The gardens are extensive with many paths through the woods around the central river plain. You could walk here for a week and not follow the same path. The tea rooms were really excellent. Wide array of homemade baking. Yum! £3 parking for 3 hours was the only cost. The car park was getting towards fill by lunchtime though so recommended early.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 August 2023
  • Azura_MC
    Chelmsford, United Kingdom108 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent!
    Parked car here and walked to Amroth, very small location on coast. Beautiful woodland grounds. Tea room excellent. Dogs allowed in grounds, but not in walled garden. Plenty to see. Could have brought picnic.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 August 2023
  • pacificstorm
    Weston super Mare, United Kingdom14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    National Trust does it again.
    As usual, National Trust has served up a wonderful natural environment to walk and appreciate. We stopped here on our way home from a short stay just outside Narberth. We didn't know what to expect but there were few National Trust locations in south Wales so we though we'd stop by. We are so glad we did. After getting free parking as a National Trust member, by the way one of the best value subscriptions you could ever do, we expected to show our membership again to gain entry but it is free to all. If you are not NT members, your parking is also your entry fee. The grounds are fantastic. Well kept and clearly marked. They give you a map to follow which highlights plant areas, wooden statues and features, streams and bridges and also a couple of buildings showcasing craftwork I think (we didn't go into those). By taking one of the paths led us directly to Amroth and its beach. A beautiful place which we would have never seen had we not stopped for NT. We spent a good few hours in these locations which topped off a fantastic short stay in south Wales.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 September 2023
  • Gillian H
    Mobberley, United Kingdom59 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a day out to
    Well worth a visit bring a picnic. Lots of grounds with a lovely stream for the dogs or children to play in. Walk through the woods to the left and you will come to the beach and a lovely pub for a stop off drink. Food looked lovely. Car park was £3 for 3 hours. Had a nice craft art shop on site and a lovely cafe. Great day out dogs welcome ours had a great time. Lots of woodland shade if it’s a hot day.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 September 2023
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dave h
Derbyshire, UK80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Amazing walks around this very large garden, with various pathways that you can take. If you follow the path right to the end you get to Amroth beach, which is lovely and there is a pub restaurant as well.
Written 17 September 2023
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Gillian H
Mobberley, UK59 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Well worth a visit bring a picnic. Lots of grounds with a lovely stream for the dogs or children to play in. Walk through the woods to the left and you will come to the beach and a lovely pub for a stop off drink. Food looked lovely. Car park was £3 for 3 hours. Had a nice craft art shop on site and a lovely cafe. Great day out dogs welcome ours had a great time. Lots of woodland shade if it’s a hot day.
Written 9 September 2023
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pacificstorm
Weston super Mare, UK14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
As usual, National Trust has served up a wonderful natural environment to walk and appreciate.
We stopped here on our way home from a short stay just outside Narberth. We didn't know what to expect but there were few National Trust locations in south Wales so we though we'd stop by. We are so glad we did.
After getting free parking as a National Trust member, by the way one of the best value subscriptions you could ever do, we expected to show our membership again to gain entry but it is free to all. If you are not NT members, your parking is also your entry fee. The grounds are fantastic. Well kept and clearly marked. They give you a map to follow which highlights plant areas, wooden statues and features, streams and bridges and also a couple of buildings showcasing craftwork I think (we didn't go into those). By taking one of the paths led us directly to Amroth and its beach. A beautiful place which we would have never seen had we not stopped for NT. We spent a good few hours in these locations which topped off a fantastic short stay in south Wales.
Written 2 September 2023
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Azura_MC
Chelmsford, UK108 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Parked car here and walked to Amroth, very small location on coast.
Beautiful woodland grounds. Tea room excellent. Dogs allowed in grounds, but not in walled garden. Plenty to see. Could have brought picnic.
Written 23 August 2023
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whippet chariots
Tamworth, UK85 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
This was a beautiful place for a walk. We had three generations plus two dogs on leads. The gardens are extensive with many paths through the woods around the central river plain.

You could walk here for a week and not follow the same path.

The tea rooms were really excellent. Wide array of homemade baking. Yum!

£3 parking for 3 hours was the only cost. The car park was getting towards fill by lunchtime though so recommended early.
Written 21 August 2023
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MarcusT101
Reading, UK65 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Something to keep us all entertained. A nice walled garden with flowers and summerhouse to see. Woodland walk. The meadow and in particular the number and range of bridges and river crossing from the usual bridges to stepping stones and tree trunks was great fun.
Written 1 August 2023
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Gavin L
Birmingham, UK5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
Visited the book shop straight away which had a lovely range of second hand books. Then took the dogs for a lovely wonder round, the grounds were well maintained and kept to a lovely standard. Ended the walk by visiting the tea room which again was a lovely treat reasonably priced drinks and cakes. I will definitely be visiting again soon.
Written 24 July 2023
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Silvia S
Stockton-on-Tees, UK32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Wonderful! It’s much bigger than we anticipated. This is very suitable if you fancy a walk/stroll. What we didn’t realise was that the Ascent can be quite steep in places. Maybe if we don’t our research better!!!!
The walled garden was lovely after all the green of the woodland. And I’m still in awe of all the blue hydrangeas.
Also highly recommend the Bothy Tea rooms.
And not forgetting the Crafters Loft. Some real handcrafted items there.
Written 21 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Rousers
London, UK780 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
This is a stunning setting in which to spend a an hour or two, or even a whole day.

The wooded valley, with a stream meandering down a meadow, in front of an elegant Manor House offers myriad things to while away a few hours. There are paths around the meadow and in the woodland. The stream has lots of crossing points to explore - bridges, stepping stones, fallen trees for the brave. The walled garden is small, peaceful, and beautiful.

The Bothy Tea Room is excellent.

Staying in nearby Summerhill for a week, we visited every day, sometimes for a relaxing woodland walk to the beach at Amroth, sometimes to just walk around. Every visit offered something different (even a different cake in the Bothy Tea Room every time!)

Also hosts a fantastic Parkrun.
Written 1 June 2023
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Snowdon123
Dolgellau, UK36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Wow, what a lovely place. We were lucky we had the sun but would still visit on a dull day. Close to lovely beaches too. Wonderful woodland walks to suite all abilities and a stunning meadow and stream. Simple but lovely food and selection of drinks in the court yard cafe. One of the nicest Trust cafes with friendly and helpful staff and a lovely gallery shop.
Written 25 May 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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