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Enchanting mansion and gardens, 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 and contains his exquisite romantic mural and the largest exhibition of his works.

A military museum contains relics from the First 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, an italianate-style summer terrace, and massed hydrangeas which give autumn colour.

A woodland walk gives access to a marine path beside the Menai Strait.

From the house and grounds, the views across the Menai Strait to the mountains of Snowdonia are simply stunning.

What's on

Coming up we have an exhibition by artist Andrew Southall, a visit from Mr Bimbamboozle and our rare plant fair.

Spring is sprung

Spring is here and the house and gardens are now fully open. See the refurbished saloon following the flood of two years ago and enjoy the new viewing points along the Menai Strait.

Sun hat or wellies?

Easter at Plas Newydd

Enjoy a seaside-themed easter at Plas Newydd © Cadbury

Enjoy a seaside-themed easter at Plas Newydd

18 - 21 April

Get ready to roll up your trousers or wear a hanky on your head for some seaside-themed fun this Easter as we enjoy:

  • seaside-themed fancy dress - with spot prizes throughout the day
  • Easter crafts
  • egg decorating and rolling
  • egg and spoon racing
  • egg trails
  • trips to the seashore

Be a Eggsplorer

Go on the hunt for an Egghead at Plas Newydd © Plas Newydd

Go on the hunt for an Egghead at Plas Newydd

18 - 21 April

We're teaming up with Cadbury once again for a fantastic egg hunt through the gardens, as well as lots of fun and games with the Cadbury team.

Follow the tricky trail and crack the cunning clues to claim your chocolate Egghead prize.

  • Cadbury Easter Egg trail: £1.50 per child

Horrible Histories at Plas Newydd

Meet Henry VIII at Plas Newydd © National Trust

Meet Henry VIII at Plas Newydd

20 April, 12pm - 2pm

Joining us on Easter Sunday is none other than Henry VIII from Horrible Histories.

Catch the King as he wanders the gardens at Plas Newydd and why not ask him about his many wives...