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Bryn Elltyd

  • Visit Wales 3 Star Guest House
  • Wales Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award
  • Visit Wales Cyclists Welcome
  • Visit Wales Walkers Welcome
  • Croeso Cynnes Cymreig
  • Food Standards Hygiene (Very Good)
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Guest House with 6 rooms £45-£90 prpnb

Bryn Elltyd-Snow Scenery

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ECO....Bryn Elltyd is carbon neutral. All energy inputs from renewables, located in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park at the foot of the Moelwyn mountains, this is an ideal location to explore North Wales.
MORE details on web....www.ecoguesthouse.co.uk
Handy for BOUNCE BELOW and ZIP WORLD

Walk from the house or tour Snowdonia by car or public transport, activities locally include Ffestiniog Railway and Llechwedd Slate Mines.

Experience a warm, friendly atmosphere in a house that meets the criteria as an ecological and sustainable building. Solar array', green electricity, wood fires, re-used rainwater, turf roofs, ducks and artisan homemade bread each morning.

Winners of the Snowdonia Wildlife gardening competition (business section) and runners up in the Wales Sustainable Tourism Award.

• 1883 house with award winning ECO developments
• 3 electric car charge points
• Computer controlled biomass centeral heating intergrated with solar panel
• Solar electric arrays - solar thermal arrays
• Log burners
• Green Sauna
• Turf roofs
• Cosy sheeps wool insulation
• Own ducks and acre of grounds
• Some disabled wet rooms
• Dog friendly
• Centeral for Snowdonia
• Open access to mountains / rambles / Cwmorthin
• Steam train station 200m Tanygrisiau..Ffestiniog railway
web www.ecoguesthouse.co.uk

GREAT FOR KIDS

We are a great location with easy access to steam trains, Mine exploration, rambles, geocaching, and massive Zip world / Llechwedd slate quarry adventure hub all within 2miles.

Lots of nature in our 1 acre award winning mountain garden plus open access to mountains. Unusually due to the mines heritage and massive hydro plants there are track...tramways and " private " tarmac road very , very locally. One gated locked road goes 1.5 miles and 100ft up to 1800 above sea level all on tarmac. first half is do able by bold with a wheel chair.

Facilities:

Family Bedroom
Highchair Provided
Cot Provided
Wifi
Board Games Provided / Children's Books
Child Friendly Activities Onsite/Nearby
Information provided about family attractions/things to do
All inclusive price (Dinner Bed & Breakfast)

ACCESSIBILITY / ELDERLY & LESS MOBILE

John has 7 years experience teaching in schools / colleges with all many forms of disability. No 3 at multimillion pound school. Plus teenage daughter was a chair user for 7 years.

We are NOT suitable for self powered. We have two wet rooms, 3 ground floor rooms and a wealth ideas from our 10 years in the area. All staff have completed 3 day first aid, qualified mountain leaders, John is canoe / kayak coach and qualified but rusty on Maketon and BSL.

We have large carparks with gravel surfaces and 3 Electric car charge points.

Facilities:

Wet Room
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Bathroom
Elderly and Less Mobile
Part-time Wheelchair user

GREAT FOR COUPLES:

Speaks volumes.....2 marriage proposals in our Hobbit room. Set into mountainside with cosy sheep's wool lining and turf roof. WE are powered 100% by green energy and keep winning national eco competitions. Tested and graded by Visit Wales and several green organisations.

No spa but 100% green electric sauna.

Facilities:

Romantic / Bridal Suite Bedrooms
Provide 'extras' upon request e.g. champagne, chocolates, flowers etc.
Dinner Bed & Breakfast Price
King Sized Bed
Anniversary / Occasion Packages
Babymoon Packages I.e. Pre baby break
Honeymoon Packages

GREAT FOR WILDLIFE:

We have an acre of mountainside / garden that wins wildlife/eco awards. 3 SSSI's in the valley. Temperate rain forest. Moss and liverwort SSSI. Night jar and adders SSSI. Local chuffs. Osprey nest site 20mins away. Beach / sand dunes SSSI 25 mins.
Unique ex slate mines heritage / nature.
Declared a DARK Skies area.

