1 acre modern cottage garden in open countryside with an emphasis on attracting wildlife. Spring bulbs make the garden particularly pretty in spring. Woodland, ponds, perennial borders and a kitchen garden give yr-round interest. Meandering paths join areas and give unexpected views within the garden.
Tulips in the spring.
Sunday 15 April (1 - 5pm). Admission £3.50, children free. Home-made teas.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement March to May individuals/groups max 30. Admission £3.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Neil & Stella Townsend
The garden as a whole is not wheelchair accessible but the patio area directly outside the house is and gives good views of the garden.
How to find us
Cartref, Sarnau, Arddleen, Llanymynech, Powys, SY22 6QL
8m N of Welshpool. Take A483 from Welshpool towards Oswestry. Turn L after 6m at Arddleen, bear R then turn R towards Sarnau. Turn R after 1m. Cont for approx ½m. Cartref is on L.
More about Cartref
We’ve made a garden with birds, bees and butterflies in mind. The daffodils, tulips and other bulbs give the bees a head start in spring and make a striking display we can enjoy from our house. Children will love our ponds which are dragonfly, frog, toad and newt nurseries bordered by irises and reeds. Our small patio pond is shown in the photograph. Magnolias and tree paeonies are a feature in April and May. Our outbuildings and verandas give shelter to the garden and create a warmer micro climate next to the house that visitors always enjoy.