Holiday Cottage, Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales
Granary Cottage

About Granary Cottage

VisitWales_4starlogo_big.jpgGranary 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 

About Ty Gwyn Farm

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

 

2016 is Wales Year of Adventure! 

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 -

Stay in our cottage made of straw with no electricity, learn to dry stone wall, or bring your gundog on a course.

There are lots of other great adventures you can have whilst staying with us

Take a Welsh Safari, watch the Red Kites, ride the Welsh Hills, discover the Elan Valley and if you just have to have a heart-stopping thrill,  then go on the Zip Wire!

What will be Your Adventure?


Calling all Fishermen!

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!

 

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The Straw Cottage

About The Straw Cottage

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

Last minute May holiday.

4 nights from 2nd May in Granary Cottage £250..

7 nights from 6 May in Granary Cottage £350.

WiFi, dogs welcome, great walking

Year of  Adventure Special for The Straw Cottage and Granary Cottage 

Book a 3 or 4 night stay in the Straw Cottage and receive a 3 or 4 night stay in Granary Cottage for half price in April & May (excluding Easter week and May bank holidays). Take both breaks on the same or different dates for either yourselves, family or friends. New bookings only. 

 

 

Retrieving across water


Improvers Gundog Course - April 2 & 3

The start of another year's gundog courses.  Our first was an Improvers, the next step up from our basic courses. We had yet another great group of people>  It was lovely to see Rebecca and Murphy again, even better to hear how well Murphy had done this past shooting season, beating on two shoots. Margaret really put the dogs through their paces, whatever the experience of the dog and handler, everyone learnt something whether retrieving over water, long retrieves with distractions, hunting, retrieving back over a jump or flushing live game

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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

Vouchers available for presents.

Holiday Cottage, Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales
Country Courses

Country Courses

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 

Dry Stone Walling   May 21 & 22.

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

Our Dry Stone Walling courses run through the year - if you would like to find out more about stone walls in the landscape and how to build them then this course is for you.  More

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We had a glorious sunny day for our dry stone walling course last weekend. Six enthusiastic wallers learnt from Stuart how to go about building their wall.

"A great day, great fun, instruction, etc, super weather," John.

Fascinating day - I am off to re-build my garden wall," Anna


Walking Through History   

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

 Walking across the Radnorshire Hills

  "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

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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.

Holiday Cottage, Glamcamping and Country Courses in Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales. 

Ty Gwyn is more than our home; it is our way of life, embracing many different country pursuits, farming, riding, working our dogs.  We enjoy looking after the land we farm so that it is an attractive landscape and full of wildlife.  We say we are hidden in the heaven of Radnorshire, and it is a heaven that we want you also to enjoy, so do come and visit us. Whether you want to relax or be active, sit in the garden or walk the hills, the choice is yours. We look forward to welcoming you to Ty Gwyn Farm. 

Margot & Anthony