We are hosting a day in the landscape where you will get the opportunity to meet members of the restored landscape team.
Come and explore the restored landscape with serene lakes, dramatic cascades and six new bridges which link our historic parkland.
We are hosting a day in the landscape where you will get the opportunity to meet members of the restored landscape team. If you want to know about how the dam at Llyn Mawr was constructed or what was the inspiration for the six new bridges come along and find out more.
You will have the opportunity to meet:
Reservoir Engineer – Jonathan Hinks from HR Wallingfordwho designed the reservoirs and dams at Llyn Mawr and Llyn Felin Gât. Jonathan has 45 years professional experience including 40 years in dams, hydropower, flood control and water supply.
Architect – Jonathan Saunders from Caroe & Partners carefully designed all six bridges. Inspiration was taken from some of the Hornor paintings. Caroe & Partners aim to provide an original and distinctive approach to new work combined with extensive experience and a scholarly approach to the care of historic buildings and sensitive sites.
Landscape Architect – Simon Bonvoisin from Nicholas Pearson Partnership LLPhas acted as the lead consultant over seeing every aspect of the designed landscape which includes where the paths were located and where every single tree has been planted! Simon has extensive experience in the restoration of historic landscapes and has worked with a wide range of organisations including the National Trust.
Members of the Garden’s project team will also be on hand to answer any of your questions and you will find us all by Llyn Mawr and Llyn Felin Gât from 11.30am – 3pm.
We are a charity that receives financial support from the Welsh Government.
We are extremely thankful to The National Lottery Heritage Fund, and all those who play the National Lottery, for supporting the Botanic Garden’s five-year landscape restoration project.
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