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Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll LL61 6DQ, Wales
+44 1248 714795
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fabulous mural

Visiting this house makes for a lovely day out. Pretty gardens to stroll around and an interesting... read more

Reviewed yesterday

Had a thoroughly enjoyable day here. The weather was glorious and sunny. There is a buggy which... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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
+44 1248 714795
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Reviewed yesterday

Visiting this house makes for a lovely day out. Pretty gardens to stroll around and an interesting house to see. By far the most spectacular thing about it is the huge, intricate mural by Rex Whistler and the history behind it. A must see if...More

Thank JellyBaby24
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a thoroughly enjoyable day here. The weather was glorious and sunny. There is a buggy which you can get to take you down to the house, or you can walk through the gardens. We took the buggy but it only fits 3 plus the...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The massive mural by Whistler is a must for art lovers, it is incredible anf full of quirks and surprises. Lovely house, but the views of the Menai Straits as you walk through the gardens is wow.

Thank annmac211
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

NationalTrust property..friendly and welcoming staff.. free to wander around the house..informative guides..lovely views..part of the house is still lived in by the present owners which give the house a lived in feel..red squirrels live in the woods but we couldn't see any when we visited..toilets...More

Thank tishtash123080
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a priviledge to visit this lovely private stately home and garden on the banks of the Menai Straits. It has a unique position with sublime views.

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to visit worth the time there are some great views of the menai straits. They have a golf cart to ferry people up and down. The house is known for a painting covering a large wall which was painted by the whistler. The...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the few National Trust properties we have visited that still had many of the original contents on display. The displays and paintings relating to the Marquis of Anglesey who led the calvary at the Battle of Waterloo are very informative and sufficient in...More

Thank peterwV975TL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a little gem tucked away, and very much worth a visit. When we arrived here we were a bit late and all the people here said we must see the mural which had been painted by the whistler. Very impressive and worth...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fantastic. Have been here many times and the house and especially location never fails to impress. On a sunny day the gardens are wonderful and the house is always so homely and welcoming.

Thank suitcase0810
Reviewed 1 week ago

Average but interesting National Trust property. Lovely views towards Snowdonia. Lots of walks through well tended gardens. Ideal for a picnic.

Thank Chris-and-Liz-B
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Pete E
17 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.
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
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