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Parc Glynllifon

Managers Office Clynnog Road, Caernarfon LL54 5DY, Wales
+44 1766 771000
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Such a great place to just wander and come across things.

Travelling back from Anglesey to Portmeirion we came across Parc Glynllifon via TA, what a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Timothy S
via mobile
Beautiful parkland, dog friendly, nice cafe

We visited here for an afternoon but could easily have spent longer here. As you arrive there is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anne T
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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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
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“black cat” (8 reviews)
“tree trail” (4 reviews)
“hidden gems” (5 reviews)
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Managers Office Clynnog Road, Caernarfon LL54 5DY, Wales
+44 1766 771000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelling back from Anglesey to Portmeirion we came across Parc Glynllifon via TA, what a great place. Perfect for couples, family and doggies. What I found great was just walking around the Parc and finding some really interesting features and all the time hearing the...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here for an afternoon but could easily have spent longer here. As you arrive there is a small children's play area with a mini stonehenge and secret tunnel, and the cafe. We just had coffee but I'm assured by a friend that the...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my husband there for the first time, I have been many times. He absolutely adored the place. So interesting with surprises around every corner

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The steam engine was advertised as working on Bank Holiday, so we went. However the second man (required by regulations) had not turned up and we found a rather disconsolate engine driver. who cheered up wonderfully when I volunteered to help; we had a splendid...More

Thank Peter Pedr J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a manicured clipped garden. It is a voyage of discovery as you uncover lots of hidden gems. An absolute must visit!

Thank tracyhry
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Georgeous walk through gardens with stream and small waterfall.Work shops and historical machinary on view. Plas Glynllifon under renovation.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Parc Glynllifon is situated within easy reach of Caernarfon and has plenty of parking. There are interesting little shops there and offers some lovely scenic walks around the grounds. A nice little cafe as well. It hosts many events throughout the year and if any...More

1  Thank eifioncymru
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A defunct country estate which has been seriously mismanaged by the local council. Very little to show for the investment of public and European funding beyond providing a car park of sorts, a handful of workshops where you are lucky to set eyes on an...More

Thank Jay K
Angharad G, Front Office Manager at Parc Glynllifon, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review. We are very disappointed to hear of your dissatisfaction following your visit to Parc Glynllifon. We share your concern regarding dog mess - the park and the Council as a whole has a strict policy on this...More

Reviewed 16 January 2017

This massive garden was constructed as a playground, and it still offers places to explore, hide and discover. So many tree's, including my favourites, the Giant Redwoods. This is the perfect place for walks, with accessible pathways alowing many areas of the site to be...More

Thank futureproofco
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Took the dog for a stroll at this park. Used the supplied leaflet to follow the "tree trail" through the park via the agricultural museum. Found trees I'd never ever heard of before (and a number of tempting plaques with no obvious tree) We enjoyed...More

Thank Randoman1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there toilets on site and if so where? Thank you
9 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
Is this park Dog Friendly?
20 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.
Is there an entrance fee or is it free? Thanks.
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.