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Plas Dinas Country House

A fairytale romance that once captured the hearts and minds of a nation. When Antony Armstrong-Jones married Princess Margaret. His family home, Plas Dinas, Caernarfon, a beautiful 5* Country House Hotel & award-winning Restaurant. They have curated a collection of memorabilia, much of which still belongs to the family. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of this fascinating couple.

What makes a stay at Plas Dinas Country House unique?

The story of Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon surrounds you at Plas Dinas with familiy and royal memorabilia around each corner. The service is exceptional and the award-winning restaurant offers exquisite dining in a beautiful environment. Located in in breathtaking area of Snowdonia, Plas Dinas offers the opportunity to relax within the grounds, explore the area full of walks, award-winning beaches and adrenaline fueled activities such as the World famous Zip World and Go Below.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Plas Dinas Country House?

There are 10 individually designed rooms at Plas Dinas, all named after a member of the famous family. All rooms are en-suite with 4 of the rooms available as twins on request. Plas Dinas Country House offers a selection of Classic, Luxury and Suites, including the Princess Margaret Suite. The house is 400 years old so don't expect straight lines. This house offers character in abundance. A number of the rooms are seen as dog friendly but dogs are unable to dine in the restaurant with guests.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the CAERNARFON area?

Caernarfon is a famous for its breathtaking castle and is perfectly located to explore the adventure capital of Britain, North Wales. Anglesey, Betws-y-Coes, Beddgelert, Mount Snowdon, Rib Ride, Zip World and Go Below are just a few of the wonderful attractions within a short drive. National Trust property, Plas Newydd is another favourite of guests staying at Plas Dinas.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

At the award-winning Gunroom Restaurant at Plas Dinas Country House. They have recently been listed in the 2020 AA best restaurnat guide and boasts a small cocktail bar and honesty bar for guests to enjoy. The restaurant is headed up by Head Chef and TV personality Daniel ap Geraint. Advanced booking is recommended as this restaurant is intimate with room for around 40 covers and is popular with local diners as well as the abundance of oversees guests that will dine here day in day out.

Other Information

The team are on hand to welcome you to their home. Guests are often looking to re-book for another stay before they have even left the driveway.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Free parking

Facilities & information


17th century buildings

Parking (free)

No smoking

Dog/Pet friendly

5 Star Official Rating

Historic property


Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Bars, Cafes & Other

Conference & Meetings

Bathroom & Laundry

Civil Licences

Four Poster Beds


Heli-pads, Private Airfields

Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Towels included

Room Service & Food/Drink

Common room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers

Air Conditioning


Bicycling, Cycling

Horse Riding, Equestrian

Jogging, running

Surfing, Windsurfing, Diving, Jet Skis

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Water sports

Other games & sports

Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Beach (a short drive)


Golf course (walking distance)

Golf course (a short drive)



Tea room

Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)

Dinner available (at additional cost)


Extra info

Nearest Airport: Caernarfon

Nearest Airport Time: 5 minutes

Nearest Train Station: Bangor

Nearest Railway Time: 15 minutes

Dinner Price From: £59.00

Star Rating: 5

Vendor Accreditation: AA 5 Star Guest Accommodation, Visit Wales 5 Star Guest Accommodation Gold Award

Amex: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 1

Number of room to: 10

Single room price from: £149.00

Single room price to: £249.00

Double twin room price from: £149.00

Double twin room price to: £249.00

Suite room price from: £249.00

Suite room price to: £349.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: Plas Dinas Country House, Bontnewydd, CAERNARFON, Gwynedd, CaernarfonLL54 7YF, United Kingdom

Plas Dinas is situated 2 miles outside the ancient town of Caernarfon. Travelling south along the A487 from Caernarfon towards Porthmadog you go through the village of Bontnewydd. You will pass the Newborough Arms pub on your left. We are a third of a mile past the pub, on the brow of the hill on your right hand side. The hotel is clearly signposted from either direction. As you enter the driveway you will pass the Lodge on the left and continue down the tree lined drive for around half a mile until you reach the hotel.

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