Castle Discovery Break at National Trust Bodysgallen Hall

  • Wales is home to the highest concentration of castles in Europe
  • North Wales offers medieval and UNESCO World Heritage castles
  • Bodysgallen Hall is located in over 200 acres of National Trust gardens
  • 2017 Garden tour dates at Bodysgallen Hall with head gardener
  • Special breaks at Bodysgallen Hall include entry to a selection of castles


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Ideally situated as a base for exploring and discovering some of Europe’s most attractive scenery, including views encompassing the sweep of the Snowdonia range of mountains and the imposing surrounding castles; Bodysgallen Hall, one of three Historic House Hotels of the National Trust, is the perfect base to explore North Wales.

With a Celtic heritage dating back some 2500 years, home to around 641 castles, Wales has developed a reputation as a destination to encounter history. North Wales is home to several castles and Bodysgallen Hall have teamed up with a wide selection to offer guests on a special two night break complimentary entry. These castles include; Chirk Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Penrhyn Castle, Powis Castle, Beaumaris Castle, Harlech Castle and Conwy Castle.

The ‘Escape to the country’ break includes dinner in the restaurant, accommodation and breakfast and use of the spa facilities and is priced from £260.00 per room per night based on two sharing. A minimum of two nights must be booked. Valid until 31st October.

Guests can enjoy complimentary entry to:

Bodysgallen Hall is a Grade I listed house which was built mainly in the 17th century and today features a total of 31 spacious bedrooms split between the house (15 bedrooms) and cottage suites (16). Each of the bedrooms has been individually furnished in a traditional style and decorated with antique furniture and works of art enjoying glorious views over Bodysgallen’s parkland or gardens. Several cottage suites benefit from their very own private gardens.

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Award-winning restored gardens at Bodysgallen Hall feature several follies, a walled garden, lily-pad ponds and a rare 17th century parterre of box hedges filled with colourful sweet herbs. An extensive kitchen garden is also available and Head Chef John Williams creates seasonal dishes with the garden’s produce.

Throughout 2017, several garden tours with Robert Owen the Head Gardener are planned. These tours commence with morning coffee at 11am followed by the tour with Robert then a two-course lunch with a glass of wine. The tours are priced £34.50 per person and each has a different theme.

The dates so far are:

24th February    Snowdrops and Early Narcissus

24th March         First Signs of Spring

21st April             Fruit Trees in Flower & Estate Bee’s Busy on the Blossom

26th May             Shrubs in Flower and Time to Sow

16th June            Rose display begins and Early Summer Flowers

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Visitors to Bodysgallen are also invited to enjoy fine cuisine in  the impressive Dining Room which overlooks the gardens within which guests can enjoy Welsh cuisine that has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes.

The Bodysgallen Spa includes a spacious swimming pool with steam room and sauna and a sun terrace. There are also treatments by Darphin and Environ.

Explore spectacular coastline, rugged mountain scenery and green valleys and of course the many castles in this magical part of Wales staying at a National Trust property. Llandudno, North Wales, LL30 1RS Tel: +44 (0)1492 584 466

B&B priced from £180.00 per night based on two sharing