14 Best Stately Homes and Gardens In Cardiff Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Stately Homes and Gardens In Cardiff

We've rounded up the best stately homes and gardens in Cardiff in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 14 Cardiff stately homes and gardens to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the stately homes and gardens we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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A little boy playing at Dyffryn Gardens in St Nicholas

Dyffryn Gardens

  • St Nicholas
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Enjoy a fun-packed day at Dyffryn Gardens - explore 55 acres of beautiful gardens, featuring a humongous, 1/2 acre, wild play area for your kids. Let...

Tredegar House

Tredegar House

  • Newport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Introduce your kids to history through games at Tredegar House. Let imaginations run wild - create your own stories with shadow puppets and dress up...

Outside view country house at Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park

  • Dyrham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Dyrham Park has plenty for a family to see and do. The mansion is stunning and full of collections of paintings, ceramics and decorative art such as...

Walking path at Walled Garden at Mells

Walled Garden at Mells

  • Mells
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Walled Garden at Mells is set in the historic Somerset village of Mells, a short distance from Bath and the pretty market town of Frome. The Walled G...

Two kids walking in the gardens at Knightshayes Gardens, photo credit National Trust/Chris Lacey

Knightshayes

  • Tiverton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Ready to go on an adventure? Head down to Knightshayes in Devon, a grand mansion packed full of all sorts of treasures and beautiful collections. Plu...

Outside view of Montacute House

Montacute House

  • Montacute
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Montacute House was built at the end of the 16th century and is considered to be one of the most beautiful Elizabethan houses in England. Whether the...

Woodchester Mansion front

Woodchester Mansion

  • Stonehouse
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Visit the mysterious Woodchester Mansion and discover a stunning piece of history nestled in beautiful rural Gloucestershire. Walk around, marvel at...

A little boy in Spring at Arlington Court, photo credit National Trust image/Chris Lacey

Arlington Court

  • Arlington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Ready for an adventure? From outdoor den building to browsing an impressive model ship collection, Arlington Court in Devon is a great spot for your...

Red Pandas at Longleat Safari and Adventure Park in Warminster

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park

  • Warminster
  • Outdoor
  • Safari Parks

Experience the thrill of Longleat Safari and Adventure Park. This safari drive through takes you closer to wild animals than ever before. Drive throu...

Walking path at Hidcote Manor Garden in Chipping Campden

Hidcote Manor Garden

  • Chipping Campden
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Hidcote Manor Garden was created to be full of surprises, with a maze of narrow pathways and secret gardens for the kids to explore. There are some l...

Dinefwr

Dinefwr

  • Llandeilo
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Escape the hustle and bustle of modern life with a family day out at the Dinefwr estate in South Wales. Journey into the world of Welsh legends and f...

Outside view of Forde Abbey House and Gardens in Chard

Forde Abbey House and Gardens

  • Chard
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Forde Abbey Historical House and Gardens is a lovely working, family estate, with a number of features that offer an enjoyable day out for all ages....

Walking paths at Bowood House & Gardens in Calne

Bowood House & Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Calne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

The whole family can relax in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, designed by Capability Brown, offering a lake, arboretum, pinetum and cascade. Perfect...

Carving on wall at Wildwood Escot in Ottery St Mary

Wildwood Escot5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ottery St Mary
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Come learn about the native wildlife, get stuck in the crazy maze, and marvel at the magnificent Anglo-Saxon village, all set in the 220 acres of par...

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