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Visit a remarkably well preserved Elizabethan-era townhouse at Plas Mawr, a "great hall" built in the 16th century for Welsh merchant Robert Wynn. Surrounded by the medieval town of Conwy and its 13th-century walls, admire this architectural gem's high, white walls and crow-stepped gables. Inside, take an audio tour to learn about the restoration of the house and the life of the Tudor gentry and their servants. View the original plasterwork and wooden wall paneling in seven of the house’s rooms. The restored furniture recreates the atmosphere of a 16th-century townhouse. To visit Plas Mawr and get the most from your holiday in Conwy, create itinerary details personal to you using our Conwy journey planning website .
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  • I visited Plas Mawr a few days ago with high expectations and really was disappointed. It's setting is amazing right in the heart of Conwy. All the staff were very friendly, helpful and welcoming. The...  more »
  • I lived in north Wales for 22 years, visiting Conwy infrequently and never knew Plas Mawr existed. What a waste of time, as it is a treasure. An Elizabethan house restored, but not overly so, gives a ...  more »
  • Take the audio guide. It is amazing in its depth. This is an utterly amazing place. The level of preservation, quality of displays and depth of explanation is...top notch. Clearly a place of community...  more »
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  • The finest Elizabethan town house I have visited. The house is extremely well preserved and very well presented in the manner it would have been at the time. Woodwork and joinery techniques from the time on display are fantastic.
  • Was really surprised how much I enjoyed it here the second floor info boards were really good I would say the walk up to the attic space wasn't worth it tho
  • This establishment had a very well put together audio tour. You would get a handheld device. When you entered a room, you would point it at an IR emitter. The audio explaining that section would then play through the device. If you wanted to hear additional information, you would press a button. The tour was easy to follow and very informative. The house was nice as well. :)
  • This is a 'must visit ' place when in Conwy. The excellent restoration back to the 1500's gives a real life feel to the house and the audio gizmo enhances this. Well worth the visit and, if ever in Conwy, will definitely drop by again. Using real props in kitchen was a clever touch, too.
  • If your visting Conwy this is a must. You can buy a joint ticket with the castle. An amazing house full of history. Highly recommend
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