Llanfendigaid Estate

Llanfendigaid, Rhoslefain, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9LS
4.8 (43 Reviews)
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About Llanfendigaid Estate

The main house at Llanfendigaid was built in 1746, and its outbuildings have been sympathetically restored as further guest accommodation.

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The estate is suitable for holidays with family and close friends, or for a special celebration.

The main house sleeps 17 people in 9 bedrooms with two bathrooms and two further separate loos. Downstairs there is a comfortable drawing room, large dining room (with long table and benched seats), and a large kitchen with an oil-fired range cooker.

Should you need further bedrooms, there is Dove Cottage (sleeps 4), Stable Cottage (sleeps 4), and the Cow Shed, which sleeps 6. Both of the cottages and the Cow Shed are self-contained holiday cottages, with their own kitchens and living spaces.

The house is surrounded by wooded gardens (with bluebells in the Spring), and there’s plenty of outdoor space for a BBQ or picnic.

There is also a heated swimming pool for the house and cottages to share, and a table tennis table.

Edmund’s Choice of Extraordinary Feature

“Llanfendigaid is on the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park, and the sea-views from the house are extraordinary.”

About the Location

The estate is off the main coastal road, the A493, close to the town of Aberdyfi. The nearest train station is Tonfanau, which is about a mile away. The owners of the house very much recommend taking the train, as the route is one of the most beautiful in the UK.

Things To Do

Snowdonia National Park offers lots of distractions, such as pony trekking, climbing, walking, mountain biking and road cycling. The nearby town of Aberdyfi has a few shops, and a great sandy beach with dunes to play hide-and-seek within.

For any guests interested in murder holes and looped battlements, the hills around Llanfendigaid boast the most amount of medieval castles.

For train enthusiasts, there’s the Great Little Trains of Wales, in which you can take lots of trips on trains that originally pulled slate from the mines.

If you’d like to have a simple day, the shingle beach is a mile from the house, and the walk to it is lovely.

House History

The Nanney-Wynn family have owned the Llanfendigaid Estate for almost nine hundred years. At its largest, the estate once reached along the Welsh coast from Harlech in the north, to Aberystwyth in the south. Now, the estate is contained within the Snowdonia National Park.

The main house at Llanfendigaid was re-built in 1746 (it had been a ‘Welsh Long House’ up until then). Stable Cottage was originally built as stables (as you’d expect) in 1892, and Dove Cottage dates from 1868. The Cow Shed is thought to date from around the 1740s.

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Phone Number
07463 441455

Reviews

Graham and his team made us feel so welcome! It was home from home. With access to the pool 24hrs and Ian on call for what ever we needed we thoroughly enjoyed our stay....they even managed to extend our stay with no fuss at all. The views, peace and quite was just what we needed with space for the kids to run around and burn some energy off.

A great stay in Dove Cottage. Highly recommended for a family of 4. A peaceful spot close to lovely beaches. Loved the pool and rope swings

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07463 441455