Getting toNational Botanic Garden of Walescar-free

1 At a glance

  • Train to Carmarthen in time for
  • 1108 bus straight to Garden*
  • Enjoy half price entry!
  • Buses back at 1310 or 1625*

2 Step-by-step

There are direct trains to Carmarthen from Swansea, Cardiff and beyond. You’ll need to arrive in Carmarthen before 11am. National Rail

Catch the 1108 bus from the railway station – it’s the 297 bus run by Morris Travel. The journey is about 20 minutes and the bus takes you right to the entrance. Buses back leave at 1310 and 1625.

* There are currently no buses on Fridays, Sundays or Bank Holidays.

  • Live bus times:
    Carmarthen Railway Station

About National Botanic Garden of Wales

Set in 568 acres of beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the National Botanic Garden of Wales boasts more than 8,000 plants from all over the world.

Highlights include: Lord Foster’s Great Glasshouse - the largest single-span glasshouse on the planet - housing a top collection of Mediterranean plants. As well as themed gardens, a necklace of lakes, Butterfly House and Bird of Prey Centre.

  • County: Carmarthenshire
  • Address: Middleton Hall, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN
  • Refreshments: licensed restaurant, cafes
  • Car-free offer: 50% off by train, bus or bike (based on full adult price)

3 Plan your car-free journey

Reverse Route

About National Botanic Garden of Wales

Set in 568 acres of beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the National Botanic Garden of Wales boasts more than 8,000 plants from all over the world.

Highlights include: Lord Foster’s Great Glasshouse - the largest single-span glasshouse on the planet - housing a top collection of Mediterranean plants. As well as themed gardens, a necklace of lakes, Butterfly House and Bird of Prey Centre.

  • County: Carmarthenshire
  • Nearest town: Carmarthen
  • Refreshments: licensed restaurant, cafes
  • Car-free offer: 50% off by train, bus or bike (based on full adult price)
Bike routes

The Garden is on NCN Route 47, about 90 minutes cycle ride from Carmarthen. You can plan your route on cyclestreets. 50% off entry when you come by bike.

Taxi numbers

There is a taxi rank at Carmarthen station, or you can book in advance with Chris Cars 01267 234438 or Paul’s Taxis 01267 612069. The fare is around £18.

Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount