Our Gardens in 2024

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

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

4 – 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.

5 – 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.

6 – Treasury Garden – Chris Crooks (Dean’s Verger) welcomes you to this ancient garden hidden in the Cathedral Close. Watch out for the BEE and follow the map.

7 – Y Gorlan, 77 Nun Street – Pam & John welcome you to their colourful garden full of texture and variety with and one of the best views in St Davids before the building work started. Dogs on leads please.

8 – 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.

9 – 101 Nun Street – David & Heather Gifford. All welcome except dogs! Come and admire the view. 

10 – Lower Treginnis – Farms for City Children – Katy Harris offers a warm welcome to 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*

11- 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.

12 – 13 Maes Dyfed – Katy and Andy would like you to see their garden with a difference. Nature takes the front seat in this garden and shows what can be done with creativity and courage – a garden to remember.

13 – Bryn Hyfryd, 2 Bryn Road. Clare and John will be open on Sunday only this year and will show you what lies beyond their walled garden.

14 – Fern Cottage – Bren invites you to her small cottage garden behind the High Street on Bryn Road.

15 – Cairiad – Alma Joenson welcomes you to her small-scale, no-dig, regenerative and innovative market garden: https://caeriad.co.uk/. Rough ground in places. Dogs on leads please..

16- Maes Glasfryn – unattended community woodland nursery.

17 – Oriel y Parc Visitors Centre – Rachel is pleased to welcome visitors to the small nature area at the front of the Centre buildings. https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/oriel-y-parc