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Y Lasynys Fawr

Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2UT, Wales
+44 1766 781395
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Beautiful historic cottage

We spotted the sign, informing us of the cottage, while driving along the lower road between... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
JR001
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Birmingham
Loads of history, esp liked the original timber work.

Restricted opening hours, 350 metre walk from car park, but well worth the effort. Historic house... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Michael S
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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Home of the author, Ellis Wynne, remembered largely because of 'Visions of the Sleeping Bard', a Welsh masterpiece. More than two- thirds of the external stone walls belong to a house built towards the end of the Elizabethan period. It is believed that parts of the house dates from 1500 which suggests that an earlier construction occupied this site. However, the house has stood the test of time and it is here to be admired.
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3 Oct 2016
“Beautiful historic cottage”
29 Jul 2016
“Loads of history, esp liked the original timber work.”
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Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2UT, Wales
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+44 1766 781395
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We spotted the sign, informing us of the cottage, while driving along the lower road between Harlech and Portmadog. It is hidden from the road, down a path. There had been no mention of the cottage in tourist information centres in the area or any...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Restricted opening hours, 350 metre walk from car park, but well worth the effort. Historic house with lots of stairs and levels. Stand-in guide, but it was still fascinating tour. Will return again. Ask to see fold down bed with ropes, hence the expression sleep...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 26 May 2014

This house is so different to many other heritage houses visited. The structure and history of the house is presented by Catrin Glyn in a most enthusiastic and informative way. Her personality shines through which makes your visit very enjoyable. Don't expect a furnished house...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2014

Y Lasynys Fawr was recommended to us by a local cafe owner in Harlech, and it turned out that we were staying at a holiday cottage across the road from it. The lady running the property was friendly and enthusiastic, showing us around the house...More

5  Thank Funkmonk
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