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Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll LL61 6DQ, Wales
+44 1248 714795
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A Must Go To

Been visiting the area, on and off, for almost 30 years and always try and include a visit to Plas... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fatgazbo
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Fascinating

Lovely house with amazing views across the straits. Excellent guides throughout to explain the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anne W
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Anglesey, United Kingdom
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Home of the Marquess of Anglesey, with spectacular views of Snowdonia.Set on the shores of the Menai Strait amidst breathtakingly beautiful scenery, this elegant house was redesigned by James Wyatt in the 18th century. The 1930s restyled interior is famous for its Rex Whistler association, containing his largest painting and exhibition.A military museum contains relics from the 1st Marquess of Anglesey's tenure, who commanded the cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo.There's a fine spring garden and Australasian arboretum, with an understorey of shrubs and wild flowers, a summer terrace, and massed hydrangeas which give autumn colour.A woodland walk gives access to a marine path beside the Menai Strait.
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Llanfairpwllgwyngyll LL61 6DQ, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been visiting the area, on and off, for almost 30 years and always try and include a visit to Plas Newydd. Great place to visit when its raining (wander around the house, see the Whistler Mural), when its dry (great gardens with a wonderful tree...More

Thank Fatgazbo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely house with amazing views across the straits. Excellent guides throughout to explain the history of the family. The grounds are extensive and very well maintained. Lots of space and activities for kids.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The main house was shut but the grounds are always worth a visit . We were fortunate that a squirrel talk / walk was about to take place . It was informative and well lead

Thank Peter965
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Have been to Plas Newydd many times and last Saturday went to see 'An Anglesey child's Christmas '. What a wonderful feature , Chritsmas as it was in 1965.. It changed our view of Plas Newydd from a NT House to a family home. Well...More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed November 27, 2017

There are lovely walks and the house is in a great location and you can also see red squirrels if you don't make too much noise.

Thank Mike V
Reviewed November 9, 2017

the house is set in its own ground and next to the manai straits the tour round the house is great and is well wrth a visit, you can then have a bit to eat in the wonderful cafe they have there as well as...More

Thank John H
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We went as a small group earlier this year. The weather was beautiful so we had a lovely walk around the grounds, picnicked outside on a terraced area with a beautiful view of the water. The house is full of history and therefore very interesting....More

Thank Glutenfreefam
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Obviously we had to come here being a welsh speaker myself! The house is stunningly beautiful, overlooking the Menai Straights. The detail in the interior is lovely to see. There are beautiful paintings depicting the family line, and the house has been passed down from...More

Thank AlexiaandTony
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

A trip to Plas Newydd at this time of year is a family favourite - lovely autumn colours. We check the website for family activities, this year it was conkers, autumn leaf crowns and the chance for kids to be an artist. We walk round...More

1  Thank DietofNuts
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Really nice NT property. Staff in house and at the ticket office very informative and clearly enjoy what they do. Gardens a little bleak at this time of the year but lovely for a walk. Great views of the straits. Disappointing on the day as...More

Thank carolinadurk
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Pete E
June 16, 2016|
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Response from Iwan E | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are more than welcome in the grounds on short leads. Everywhere except children's play areas, the house and terraced garden.
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angus r
August 29, 2015|
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Response from StuB62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, For confirmation I have just been on their website and it states: 1. Designated mobility parking in main car park. Drop-off point 2. Buggy shuttle service for visitors with reduced mobility (subject to availability) 3... More
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angus r
August 29, 2015|
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Response from mave1 | Reviewed this property |
I have been on holiday hence the delay in replying. I am not a wheelchair user therefore I do not know the answer to your query. On checking the National Trust Handbook I see relevant symbols opposite "Access for all". I... More
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