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1. Plas Newydd

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Plas Newydd

Set amidst beautiful scenery on the banks of the Menai Strait, this elegant house was redesigned by James Wyatt in the 18th century and is an interesting mixture of classical and Gothic. The comfortable interior, restyled in the 1930s, is famous for its association with Rex Whistler, whose largest painting is here. There is also an exhibition about his work.
 
A military museum contains campaign relics of the 1st Marquess of Anglesey, who commanded the cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo. There is a fine spring garden and Australasian arboretum with an understorey of shrubs and wild flowers, as well as a summer terrace and, later, massed hydrangeas and autumn colour. A woodland walk gives access to a marine walk beside the Menai Strait. 
 
Facilities include a second hand bookshop and a licensed tea room.
 
Plas Newydd Address:
Plas Newydd
Llanfairpwll
Anglesey
LL61 6DQ
Wales, UK

Plas Newydd Opening Times: 
House
 
31st March – 31st October, 12.00pm – 5.00pm, Monday to Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Garden/walks 
31st March – 31st October, 11.00am – 5.30pm, Monday to Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Shop/tea-room 
31st March – 31st October, 10.30am – 5.30pm, Monday to Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
3rd November – 16th December, 11.00am – 4.00pm, Saturday and Sunday
Open Good Friday

Rhododendron garden
Open early April – early June, 11.00am – 5.30pm
Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Plas Newydd Admission:
Adult £6.60
Child £3.30
Family £16.50
Groups £6.00

Garden only
Adult £4.60
Child £2.30

T  +44 (0)1248 715272 (Infoline)

   +44 (0)1248 714795

   +44 (0)1248 716848 (Shop)

F  +44 (0)1248 713673

W  Plas Newydd 
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