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Hidden Gem

Dewstow Gardens near Chepstow in Monmouthshire is one of Wales' hidden gems.  The gardens were originally built in the late 19th century but were buried in the 1940s and lay undiscovered for over 50 years until they were discovered by accident in 2000.  A huge restoration project was undertaken and now the gardens have been restored to their former glory.  The gardens contain many ponds and rills but also they contain a remarkable labyrinth of underground tunnels, grottoes and sunken ferneries.

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