Who's who at Plas Newydd

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Battle of Waterloo

Henry William, our 1st Marquess played a key part in the battle of Waterloo.

His bravery and leadership on the day won him great renown, he lost his leg and was the first to receive a fully articulated wooden leg.

HMS Conway

For years Plas Newydd was home to hundreds of Conway cadets learning about life at sea, playing an important part in Plas Newydd's history.

Share their memories of their time on Anglesey.

Life below stairs

In the 1920s and 30s Plas Newydd was a busy place with a vast servant's area and bustling kitchens.

Changes in the 1950s mean that those areas look very different today. Read on to learn more...

Taking a look at Plas Newydd from the air © National Trust

Taking a look at Plas Newydd from the air

Plas Newydd throughout the years

Plas Newydd (meaning 'new house') has seen many changes over the years and was originally called 'Llwyn y Moel'.

It has been transformed from a Victorian 'party house' of the 5th Marquess in the 1880s to the comfortable family home that we see today.

Changes at Plas Newydd