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The Smithy in the Tanat Valley near Oswestry United Kingdom

Sunrise from The Smithy The Lounge View from Gallery Bedroom
Kitchenette Area Country Views from The Smithy Sun Set over the Tanat Valley

Cottage in Wales, United Kingdom

Property Details of Wales Cottage

Welcome to The Smithy - A Little Piece of Wales The Smithy is set in an area of outstanding beauty in the heart of the Tanat Valley, right on the Shropshire Welsh border. There are superb views of the Shropshire Plain and up towards the Welsh Hills and the Valley. It’s a perfect place to unwind and relax. Ideal location for bird spotting, fishing, walking, mountain biking or just marvel at the breathtaking views. There are lakes, Waterfalls and Castles all nearby, go further a field to the coast and see the Italianate village of Portmeirion or take a ride up Snowdon. There is so much to see and do, one visit will never be enough. The former Smithy has been beautifully renovated and converted to provide bright and airy accommodation. A mix of old and new makes this a charming place. The original Smithy forge is still in place, now with a wood burning stove. Other features are oak beams and stable door. The large open plan ground floor gives a spacious lounge / kitchenette / dining area with a shower room off. Stairs take you up to the Gallery bedroom. Here there is a very comfortable double bed and storage. A hair dryer is provided. The lounge has 3 large leather sofas, one that converts to a full size double bed. We also have facilities for one or two put-you-up beds, if required. There is a TV, Satellite TV, Hi-fi and DVD player, so don’t forget to bring some movies and music. There are games for you in the sideboard too. The kitchenette is well equipped. There is a refrigerator, microwave, grill/oven, toaster, kettle and mini hob. There is also an iron and small ironing board. All towels and bedding are included. A welcome pack is provided. We’ll be pleased to discuss all of your requirements at the time of booking. The Smithy is strictly NO SMOKING. Dogs are welcome. Please make sure that your dogs are well behaved and that you clear up after them. HOW TO FIND US From the A483, just south of Oswestry, turn right at the Llynclys crossroads on to the A495 (signposted Llansantffraid, Machynlleth A458). Follow the road and take the B4396. This is signposted for Llanyblodweland, Llangedwyn and Llanrhaeadr. You will pass the border for Wales & on the left is a sign for the Penybont Inn. After this is the village sign for Penybont & the Smithy is behind this. If you’ve gone past the pub, turn round and you will see the Smithy.

Local Area Details


If you're feeling thirsty there is the Penybont Inn. No need to drive it is right next door.

In Llansantffraid there is a convenience shop for all needs, a garage, Fish and Chips, an Indian Restaurant that also does take aways and pubs that all serve food.

Drive towards Llangedwyn and you will find the Green Inn or towards Porth Y Waen, both serve excellent beer and food.

Llanrhaedr and the fabulous Waterfall. This is the highest in England Wales and is spectacular. It is one of the Seven Wonders of Wales.

Carry on towards Lake Vyrnwy and you will find the man made Dam completed in 1888. There you can bird watch, walk or cycle. There is a very informative RSPB shop there along with a cafe selling local items.

Make a day of it and go to Snowdonia National Park, Portmeirion, Blaenau Ffestiniog and see the slate mines. Hit the coast Rhyl, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno on the North Coast. Take a drive across the Menai Bridge for Anglesey and Holyhead or down into the Heart of Wales you'll find Welshpool, Rhayader, Llandrindod Wells.

For those shopoholics amongst you Chester (30 mins), Shrewsbury (20 mins), and Manchester (1 hour) are easily accessible.

Easy access to Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool airports.

We have loads of information at The Smithy, along with OS maps to give you more ideas on things to see and do.

You can also have the use of up to four mountain bikes during your stay. We have racks to take them out for the day on your car, but you will have to provide safety helmets and any other equipment that you may require.

The Smithy in the Tanat Valley near Oswestry United Kingdom Property Information

Location:Wales, United Kingdom
This Property Sleeps:4
Minimum Price Per Week:£200
Maximum Price Per Week:£350
Nearest Airport:Manchester Intl Apt (MAN), Uni (airport code MAN)
Please visit our website: www.the-smithy.bravehost.com to enquire about prices or to make a booking with us. Weekly stays are from Saturday to Saturday Guests may arrive after 3pm and are requested to vacate the premises by 11am on the day of departure. Short stays by available by arrangement at £50 per night for 2 people in galleried bedroom. A further £5 per extra person per night up to six people max in The Smithy. 50% non refundable deposit required at time of booking balance due no later than one month before arrival. Included in the price Electricity, hot water, all bed linen, towels, kitchen linen. Also included is a welcome pack. During low season logs & coal are available for the fire at £5.

Property Features

  • Close to a golf course
  • Pets are allowed
  • Children are allowed

Accommodation and Facilities Summary

Suitability Pets Welcome, Children Welcome, Non Smoking Only
Outside Garden, Parking, Barbecue
Location In the Country, Distance to local restaraunts 2km, Distance to convenience store 3-5km
Local Area The local town is Lively but not wild, Distance to Local Town Centre 20km, Restaurants, Quiet Bars and Pubs
Local Activities Nearby Zoo, Mountaineering, Walking, Swimming, Mountain Biking, Horse Riding, Golf, Fishing, Cycling
Living Room Fireplace, Fold Out Beds Sleeping 1, Armchairs 1, Sofas 2, Seating for 8 People
Laundry Ironing Board, Iron, Towels Provided, Linen Provided
Kitchen Toaster, Grill, Separate dining area, Microwave, Fridge, Oven, Hob, Microwave, Crockery & Cutlery Provided
Entertainment Cassette Player, Radio, DVD Player, TV, Hi Fi, Satellite or Cable
Dining Dining room, Seating for 6 People, Dining room table
Heat/Cooling Electric Heaters
Bedroom Pull-out Beds 1, Doubles 1
Bathroom Shower Rooms 1
Accommodation Accommodation Type: Self Catering, Changeover Day Sat
Theme Quiet yet close to local activity

Contact Information for The Smithy in the Tanat Valley near Oswestry United Kingdom

Name: Julie Fitch
Telephone: +44-01691-829282
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Cottage in Wales, United Kingdom