Colby Lodge 879

Narberth, Wales

Brief Description

The house, walled garden and the garden surrounding the house date from about 1803. The landscape gardens evolved after the mid-19th century, with drives and a ha-ha extant by 1889. The woodland garden was created from 1894 onwards.The house and garden were given to the National Trust in 1980. The collection of semi-hardy herbaceous and woody material within the walled garden dates from the 1990s.

History

The garden surrounding the house and the walled garden date from around 1803, with the landscape garden being created later in the 19th century.

Visitor Facilities

The site is open daily between March and November. More information
Features

Plant Environment

  • Woodland Garden
  • Environment
  • Mansion House (featured building)
  • Description: The house is a three-storey, rendered building with a slate roof.
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  • Ha-ha
  • Description: Curving ha-ha.
  • Planting
  • Description: Walled garden, an irregular pentagonal shape.
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  • Gazebo
  • Description: Octagonal gazebo.
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  • Pond
  • Description: Two small circular ponds.
  • Drive
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Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open daily between March and November.

Directions

The site is signposted from the A477 Carmarthen to Tenby road. There is also a bus service. See: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/colby-woodland-garden/how-to-get-here/
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Amroth
Contact

Telephone

01443 336000

Official Website

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Other websites

Owners

  • National Trust

    Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA
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