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Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll LL61 6DQ, Wales
+44 1248 714795
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a wonderful place to visit

the house is set in its own ground and next to the manai straits the tour round the house is great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John H
Small group visit

We went as a small group earlier this year. The weather was beautiful so we had a lovely walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glutenfreefam
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Norwich, 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great visit to this house overlooking the Menai Strait, The family of the Earl of Anglesey owned it until they gave it to the National Trust in recent times. The first earl was granted the title for his part leading the cavalry at Waterloo,...More

Thank 71chris2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a grey day but this did not stop us. We have visited the house before and this time it was the garden. It's October so a lot of the flower beds were empty. The red squirrel was an amazing site. Very sad that...More

Thank Patsy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As are most NT places it is expensive if you are not a member. Lovely woodland walks, saw several red squirrels which made the day for us. Delightful setting. Shame there is no cover in the cafe garden. Not pleasant sitting in the rain because...More

Thank Lee67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are NT members and whilst staying in Anglesey thought we visit here, we was not disappointed, the walks around the grounds were very good then visited the cafe there were plenty of seating in doors and out . We walked around inside the house...More

Thank Diane f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out stunning house and very informative,lovely walks round the gardens and the lady who talked about Rex whistler painting. Is an absolute credit to national trust

Thank dpm8888
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Pete E
16 June 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
29 August 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
29 August 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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