What will you find when you visit the Lloyd George Museum and Highgate?
- Discover a unique display of objects – caskets and scrolls presented to him as freedom honours, medals, paintings, pictures, documents such as the Versailles Treaty, ‘Lloyd George’s crown’, costumes and personal items
- Enjoy a film about Lloyd George in our theatre and see an amazing talking head
- Enter the Children’s Corner which tells the childhood stories of David, his brother William and his sister Mary Ellen
- Visit a Victorian classroom
- Travel back in time and see Highgate cottage, Lloyd George’s Victorian boyhood home, with his uncle’s shoemaking workshop
- Buy books and souvenirs from shop
Highgate is furnished as it was when Lloyd George lived here as a child between 1864 and 1880. The original desks of Lloyd George and his brother William can be seen here, and his Uncle’s shoemaking workshop has been recreated. You are free to roam and enjoy the Victorian cottage garden.
A short yet beautiful riverside walk takes you to Lloyd George’s grave, designed by Clough Williams-Ellis of Portmeirion fame. Extend the walk for a pleasant circular stroll to historic Ty Newydd Lloyd George’s last home and around the picturesque village of Llanystumdwy.
Bring a picnic and drinks with you and enjoy lunch in our quiet and private grounds.
The village sits on the Afon Dwyfor river in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with views of mountains and sea everywhere you turn. Near the coastal castle village of Criccieth , the lively harbour town of Porthmadog and the market town of Pwllheli, it’s easy to make a visit to the Lloyd George Museum part of a great day out.