Plas Newydd House and Garden

Important notice -

Buggy service (11:30-16:15) is run by volunteers and may not be available every day. Please check availability in advance if you require this service. No booking required to visit the house & garden, please follow Welsh Government regulations.

Enchanting mansion and gardens, with spectacular views of Snowdonia. A whole day of things to see and do.

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Things to see and do

Visiting Plas Newydd: what you need to know

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. We've made some changes to our usual offer, to help keep everyone safe.

Upcoming events

Open Doors in Wales

Sat 25 Sep 2021
10:30-17:00
Plas Newydd will be joining the Wales-wide heritage festival organised by Cadw, Open Doors. We will be offering free entry, allowing visitors to explore and discover something new.

125 Treasures Whistler Talks

Wed 29 Sep 2021
11:00-11:30
Join us for a closer look at Rex Whistler's Mural

Squirrel Breakfast

Fri 01 Oct 2021
08:00-10:00
Early rises? Join Us for a Red Squirrel Breakfast

Winter Cream Tea

Sun 31 Oct 2021
10:30-16:00
Order a festive cream tea from Old Dairy Cafe

Take part in a winter adventure with Percy The Park Keeper

Sat 04 Dec 2021
11:00-14:30
This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventure at Plas Newydd on the Percy The Park Keeper winter trail. Wrap up warm, find your way through the trail and see what winter nature you can spot along the way.

Festive Natural Crafts

Sun 12 Dec 2021
10:00-12:00
Join us and Ynys Twca for some festive fun in the great outdoors. Collect your own materials and see what you can make! Learn more about primitive tool use and environmental awareness
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What's on

Children searching through autumn leaves

Autumn fun at Plas Newydd 

Whether it's kicking through leaves, learning about nature or searching for Red Squirrels, there's plenty going on at Plas Newydd.

Girl running up stone steps to the Terraced Garden

50 things at Plas Newydd 

Calling all young adventurers! Are you ready to try out 50 of the wildest, most fun-packed and exciting things to do in the great outdoors?

Snow in the West Indies garden at plas Newydd

Winter in the garden at Plas Newydd 

Enjoy the ever changing sights at Plas Newydd this winter. Take a walk around the garden at Plas Newydd and discover a whole world of plants and trees with secluded spots to take a moment and enjoy the views. There are two hides along the paths by the Menai Strait from which you are able to observe the varied birdlife, both in the woodland behind and along the shoreline.

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Eating and shopping

Freshly baked scones in the cafe at Plas Newydd House and Garden

What refreshments are available?

The Old Dairy Café is open daily serving a limited selection of drinks, cakes, light bites and sandwiches to eat in or to take away. We’ve introduced new safety measures including screens at our till, collection points and waymarked routes. If you’re eating in or using our outdoor seating, we’ll ask you to scan your membership card or, if you’re not a member, to leave brief contact details for the Test, Trace and Protect programme.

Autumn 2021

Stop off at our shop

Our shop is open from daily. For the safety of staff and visitors, social distancing measures are in place and we've made changes to payment, which will be via card only. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Plas Newydd House & Garden for everyone, for ever.

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Wildlife

Red squirrel in the woodland at Plas Newydd

Spotted a red at Plas Newydd? 

Having been at serious risk in the 1990s, the red squirrel population on Anglesey is now the largest in Wales and there are over 100 thriving at Plas Newydd.

Plas Newydd with the Menai Strait and Snowdonia in the background

Walk the hidden corners of Plas Newydd 

Enjoy the stunning views over the Menai Strait, the Faenol and Snowdonia as you walk around the beautiful grounds of Plas Newydd.

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History

Capriccio of a Mediterranean Seaport

The house at Plas Newydd 

Through a new ground-floor, one-way route, explore the unfinished works of Rex Whistler and view his famous mural.

Uxbridge and Wellington after the Battle of Waterloo

Unearth our history 

Discover the past of our special place including its tapestry of owners and their influences throughout history.

Detail of Rex Whistler's mural at Plas Newydd

A talented young artist at Plas Newydd 

Born in 1905 and sadly died in 1944 at only 39 years old Plas Newydd is home to a wonderful collection of Rex Whistler artworks. Currently presented at Plas Newydd is a temporary display of Whistler’s “unfinished” artwork.

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Our work

volunteer drives family in a buggy

Volunteering on Anglesey 

If you’ve been thinking about volunteering or have been contemplating your resolution to do something different in 2021, why not consider volunteering with the National Trust at Plas Newydd House and Garden.

Rex Whistler's 58 foot mural at Plas Newydd, Anglesey

Plas Newydd Whistler Carpet Appeal 

Although we remain closed following recent government advice on social distancing, you can continue to support Plas Newydd’s carpet appeal by dedicating a donation to someone special and adding your precious memories to our interactive map. A perfect way to celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday or anniversary.

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Places to stay

The local views at Penrhyn Mawr, Anglesey

Holiday cottages on Anglesey, North Wales 

Find your perfect place to stay on Anglesey, North Wales.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Plas Newydd House and Garden on the National Trust Collections website