Aberglasney is located just off the busy
A40 roadbetween Llandeiloand Carmarthentown, 3 miles from Llandeilo.
History & Attractions
Spectacularly set in the beautiful Tywi valley of
ruralCarmarthenshire, Aberglasney House features one of the finest gardens in Wales. The first owners were members of the Rudd family, thought to have acquired the Aberglasney estate sometime around 1600, followed by Robert Dyer, a successful Carmarthen lawyer, who purchased Aberglasney in 1710.
In the Summer (April to September) Aberglasney is open from 10am - 6pm; In the Winter (October to March) - 10:30am - 4pm. There are entry costs, but membership of Aberglasney, reduces these fees.
* [http://www.aberglasney.org Official Site]
* [http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=2849194 www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Aberglasney and surrounding area]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/southwest/sites/local_history/pages/aberglasney.shtml BBC Wales feature on the House]
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