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 .
Plas Mawr Reviews
A town house from the Elizabethan age well worth the money and the time. Ornamental plasterworks, incredibly bright colours, a bit strange caryatids, textiles, everyday household equipment, nice herba... more »
Best Elizabethan townhome in Britain. Mostly furnished with original furnishings. They provide a good audio tour. It is great to see how this wealthy family lived. Now we need something comparable for... more »
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
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