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Ty Mawr Wybrnant

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Penmachno, Snowdonia National Park LL25 0HJ, Wales
+44 1690 760213
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Brought history to life for the kids

Our children were genuinely spellbound as the guide transported them back to the Tudor times with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
simberella
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London
A genuine treat

Whilst nothing of huge note architecturally or even in terms of the location, this tiny National... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PriceTheOrgan
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Wales
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“ty mawr” (16 reviews)
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Penmachno, Snowdonia National Park LL25 0HJ, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank simberella
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Cardi12
Reviewed 9 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
Reviewed 9 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
Reviewed 9 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
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is quite possibly the most remote National Trust site I've been to on the UK mainland. A long narrow road takes you to the house which is nestled at the bottom of a valley a few miles from Penmachno. Our guide has lived in...More

1  Thank Gary T
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This National Trust property was the birthplace of (Bishop) William Morgan, (in 1545), who first translated the whole of the Bible into Welsh. The small house is approached along some very narrow tracks, (drivers beware), and the car park is a 500 yard walk away....More

1  Thank Philip S
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