Glanderwen is a beautiful holiday cottage with fabulous countryside views near Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant.
Detached bungalow with a pretty garden and fabulous country and mountain views and is the ideal rural retreat for a group of six. Glanderwen is set in an elevated position overlooking the picturesque Tanat Valley and sits next to the owner’s dairy farm, although privacy is always assured.
A perfect spot for families or a group of friends to relax or explore the beauty of the Welsh and Shropshire borderlands.
Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant is a short drive away for your convenience stores and the main attraction nearby has to be the stunning Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall with a spectacular 240 ft drop, recognised as Britain’s tallest single-drop waterfall. Walkers can climb to the top of the waterfall and if you feel energetic you can then hike up the Berwyn mountain range. Within a short drive from Glanderwen and well worth a visit are Lake Vyrnwy where you can visit Rhiwargor falls, the RSPB Bird Reserve and Sculpture park trail.
Shops and other amenities are 14 miles away in the vibrant market town of Oswestry in Shropshire. Nearby attractions include Whittington Castle, Park Hall Countryside Experience and The British Ironwork centre.
A little further afield is Llangollen; a small, picturesque town with a wealth of independent shops to browse along with a good selection of cafes, bars and restaurants. If you just want to relax, why not take a trip on the steam railway or experience peace and tranquillity, gliding along the canal on a horse drawn boat. If you’re feeling energetic, you can climb to Dinas Bran Castleto see the ruins of a 13th century medieval castle. Here, you will be rewarded with a fantastic view over the valley and the surrounding hills. Close to Llangollen, you will find a UNESCO World Heritage site containing the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. It is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain and was designed by the famous Thomas Telford. Enjoy the view from above by walking across or taking a leisurely boat ride.
National Trust sites local to Glanderwen include Powis Castleand Gardens (an impressive site which began life as the medieval fortress of the Welsh Prince of Powys), Chirk Castle(a magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches) and Erddig(a much-loved home, garden and 1,200-acre estate filled with the stories of a family and their servants).
Day trips can include sightseeing and shopping in the medieval market town of Shrewsbury, with a great choice of pubs and restaurants.
Chester is less than an hour’s drive away and well worth a day trip. Chester is a beautiful quaint city, filled with Tudor style architecture and packed full of Roman and medieval history.
For those wanting to spend a day by the sea, the beaches and seaside town of Barmouth and Aberdovey can be reached in just over an hour.
A little further afield is Snowdonia National Park; The largest National Park in Wales. Snowdonia is a great place to go walking. Whether you want the challenge of ascending the famous Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales, or something more leisurely, there is a walk to suit all abilities whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery. Take a break at lovely, picturesque villages including Betws y Coed and Beddgelert. Also, not to be missed are the thrilling attractions of ‘Bounce Below’ and ‘Zip World’. Both attractions would need to be booked in advance.
Glanderwen is a superb base for an adventure in Wales!
All ground floor.
Off road parking for 3 cars.
3 Bedrooms; 1 kingsize bedroom with en-suite, 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom.
Fully equipped kitchen including electric oven/hob, dishwasher,
fridge, freezer and microwave.
Utility room with washing machine.
Lounge with wood burning stove.
Bathroom with roll top bath and walk in shower.
2 TVs (freeview in the kitchen and a smart TV in the lounge).
Selection of board games and books.
Lawn garden area, plus patio with tables and chairs for outdoor
Towels and bed linen included.
Fuel and power included.
Travel cot and highchair available upon request.
Sorry, no pets and no smoking.
Nearest shop and pub are 1.9 miles away..