Pen y Bryn


Pen y Bryn

(English Translation)

Machynlleth (View on a map )

Ref: 7114

5 Guests

1 Bedroom

No Dogs

No Wifi

Stay here from £126 per night. Check Availability

*** Change over days available Wed, Fri & Sundays *** Minimum stay 2 nights ***  

Pen y Bryn is one of six treehouses available to our guests on this site.  Please be aware that pressing "Book" reserves one of these six properties, and means that you will be allocated one of these equally beautiful treehouses based on availability and suitability.  This is so that we can make sure that your family has a stay that's out of this world!

Description

Set in an oak-filled valley on the outskirts of the ancient town of Machynlleth, this spectacular rustic-chic treehouse sleeps a couple, or a family of two adults and up to three children.  The idyllic woodland setting shelters Pen y Bryn from the bustle of everyday life - the only noise you'll hear here is the stream running down from the mountains and the tawny owls calling each other from across the valley.  Cader Idris, one of the most popular hiking peaks in Wales, sits majestically to the north of this scenic spot, while the market town of Dolgellau lies beyond.  Take a trip to King Arthur's Labyrinth in Corris, an underground child-friendly attraction set in an old slate mine.  Or why not visit the museum of moving models, Machinations, only a few miles from the treehouse?

You won't need to leave the site to experience the joys of the natural world.  Pen y Bryn offers spectacular views across treetops, with large windows allowing for birdwatching and star gazing through the branches.  Watch striking sunsets from the balcony, and sip your hot chocolate as moonlight slivers seep through the forest roof.  This treehouse is the stuff of childhood dreams, high above the forest floor, a woodland sanctuary in which to unwind, unplug and immerse yourself in quality time with those you love.

Check-in - 3pm / Check -out - 11am  

  • Sleeping arrangements

    A couple on a double bed, and additionally two children on bunk beds and a third child on a day bed

  • Bathroom Facilities

    Swedish composting toilet next to treehouse. Spring water shower.

  • Cooking Facilities

    Fully equipped kitchen with gas hob and woodburning stove.

  • Internet Access

    There is no internet access in this property.

  • Heating and Lighting

    This property is off-grid. Heating is by wood-burning stove, and lighting is lanterns and candles. The treehouses are insulated and cosy all year round.

  • Child Policy

    Children very welcome!

  • Pets Policy

    No Pets

  • Grounds and Nearby

    Decked area outside treehouse, as well as rope bridges, wooden spiral staircases and tree hammocks

  • Parking Information

    Parking is across the field, there will be someone there to meet you when you arrive to help with bags and to show you the way.

  • Arrival Times

    Check in from 15:00 and check out by 11:00

Each one of these chic tree shelters sleeps four - two adults on a hand-built wooden double bed, and two children in built-in bunk beds.  There is an optional day bed for a third child available.  All beds have views over the woodland from large windows, allowing for star gazing and bird spotting well into the night.  The living space is big enough for a family stay and cosy enough for a couple, with fully equipped kitchen cooking and washing up facilities, comfortable seating and dining areas, and a central wood-burning stove providing a sepia glow over this simple existence.  The shower can be found under the structure, and the compost toilet is on its own platform nearby.  Rope bridges, spiral staircases, tree hammocks and streams also add to the experience, allowing the kids and the big kids an amazing, serene experience between the branches. 

Machynlleth, the ancient capital of Wales, is just 5 miles away, which boasts Wales' own MOMA Art Gallery, as well as museums, pubs, cafes and a fantastic Wednesday market selling local foods. Visit in May for the famous Machynlleth Comedy festival.

Go further along the coast road to Borth and, on the way, find the Cors Dyfi Osprey project in the nature reserve or drive another 20 mins to the lovely seaside town of Aberystwyth.

In the opposite direction, Aberdyfi offers a variety of quaint shops and delectable places to dine. Stop by the acclaimed Seabreeze restaurant for a sumptuous evening meal or call in the Coast Deli for a delicious brunch.

Golf
Aberdyfi boasts a spectacular 18-hole Links golf course, a regular venue for national competitions.

Wildlife& Sport
Located within the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere, an internationally recognised nature reserve. Discover woodland and wildlife as well as a variety of sporting pursuits. Visit http://www.dyfibiosphere.wales to find out more.

Cycling and Mountain Biking
North Wales is a fabulous destination for cycling enthusiasts. Visit the purpose-built Climachx trail mountain bike course in Corris (http://www.dyfimountainbiking.org.uk/), just 8 miles away. Bikes can be stored safely below the cabin deck or hired from nearby Dolgellau http://dolgellaucycles.co.uk/.

If your cycling errs towards a genteel stroll, then the Mawddach trail won't disappoint. Enjoy 30 miles of breathtaking scenery and stop by The George III on the Estuary for a pub lunch and an ale from the local 'Moose' microbrewery.

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