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Excellent 5/5 8 reviews

Popty Pennant - the old bakehouse

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Popty Pennant is an old bakehouse cottage on the Chirk Castle estate within the grounds of an historic upland manor house, sited in the glorious Ceiriog Valley on the Welsh borders in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Plas Pennant occupies an enviable position at the head of a secluded valley, 900 ft above sea level, offering complete quiet and solitude although only a short drive to Llangollen, Chirk and Oswestry. The old bakehouse has been meticulously restored by Cadw's Inspector of Historic Buildings for North Wales and fitted with rustic antique furniture and fixtures. The accommodation, with stone flagged floor and beam ceiling, includes a tiny sitting room, kitchen, shower room and crog loft double bedroom. The bakehouse has a cobbled courtyard with garden table and chairs and use of the extensive manor house gardens with spectacular views down towards the Ceiriog Valley.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Harlech 50 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester 70 km, Nearest railway: Chirk 4 km
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Parking

The North Wales region

North Wales is a wonderfully unspoilt, predominantly rural part of the UK, rich in history, famous for the Welsh language, its historic castles and abbeys, medieval walled towns, churches, non-conformist chapels, mountainous scenery, dramatic coastline, sandy beaches and heritage steam railways. It is easily accessible by road, rail and air, close to the motorway network, only an hour from Manchester Airport and well served with mainline railway stations.

Llangollen

Pennant is sited in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the Ceiriog Valley, a quiet backwater, a jewel in the crown of North Wales, a long meandering valley starting at the Chirk Castle estate and winding up through the villages of Pontfadog and Glyn Ceiriog up to the remote hamlet of Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog with its wonderful coaching inns. The magical town of Llangollen with its steam heritage railway, the Ladies of Llangollen's home Plas Newydd, horse drawn canal boats and international music festival is only three miles from Pennant and walkable along an old drover's route. The Llangollen canal is part of the Froncysyllte Aquaduct World Heritage Site, again only a short distance from Pennant. Pennant is also close to Offa's Dyke, an ancient earth works defining the English / Welsh border which crosses the parkland to Chirk Castle. The local market town of Oswestry is within easy reach and the historic county towns of Chester and Shrewsbury are only half an hour away.

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Review 1-8 of 8

2 Aug 2014

5/5

"a little piece of heaven. ..."

quirky..peaceful...idillic...restful..charming...a perfect get away. we enjoyed cycling to the aquaduct and Llangollen. .walking to chirk castle..lying in a pretty poppy field watching the clouds...en… More

29 Jul 2014

5/5

"A perfect basecamp for exploring Northern Wales"

After getting used to drive on the left side and after finding our way trough the very narrow roads leading to The Pennant, we discovered a lovely farm and the rather small but cosy bakery, where we … More

30 Jun 2014

5/5

"A Gem hidden in the valley"

Me and my partner stayed for a weekend and used it as a base to view the beautiful Welsh countryside and get out rock climbing. It is a great little cottage and we loved how clean and cosy we found it… More

23 Apr 2014

5/5

"Amazing place to stay"

This is a perfect place to stay, and it's hard to imagine how it could have been better! It's an incredible remote location (you do need a car), but still only 15/20 mins from two towns, so … More

15 Apr 2014

5/5

"Total Peace"

We stayed for a weekend and whole feel was perfect. From the roaring fire to the period furniture coupled with the modern comforts of Sky TV,lovely shower room and a nice kitchen. The floating bedroom… More

28 Mar 2014

5/5

"The best place in Wales"

Had a great time...peaceful and private.It is nice and warm cottage...lovely farm...cozy fireplace, very snog and intimate...wonderful place to escape from the city buzz :)… More

25 Jan 2014

5/5

"The perfect place to hibernate"

This lovely, tiny property is the definition of cosy for a self contained couple who long for peace and quiet and walks in rolling farm land. Characterful, comfortable and nicely furnished with old, s… More

21 Dec 2013

5/5

"Perfect"

This is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind cottage - we cannot recommend it enough.It has been wonderfully restored and furnished, with a fantastic fireplace and the comfiest bed we've ever slept in. The… More

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Calendar last updated:24 Aug 2014

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