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Family days out at Plas Newydd

Family visitors walking in woodland
Enjoy a walk through the gardens as a family | © ©National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

Whether you’re visiting with children or grandchildren there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained at Plas Newydd. Explore the garden, relax and a have a bite to eat on the lawn, and enjoy some time as a family in the Arboretum.

May Half Term

Jump into May Half Term at Plas Newydd and discover family days out jam-packed with different ways to play. Try your hand at Frisbee Golf, grab a pencil and be inspired in the House, or let your imagination run wild in the treehouse - there's something here for everyone. May half term activities are free (normal admission applies), so you can try them all and come back again and again.

Plas Newydd, Anglesey, Wales. Visitors playing Frisbee Golf.
Family playing Frisbee Golf in the grounds of Plas Newydd, Anglesey, Wales. | © ©National Trust Images/Gary Phillips

Planning your family visit

Here’s some key information to help plan your next day out at Plas Newydd:

  • You’ll find baby-changing facilities and toilets available in the Old Dairy and by the entrance to the House.
  • Pushchairs are permitted on the ground floor of the House. At busy times you may be asked to leave these on entry.
  • Children’s lunch boxes and menus are available in the Old Dairy café including hot meals, sandwiches, ice cream and cakes.

Sensory bags

There are 2 sensory backpacks and ear defenders available on loan to be signed in and out at Visitor Reception. They are to help visitors with autism, sensory processing disorder, or those who think they would benefit from them, during a visit to Plas Newydd.

Things you need to know before visiting this Summer

  • Normal admission prices do apply.
  • The gardens are suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs however there may be muddy areas along the route.
  • Dogs are allowed on short leads in the gardens, except for the Terraces.
The East front of Plas Newydd, Anglesey, Wales, viewed across the Menai Strait from Glan Faenol

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