Open Days

Take a guided tour of the house and gardens and hear the fascinating history of the people who have lived and worked at Abercamlais through the ages. Please see below for a full list of dates.

Parties may be shown round the house and grounds by a member of the family.

If you would like to visit our gardens to see part of the National Collection of exclusive British Bearded Irises please choose to come on one of the Open Days in May/June. We hope you will see a really beautiful display of the award winning irises.

We also welcome visits by appointment for private groups, please email us for more information.


Opening times: 12 noon to 4.30pm.

No booking required.

The tour lasts for about 1.5 hours.

Admission – Adult: £7.50, Child: Free

Parking is available.

Wheelchair access.

Dogs welcome but must be kept on leads.

If you have any further enquiries please contact us by phone (077899 30064) or use the contact form.


Monday 1st April  (Bank holiday)

Tuesday 2nd April

Wednesday 3rd April

Thursday 4th April


Sunday 26th May

Monday 27th May (Bank Holiday)

Tuesday 28th May

Wednesday 29th May

Thursday 30th May


Saturday 1st June

Sunday 2nd June

Monday 3rd June


Tuesday 4th June

Wednesday 5th June

Thursday 6th June

Saturday 8th June

Saturday 15th June


Tuesday 20th August

Wednesday 21st August

Thursday 22nd August

Monday 26th August (Bank Holiday)

Tuesday 27th August

Wednesday 28th August


Saturday 14th September (CADW Open Doors Festival)

Sunday 15th September (CADW Open Doors Festival)

We look forward to meeting you!

‘At last, a visit to the house I have admired for 40 years! Wonderful.’

‘Wonderful personal guided tour of the house and garden.’

‘Thank you so much for organising such interesting tours…We found it all fascinating!’

‘We all so much enjoyed our day.’ 

‘Thank you for a brilliant visit on Thursday, we all really enjoyed ourselves. You spoke very clearly and everyone could hear. The history of your family and properties was extremely interesting. The quality of your renovation is first class. I thought the view over the river was wonderful, if I lived there I would spend many hours just looking.’

‘So amazed by the beautiful setting and the hall was so interesting! I loved the kitchen garden area, I can see that in the future it will be lovely.’

‘A most interesting visit! The ceilings are so impressive; also the model ships. The Lost Gardens of Abercamlais! Look forward to returning to see the results of your labours.’

‘Breathtaking. And the house and estate I can see are in safe and caring hands. Well done.’

‘Wonderful pace and location. So lovely to see the enthusiasm and hard work going on to restore to former glory.’

‘Fascinating to see the potential and how well cared for the house is.’

‘A lovely welcome and what an interesting talk – beautiful house and gardens.’

‘A brave project, well-handled and a beautiful setting. Good luck.’

‘What an undertaking! And so beautifully done! Can’t wait to see “fait accompli”’

‘Really enjoyed the visit. Look forward to seeing it ‘grow.’ Good luck.’

‘Would enjoy a week here – beautiful setting.’

‘Fabulous place.’

‘Very interesting. Lovely place.’

‘So interesting. Will be back in 20 years.’

‘Lovely location, outbuildings and house.’

'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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