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Plas Newydd 2654

Introduction

From its waterside setting the site commands views over the Menai Strait to Snowdonia. There are woodland and marine walks and an extensive walled kitchen garden. Twentieth-century garden developments include formal terraces, a rhododendron garden and an arboretum.

Contact

Telephone

01443 336000

Official Website

Other websites

Owners

  • The National Trust

    Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA
Features
  • Walk
  • Description: Woodland and marine walks.
  • Tree Feature
  • Description: Arboretum.
Mansion House, Kitchen Garden, Garden Terrace
Visitor Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

For more information about opening times and visiting Plas Newydd visit the National Trust website.

Directions

For directions to Plas Newydd visit the National Trust website how to get here page.

Designations
  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Reference: Anglesey
  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales
  • Reference: PGW(Gd)48(ANG)
  • Grade: I
  • Scheduled Ancient Monument
  • Reference: Plas Newydd burial chamber (AN 005) and Bryn yr Hen Bobl burial chamber (AN 006)
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales
  • Reference: Dairy, boathouse, farm buildings, main lodge and entrance arch, garden walls and apple store
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales
  • Reference: Stable block
  • Grade: II*
History

History

The large mansion at Plas Newydd was redesigned by James Wyatt at the end of the 18th century. The associated park, landscaped at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries, was influenced by input from Humphrey Repton, part of whose Red Book entry for the site is extant.

Period

  • 18th Century
  • Late 18th Century
Associated People
References

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