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Courtyard cottages at Bryn Melyn Farm

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

From the striking courtyard, one enters into a spacious hall with an old Welsh Dresser, made by a local craftsman.

This cottage, like all the others at Bryn Melyn Farm, have been given an extremely high 5* accreditation by Visit Wales.

The kitchen/dining room, sitting room and downstairs lavatory are all off this hallway.

The sitting room has a door leading onto the communal garden with its stunning view of the Upper Dee Valley and the meandering River Dee.The kitchen/ dining room has a cream Shaker style kitchen including everything that might make your holiday easier, such as dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge freezer, electric hob and oven. The dining table is large and the whole family could happily spend some considerable time in here together, planning activities or playing games, or of course, eating!

Upstairs, there are 2 delightful bedrooms and a large bathroom off a very spacious landing.

The double bedroom is both cosy and romantic whereas the twin bedroom [which can also be converted to a superking bedroom] is light and airy. Sunlight floods into this upstairs area in the daytime with its combination of roof windows and box windows where one could take in the glorious views.One is spoilt for space in the bathroom with its separate power shower.

You could either choose to spend time at Bryn Melyn farm itself, with its 12 acres at your disposal, including woodland area with pond, tennis court, games room and private fishing, or of course, you could participate in the abundant local activities from white water rafting and mountain biking to walking and horse riding.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Barmouth Blue Flag 40 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester or Liverpool 90 km, Nearest railway: Wrexham/Gobowen 40 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Every attempt has been made to think of everything that might make your holiday a special one.

And if we haven't thought of it yet, well you could always ask and we will do our best!

The beds are extremely comfortable and the linen of a particularly high standard.

Great attention is paid to every detail and we pride ourselves on the high standard of cleanliness in the cottages.

Further details outdoors

Both young and old can enjoy the onsite tennis court, the games room offering table tennis, snooker, pool, darts and table football. There is complimentary fishing on the River Dee nearby for those with an Environment Agency Licence.

Gardens have a coal or gas BBQ and there is ample garden furniture for your use and pleasure.

Roam at your leisure on the 12 acre site.Play football in an adjoining field.

Go sledging when snowy - sledges provided.

Further details

Although the barn cottage officially sleeps 4, there is plenty of room for 6 provided the extra guests are happy to use a sofa bed. There would be a small extra charge for this. We also have extra single beds and if available, the twin bedded room can be converted to a triple bedded room. There is also room for a single sofa bed for a child on the very spacious landing

The North Wales region

North Wales is one of the most popular regions to visit with the incredible variety that it offers its visitors from castles, outstanding gardens and houses, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal which was recently given World Heritage Status and of course the multitude of exciting activities and visitor attractions offered in the Snowdonia National Park as well as a rich cultural experience.

Sporting activities include golfing, watersports such as kayaking,canoeing,white water rafting. Also abseiling,mountain biking, cycling,walking,mountain climbing, high ropes, paintballing, quad biking to name but a few!t

Actually onsite in Bryn Melyn Farm, you have a private tennis court, a large games room/playroom with table tennis, table football, pool, snooker and darts, playing fields with goals, andpriavte fishing on the River Dee.

Also available in the area,you are well provided for in terms of local restaurants and pubs should you feel like taking a total break,including the catering!

The local pub is only 0.6 of a mile away offering food and regular live music.There is another pub within 2 miles of the farmhouse,not to mention the national award winning restaurant, Tyddyn Llan in Llandrillo.You could also enjoy a meal at the glorious Pale Hall, a Victorian Mansion within one mile of the farmhouse and now a luxurious hotel at which you could also partake of some morning coffee or afternoon tea.After all,Queen Victoria once stayed here when it was a private house and the station platform was extended at the time to receive the Royal train!


In addition to the abundance of local attraction mentioned above both locally and in the Snowdonia National Park, we ahve many facilities on site at Bryn Melyn Farm so that you don't even have to get in the car.

These include a private tennis court, a large games room/playroom with table tennis, table football, pool, snooker and darts, playing fields with goals and superb private fishing.

We have space for a marquee for about 120 guests and are currently applying for a licence to conduct weddings at the venue.

Onsite catering can be arranged for that special occasion or even if you don't feel like cooking!

For the birdwatchers amongst you, this is the ideal venue.We have a huge variety of birds to include owls which you can hear as they call to one another at night, the hypnotic call of the buzzards as they fly above the farm,and nesting in the courtyard this year 2009, we have had a redstart, a very rare and shy bird, which only goes to show what a peaceful location it is! Daily, there is an enormous variety of birds jostling for supremacy. We have a particularly well fed robin redbreast who enjoys any food left out for him on the maintenance shed! Some of our keen birdwatching guests have also enjoyed a day out to Lake Vyrnwy and its excellent birdwatching facility.

As for fishermen, you don't even have to get in the car!

We have a 3/4 mile of private fishing on the River Dee .

All you need is an Environment Agency Licence. We can offer permits for fly fishing for trout, salmon, and grayling in season.

If sailing is your passion, then Bala Lake within 5 miles or a 15 minute drive is the place for you.

Bring your own boat and park it in the parking area on the farm or hire a boat at the lakeside.

What could be easier.Other watersports are available there of course to include canoeing and kayaking. There is the white knuckle experience of white water rafting at nearby Tryweryn.

The annual Llangollen International Eisteddfod in July is within 20 minutes of the property.

There are numerous local eisteddfods [competitive festivals for the Arts] and our local Llandderfel Eisteddfod takes place on Good Friday every year.

There are sheepdog trials locally which were once made famous by the TV programme 'One Man and His Dog'

An International Sheepdog Trial winner lives locally and offers the opportunity to watch him and his dogs working.

They also offer quad biiking and other activities at the farm including watching the pet lambs beign fed in season.

There are a number of Male Voice Choirs in the area and it may be possible to go and watch a rehearsal.

The National Eisteddfod of Wales is in Wrexham in 2011 - you may have missed it this year 2009 in Bala, and of course,your International Opera Singer hostess adjudicating!

The Vaenol Festival organised and promoted by the International Opera Singer, Bryn Terfel,takes place at the end of August and is about an hour's drive from the farmhouse.

Nearer to Bryn Melyn of course there is an abundance of sporting activities including private fishing on the Dee,white water rafting,sailing,canoeing,kayaking,abseiling,climbing,high ropes,4x4,walking, cycling,mountain biking,horseriding and golf.

On site,we can arrange for a mobile Holistic Therapist to visit you during your holiday for Aromatherapy, Reflexology,Swedish Body Massage and Indian Head Massage.

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Review 1-3 of 3

26 Aug 2013


"Jewel on the Dee!"

A magical place with so much more to offer than the vast majority of cottages in Wales. Communication with the owner (Eirian) from the initial enquiry until we left was excellent, added to that Aled (… More

11 Aug 2012


"Great Holiday in a great location"

From the very begining of the booking process the owner was brilliant. Great communication and quality documents. This set high expectations and we weren't disapointed on our arrival. The cott… More

19 Feb 2012


"50th Birthday weekend"

What a lovely place for a large group to celebrate in. Some lovely cottages surround the courtyard facing the Farm House. All cottages have excellent facilities and comfortable beds. The dog was allowed in two of the cottages and she enjoyed herself. Would imagine it is even nicer in the summer.

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Calendar last updated:18 Aug 2014

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