Penrhyn Castle

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    National Trust

    This enormous 19th-century neo-Norman castle sits between Snowdonia and the Menai Strait with spectacular surroundings. It’s crammed with fascinating items, such as a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria, elaborate carvings, plasterwork and mock-Norman furniture. It also has an outstanding collection of paintings.

     

    The restored kitchens are a delight and the stable block houses a fascinating industrial railway museum and a model railway museum.

    The 60 acres of grounds include parkland, an exotic tree and shrub collection as well as a Victorian walled garden.

     

    Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, LL57 4HN

    Tel: 01248 353 084

    www.nationaltrust.org.uk/penrhyn-castle

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