Lletty Cottage at Yew Tree Farm, graded Five Stars by Visit Wales is situated in the valley of the River Towy, between the towns of Llandovery and Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire.
Yew Tree Farm is a 200 year old stone Welsh former farmhouse standing in six acres of land, overlooking the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Lletty Cottage is a self-contained annexe to the main house, and stands next to the 400-year old yew which gives the farm its name.The old Welsh name is Lletty'r-ywen, literally "the lodging place next to the yew tree".
Our cottage is open for bookings for visitors who want to immerse themselves in the quiet but magnificent countryside of Carmarthenshire and the Brecon Beacons.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Llanstephan Aberaeron New Quay Tenby Amroth|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
Around and about
Pembrokeshire, coast and countryside, St. David's, Tenby
Gower, coast and countrside,Mumbles,Oxwich,Rhossili
Cardiganshire, coast and countryside, Aberaeron, New Quay, Aberystwyth
Breconshire, a very beautiful and historic part of Wales, Brecon, Llangorse Lake, Pen-y-Fan
So much to do, so many places to visit, restaurants and pubs, visitor attractions all within easy reach (very little traffic on the roads even in summer),or you can just relax and enjoy being in the cottage and gardens watching the birds (click for list) the lambs in the field, hay making in late summer, dragon flies over the pond ............
Galleries to visit include The Corner House Gallery in Ammanford Saturday art workshops with Wendy Powell-Jones are available, details on www.wendypowell-jones.me.uk/
Nearby walks lead through the beautiful countryside, with views over the stunning Brecon Beacons, with Red Kites and Buzzards flying overhead.
The charming church of St. Sadwrn lies in the centre of Llansadwrn village adjacent to The Sexton's Arms where you will get a very warm welcome and where food is served Friday to Sunday. In Llanwrda village one and a half miles away there is a general store, garage, pub and café open all hours.
Two miles away is the delightful Welsh village of Llangadog with a Post Office and Country Stores, an excellent butcher selling local produce, and a very good pub-restaurant.
Trains to Shrewsbury and Swansea run from Llangadog on the Heart of Wales line. The line is renowned for its passage through dramatic mid-Wales scenery and many interesting stopping stations.
The Gwili Steam Railway and the Brecon Moutain Railway are also well worth a visit.
The Hay-on-Wye Book Festival is less than 1 hour away
Its verdant rolling landscapes and headlining horticultural attractions have led to Carmarthenshire being known as the "Garden of Wales", and the nearby gardens of Aberglasney a 'Garden Lost in Time' and the National Botanic Garden are outstanding and fascinating places to visit with their wealth of history and range of plants.
Carmarthenshire has a truly historic landscape with many local castles such as the spectacularly-sited Carreg Cennan, Dryslwyn and Llanstephan all within easy driving distance from Lletty Cottage.
Dinefwr Castle and Park can be found on the outskirts of Llandeilo, a picturesque 'boutique' town on the edge of the National Park, with an interesting mix of designer shops, restaurants and galleries, all just ten minutes away from Lletty Cottage.
Other nearby National Trust properties are Llanerchaeron, Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Colby Woodland Garden, Abereiddi to Abermawr, and the Tudor Merchant's House in Tenby.
Stretching over 450 acres on the Burry Inlet near Llanelli, the National Wetland Centre Wales is a magnificent mosaic of lakes, pools and lagoons and is home to countless wild species plus over 650 of the world's most spectacular ducks, geese, swans and flamingoes- many so tame that they feed from your hand.
Dinas Bird Reserve (and nearby Llyn Brianne reservoir) is the place to discover the beauty of the Welsh oakwoods with resident red kites, ravens and peregrines, and summer-visiting pied flycatchers, redstarts, wood warblers and tree pipits (and red squirrels if you're very lucky).
The Pendine Museum of Speed has racing motorcycles and the rebuilt Parry Thomas land speed record car "Babs".
The Pembrey Country Park near Llanelli is a renowned attraction providing a unique blend of coast and countryside.