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National Botanic Garden of Wales

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United Kingdom - Wales - Carmarthenshire

Institution Code: WALES

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the National Botanic Garden of Wales

This garden has a focus on native collections, as well as Mediterranean ecosystems and temperate woodland.

Main Address:
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Wales SA32 8HG United Kingdom

Telephone: 01558 667148
Fax: 01558 668933
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Huw Francis
    Curator's Name: Will Ritchie
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dawn Moore
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 13
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1996
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 230 Hectares
    Latitude: 51.837559
    Longitude: -4.151757
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 350 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Western Australia, South Africa, California, Mediterranean Basin, Chile.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes