The Royal Welsh Way, Llandudno, Conwy, LL30 1RS
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The Royal Welsh Way, Llandudno, Conwy, LL30 1RS
Bodysgallen Hall is set in 200 acres of award-winning gardens and wooded parkland, accessed by a long winding drive. Situated just 2 miles from J19 on the A55 expressway and 2 miles from Llandudno. The hotel is renowned for its fine dining restaurant awarded 3 AA Rosettes and tranquil health and beauty Spa.
What makes a stay at Bodysgallen Hall Hotel, Restaurant & Spa unique?
The hotel offers a quintessential country house experience in an authentic historical setting, having the ambience of a well-run private house with welcoming staff and the highest standards of hospitality. This Grade 1 listed 17th century house enjoys spectacular views across its award-winning gardens to Conwy Castle and Snowdonia. Guests can stay in one of the 15 beautifully appointed bedrooms and suites in the main house, or choose to stay in the delightful Welsh stone cottages situated around the Hall and the Spa. There are gardens to explore: the walled rose garden, rare 18th century parterre, rock garden with cascade and potager garden, and a labyrinth of woodland walks. Or, find total relaxation and pampering in the Bodysgallen Spa.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Bodysgallen Hall Hotel, Restaurant & Spa?
Bodysgallen Hall has 15 beautifully appointed bedrooms and four Principal Suites in the main house, and 16 delightful Welsh stone cottages around the Hall or near to the Spa, offering comfort and all modern conveniences. The rooms are individually designed in a traditional country house style and decorated with fine prints and collectables. Guests will find each room has a Roberts radio, flat screen satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, and views over the estate.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Llandudno area?
The Victorian seaside town of Llandudno lies just 2 miles from the hotel offering a fine promenade, Venue Cymru theatre and events hall, shops, pubs and cafes. Guests can take a tram ride up the Great Orme, home to the oldest copper mine, and enjoy views across North Wales and out to sea. Guests also love visiting medieval Conwy with its Castle, Telford's Suspension Bridge, the Smallest House and much more within this ancient walled town. Further afield there are mountains, lakes, a coastal path along rocky and sandy beaches, castles and National Trust properties such as Bodnant Garden or Plas Newydd, to explore.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Guests can enjoy a hearty breakfast in the hotel dining room, with freshly cooked to order dishes using the best local produce, or a continental option. The award-winning Head Chef John Williams creates imaginative menus for lunch and dinner using locally sourced produce and seasonal organic fruit and vegetables grown on the estate. The restaurant has been awarded consistently 3 AA Rosettes. Guests also love the traditional afternoon tea served in oak-paneled drawing room or library, or on warmer days on the sun terrace overlooking the gardens. A short drive away are local pubs and independent restaurants offering informal dining.
Bodysgallen Hall is one of three Historic House Hotels, now owned by the National Trust following donation in 2008 to protect their long term future. All profits benefit the Trust and further their projects.
Bodysgallen Hall Hotel, Restaurant & Spa also has a Spa, Wedding Venue and Restaurant:
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"Nestling in 200 acres of parkland just a few miles from pretty Llandudno, a stay at Grade 1 listed country house Bodysgallen is rewarded with spectacular views of Conway Castle and Snowdonia. With stunning trees and foliage in full bloom as the warmer months approach, the hotel lays on lunchtime events include spring floristry talks and demonstrations by florists Sioned Riwlands and Jenny Wallis. Book a tour with the head gardener through the hall’s award-winning gardens - highlights including a rare 17th century parterre of box hedges filled with sweet-scented herbs, a walled rose garden and several follies. There is also a formal rose garden and a number of well-established specimen trees and shrubs, including medlar and mulberry."
"With its views across the Menai Strait to Conwy Castle, Bodysgallen Hall is an unusual seaside getaway. Walk its rose garden or sit in its oak-pannelled library and it’s difficult to believe you are only a few miles from the famous Victorian resort of Llandudno. A weekend at Bodysgallen is like stepping back into a much more distant history.
The hall was built in stages over 600 years but was until recently a private home. That sense that generations of owners have lived out their lives here is palpable. The dining room is formal but run by friendly Welsh ladies. The bedrooms have an old-fashioned feel with Sanderson wallpaper, dressing tables and pleated lampshades. Outside the gardens are divided into sunken lawns and parterres, orchards, walks and bothies.
Bodysgallen can feel so unlike a hotel that it comes as a surprise to discover there is a modern spa hidden in its grounds with a pool, steam room, sauna gum and hot tub.
There are lots of corners to lounge within the hall itself, but my favourite is the landing outside Room 1, which has two comfy chairs and catches the morning sun. Here you can put your feet up with a book of Welsh verse - or maybe a PG Wodehouse novel. Though located in the heartland of Welsh-speaking Wales, Bodysgallen could easily serve as the backdrop to one of Bertie Wooster’s 1920s adventures.
I’ve stressed that all these hotels are worth hiding away in for the weekend but Bodysgallen does offer tempting access to the Norman city of Conwy, built to subdue the Welsh after William’s conquest of England. Conwy is a glorious piece of military architecture and if you have driven all the way to Bodysgallen take time out to walk the city walls before you return home."
"The gardens are so spectacular at 17th century Bodysgallen Hall overlooking the pretty seaside town of Llandudno that they actually do guided tours of them. And little wonder. A symphony of box hedges, rose gardens, lily ponds, parterres and limestone outcrops, this 200-acre spot is a gardener’s paradise. The hotel also hosts regular floristry demonstrations and you can even volunteer to help the head gardener out during your stay, planting trees and shrubs and establishing borders, should you feel the need to get involved. Finish off a day with a spot of traditional afternoon tea, served in silver pots with a dazzling array of cakes, on the terrace overlooking Snowdonia. Delicious."
"Bodysgallen stands on top of the stronghold of Cadwallon Lawhir, fifth-century King of Gwynedd. The current hall was constructed as a tower house in the Middle Ages to serve as defensive support for Conwy Castle. In the seventeenth century a manor house was built around the tower and a parterre garden added. Then in the nineteenth century Lady Augusta Mostyn inherited the crumbling house and turned it into a home for her son Henry Mostyn, colonel of the 17th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers."
"Forget candlelit dinners, it’s all about the candlelit massage this Valentine's. Located within 200 acres of parkland, with stunning views of Snowdonia, historic Bodysgallen Hall is one of Wales’s best kept secrets. Their Lux Candle Massage uses warm oils and rich butters from a freshly-lit aromatherapy candle to massage away aches and pains. Opt for the energising massage and it will leave you glowing, nourished and ready to hit the town."
"Things are hotting up. If you’re still together at V-Day it’s time to up the romance (unless they say it’s a commercial con by greetings card companies, in which case ditch them and take your best friend instead!). Bring on the roaring log fires to cuddle in front of, rolling countryside for romantic windswept walks, gourmet restaurant and bedroom with a four-poster. Bodysgallen Hall & Spa, a former 17th century mansion in north Wales (it’s the AA’s Welsh hotel of the year) has all of the above plus views across Snowdonia and Conwy Castle and a three AA rosette restaurant, not to mention a full Welsh breakfast served in the morning. Valentine-tastic."
Information on Bodysgallen Hall Hotel, Restaurant & Spa , The Royal Welsh Way , Llandudno
|No. of bedrooms:||
Types of room: 10 Twin/Double, 2 Four Poster, 4 Suites, 16 Cottage Suites
|Room rates guide:||
Room with Breakfast
Credit Cards Accepted: Amex, Mastercard, Maestro/Switch, Visa
When Closed: Open all year
Child Friendly: Children over 6 welcome
Dog Friendly: Dogs Permitted (in Cottages only)
Romantic Details: Outstanding views over gardens, Conwy Castle and Snowdonia, four-poster bedrooms, cosy cottage suites for added privacy
Smoking Permitted: No
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access Details: ground floor dining room and public rooms in main hall
Accreditation: AA 4 Red Star, AA 3 Rosettes, Luxury Country House of the Year 2019 (LTG Europe Awards), Hotel & Spa of the Year 2019 for Wales (Travel&Hospitality Awards)
DVD player, Flat screen TV, Radio alarm clock, Satellite channels, Wi-Fi / Wireless complimentary, Air conditioning in some rooms, Bathroom with shower over bath, luxury toiletries, bathrobes & slippers, trouser press, laundry service, Four poster beds available, Hospitality tray, mineral water, homemade biscuits, Room Service in main hall - tea & coffee making facilities in cottages, Sitting area
200 acre grounds, 5 beauty treatment rooms, relaxation room, Health spa, Indoor swimming pool, Sauna, Spa bath, Steam room, Gym, Bar in main Hall, Light snacks available in the Spa Club Room, Traditional Afternoon Tea served every day in the historic Hall, Fine dining restaurant in main Hall (AA 3 Rosettes), Civil ceremony licence, Wedding receptions, 3 meeting rooms, Conference facilities, For up to 50 delegates, Heli-pad
|Outdoor activities on site:||
Croquet lawn, Walking in the 200 acres of private gardens, meadows and woodland
Golf (5 mins), Cinema (10 mins), Theatre at Venue Cymru - plays, musicals, concerts, events (10 mins), Sailing (5 mins), Fishing (5 mins), Longest zip wire in northern hemisphere, Penrhyn Quarry (30 mins), National Trust Bodnant Gardens, Culture - Plas Newydd, Plas Mawr, Oriel Art Gallery, Sight seeing - Castles at Penrhyn, Conwy, Beaumaris, Caernarfon, Harlech, Rhuddlan, Dry ski slope and toboggan run on Great Orme (10 mins), Llandudno - Victorian seaside resort, Riding
|Local directions:||Take the A55 and exit at junction 19, then follow the A470 towards Llandudno. The Hotel is one mile on the right.|
Nearest major city:
Nearest major airport:
Nearest railway stn:
Chester (45 miles) (50 mins)
Manchester (85 miles) (1 hour, 15 mins) , Liverpool (65 miles) (1 hour)
Llandudno Junction (2 miles) (5 mins)
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Escape to the Country Break at Bodysgallen
Tue 31 Jul 2018 – Thu 31 Oct 2019
Stay for two nights with luxury accommodation in a double/twin room or cottage suite, an allowance of £49 per person towards dinner in our award-winning restaurant, cooked breakfast, use of Bodysgallen Spa, service and VAT, PLUS admission to a local property, such as Bodnant Garden, Penrhyn Castle or World Heritage Castles at Caernarfon, Beaumaris, Harlech and Conwy. Price from £280 per room/night
- Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-87616
Bodysgallen Spa Break
Wed 31 Jul 2019 – Thu 30 Apr 2020
The perfect pampering break! Stay in a cosy Spa Cottage, enjoy cooked breakfast, an allowance of £49pp towards dinner*, a half bottle of chilled Champagne per person in your room, use of the Spa, and a full body massage and facial treatment on your 1st day, PLUS £30 allowance towards treatments for each additional night's stay, £250pp per night. Valid Sun-Thur. *Simpler menu served Mon.
- Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-89801
Join our New Year's Eve House Party - a traditional celebration!
Wed 31 Jul 2019 – Tue 31 Dec 2019
Celebrate New Year's Eve with us, enjoying full Afternoon Tea, Champagne Reception and a five-course Dinner with selected wines on New Year's Eve (black tie optional or lounge suit) and a scrumptious Brunch on New Year's Day all included. Stay any additional night and get accommodation half price, dinner included!
Rates per double/twin or cottage suite from £805, and include use of the Spa.
- Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-87350
September Indian Summer Break
Sat 31 Aug 2019 – Mon 30 Sep 2019
With schools back, take time to relax in quintessential country-house style by treating yourself to '3 nights for the price of 2! From £200 per night based on two sharing a double or twin room. Includes accommodation, cooked breakfast, full use of the Spa. We kindly request you take dinner at the hotel each evening to qualify for the FREE night's accommodation (breakfast not included).
- Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-96568
October Get-away - 3 nights for the price of 2!
Mon 30 Sep 2019 – Thu 31 Oct 2019
Make a long weekend of it! Stay Friday and Saturday nights at historic Bodysgallen Hall and you will be offered SUNDAY NIGHT FREE, paying only for dinner and breakfast. We request that dinner is taken at the hotel on each evening to qualify for the complimentary night. From £200 per double room per night
- Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-92847
Winter Special Break
Tue 01 Oct 2019 – Tue 31 Mar 2020
Escape this winter to the cosy ambience of Bodysgallen Hall - the Winter Special includes accommodation for two in double/twin room, cooked breakfast, £15 allowance each towards dinner menu, 15% off pre-booked spa treatments, use of the Spa, plus walking map - all from £94.50pp (dbl occ), sgl supplement £50.
- Offer Code: WINTER19
The Great Half-Price Break!
Thu 31 Oct 2019 – Tue 31 Mar 2020
SAVE 50% on room price! This special offer includes accommodation, cooked breakfast, 3-course candlelit dinner, full use of the Spa. Tuesday-Sunday from £113pp (dbl occ), from £153 (sgl). Simpler menu served Monday when from £84.50pp (dbl occ), from £124.50 (sgl). No minimum stay.
- Offer Code: BRITAINS-FINEST-90500
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