Facilities:

Bird Watching / Wildlife Watching
Wildlife / Nature Reference Books
Nature Walks Onsite / Nearby
Binoculars
Fishing Opportunities Onsite / Nearby
Information provided on local wildlife
Bird Tables/ Hanging Feeders/ Nest Boxes Onsite

GETTING BACK TO NATURE:

100% powered by green , non nuclear energy
GOLD Green tourism accesment ...twice
Came 2nd to National Trust at Wales Green Energy awards.
Won UK wide Connsiderate Hotelier awards in London...twice
3 page "A" level question on us
3 Electric car charge points ( incl Tesla) for over 7 years all power by green electric.
Solar thermal,,,solar electric...£20K off cosy biomass central heating.
Orchard,,,veg plots...own ducks and bake bread each morning.
Within 300m is lake,,,trout fishing,,waterfalls,,,2 hydro plants,,,bouldering,,,,rock climbs,,,,steam translation ( 12 trains per day in high season Ffestiniog 1830' s steam railway, 13 miles long),,,,and a bus stop

Facilities:

Eco Friendly
Outdoor Fires Permitted / Chiminea
Wood Burning Stove / Open Fire
Remote / Rural Location
Detached Property
Uninterrupted Views
Local Produce Provided or Restaurants Available Nearby (Seasonal / Organic etc.)
Nature Reserves / Nature Walks Nearby
Scenic Walking Route / Cycle Routes Onsite / Nearby

GREAT FOR GET-TOGETHERS:

Large dining table make from tree 10 foot from the kitchen works well with 12, 10 is better. Log burner. We can cater,,,,external caterer,,,2 hinees,Indian, chip shop, kebab shop all within 2miles.

Two dining areas, two conservatories, acre of garden plus 5 benches. Wave to steam trains 50m away and get a toot.

Facilities:

Accommodate Small Groups 4-10
Accommodate Groups 10+
Communal Areas
Communal Eating Areas
Barbeque
Private Garden / Outdoor Seating Area
Provide inclusive packages (Dinner Bed & Breakfast)
Provide Information on local restaurants
Occasion Packages
Help with organising transport (Taxis, mini buses etc.)
Provide Information on activities / attractions for groups
Ample Parking

Children welcomeRadioTelevisionSatellite TVTea/coffee making in bedroomsUnlicensedPacked lunches providedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesConference facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenTotally non-smokingBuilding of historical interestDisabled facilitiesCentral heatingElectric shaver pointsTelevision availableSauna onsiteFishingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedDogs/pets accepted by arrangementVegetarian diet availableWiFi or internet accessDVD playerCD playerSingle sex groups welcomedEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableReal log/coal fires

Evening meals and packed lunches by arrangement. Children welcome from any age.

Contact

Mr & Mrs J Whitehead

Tanygrisiau,
Blaenau Ffestiniog,
Gwynedd,
LL41 3TW

0844 3511277

Address

Tanygrisiau,
Near BLAENAU FFESTINIOG,
Gwynedd,
LL41 3TW

Location

Directions

Plan route to Bryn Elltyd using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 682449  Lat: 52.98519 Long: -3.96474

By Car: From the Blaenau Ffestiniog roundabout, take A496, after 3/4 mile (follow the brown and white signs) turn right and immediate left, following the signs for Ffestiniog Railway and Ffestiniog Power Station, down the road with white railings. Past the lake, turn left and the house is on the right. We are on th elake, last building before the hydro power station.

By Train: There is a rail-link, from the main line at Llandudno Junction which is 2.59 hours with no changes to / from London Euston. From Llandudno, take the scenic Conwy Valley line to Blaenau Ffestiniog. One mile from the house - transport from the station by arrangement.

Also only 200m to Tanygrisiau Steam Train on the Ffestiniog Railway

Bus: Blaenau Clipper bus is 20m from Bryn Elltyd - service 4 times a day.

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • UnlicensedUnlicensed
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Sauna onsiteSauna onsite
  • FishingFishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires

Evening meals and packed lunches by arrangement. Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBedrooms available with separate, private or shared bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair users

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance

Dining

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan

General

  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
  • YesStaff have had disability awareness training

Notes

Breakfast / Dining Room: Breakfast can be served in level adjoining lounge that is part of the Wrysan Suite. Please note there may be cats! Bathrooms: 2 bedrooms are equipped with wet rooms/ All bedrooms are en suite. The Wrysgon Room is equipped with handrails. We are husband and wife at select establishment. All staff are first aid trained, qualified teacher with over 20years each, mountain leaders and had family member who use a chair for years. John has 7 years teaching in special school / Fe college of all maner of disability and taught in Maketon and BSL deaf qualified. He was Head of dept and then senior teacher at multi million pound disabled school. Contact us directly to talk to us about your needs