Granary Cottage is a comfortable and stylish self catering holiday cottage with stunning views. Graded 4 stars, sleeping 4, it has two en-suite bedrooms... More Info
Ty Gwyn Farm is a traditional mixed farm, sitting in the rolling hills of Radnorshire, with stunning panoramic views in every direction. Ty Gwyn is an ideal base from which to explore this hidden, unspoilt area of Mid Wales. The beautiful Elan Valley, Builth Wells and Hay on Wye are all within easy reach. There are walks around the farm and plenty of footpaths and long distance walks in the area of Radnorshire and Llandrindod Wells. Watch the wildlife; we have red kites, buzzards, hares and badgers, enjoy clean air, open skies and absolute peace and quiet.. More Info
Everyone's adventure is different, it doesn't have to be sky diving or abseiling, it might just be something that you have never done before - see dark skies, learn a different skill, try different food, go riding, explore somewhere you have never been. Here at Ty Gwyn we can provide some great adventures -
There are lots of other great adventures you can have whilst staying with us
Fishing is available on the world renowned Wye and its tributaries. A passport scheme allows access to a wide range of rivers and streams. Brown trout fishing is available on the Elan Valley Reservoirs and the rivers Wye, Elan and Marteg, and Rainbow trout fishing at Llyngwyn. A 40 minute drive away is Llyn Clywedog Reservoir with stunning scenery. Regularly stocked. For more details and contacts
We have somewhere to wash and store fishing gear and a freezer to put all those fish in!
The ultimate get away, The Straw Cottage, is truly far from the madding crowd, a straw bale cottage in an idyllic spot on the farm. This is the romance of a bygone era with 2016 comfort. If you want an unusual place to stay, if you like the idea of being away from it all and living with nature but do like a hot shower, a comfy bed and a flushing loo, The Straw Cottage is it... More Info
"Thank you for a glorious long weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the south east. We all loved the Straw Cottage - so brilliantly thought out in every detail and so inviting, not to mention the welcoming flowers and scones! The surrounding area is spectacular too. We enjoyed the Elan reservoir so much as well as local walks around the farm and to Howey and Llandrindod Wells. Thank you again and hope to be back before too long." The Stewart Family September 2015 See more reviews on our Guestbook page
Granary Cottage - 25% off 7 nights from June 3 - now £330
The Straw Cottage - 25% off 3 nights in June - now £338. June 3,4 & 5 & June 10,11 & 12
Two great week-ends, lovely people, somse really nice dogs and excellent weather. We had a real mix of working breeds, springers, cockers, labradors, a GSP and a Vizla. As usual on these basic courses we worked on recall, sit and stay, use of whistle and starting the dogs on hunting and retrieveing with a dummy and then cold game. We also did some retrieving across water, some dogs threw themselves in whilst others needed some encouragement - all part of the learning process. A simulated walk up at the end of the course gives dogs and handler an idea of what to expect on a shoot day. Not everyone wants to work their dogs but this basic training gives owners an idea of what their dog is bred to do and shows them how they can do different things with their dogs which will help the dog settle, using its brain as exercise rather than too much physical exercise.
Dates for 2016 Gundog training weekends:-
Improvers - April 2 & 3 - full
Basic - April 23 & 24 - full
Basic - May 14 & 15 - full
Improvers - September 17 & 18
Basic - October 8 & 9
Basic - October 22 & 23 -full
Vouchers available for presents.
Would you like to try your hand at something different? Perhaps learn a new skill or experience another way of life? The courses are a great way to learn more in an informal way. More
If you are interested in a course later in the year please contact me as we try and build the courses around people's requirements
We certainly had a mixture of weather on our May course last weekend. A very wet Saturday was followed by a lovely day on Sunday. Our 6 trainee wallers deserved a medal for their perserverance and determination to carry on walling whatever the weather.
"A great day despite the rain. Many thanks to Stuart for his expertise and Margot for hospitality." Simon
"Great course, lovely lunch, fab company. The weather didn't dampen the spirits and built a short course of dry stone wall - fantastic." Tara
"Wonderful walls, wit - shame about the weather - fantastic fun and insightful instruction." Genevieve
"Great weekend, a blend of walls, geology, history and more walls. Good food and company too. Off to build my own ( small ) wall now" Peter
"The venue is nothing less than fantastic as is the food, course and company. Walls are great!" Dave
Learn how to read the features in the landscape, what they are, why they are there and who put them there. Stone walls, enclosures, banks and ditches all tell a story of the past. Find out more whilst walking the Radnorshire hills with a landscape historian. More and 2016 dates
"Fascinating and fun. The area is filled with history with plenty of evidence going back to the iron age. Stuart gushes with enthusiasm and humour and never tires of teaching you new aspects of the hills. A most memorable day." Edward and Lucinda July 6.
"Our walk was preceeded by a good and clear yet entertaining talk by Stuart. On our walk over the hills, he was a mine of information as we observed the historical and archaeological evidence. Lunch was a superb picninc and gave us a chance to rest whilst we enjoyed the views. A thoroughly good day out, enjoyed by all." Ruth July 6
The Walking through History days are a great way of finding out about features in our landscape, what they are, why they are there and about the people who lived there.