Visitor Information for the Botanical Complex in Swansea

Botanical Gardens in Singleton Park

Opens 10 am.  Closes 4 pm  in winter and 6 pm in summer  

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 April to September 10 am  to 2pm.   Guided walks available.


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.   


Plantasia

Address:  

Plantasia, Oasis Park, Parc Tawe, Swansea, SA1 2AL


Opening Times : Open every day 10 am to 5 pm

Admission charge : see Plantasia website for current charges

Contact : 01792 474555

Car parking : large car park at Parc Tawe.  

Coach parking : contact 01792 474555

Pedestrians:easy walking from city centre

Bus : No 8 to University Swansea Bay Campus alight Parc Tawe

Access : good access to all areas

Dogs : no dogs except assistance dogs

Refreshments:small café on site 


Large hothouse reflecting the rainforest environment with arid and tropical zones.   Varied plants, reptiles and fish. 

Good rainy day outing for children.