Rainy day ideas at Dinefwr

Visitors with umbrellas in the garden at Bateman's, East Sussex.

We all know that the great Welsh weather occasionally brings us the odd rainy day, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay at home and watch day time telly from dawn til dusk.

800 acre playground.

We’d always encourage our visitors to explore our magnificent parkland come rain or shine. So grab your rain coat and wellies and tick off some of our rainy day challenges in our free ‘50 Things’ scrapbook.

You can spot the wildlife on our National Nature Reserve. You're likey to come across Badgers, Woodpeckers, Otters and insects not to mention our famous herd of What Park Cattle and Fallow Deer.

Almost all of our trails a weatherproof so you can explore the estate without getting too muddy.

Hands on House

If the outdoors isn’t your thing then you must experience the delights of Newton House. This 18th Century mansion sits in the heart of Dinefwr designed landscape; in fact the landscape you see at Dinefwr today was the vision of George and Cecil Rice who once lived at Newton House.

We encourage our visitors to get hands on at Newton House and experience life as servant in the basement brushing room or to play the piano like the Lord and Lady in the Dining Room.

Guided tours

We run daily guided tours of Newton House taking you to areas that aren’t usually accessible to the public. You can find out all the upstairs/downstairs gossip and enjoy the views from the view point windows.

Book your place at the Visitor Information Centre on arrival.

Refresh and relax

After a day of discovery why not kick back and enjoy a light lunch and a cupper in the Billiard Room Tea-rooms in Newton House? We offer hot and cold meals, cakes and drinks.

We also have the Castle Walk Café, dog friendly café for our walkers to stop for a well-earned tea and cake before continuing their day of exploration in the parkland.

Art at Dinefwr

New to Newton House is our Art at Dinefwr Gallery. The servant’s corridor linking the sleeping quarters to the main house never looked as grand as it does today as we display some of the best local artwork.

 Ask at our Visitor information Centre for details on what’s On at Dinefwr today.