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Well worth a visit, full of not to distant history, staff very knowledgeable. Overall, no cons, go... read more

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keithsue3030
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coven Heath
Fantastic views

First time visit and we loved it. Although only the gardens were open but they were amazing... read more

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799PaulH
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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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Home of the Marquess of Anglesey, with spectacular views of Snowdonia.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...more
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All reviews rex whistler national trust dining room menai straits nt property whistler mural well worth a visit red squirrels nt members interesting house family history adventure playground rhododendron garden stately home frisbee golf gardens are lovely stunning views
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Reviewed today

Well worth a visit, full of not to distant history, staff very knowledgeable. Overall, no cons, go for it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank keithsue3030
Reviewed 6 days ago

First time visit and we loved it. Although only the gardens were open but they were amazing, fantastic to walk around with great views over the Menai Straights. Will most certainly returning when the house is open.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 799PaulH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us spent a lovely afternoon here. The house was well worth a look around. Lots of interesting objects and art to see. The ground are amazing, lots of paths to take through the woods and wonderful views of the Menai straits. Well worth...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s a longish walk from the car park to the house but worthwhile for the amazing views over the Menai Straits to Snowdonia. The guides in the house were friendly and helpful without being intrusive, and clearly enjoyed explaining the historical aspects to visitors. Recorded...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rufus1780
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house has many fine artworks, furnishings and ornaments. The history of the house and its inhabitants is fascinating, from the first Marquis of Anglesey to present day. It has knowledgeable staff and guides and the exhibitions are set out well. There is also a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lyntryfan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited one afternoon with friends . Fabulous gardens and friendly staff . The bonus this year is the cafe allows dogs this is for a trial period . Will definitely go again .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter965
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well worth a visit but especially on a sunny day. So extensive that you need a whole day to doit justice and even then miss some parts. Both house and grounds are each worthy attractions so take your pick or have two bites of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cortla
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Worthwhile coming here just to see the Whistler Mural let alone all the other marvels. The hose had a homely feel, you could imagine living here. We loved walking around the grounds and managed to see red squirrels.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank colaradopam
Reviewed 20 November 2018

The Pagets - the Marquesses (?) of Anglesey - are the occupants of this property - now in the hands of the National Trust. The present Marquis still lives there, it's interesting, however, how there's almost no information on the Marquis 2-3-4 - all much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GaddisGadabout
Reviewed 19 November 2018

We had food in the outer cafe we found out later there's on inside ......poor waitress was on her own trying to do everything ....things weren't available that were on the menu . NT need to get their act together and look after staff poor...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Heather B
18 April 2018|
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Response from Patsy H | Reviewed this property |
Checkout opening times, they are all very close to each other. Plas Newydd house a must, the Trompe-l'œil is a must to see. Sea Zoo is next door to Angelsey Sea Salt I'd visit this instead of the railway station as it's a... More
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Pete E
17 June 2016|
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Response from Iwan E | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are more than welcome in the grounds on short leads. Everywhere except children's play areas, the house and terraced garden.
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angus r
29 August 2015|
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Response from StuB62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, For confirmation I have just been on their website and it states: 1. Designated mobility parking in main car park. Drop-off point 2. Buggy shuttle service for visitors with reduced mobility (subject to availability) 3... More
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