Pen Bryn Twrw at Idlewild Animal Sanctuary
100% of all bookings are donated to the care of the rescue animals at the Idlewild Animal Sanctuary in Conwy. The holiday let is to fundraise for much needed funds for the food, medication and veterinary bills of the animals here at Idlewild Animal Sanctuary. We also have a Wildlife Hospital on site.
The farmhouse is situated on an animal sanctuary that promotes a cruelty-free lifestyle.
Pen Bryn Twrw is set on 12 acres of the the Idlewild Animal Sanctuary and home to over 140 rescue animals including donkeys, horses, cows, pigs, goat and more. By booking a stay at Pen Bryn Twrw, you are donating to the Idlewild Animal Sanctuary and saving animals lives. You will receive a free guided tour of the Sanctuary with your stay. The house is adjoined to other Sanctuary areas but is the single dwelling on the farmstead. Due to Pen Bryn Twrw being nestled in the centre of an animal sanctuary, a range of animal calls, including cockerels will be heard, along with the team going about caring for the animals in and around the house. Dog-Friendly! 2 dogs welcome.
Dogs are not allowed upstairs. There is a baby gate on the stairs and dogs are not permitted past this point in order to keep them away from the carpeted areas and beds for the hygiene of other guests. Dogs are not permitted to be left alone in the farmhouse for any duration of your stay.
Pen Bryn Twrw is a beautiful 18th century traditional stone built Welsh farmhouse set in 12 acres of amazing countryside which is the home of Idlewild Animal Sanctuary. 100% of monies from the Farmhouse rental is donated to the Idlewild Animal Sanctuary, (Charity Registration no. 1163184). The whole house boasts original wooden beamed ceilings throughout and unique Slate flooring downstairs. Old world charm with the convenience of modern day living. The accommodation sleeps 6 people. There are 3 double beds. An en-suite leads from the master bedroom and there is also a family bathroom. The open plan living room has an inglenook fireplace. The kitchen boasts a beautiful new fitted kitchen with original stone feature wall and wood burning stove. The kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, kettle, fridge freezer, washer, dryer and ceramic sink. The dining table can seat 6 people. Bed linen and towels are provided plus a complimentary basket of vegan goodies.
Things to know
Due to the beautiful and quiet rural location, Pen Bryn Twrw is located on a single track lane, the lane is a public highway and is tarmacked and there are lots of passing places too allow a good flow of local traffic.
We advise people to bring wellies or working boots as during the wet welsh weather there are times when the site will become muddy.
Whether you want to relax surrounded by nature and the wonderful animals at the Sanctuary, or explore the North Wales area and all it has to offer, Pen Bryn Twrw is the perfect staycation for you! We have several attractions close by including ZipWorld, Betws Y coed, Conwy Castle and many more!
We have a guest book with all the relevant information regarding cafes/restaurants.
If you can manage to tear yourself away from the animals and valley views, the local area has a lot to offer within a 30 minute drive from Pen Bryn Twrw.
Pen Bryn Twrw is the perfect base to explore what North Wales has to offer.
Going left along the valley toward the coast which itself is only 15 minutes away, you have Bodnant Gardens just 10 minutes away and its 80 acres of gardens above the River Conwy looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range.
The Sychnant Pass and its famous wild Carneddau Ponies that have lived wild in these areas since the Bronze Age is only 10 minutes away.
The picturesque walled market town of Conwy is only 4 miles away with its Magnificent medieval Castle that has looked over the town for over700 years along with The Conwy Quay with its shoreline and Smallest house in Britain and the the RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve to name but a few of the local attractions.
LLandudno with its old Victorian seaside charm is only 6 miles away, hosting a beautiful promenade, the Great Orme with its cable car, tram ride, ski slope and toboggan run and many other attractions for you to enjoy.
The Welsh Mountain zoo with an array of exotic animals and you can learn about their conservation work. Going right along the valley you have the historic town of Llanrwst, Betws-y-Coed the gateway to Snowdonia with its range of shops and eateries and its distinctly alpine feel. Llanberis with its lovely lakeside location at the foot of Snowdon and the Llanberis Lake Railway and Snowdon Mountain Railway, Padarn Country Park and the NationalSlate Museum. Beddgelert as a place of legend, culture, and history with Sygun Copper Mine and Gelert's Grave. You will be spoiled for choice of things to see and do.
Location and attractions:
4.5 miles from Bodnant Gardens
5 miles from Sychnant Pass and famous wild Carneddau
7 miles from Conway castle
7 miles from Llanrwst
10 miles from llandudno
10 miles from the Welsh mountain zoo
10 miles from Betws-y-Coed
25 miles from the Llanberis path up (Wyddfa / Snowdon).