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Ty Mawr Wybrnant

Penmachno, Snowdonia National Park LL25 0HJ, Wales
+44 1690 760213
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Put this to the top of your list... more than just a house

Yes it is true that there is no cafe, yes the drive to the house is down a long single track lane... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
richard g
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Hove, United Kingdom
A hidden gem

We had wanted to visit Ty Mawr Wybrnant for a number of years and have finally managed to do so... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2017
Steven C
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London, United Kingdom
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Penmachno, Snowdonia National Park LL25 0HJ, Wales
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Yes it is true that there is no cafe, yes the drive to the house is down a long single track lane which can be 'interesting' to navigate and yes it is quite a small property but put this property right to the top of...More

3  Thank richard g
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We had wanted to visit Ty Mawr Wybrnant for a number of years and have finally managed to do so. What a wonderful place this is, a real hidden gem in a stunning location. The guide was brilliant and brought the whole history of the...More

1  Thank Steven C
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our children were genuinely spellbound as the guide transported them back to the Tudor times with the most engaging visit to a NT property I have ever enjoyed. The guide was so enthusiastic and informative. He possesses an incredible talent for making history come alive...More

1  Thank simberella
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst nothing of huge note architecturally or even in terms of the location, this tiny National Trust property absolutely came alive with the charming, informative and genuinely interesting chap who greeted us - the best NT guide I've ever come across: make sure you talk...More

Thank PriceTheOrgan
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This is the smallest NT my wife and I have ever visited. That said it's packed with character and it's past is brought to life with enthusiasm and humour by the resident caretaker. Worth a visit to meet him alone. Set in beautiful surroundings it's...More

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

If like me, you don’t do religion and as an Englishman find the Welsh language distant or think this place might be dull, think again… The ‘big house’ is profoundly precious to the UK and well worth a detour. It’s beautiful, remote and atmospheric. The...More

Thank SimonPage
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Way off the beaten track but incredibly atmospheric. The guide is knowledgeable, passionate about his subject & a Welsh character.

Thank Cardi12
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Very interesting visit made super special by the informative and interesting talk provided by Will who was the National Trust representative there. He was entertaining and incredibly knowledgable we learnt so much about the social history of the place it was told with humour and...More

Thank Anne H
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A group of four friends visited this National Trust property. The building was fascinating but the highlight was the caretaker, Will, telling the most wonderful story of historical living conditions in this building. He explained in detail how life was for families up to the...More

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

After driving through really fabulous scenery we came to Ty Mawr which is a really adorable rustic stone house in the middle of nowhere. Our guide is a most amusing man who told us the stories of the former inhabitants and their harrowing tribulations. Imagine...More

Thank Roslyn35
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