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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.

Find your perfect day out

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

  • 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...

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...

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...

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...

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

  • 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...

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...



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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...

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

  • 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...

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....

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...

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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