Great houses and mansions in Wales

From eccentric aristocrats to tales of love and loss painted on to walls, our magnificent welsh stately homes, mansions and their collections bring Welsh history and stories to life.

Before you visit

We have reopened most of our gardens and parklands in Wales and we are beginning to reopen some of some indoor spaces. We recommend you book your visit in advance, especially at busy times such as weekends. Please note that some of our places may still be closed. Make sure to check the property page to see if it's open and to book your visit.

Plas Newydd with the Menai Strait and Snowdonia in the background

Plas Newydd, Anglesey 

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.

Autumnal view at Newton House at Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire

Newton House, Dinefwr 

Newton House was the home of the Rhys (or Rice) family. They were descendants of the powerful Princes of Deheaubarth, who ruled from the nearby Dinefwr Castle; perched on top of the hill overlooking the Towy valley. Did you know? Newton House is thought to be one of the most haunted houses in Britain.