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Popty Pennant - the old bakehouse
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Popty Pennant - the old bakehouse
Summer 2013
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Sitting room with old range
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Llangollen, Denbighshire, North Wales, Wales

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Krysia15
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful location, a special place to stay”
Reviewed 23 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed for three nights in this delightful gem of a place. Popty Pennant is small but close to perfect. It had a really welcoming atmosphere, with everything you'd need for a short stay, beautifully decorated and stunning views and a peaceful location in the beautiful Ceiriog Valley.

The owners were very friendly and so helpful. The eggs they gave us for breakfast were free range and much appreciated :-)

We were visiting Llangollen for a family celebration at the start of May and enjoyed walking locally beside the Dee and the canal visiting the Pontcysyllte aqueduct and drove into Shrewsbury as well.

There is lots to do locally but we also enjoyed spending time watching the wildlife, the lambs and the foal in the nearby fields soaking up the peace and quiet of the valley, or simply sitting by the fire and relaxing. We meant to visit Chirk Castle, Plas Newydd and Dinas Bran but somehow didn't make any of them, so theres going to have to be a return visit.

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tinydance...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“A beautiful, warm and cosy cottage surrounded by lush scenery.”
Reviewed 20 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

The Pennant farm is a stunning arena of rolling hills, adorable livestock and wonderfully-maintained architecture. It's the perfect country escape, in which you can forget about the city and truly relax.

The cottage itself is beautifully proportioned and designed, and thanks to the owners you're greeted with a roaring wood fire upon arrival. The interiors have clearly been lovingly restored/maintained and if it weren't for the stunning valley surrounding you, then you could easily spend your holiday admiring the cottage itself.

Nick was a real gentleman, giving us lifts to and from the station, and even posting us a few things we'd forgotten.

We will most definitely be staying again.

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Liked best: The cottage, the scenery and the owner were all exceptional.
Liked least: It's a bit of a signal killer; but that's what you should be there to escape.
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Chumley69
Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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“A Wonderful quiet relaxing place to stay”
Reviewed 20 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

If you want a quiet relaxing place to stay in I think you'll be hard pressed to find anywhere which will give you the feeling of wilderness and isolation and yet still handily located to the main roads. We booked the Bake House at Popty Pennant for the Valentines weekend and when we arrived we were greated by the owner Nick who showed us our parking space and then led us to the Bake House. There are chickens and geese roaming around the buildings and sheep in the fields which all adds to the air of 'country'.

The Bake House is compact, some might say tiny but for the two of us for 3 nights it was perfect. Nick had the lovely open fire lite and ready for us and every evening when we got back there was a fresh supply of kindling and logs for that evening. The main living area has two comfy armchairs a dinner table and two chairs and a chest of drawers for clothes and the such. We didn't use it but there's a TV\DVD Player and a Sky Box if you want that kind of thing. There's a decent sized cupboard under the stairs for bags and cases and hanging jackets and there was an Iron and Ironing board in there too.

The kitchen was well supplied with pots, pans, crockery, cutlery, cups and glasses and managed to cook up a half decent steak for dinner one evening. There is a decent combi boiler in the kitchen and hot water is always available and the central heating is turned on and off from there too if you want it. The little toilet and shower room is off the side of the kitchen and again whilst small serves its purpose well with a powerful little shower.

And so to bed... The upstairs in keeping with everything else is small and basically an open mezzanine floor over the main liviing space and slightly larger than the very comforatable double bed. There's more storage at the end of the bed and the open fire can be seen and appreciated from the side.

The views are lovely from outside and Nick encouraged us to wander round the gardens if we wanted to. We found it a great location to explore North Wales and found our way quite easily into Snowdonia National Park and beyond to places like Port Merion and Ffestiniog.

All in all we found Popty Pennant a lovely place to stay and will almost definitely return.

Paul & Tracy

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Liked best: Location, welcome, peace and quiet
Liked least: We found nothing to dislike
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aweemoose
Bolton, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful 5* cottage on a gorgeous countryside estate. Highly recommended.”
Reviewed 13 September 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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My partner and I stayed at Popty Pennant, The Old Bake house, in May 2014 for a weekend away. We did get lost on our way and Nick one of the owners drove out to the main road to meet us and guide us to the estate. We found this to be a very warm welcome from him and when we arrived we were amazed with the beauty of Popty Pennant. The love and attention that has been given to restoring the buildings is obvious and the gardens are beautiful. I had high expectations from seeing photos on the internet but my expectations were out met. The Old Bake house is small so don't expect room for much luggage and the stairs may be difficult for those with mobility difficulties, but it is beautiful. The log fire was on when we arrived which was very cosy. We cooked for ourselves in the fully equipped kitchen, it had everything you would find at your kitchen at home. The shower was lovely and powerful and there were quality toiletries provided. The bed was the comfiest bed I have ever slept in! I felt everything was very luxurious.

Popty Pennant does have a very strong sense of quality and attention to detail. The cleanliness was outstanding, everything felt brand new. It was a treat to stay there and I would highly recommend it others. We would love to return again. The owners have written a visitors guide book which we found very useful. It has information of local pubs, restaurants and sights to see. We travelled out to Snowdonia one day and found it easy to get to.

I booked Popty Pennant as a romantic get away for myself and my boyfriend and we felt so lucky to have stayed there. It really is a beautiful location and worth every penny. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

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Liked best: The high standard of finish in the cottage, attention to detail and warmth of hosts
Liked least: That we had to leave and go home!
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Your age range 25-34
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JanefromW...
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Peaceful and tranquil”
Reviewed 7 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Wonderful stay in an amazing location. Nick and Derek were so helpful and had created a folder containing all kinds of useful information about places to visit and places to eat. Really enjoyed our visit and left feelilng recharged!

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Liked best: location
Liked least: going home :(
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