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image for Historical Event item typeOpen Doors at Plas Mawr (Cadw)

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Cadw Welsh Government

Open Day, Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep 2018, free entry

Plas Mawr

Plas Mawr

Details

Plas Mawr stands as a symbol of a prosperous, buoyant age - the Elizabethan era. The finest town house of its period in Britain.

Its owner Robert Wynn, an influential merchant of great repute, was particularly fond of grandeur and colour. He also liked entertaining lavishly. Behold his finest hour, a grand house built between 1576 and 1585 in the heart of medieval Conwy’s narrow cobbled streets. A house which more than matched his grandiose ambitions.

Particularly exquisite is the ornamental plasterwork in the hall, now repainted in vivid original colours. There’s not an inch that doesn’t impress, from plasterwork ceilings to friezes and skilful carpentry. Look out for the initials ‘RW’ on various crests and coats of arms, lest you forget the master of the mansion and payer of all bills.

Tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.
Booking is essential. Please phone 01492 580167 to book your place.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep 2018 11:00 to 16:00
Tours at 11:00, 13:00 & 15:00.

Prices

Free entry

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Address

High Street,
Conwy,
LL32 8DE

Location

Directions

Plan route to Plas Mawr (Cadw) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 780775  Lat: 53.28108 Long: -3.83003

A55 Junction 18 & A546/A547 to Conwy. At traffic lights/mini roundabout by the Castle, turn right (signed short stay car park); car park will be left. Continue to walk on this road and the High Street will be on the right opposite the railway station. Plas Mawr on left in High Street.
Bus 200m/220 yards, route No 5, Caernarfon-Conwy/Llandudno
Bike NCN Route No.5 (150m/160 yards).

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Conwy station