Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle

4 hours | Holyhead | H L Y - 1 5 0
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Points of Interest

  • Castles
Moderate activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Feel like royalty on this self-explored tour of exquisite Penrhyn Castle. Your four-hour adventure begins with a lovely 60-minute scenic drive across the beautiful landscapes of Anglesey. Cross the Menai Strait into Wales over the Britannia Bridge. Continue to Bangor and Penrhyn Castle, a National Trust Property considered one of the finest mock castles in England. Built between 1820 and 1833 by the famed architect Thomas Hopper, this neo-Norman masterpiece was constructed on the site of a medieval manor home for the second Lord Penrhyn, the politician George Hay Dawkins-Pennant. Step inside and marvel at the ornate interior, which features handmade wallpaper, luxurious carpets and stained-glass windows. The castle's art collection, which is now considered to be the finest in Wales, includes works by Canaletto and Rembrandt. Be sure to stroll the parklike grounds' Victorian walled garden. Settle in for the relaxed drive back to port.

Special Notes:

Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat and light jacket or windbreaker. Sequence of tour stops may vary.

Child Price:

12 years & under only

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart Port and travel to Penrhyn Castle

Transport type: Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 0:45
Time at site: 02:15
Inside visit: Yes
Air conditioned: No
Walking distance: 200
Restroom available: Yes

Self-explored visit of Penrhyn Castle

Transport type: Walking
Time at site: 2:30
Inside visit: Yes
Air conditioned: No
Walking distance: 200
Restroom available: Yes

Return to Holyhead & re-board your ship

Transport type: Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time: 0:45