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January 12, 2017

Gerddi Cymru s02e06

S4C Wales 11 December 2016 – Welsh with embedded English subtitles

Aled Samuel visits two very different gardens. The gardens of Chirk Castle in North east Wales have clipped yew hedges, herbaceous borders, rock gardens and terraces, and are surrounded by 18th century parkland. Plas yn Rhiw is at the tip of the Llyn Peninsula. […]

January 9, 2017

Gerddi Cymru s02e05

S4C Wales 4 December 2016 – Welsh with embedded English subtitles

Aled Samuel visits the gardens of St Fagan’s National History Museum in Cardiff. As he finds out more about the grand formal gardens of the castle and the small, more intimate cottage gardens, he also learns about the history of Wales and its people. […]

January 4, 2017

Gerddi Cymru s02e04

S4C Wales 27 November 2016 – Welsh with embedded English subtitles

Aled Samuel visits Veddw garden in Monmouthshire, which is set in the wonderful countryside of the Welsh border above Tintern. There are two acres of ornamental garden and two acres of woodland. The original garden design of Bodysgallen Hall near Llandudno dates from 1678. […]

January 1, 2017

Gerddi Cymru s02e03

S4C Wales 20 November 2016 – Welsh with embedded English subtitles

Aled Samuel crosses the Menai Bridge to visit Plas Cadnant on Anglesey. Gardening essentially began at Cadnant in 1804, when John Price chose a highly scenic position for his new Georgian house. The walled garden was used as a kitchen garden and orchard. Aled […]

December 29, 2016

Gerddi Cymru s02e02

S4C Wales 13 November 2016 – Welsh with embedded English subtitles

Aled Samuel goes to the Conwy Valley to visit the gardens at Gwydir Castle, which are amongst the very few in Wales accorded Grade 1 listed status. They represent an important example of the formal Renaissance garden of the Tudor and Stuart periods. Then […]

December 25, 2016

Gerddi Cymru s02e01

S4C Wales 6 November 2016 – Welsh with embedded English subtitles

Aled Samuel returns with a second series featuring Welsh gardens open to the public. Today he visits the gardens at Picton Castle in Pembrokeshire. They extend to about 40 acres and include a walled garden and a Mediterranean garden created in about 1800. The […]