Gwydir (also known as Gwydir Castle)1564

Llanrwst, Wales

Brief Description

Gwydir has the remains of a 16th-century garden, including walls and gateways, linked to a contemporary unit-system house known as Gwydir Castle. The pleasure grounds have a terrace and a yew avenue, as well as more informal planting mostly dating from the 19th century. There are further gardens associated with Gwydir Uchaf, originally built as a summer house in the early-17th century. These include a viewing mount and a bowling green.

Visitor Facilities

Open for part of the week during the season for guided tours, bed and breakfast and holiday lets. For details see: http://www.gwydircastle.co.uk/about-gwydir.htm
Features
  • Prospect Mound
  • Description: A mound with a spiral path.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Topiary
  • Avenue
  • Description: An avenue of clipped yews in the castle gardens.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Open for part of the week during the season for guided tours, bed and breakfast and holiday lets. For details see: http://www.gwydircastle.co.uk/about-gwydir.htm
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Trefriw
History

Period

  • 16th Century
Contact
References

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