Visitor Information for the Botanical Complex in Swansea

Botanical Gardens in Singleton Park


Admission: free

Pedestrian entrances to Botanical gardens:  

Enter Botanical Gardens at Swiss cottage, West gate or North gate in buttressed wall.

Car parking : Blue Badge parking only from Gower  Road entrance SA2 9BY.  Public carpark by Sketty Cross.

Coach parking: contact 07817 200 193

Bus : services 10, 20, 21, 22, alight at Brynmill Lane

Access : mostly accessible, some steep paths but all DDA compliant

Dogs: no dogs except assistance dogs    

Refreshments: picnics allowed but no fires or barbeques. Limited refreshments on site.         

Square Peg café and Vivian Arms nearby 

Renowned 40 metre double herbaceous border.

Many mature trees of national importance.  Glasshouses with orchids, temperate and tropical plants.  Wildflower meadow in season.  Colour and interest all year.  Community building with kitchen available for hire.  Plant Shop open Wednesday all year and Saturday March 30th to end of September 10 am  to 2pm.   Guided walks available.


January - February 10.00am - 3.30pm

March - April 10.00am - 4.30pm

May - September 10.00am - 6.00pm

October 10.00am - 4.30pm

November - December 10.00am - 3.30pm

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Clyne Gardens


Address : Mumbles Road, Blackpill, Swansea SA3 5AS

Opening times : open daily dawn till dusk

Admission : free

Pedestrian entrances at : Mumbles Road, Mayals Road and Westport Road

Car parking : limited parking shared with Woodman Inn, Mumbles Road.  Large pay car park at junction of Mumbles Road and Derwen Fawr Road.  

Coach parking : contact 07920 560 219

Bus : any bus to Mumbles; alight at Blackpill 

Access : steep paths in places; some not suitable for wheelchairs.

Dogs : well behaved dogs on leads preferred. 

Refreshments : picnics allowed but no fires or barbeques. Limited refreshments on site. 

Woodman Inn and Junction Café nearby.

Nationally renowned collection of Rhododendrons and Azaleas.  Fine collection of mature trees, heathers and perennials.  Colour and interest all year.   

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PLANTASIA, Oasis Park, Parc Tawe, Swansea,  

A tropical haven of wonderful plants and animals situated in the heart of the city.


PLANTASIA will be closed from 7 January 2019 for maintenance / improvement works. 

Plantasia is on the brink of a bright new future.

Swansea Council is looking to revitalise the tropical plant and animal venue by developing a new partnership with specialist leisure and attractions operator Parkwood Leisure.

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