Our Gardens in 2023

The standard garden opening times are below. However, please note that some gardens have slightly different timings which will be mentioned in their garden write-up.
Saturday – 10.30am to 5.00pm
Sunday – 11.00am-4.00pm

1 – 33 Goat Street – Julia & John Mansfield. Access through the house to a garden with many steps and gravel paths.  Fine mix of purposeful plants. Kittens in residence this year so no dogs please.

2 – 44 Goat Street – Lisa and Chris Sayner & Sue De Silva. Some steps up to garden from    road. Dogs on leads please.

3 – Erw Dewi / David’s Acre – St Davids Community Garden. Gravel paths but generally flat and easily accessible. Dogs on leads please

4 – Cathedral Peace Garden incl. “Pause for Thought” – easy access to our Sanctuary of Human Qualities. Dogs on leads please.

5 – Cathedral Cloisters – a quiet place inside the Cathedral full of history and charm. Access may be limited but can be viewed. Dogs on leads please.

6 – Deanery garden – Dean Sarah Rowlands. The swing is for a very small child only – the tree won’t stand anything more! Steep paths slippery when wet. Great views of the Bishops Palace and Cathedral. Dogs on leads please.

7 – Melin Dan y Rhiw – Jenny and Gordon Black. Some steps if you want to explore! Beware of the bees. Dogs on leads please. ** SATURDAY ONLY **

8 – 21 Nun Street – Judi Hayward. Access from Quickwell Hill. Some steps, no handrail or ramp, some trip hazards. Dogs on leads please. ** SAT all day & Sunday after 12:30pm **

9 – 19 Nun Street – Ian & Sue Cohen. Dogs on leads please. ** SATURDAY ONLY **

10 – 77 Nun Street – Pam & John, . Lots of colour and one of the best views in St Davids. Tea, coffee cake and lavender biscuits. Dogs on leads please.

11- 3 Bryn Road – Kila Milidine. Most paths are wholly accessible but one path is ‘crazy paving’ and narrow (but there’s grass along one side, so negotiable with wheelchairs/pushchairs if our weather has been dryish).

12 – The Bug Farm – Sarah Beynon & Andy Holcroft (Lower Harglodd Farm, SA62 6BX) – car required to reach, one mile out of the City on the Fishguard Road – look for the flags on the right in the dip. Fully wheelchair accessible. Free car parking. Quick-charge electric car charging point. Dogs on leads please and mind the toads. Report to the tickets office on arrival.

13 – Tegfan, Caerbwdi – Gill Lewis & Ian Bullock (SA62 6QP). 0,7 miles away from St Davids towards Solva. Parking area on lane then walk 200 yds to house. Parking for disabled access at house, 2 cars only. Uneven garden, not wheelchair accessible. Lovely sea views, mixed borders, wild lawns and orchards. No dogs.

14 – Cae Helyg, Clegyr Boia – Sam Minas. Slightly out of town along the St Justinian’s Road. You will need stout shoes as the ground is uneven but mostly flat. Parking. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome.

15 – 12 Goat Street – Mike & Liz Hodson. Welcome to our lovely historical and well restored garden full of encouraged wildlife. Occasional small steps but generally flat and accessible.

16- 101 Nun Street – David & Heather Gifford. All welcome except dogs! Come and admire the view. 

17 – Lower Treginnis – Dan Jones. Experience the beauty of Lower Treginnis, as one of the three farms operated by the charity Farms for City Children, awe-inspiring views of Ramsey Sound. *SATURDAY ONLY*

18 – Penrhiw Hotel The definition of tranquillity, Penrhiw Hotel, St Davids, nestles in acres of private gardens, enveloped by woodland paths, river and meadow.Penrhiw is surrounded by a naturally diverse and wildlife rich landscape, including the Wildflower Meadow where you can find flowers typical of traditional hay meadows, such as the yellow pea- like flower of Bird’s-foot trefoil, the purple thistle-like heads of black knapweed, and the cheerful white heads of the oxeye daisy. Parking for Penrhiw is available in the Meadow, which is through a gateway on the right hand side, approximately 50 metres past Penrhiw Priory’s main entrance. Dogs are welcome in our grounds, on a lead. SA62 6PG