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Ty Glan Afon

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
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Please note additional charges may apply to this property.Traditional 350 yr old Snowdonia stone cottage in a picturesque valley above the Mawddach Estuary. Owned by the 11th generation of an 850 acre traditional Welsh hill farm. Sketched by author and illustrator, Alfred Wainwright on his travels. Wild goats roam the upper reaches of this beautiful valley and have done for centuries.Pedigree herds of Welsh Black cattle and Welsh mountain sheep graze the fields.Ruskin wrote of this area 'There is no better walk than the one from Barmouth to Dolgellau than the walk from Dolgellau from Barmouth'Lovers of the outdoors looking to escape with or without a dog will be pleased to use Ty Glan Afon as a very warm and comfortable base camp for exploring the area. Cosy autumn/winter days in f...Please note additional charges may apply to this property.Traditional 350 yr old Snowdonia stone cottage in a picturesque valley above the Mawddach Estuary. Owned by the 11th generation of an 850 acre traditional Welsh hill farm. Sketched by author and illustrator, Alfred Wainwright on his travels. Wild goats roam the upper reaches of this beautiful valley and have done for centuries.Pedigree herds of Welsh Black cattle and Welsh mountain sheep graze the fields.Ruskin wrote of this area 'There is no better walk than the one from Barmouth to Dolgellau than the walk from Dolgellau from Barmouth'Lovers of the outdoors looking to escape with or without a dog will be pleased to use Ty Glan Afon as a very warm and comfortable base camp for exploring the area. Cosy autumn/winter days in front of the log burner or summer days out in the garden cooking on the BBQ.Ideally located to walk the land, discover ancient ruins, old stone bridges and cascading waterfalls.Author and illustrator Alfred Wainwright visited the cottage on his travels. The cottage owner remembers Wainwright sitting outside Ty Glan Afon with his grandfather.Discover Welsh Gold Mining history in the foothills of the famous Clogau gold mines. Once the most prosperous mine in the British Isles, where now the wild goats roam amongst the swathes of heather and bluebells. You can see the famous mountain directly behind the cottage from the cottage windows. Recommended days out locally from your cottage to Dolgellau & Cadair Idris, Cregennan Lakes Days out further afield to Surf Snowdonia, Snowdon, Zip World.More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
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Listed Since:September 2012
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

Squalid conditions, description in catalogue extremely misleading, dirty bed linen, infested with flies total nightmare!..

Date of stay: November 2018
5  Thank sue22017
Reviewed 11 April 2015

This house is perfect for anyone who wants to relax in a quiet, unspoiled rural valley close to the sea and within easy reach of mountains. We were greeted with warmth and a bottle of wine that settled us in to a relaxed and comfortable...More

Date of stay: April 2015
2  Thank skview
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Reviewed 11 April 2015

I stayed for a week in this beautiful, clean, well equipped and warm cottage over Easter. I went with 3 other adults and two children. The sun shone everyday and we went out exploring the beautiful countryside which is right on the doorstep. It is...More

Date of stay: April 2015
1  Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Lovely stone cottage very cosy and warm. Good sized rooms. Lounge and Kitchen better than in the photo's. Great walking straight from the cottage.

Date of stay: October 2014
1  Thank 350will1
Reviewed 6 October 2014

This cottage is a mile off the main road with fantastic views of the mountains. There are quality furnishings and equipment and the cottage is extremely clean. The kitchen is well equipped. Comfy beds were made up on arrival and towels provided. The owners were...More

Date of stay: October 2014
1  Thank Hev B
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
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