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Parc Glynllifon

Managers Office Clynnog Road, Caernarfon LL54 5DY, Wales
+44 1766 771000
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lovely walk

what a hidden gem we have been here twice now , i know it has some storm damage but the staff are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ros J
Pwllheli, United Kingdom
Needs some work

We went for a walk around the grounds with teenagers and dogs, sadly a lot of the paths closed and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Croeso - welcome! Take a wander around the historic grounds of Glynllifon - perfect for taking your dog for a walk or exploring with your children. Enjoy the rustic woodland walks which feature many historical follies of Plas Glynllifon mansion as well as contemporary sculpures - we even have our own amphitheatre! A perfect family day out. The Grade I listed park is home to some of the rarest flora and fauna in the country. A designated site of Special Scientific Interest (SSI) the grounds are rich in wildlife and home to the endangered Horseshoe Bat. Ample free parking - gift shop - cafe - children's play area - craft workshops
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Managers Office Clynnog Road, Caernarfon LL54 5DY, Wales
Managers Office Clynnog Road, Caernarfon LL54 5DY, Wales
+44 1766 771000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

what a hidden gem we have been here twice now , i know it has some storm damage but the staff are trying to keep the paths clear and there is still a lot to see on a nice winter day

Thank Ros J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a walk around the grounds with teenagers and dogs, sadly a lot of the paths closed and storm damage, cannot blame them for that. Quite a bit of dog mess to we cleaned up after ours dont understand why others don't. We...More

Thank davytaffy
Reviewed 3 December 2017

hundreds of trees have been hacked down and left all over the place. who is responsible for the maintenance? someone with a chainsaw has rampaged through the woods leaving nothing but devastation forestry management? oh yeah, the newboroughs would turn in their graves if they...More

1  Thank r0berts893
Angharad G, Front Office Manager at Parc Glynllifon, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

I’m sorry you were saddened by your visit. Two major storms devastated parts of the woodland during the last 3 years and large areas had to be cleared. These were trees planted after the Newboroughs sold the estate however and were not part of the...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I visited the park with 3 children (12,6 and 4) and 2 dogs. The entry fee is fine, I am happy to pay £12 to visit spaces such as these which require maintenance. Due to the dog's, age of the children and that we arrived...More

2  Thank Lauraj271285
Reviewed 6 August 2017

we really enjoyed a walk on friday around the grounds, kids had a lot of fun at the amphitheatre and with the follies in the grounds making up games, and letting of steam . Not to crowded so really enjoyed it but did think the...More

2  Thank carlalovedavies
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

A pleasant enough walk at the mainly wooded location with some lovely trails along the small stream. The majestic Glynllifon house is on view within the park (Although my understanding is that this is being turned into a luxury hotel). A nice cafe which served...More

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Went to Glynllifon this morning (sunday) just after 10am.The signs at the car park state that Glynllifon is open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm. We fancied a coffee at the café. We sat outside until 10.20 and then left.

2  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Finally found a cafe where I can eat a cake. Dairy/egg free. Plenty of choices on the menue and all the staff where friendly. Parc is worth a visit, even though over the years its been neglected and not as tidy and colourful as it...More

1  Thank Meinir D
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Visited here many times with my children, friends and relatives many times years ago so was sorry to see the place has been let go by the local Council. Fountains and water features all dried up full of slime and stagnant water the beautiful cascade...More

1  Thank crinkley
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A wonderful place to explore, eat and buy local crafts. The grounds are a maze of paths, hidden artifacts and seeped in history. Well worth a visit.

Thank 643eddieh
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Questions & Answers
8 November 2016|
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Response from Angharad G | Property representative |
There are two toilet blocks, one near the cafe and one near the craft workshops. There are no toilets within the grounds/gardens themselves.
Steve F
19 July 2016|
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Response from Angharad G | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely. The place is perfect for dog walking. But they do need to be kept on a leash and their mess cleaned. Appropriate bins provided in the car park.
9 July 2016|
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Response from Angharad G | Property representative |
Entry to grounds and gardens: Adults £4, children £2, oap £3, family of 4 £10. Access to cafe, shop, workshops, play area and steam engine free of charge.