Call them stately homes, country houses, or simply historic houses,
most of these historic places of residence recall a bygone age of wealth
and splendour. In some cases the houses have been created from the
ruins of medieval castles. In other cases the house has been built
to look like a medieval castle.
Featured Historic House
Plas Newydd, Llangollen Llangollen, Clwyd, Wales On the outskirts of Llangollen stands what at first glance appears to be a timber-framed medieval house, set in attractive gardens. Looks can be deceiving, for Plas Newydd is not medieval, at least not as we see it today, though there has been a house here for centuries. ... more
Our picks as the 5 most interesting Historic Houses to visit in Wales:
Historic Houses and Gardens - HUDSONS is the definitive
annual guide to heritage property in Britain. As the British
Tourist Authority called Hudson's the "bible" of the
stately house visitor to Britain. The website provides a gateway
to these properties and also indicates which are available not
just for visiting but also for special events, weddings,and
accommodation. It incorporates all categories of ownership be
it National Trust, private or public.