Nant-Y-Bedd Garden, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire Limited Opening. Admission Charge

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Accessibility:

Guide dogs are allowed. The garden room and potager only are the only parts of the garden suitable for visitors with limited mobility due to terrain and topography.    Unfortunately it is also not really suitable for wheelchair access due to narrow and/or uneven paths.

Brief description:

A 6.5 acre organic garden and woodland located at 1200 feet up in the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park

Address:

Nant y Bedd, Grwyne Fawr, Fforest Coal Pit, Abergavenny NP7 7LY, UK

Email:

garden@nantybedd.com

Phone:

01873 890219

Website:

https://nantybedd.com/

Directions:

Nant y Bedd is found 4.5 miles up the road towards the Grwyne Fawr Reservoir, in the area known as Fforest Coal Pit, Abergavenny, and is about equidistant from Abergavenny and Crickhowell, around 10 miles. From Abergavenny come via Pantygelli and Bettws or -- if you are uncertain on narrow country roads -- take the A465 Abergavenny to Hereford road and turn off at Llanfihangel Crucorney (see below). From Crickhowell via the turning to Llanbedr.


Coming from Hereford direction turn off the A465 at Llanfihangel Crucorney.


From either direction you will arrive at Five Ways junction. Take the road to the Grwyne Fawr reservoir, passing the grey telephone box.


The post code for sat-navvers is NP7 7LY, but when the voice tells you that you've arrived, you will probably be opposite a house called Ty Hir. Keep going for another half mile and you will come to Nant y Bedd.


It really is only 4.5 miles from the grey telephone box, but if you don't know the road it will seem further - don't give up!!


The house is on the left hand side of the road and there are large sheds on the right hand side. There's also a small red Post Box just by the front gate.


For NGS Open Garden Days parking is usually in one of the forest roads just before the house and will be signposted. On other days please park alongside the tin roofed shed on the righthand side of the road.


Opening Times:

Open Friday to Sunday 2pm to 6pm in July, August and September, plus August Bank Holiday.

If you are unable to make any of the above, or want to arrange a group visit, please e-mail us or call on 01873 890219 and we will try to accommodate you. No minimum number.  Nant-y-Bedd is accessible by coach. Parking for coaches can be arranged..

Entrance fee: £5 per adult, children free.  Guided tours with Sue the owner (except on NGS days) can be arranged for an additional fee.During this time (except the NGS weekend mentioned below) we will accept the 2 for 1 vouchers from Gardeners World magazine and will also accept a 2 for 1 entry for Members of Garden Organic. From January 2019 Members of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) will be able to visit free – see RHS Handbook for terms and conditions. On the afternoons of 26/27th May all proceeds go to the National Garden Scheme (NGS).

Unfortunately we cannot allow dogs – even very well-behaved ones, much as we love them – as our livestock may be put at risk. Guide dogs are, of course, allowed .

Transport:

Due to its very rural and remote location, there is no public transport to the garden. To find out about Public transport that operates around this area and for more travel information go to http://www.traveline-cymru.info or call 0800 46 40 000

Amenities:

There is a toilet and tea and cakes will be available on the NGS days and self-service tea will be available on most other days.  For group visits please discuss with us in advance. On non-NGS days visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to eat by the river or by the pond.

The nearest shop selling sandwiches and provisions is at Llanfihangel Crucorney.