50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

How many things can you cross off the list? 

How many things can you cross off the list?

Every Wednesday over the summer we're completing the 50 things list:

  • 13 August: seashore safari, bug hunting, pond dipping
  • 20 August: build a raft, make a mud pie, build a den
  • 27 August: build a den, hold a scary beast, make a grass trumpet

Pretty useful plants

A camelia blooms in spring © National Trust

A camelia blooms in spring

3 September, 2pm

Join our gardener for a guided walk and discover that as well as being colourful, many of the plants at Plas Newydd have a surprising number of practical uses. Maybe you've got some of these pretty useful plants in your garden too?

For more information, give us a call on 01248 714795, or drop us an email.

Mr Bimbamboozle

Jokes and magic tricks with Mr Bimbamboozle © Plas Newydd

Jokes and magic tricks with Mr Bimbamboozle

Various dates until 29 October

Punch and Judy will be here again all summer long, accompanied by children's favourite Mr Bimbamboozle. Come along for lots of laughs and amazing magic tricks.

Take a look at their show.

Anglesey woodland festival

Get hands-on at the Anglesey woodland festival © Plas Newydd

Get hands-on at the Anglesey woodland festival

27 - 28 September, 11am - 4pm

Bring the family to this great 2-day festival of all things woodland. Full of crafts and activities and all taking place in our enchanting Diary Wood. Play some drums, learn to whittle or watch horse logging in action.

Free entry.

For more info call us on 01248 714795 or email us.

Get wet 'n' wild

The fun is Wet 'n' Wild © Conway Centre

The fun is Wet 'n' Wild

With the Menai Strait right on our doorstep, what better place is there to get out on the water on one of our wet and wild activity days? Run by fully qualified instructors. Learn how to handle a Canadian canoe, kayak or sailing boat.

  • Kayak/canoe: 2-hour taster session - £120 for up to eight people; 3-hour session - £122.50 for up to seven people
  • Sailing: 3-hour session costs £120 for up to 6 people

For more info and to book, email or call on 01248 714795