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Plas Newydd Review

From 1778 to 1828 Plas Newydd (not to be confused with the similarly named Isle of Anglesey estate) was the home of Lady Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby, the eccentric Ladies of Llangollen, who set up a then-scandalous single-sex household, collected curios and magnificent carvings, and made it into a tourist attraction even during their lifetimes. You can take tea there, as did Wordsworth and the Duke of Wellington, and stroll in the attractively terraced gardens.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Hill St., Llangollen, LL20 8AW | Map It
  • Phone: 01978/862834
  • Cost: £5.50
  • Hours: Apr.–Sept., Wed.–Mon. 10:30–5; last admission 1 hr before closing
  • Website:
  • Location: Llangollen
Updated: 06-04-2014

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