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Clyne Gardens

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Clyne Gardens contains varied National Collections of plants set in beautiful parkland

Admission free

Internationally famous for its superb collections of Rhododendrons, Pieris and Enkianthus, the gardens offer a haven of tranquility, lush planting and interesting features. 

Our specialist parks are truly magnificent, blooming with rare species, national collections and famous annual displays. The prestigious parks with green flag status are a sanctuary for people from the hustle and bustle of city life. The gardens are truly spectacular all year round.

If you want to explore the gardens at your own leisure why not follow our Clyne Gardens walk.

Image depicting Download a map of Clyne GardensDownload the following map of Clyne Gardens to help you navigate your way around the gardens;

Parking and toilet facilities

There is limited parking and disabled parking at the main entrance by the Woodman pub on the Mumbles Road.  More on-road parking can be found at the top of the park at Westport Avenue, off Mayals Road. 

Toilet facilities including disabled facilities can be found in a block near the main entrance; just follow the main path up the hill and the block is on your right.

Please note, Clyne has some steep paths which can be difficult for non-motorised wheelchairs and those with pushchairs.  There are some stepped areas, though none on the tarmaced main path that winds up through the park.

Outstanding features

The park has a host of varied features including an historic castle, romantic tower, chapel, a bluebell wood, a picturesque cottage and Italian and Japanese bridges.

How to get there

By car: From the city centre head west along Oystermouth Road (A4067), turn right at the Woodman pub and right into the car park.  Please note that there is limited parking.

By bus: There is a bus stop opposite the woodman public house.  From Swansea Quadrant bus station take service 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 14, 14A, 37.  Coaches and group visits are welcome by prior arrangement.

Post Code – SA3 5BA

Further information

For further information please contact 01792 205327 or 01792 297854

Thanks to What's it Like Swansea for this video

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William Graham Vivian - the millionaire of Clyne - purchased 'Clyne Castle' in 1860 and lavished time and money on it to reflect his wealth.
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There are many exciting features of Clyne Gardens.
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Group visits and tours of the beautiful gardens in Clyne and the walled garden and glasshouses of Singleton can easily be arranged.

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