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By neellan

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It was another beautiful sunny day what could be better for a visit to Bodnant Gardens on the North Wales coast, here are some of the pictures I took starting with the famous Laburnum Arch – apparently I should have left it a week as the flowers are only just coming into bloom! still lovely though

This is the stunning view from the terrace

There is no trip here without including a picture of the Pin Mill so……

The Wisteria on the superb trellis pergola has a gorgeous perfume.

A bank of Azaleas

More Azaleas by the water

A stone arch through the trees and flowers

Himalayan Primulas and ferns looking super together at the waters edge

Some spooky looking ferns!!

These two white Hydrangeas (I think I’m right) have a lovely perfume

Another white Hydrangea with a pale pink Rhododendron

A colourful bank of Azaleas and some tourists!

I hope you enjoyed a look around just some of the delights that are to be found at Bodnant, their Mecanopsis Blue Poppy was in bud so no picture this time!!

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Beautiful pics, I love Wales and I will be in Snowdonia in June and looking forward to it .

25 May, 2012

 

Thank you for lovely and thoughtful pictures. There was an artist behind that camera.

26 May, 2012

 

Thanks for showing some photos of it. When we went a few years ago, it was closed due to flooding :o( So I never saw it. It looks a really beautiful place. That pin mill was interesting. Nice that you were able to go there.

26 May, 2012

 

That was a lovely tour, thank you Neellan, how beautiful it looks, I loved those shots by the stream with the primulas the arch was gorgeous and so many wonderful plants!

26 May, 2012

 

Fantastic place Neellan, and lovely pictures. That Laburnam Archway is absolutely beautiful.

26 May, 2012

 

lovely blog and photos neelen, lovely place to visit, would love to go one day along with alot of other places on my wish list :o))

26 May, 2012

 

Thank you Mossy I'm sure you Snowdonia trip will be great especially if this nice weather continues :o)

Thank you DianeB I'm glad you enjoyed the pictures the gardeners are the artists I couldn't fail but nice of you to say so thanks :o)

Thank you Hywel what a shame you missed out on your visit, I was last there 2 years ago they have made lots of improvements in that time I really enjoyed my day :o)

Thank you Sticki It was all really lovely the colours are fabulous, I liked the Primulas and Ferns too, the arch will be even more beautiful next week :o)

Thank you Cinderella the arch has a lovely delicate scent too which is a bonus, so many lovely plants and views :o)

Thank you San for liking the pics and blog, Bodnant certainly deserves to be on your wish list - trouble is fitting them all in isn't it - hope you are able to tick it off soon lol :o)

26 May, 2012

 

Thank you for liking Ladybug :o)

26 May, 2012

 

This looks like a super place to visit. OH and I are driving up to North Wales on Sunday for a few days. I'm going to put these gardens on our Let's visit List! :o)

16 Jul, 2012

 

Not to be missed Petaltracey! I certainly love it and am going again on Monday with a friend.........weather permitting! :o)

16 Jul, 2012

 

Thank you for liking Kasy and TT :o)

16 Jul, 2012

 

Found it! I think that I was away when you posted it.....

24 Sep, 2012

 

:o) I hope you enjoyed a virtual revisit Pam!!

24 Sep, 2012

 

Found it again 😊

So lovely isn't it and not too spread out, one of my favorite gardens
I think
Enjoy your next visit xxx

19 Mar, 2016

 

Glad you found my Bodnant blog again :o)
Looking forward to the next visit the 1st Monday in June with our local gardening club - a way to go yet! :o) xxx

19 Mar, 2016

 

Time for it to warm up a bit!
Spring here seems to have hit an iceberg 😨

20 Mar, 2016

 

Hopefully so!
Aw shame you have a cold spell :o(

20 Mar, 2016

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