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Interesting house and pleasant gardens with view across Menai Strait.

There is a good visitor centre with a cafe at the entrance or you can use the cafe next to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TerryJ278
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Epworth, United Kingdom
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Worth it for the views

The house is situated on the shore of the Menai Straits and the views across to the mainland are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MeridianManchester
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Manchester
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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...more
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All reviews national trust rex whistler dining room menai straits nt property whistler mural well worth a visit nt members red squirrels interesting house family history adventure playground rhododendron garden stately home frisbee golf stunning views gardens are lovely
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is a good visitor centre with a cafe at the entrance or you can use the cafe next to the house. The grounds are good for walking and seeing red squirrels. They go down to the waterside with views over the Menai Strait to...More

Thank TerryJ278
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is situated on the shore of the Menai Straits and the views across to the mainland are fantastic. The house itself is well presented and interesting with exhibits about the family who owned it and historical events such as the battle of Trafalgar....More

Thank MeridianManchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place for a long walk with the family. Whilst you are not allowed in the small formal garden you are allowed in the grounds there are loads of trails and walks by the banks Menai straits. Plus you can go all day any...More

1  Thank Baileythedoodlepics
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in for lunch the sandwiches looked awful so we had soup it came with a slice and half of bread 1butter pack. The restaurant was very untidy and staff were just wearing normal clothing no inform not even an apron. It was a total...More

1  Thank pebee2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a lovely afternoon touring this 18th century house, it currently has the work of Rex whistler displayed in relation to its remodelled interior, not to be confused with James McNeill Whistler (unrelated) as I did to my embarrassment. The real draw to this...More

Thank PBriff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being National Trust members, we are regulars at Plas Newydd and there is something different to see and do in each season of the year. In the Springtime a walk to the Rhododendron Garden is lovely. In the Summer months there’s lots of activities for...More

Thank Therese D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With limited time, we raced round the house - more time would reveal more of its attractions. The views are great, but the red squirrel experience excelled. Many sightings both as we strolled alone and with the knowledgeable guide. The small cafe was underwhelming with...More

1  Thank LesManchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting here was the highlight of my North Wales trip, there’s so many good reasons to come here. The gardens are a pleasant place to walk about with fine trees, though I didn’t see the red squirrels. There are excellent views of the Menai straight...More

Thank Andythebaggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A National Trust property. Seven in our group including 4 and 7 year old girls. They particularly enjoyed the large adventure playground in the woods. Interesting house featuring US painter Rex Whistler. Excellent gardens overlooking the straits. Good cafe. Situated just over the Menai bridge,...More

Thank fsharpminor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great couple of hours here in glorious weather. Highlight of the house has to be the Whistler mural but ensure you listen to the guide’s explanation to get the full benefit. Other paintings throughout the house, interesting rooms with some restoration work in...More

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Heather B
18 April 2018|
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Response from Patsy H | Reviewed this property |
Checkout opening times, they are all very close to each other. Plas Newydd house a must, the Trompe-l'œil is a must to see. Sea Zoo is next door to Angelsey Sea Salt I'd visit this instead of the railway station as it's a... More
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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.
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angus r
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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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