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Browse through past issues of our newsletters here ...



Issue 29 - October

Apple TV, Patsy the patient, Saffy the Sheep, special offers & Christmas self catering

Issue 28 - June

Gardens to visit, flexible self catering, Peregrine room makeover, exclusive offers

Issue 27 - March

Easter breaks, £99 new-look Judges room, luxury self-catering, yummy cakes!


Issue 26 - November

Travel award winners, gift vouchers, weddings and a New Year special offer...

Issue 25 - June

Viscount de Vesci plants Jubilee tree, Olympic torch relay, TV appearances, paranormal night....

Issue 24 - February

Gold Award winners, bathroom upgrades, upcoming events & loads of special offers....


Issue 23 - November

Five year anniversary, hotel inspector, renovations update, sheep hot water bottle...

Issue 22 - July

Four in a Bed - the aftermath, painting course dates, last minute cottage deals...

Issue 21 - June

See us on TV, New website launch, Painting courses, Christmas self-catering offer...

Issue 20 - April

Alan Carr visits, Mount room refit, Four In A Bed, don't miss the bluebells...

Issue 19 - January

Prince William does lunch, Valentine's weekend, Self catering cottages...


Issue 18 - November

Welsh Highland Railway reaches Porthmadog, 5 stars awarded, new improved rooms...

Issue 17 - August

Radio 1's Big Weekend, Flying high over Snowdonia,

Issue 16 - June

Improvements in our grounds, Royal visit, Faenol festival, The Great Drag Race

Issue 15 - February

Murder Mystery night, Mother's Day, tweeting, corporate hire


Issue 14 - December

Drawing room make-over, AA inspector calls, present ideas, hire the whole house...

Issue 13 - September

Snowdon summit visitor's centre opens, Lodge awarded 4 stars, Patsy arrives...

Issue 12 - April

Nature watch, Princess Margaret's face lift, Cybermen invade, Reiki weekend...

Issue 11 - February

Evening meals offered during week, new head housekeeper, wedding packages...


Issue 10 - November

Credit crunch offers, Plas Dinas Lodge is launched, 2nd murder at Plas Dinas...

Issue 9 - July

Great views - inside & out, weddings, country house dinner party...

Issue 8 - May

New Butler's Suite, intimate weddings prove popular, Great Little Places...

Issue 7 - February

New member of staff, luxury toiletries, refurbishment rolls on, mini-museum...


Issue 6 - December

Exclusive use, Buckley room make-over, virtual tours, present ideas...

Issue 5 - October

Awarded 4 stars, see us on TV: Wacky Welsh Weddings, guest feedback results...

Issue 4 - July

Lady Armstrong-Jones room finished, toiletries upgrade, brand new signage...

Issue 3 - March

TVs go digital, Welsh Highland Railway, planting in the grounds, deluxe room goodies...

Issue 2 - February

Welsh here we come, sunny days in North Wales, new uniforms for staff...

Issue 1 - January

Hello new hotel, goodbye pink, new website launches, new-look restaurant...

We’ve been lucky enough to be written about in many different publications, here are just some of the highlights…


If it's Good Enough for Prince William - Daily Post - September 2012

Caron Edwards tastes the five star luxury of Plas Dinas enjoyed by Royal guests


Plas Dinas wins Gold Award from Visit Wales - Press Release - Nov 2011

“...given to those extra special places who offer “outstanding quality, exceptional comfort and hospitality”


Bontnewydd B&B in Channel 4 programme - Caernarfon Herald - June 2011

“Andy and Julian Banner-Price, proprietors at five star Plas Dinas Country House in Bontnewydd are contestants in the popular Channel 4 programme Four in a Bed”

Royal Wedding Special featuring Plas Dinas and Anglesey - April 2011

Broadcast on Canadian TV's "Entertainment Tonight". Plas Dinas segment starts at 1m 39s.


Fit for a Princess - Cambridgeshire Journal - April 2011

“If it was good enough for Princess Margaret and the future King of England, it’s definitely good enough for me.”


Take in a Dream Break - Shropshire Star - January 2011

“a touch of class - from start to finish”


Prince William in surprise lunch visit - Caernarfon Herald - January 2011

“The group all enjoyed their meal, which was served in the 400 year old Gun Room”


Perfect Plas for peace and quiet - Liverpool Echo – August 2010

"We helped ourselves to drinks from the mini-bar, lay on our four poster bed and began to feel very much like royalty..."


Stay List - National Geographic - March 2010

"The most authentic and unique hotels in Wales…"


Top 10 Country House Hotels – Sunday Mirror – December 2009

"Want to be pampered, fed and spoilt rotten in a romantic country setting? Well look no further…"


Princess Margaret remembered - BBC News Website – December 2009

"Princess Margaret was a regular visitor to a mansion at Bontnewydd"