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Bodelwyddan Castle

Introduction

Bodelwyddan Castle has a well-preserved landscape park that originated in the 18th century. There are massive boundary walls and lodges, added in the 19th century. Part of the walled garden contains an early-20th-century garden in the Arts and Crafts style by Thomas Mawson. A separate part of the site operates as a hotel and the castle itself is a regional outlet for the National Portrait Gallery.

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Features
  • Mansion House (featured building)
  • Description: A three-storey castellated mansion with turrets.
Icehouse, Boundary Wall, Gate Lodge
Visitor Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

http://www.bodelwyddan-castle.co.uk/opening.html

Directions

For directions, see http://www.bodelwyddan-castle.co.uk/findus.html
Designations
  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales
  • Reference: PGW (C) 2
  • Grade: II
History

History

The estate has existed since before 1460, but the current layout dates from a mid-19th-century refurbishment.

Period

  • 18th Century
Associated People
References

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