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Dyffryn Gardens’ Big Book Weekend

Saturday, June 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating until Sunday, June 25, 2017

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About the Event

Looking for some pool side reading for an upcoming summer holiday? See what literary gems you can discover in Dyffryn Gardens’ Big Book Weekend and help to restore the Great Lawn fountain.

The majestic Edwardian gardens and Victorian mansion house of Dyffryn, a National Trust property in the Vale of Glamorgan, provides the perfect fairy-tale setting for their second-hand book fair, which will be taking place on June 24 and 25, from 10:30am – 4pm.

Hundreds of donated books will be displayed on the south terrace for visitors to purchase and in doing so, help raise money for the restoration of their fountain pool at the end of the Great Lawn.

“Our second-hand book shop which is run by our dedicated team of volunteers in Dyffryn House is very popular amongst our visitors all year round. From March 2016 to February 2017, we managed to raise over £15,000 from book sales alone.” commented Visitor Experience Officer, Nina Batram.

“People in the local community are very generous and have donated all sorts of books. We have got a great collection of novels, autobiographies and children’s books on offer, so there really is something for everyone.”

Normal admission prices will apply on entry for the day.


Saturday, June 24, 2017
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Dyffryn Gardens
Saint Nicholas GlamorganCF5 6SUUnited Kingdom+ Google Map
029 2059 3328
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