Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19, we will not be opening the house in 2020. However, we hope to resume our tours in 2021 and look forward to meeting you then! Please refer back to our website for further updates.
We are excited to be taking part in this year’s Open Doors Festival organised by Cadw. The Open Doors festival will run through the whole month of September and is the largest, free celebration of architecture and heritage in Wales and the largest...
While sorting through records at Abercamlais, we were fascinated to find a letter from a Mr D.C. Reid to Garnons Williams dated 28th August 1899 and sent from Segowli, India. The letter refers to the rental of a house called Llwyncyntefin, which was once...
We are delighted to announce the following open days for 2019. Take a tour of the house and gardens and hear the fascinating history of the people who have lived and worked at Abercamlais through the ages.
After clearing and tidying the frameyard we have planted our first few vegetable seeds of kale, chicory and beetroot, as well as some chives and lavender.
We are delighted to announce the following open days for 2018. Take a tour of the house and gardens and hear the fascinating history of the people who have lived and worked at Abercamlais through the ages.
There are two very old vines of dessert grapes (one white and one red) in the vinery. In days gone by dinner guests were invited to pick their own grapes to enjoy after their meal.
On Sunday 16th July Abercamlais joined forces with neighbours Penpont to open their gardens for the first ever River Walk
Work has begun on the Walled Garden at Abercamlais. The area has not been used as a vegetable or flower garden for some time.
Abercamlais welcomed a party of around 15 visitors this July for a tour of the house and gardens. The weather was glorious and visitors stayed for around 2 hours.
'Splendid Grade I mansion dating from 16th Century, altered extensively in early 18th Century with 19th Century additions, in extensive grounds beside the river Usk. Beautiful octagonal pigeon house, formerly a privy.' (2017)
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