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This is only a small property but is truly fascinating to visit. The building and its contents are... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
West Midlands UK
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I take my parents to there as vocation, the small village is nice, pretty environment. Locals... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This is only a small property but is truly fascinating to visit. The building and its contents are authentic and provide a wonderful insight to life in a 16th century house. The highlight however is provided by the guide who is both knowledgeable and enthusiastic...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I take my parents to there as vocation, the small village is nice, pretty environment. Locals really friendly. The host of our cottage is really warm heart. Highly recommended, will come back again

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

My husband was really hesitant on visiting here, believing it to be just a stone house with nothing of any interest. I found him after being here almost 2 hours eating his words! The gentleman who shared the history of Ty Mawr with us really...More

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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

5  Thank richard g
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 28 July 2017

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

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glenis p
23 August 2018|
Response from jcody58 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah ....as long as they don’t bite.... lol