The National Garden Scheme – North Wales, Anglesey and Gwynned
The National Garden Scheme is a UK wide initiative that gives visitors access to a vast network of over 3,500 gardens across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the gardens accommodate visitors with tea and cakes as well as other drinks and snacks. All whilst raising money for charity, via admissions, The National Garden Scheme have been able to donate over £63 million to charities across the UK with the help of Garden Owners opening and allowing visitors to tour their gardens, visitors kind enough to make donations and volunteers who gave up their time to contribute to something bigger.
These are a few gardens that are located in Anglesey and Gwynned that are opening once again in 2022.
Gardd y Coleg
Approx ½ acre featuring raised beds planted with ornamental and native plants mulched with local slate. Benches and picnic area, wide pathways suitable for wheelchairs. Spectacular views. Garden created and maintained by volunteers. Development of the garden is ongoing.
2 acre garden created by owner over 20 yrs with lake, large rock outcrops and palm tree area. Spanish style patio and laburnum arch lead to sunken garden and wooden bridge over lily pond with fountain and waterfall. Peaceful Chinese orientated garden offering contemplation. Separate Koi carp pond. Abundant seating throughout.
Interesting, harmonious and very varied 2 acre garden inc magnificent views of Snowdonia. An exposed site inc Bronze Age burial cairn. Winding paths and varied levels planted to create shelter, year-round interest, microclimates and varied rooms. Ponds, waterfall, bridge and other features use local materials and craftspeople. Wildlife encouraged, well organised compost. Good family garden.
Mynydd Heulog is an C18 stone cottage set in approx 1 acre of sloping garden with amazing views over the Lleyn and Cardigan Bay. Gradually being developed over 25 years, the garden is now an eclectic mix of mature trees, shrubs, perennials and exotics. Features inc arches, statues, bridges, summerhouse and shepherds hut. Large terrace and veranda with views and secret seating areas.