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    ‘The early birth of Tenby as a tourist resort’ An online exhibition by Peter Stopp

    The grounds of the National Botanic Garden of Wales have a history going back at least as far as Tudor times. But what we can see today is the impact made by William Paxton at the end of the eighteenth century – a country park with lakes, waterfalls and walkways – now lovingly restored. Paxton […]

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    Ten species threatened with extinction – in one field on Waun Las National Nature Reserve

    Imagine a nature reserve with rare species equivalent to the European bison, Sumatran orangutang, snow leopard, polar bear, manatee, black colobus monkey, green sea turtle, giant armadillo, Masai giraffe and the dragon tree? We have one.

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    A year in the life of the Balwen sheep at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

    Balwen sheep are full of character. They are quick witted, independent and incredibly cautious of anything new. They are happy in familiar surroundings and have a terrific memory.

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    Membership as a Gift

    The gift of Garden membership makes the perfect present . . .

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    Regency Restoration Project – Finishing Touches

    The Regency Restoration Project has been a five-year project which has restored features of a Regency period landscape, created in the late 18th and early 19th century for William Paxton, in what is now Waun Las National Nature Reserve.

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    Parkland Views – A Two Mile Round Walk Around Waun Las NNR

    On this walk you’ll get some great views, get to meet our friendly livestock and maybe see some wonderful wildlife

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