Set in 8 acres, Slade garden is an unexpected gem with established drifts of spring bulbs and a woodland plant collection. Ponds attract wildlife. The terraced lawns, mature specimen trees, living willow arbours, rose and clematis pergola, orchard and herbaceous borders, create a very natural garden. Extensive views over the Bristol Channel.
Heritage Coast wardens will give guided tours of adjacent Dunraven Gardens with slide shows every hour from 2pm.
How to find us
Slade, Southerndown, Glamorgan, CF32 0RP
5m S of Bridgend. M4 J35 Follow A473 to Bridgend. Take B4265 to St. Brides Major. Turn R in St. Brides Major for Southerndown, then follow yellow NGS signs.
More about Slade
Set in 8 acres, Slade garden is an unexpected gem off the coast road to Southerndown beach. Slade garden is nestled in a mini valley (Slad) which eventually leads to the beach. The mature woodland protects the garden from harsh winds so that masses of spring flowers thrive. The rose and clematis pergola lead you to the herbaceous borders which leads on to the hot garden and bower plus water feature! Terraced lawns take you to Dave's Garden where you can find extensive views over Dunraven Castle, Southerndown beach and the Bristol Channel, complimented by various wild flower gardens extending to 2 acres.