Dyffryn Gardens

With 55 acres, the grounds include formal lawns,fountains and pools, seasonal flower beds, garden rooms, paved courts, and Theatre gardens.

The grade I Edwardian garden is currently being restored to it's former glory.

Dyffryn gardens offers an endless variety of forms and colour throughout the year. During the year there are many events taking place especially at weekends.There's something for everyone.

             

                    History of Dyffryn

 

640 AD Manor of Worlton given by King Judhail to Bishop Oudoceus of Llandaff

 

Mid 16th C Estate aquired by family of Sir Thomas Button, an admiral of Queen Elizabeth I

 

18th centuy Name changed to Dyffryn, sold to Thomas Pryce and house rebuilt

 

1939 Estate leased to Glamorgan County Council for 999 years as botanical garden

 

1996 After local goverment reorganisation, estate  managed by Vale of Glamorgan who purchases lease. Grants obtained to reinstate gardens to original designs.

 

2000 Gardens awarded Grade I status in the CADW register as of special historic interest.

 

2007 Gardens re-open after restoration. Work starts on restoration of house.

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marble_gold BACK-TO-GARDENS Dyfryn-House

Photos by kind permission of Mr Eric Morris

Dyffryn-Garden

        PRICES

 

Whole property

Gift Aid                Standard

Adult£8.80                £7.80

Child£4.40               £3.90

Family£22.00          £19.50

 

 

Dogs Permitted (Dogs welcome on short leads)