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Jacobean-style house with gardens and a working watermill

A passion for tradition and impressing guests inspired one man to transform a run-down country house and desolate landscape.

At the age of 30, the future Lord Fairhaven began to create his first home. Wanting to inspire and surprise visitors, he created a spectacular garden with planting for all seasons and a cosy house in which to entertain. Life revolved around horse racing and shooting, and guests enjoyed 1930s luxury.

Inside: fine furnishings, books, paintings, silver and rare clocks give a feeling of opulence.

Outside: 46 hectares (114 acres) offer vibrant colour, delicious scents and the simple pleasures of nature.

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Summer fun and adventure

Children exploring the parkland of Anglesey Abbey

Children exploring the parkland of Anglesey Abbey

Looking for a great family day out?

We've lots of fun activities to keep the family interested and entertained all day.

Our Families Page page has some great ideas to help you plan your day out.

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Now is the perfect time to enjoy the kaleidoscope of vibrant colours in the Herbaceous Border and the heady scent of the Rose Garden.

This weekend

Tasty treats in the trees

Enjoy lunch at our new Wild Diner in the Wildlife Discovery Area.

Tasty burgers, hot dogs, chicken & veggie options served from 11am-3pm.

Located next to Lime Tree Lookout Treehouse.

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