Bodysgallen Hall: National Trust-owned manor in the far north ensconced in exquisite gardens

Turning off the busy Conwy-Llandudno road and bumping over the cattle grid past this palatial property’s gatehouse, itself more lavish than many hotels, it becomes apparent that a stay at Bodysgallen Hall is a firm, fine waltz back in time to a picturesque, peaceful pocket of Wales where the clock stopped some time in the 19th century – or possibly even earlier. Thought to have … Continue reading Bodysgallen Hall: National Trust-owned manor in the far north ensconced in exquisite gardens

Plas Bodegroes: to the Georgian manor born

On Wales’ Llŷn Peninsula, this Georgian manor could just well be the country escape of your wildest dreams, with its beautiful grounds, heartfelt welcome and outstanding local food.  Why we love it… How we wish our garden looked like this! Owner Chris Chown has a passion for all things botanical and it shows at Plas Bodegroes. When we stay at this restaurant with rooms in … Continue reading Plas Bodegroes: to the Georgian manor born