The Practicalities - Luxury Self Catering Wales

Nestled in the heart of Wales, Tynrhyd Retreat offers a luxurious escape with the comfort of self-catering amenities. ‘The Practicalities’ page is designed to ensure your stay is as seamless as it is serene. From the moment you arrive, every detail has been considered to provide you with the ultimate in convenience and luxury. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a family holiday, Tynrhyd Retreat is your perfect home away from home amidst the Welsh countryside’s splendor.

Frequently asked questions

TV’s, irons & ironing boards, fridges, freezers, cookers, hobs, heating, electricity, microwaves, kettles, cutlery, crockery and toasters are standard in all our properties.


Bath and hand towels, along with bed linen, pillows and duvets are all provided for your use free of charge.

Our swim spa hot tubs are partially enclosed for privacy and open year-round – some guests even prefer it in winter!  Unless you take exclusive use of the Estate or Barn, the huge 10-seater hot tub is shared between the 3 properties in the Barn. A rota can be put in place for your privacy - please speak to a member of your team in Reception on arrival. Our 8-seater hot tub is for sole use of the Farmhouse, again unless you are booking our whole Estate. Use of our hot tubs is free of charge and they can be used between 8am-9pm.

A Complimentary Welcome Pack will be awaiting you on arrival to start you off with tea, coffee, sugar, milk, washing up liquid, cloth, tea towel and some toilet rolls in the bathrooms.

Introductory luxury Myddfai toiletries, which are environmentally friendly and cruelty free, are provided free of charge.

A cot & high chair are available free of charge (subject to availability). Please let us know when you book that they are required. You will need to bring your own cot linen.

We accept up to three dogs free of charge, a VIPooch Welcome Pack will be available for their stay with a water bowl, poop bags and some treats. Please let us know in advance if there are any 4 legged members of your family coming along!

There is ample parking onsite for 25 cars and 2 coaches – there is no need to book ahead, and it is free of charge.

There’s complimentary Wi-Fi throughout all the properties. The mobile phone networks which operate best at Tynrhyd are EE & Three.

TESCO, Morrisons & ASDA all deliver here.

It is very important for us that you find the perfect property to meet your needs. Some of our accommodation is wheelchair friendly and accessible. Please let us know before you book if a member of your party has a special requirement, which might affect your choice of property.

Situated in the barn & Farmhouse are free of charge to use. Unless you have exclusive use of the estate the Barn pool tables is shared between 3 properties.


  • Adventure Holidays
  • Dog Friendly Holidays
  • Attractions & Outings
  • Nature Holidays
  • Culture Breaks
  • Shopping Trips
  • Disability Friendly Excursions
  • Well Being Breaks
  • Eating out in Ceredigion
  • Aberystwyth farmers market
  • Corris craft centre
  • Dyfi distillery artisan gin
  • Jane Beck Blankets
  • Welsh Antiques
  • Aberystwyth

Escape to Tranquil Bliss:
Your Perfect Welsh Getaway

Experience the ultimate retreat in the heart of Wales. Immerse yourself in nature, indulge in luxury, and create unforgettable memories.

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Plenty to See & Do!

Get insider tips on attractions, culture, cuisines, and more, all provided by local experts with in-depth knowledge of the area.

Things to do: Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Wales lies the breathtaking Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, a true haven for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers alike. For guests staying at Tynrhyd Retreat, this natural gem is just a stone’s throw away, offering an array of activities and experiences that promise to leave a lasting…
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Outdoor Adventures: Thrills and Spills Near Tynrhyd Retreat

Get your adrenaline pumping with a range of outdoor adventures near Tynrhyd Retreat. Strap on your helmet and hit the trails with a mountain biking excursion through the rugged terrain of Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest, where epic singletracks and breathtaking descents await. Prefer to stay on the water? Take to the waves with a…
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Cultural Excursions: Museums and Galleries Near Tynrhyd Retreat

Immerse yourself in Welsh culture with a visit to the museums and galleries near Tynrhyd Retreat. Explore the rich heritage of Wales at the Ceredigion Museum in Aberystwyth, where interactive exhibits and artifacts bring the region’s history to life. Then, journey to the National Library of Wales and peruse its vast collection of books, manuscripts,…
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Coastal Adventures: Beaches and Beyond Near Tynrhyd Retreat

Escape to the coast and soak up the sun on the pristine beaches near Tynrhyd Retreat. Spend a day exploring the charming seaside town of Aberystwyth, where sandy shores and sparkling waves beckon sunseekers and surfers alike. Take a leisurely stroll along the promenade and breathe in the salty sea air as you admire panoramic…
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Uncovering History: Heritage Sites Near Tynrhyd Retreat

Delve into the rich tapestry of Welsh history with a visit to the heritage sites near Tynrhyd Retreat. Step back in time with a tour of the nearby Strata Florida Abbey, a historic Cistercian monastery dating back to the 12th century. Explore the ruins of this ancient abbey and imagine life as it once was…
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Exploring the Natural Wonders Near Tynrhyd Retreat

Venture beyond the borders of Tynrhyd Retreat and discover a world of natural wonders waiting to be explored. Lace up your hiking boots and set out on the nearby trails, where cascading waterfalls, ancient woodlands, and panoramic vistas await. Take a leisurely stroll along the banks of the Rheidol River or embark on a scenic…
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Tynrhyd: A Year-Round Destination for Adventure

At Tynrhyd, adventure knows no season. From the vibrant hues of spring to the frost-kissed landscapes of winter, there’s always something new to discover in this enchanting corner of Wales. In the springtime, awaken your senses as the countryside bursts into life with a riot of color. Lace up your boots and set out on…
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Finding Serenity at Tynrhyd: A Wellness Retreat in the Heart of Wales

In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of peace and tranquility can feel like a luxury. But at Tynrhyd, we believe that true wellness begins with reconnecting with oneself and finding serenity in the beauty of nature. Tucked away in the rolling hills of Wales, Tynrhyd offers the perfect setting for a wellness retreat that nourishes…
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Tynrhyd: A Culinary Journey Through Wales

At Tynrhyd, we believe that a truly memorable travel experience should engage all the senses – and that includes taste. That’s why we’re proud to offer guests a culinary journey through Wales, showcasing the rich flavors and traditions of our beloved homeland. From hearty Welsh classics to innovative fusion dishes, our menu is a celebration…
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Tynrhyd: A Haven for Nature Lovers

Tynrhyd is more than just a destination; it’s a sanctuary for nature lovers seeking refuge from the chaos of modern life. Tucked away in the heart of Wales, this idyllic retreat invites visitors to reconnect with the natural world and rediscover the beauty of simplicity. With its diverse ecosystems and abundance of wildlife, Tynrhyd offers…
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Meet Our Team

Get to know the friendly faces at Tynrhyd Retreat that will make your stay truly magical!



Gareth as Tynrhyd's owner has implemented several new services and made significant improvements to enhance your enjoyment of our wonderful Retreat Estate.



Rebecca brings extensive experience in customer service and operational management.


We're Hiring!

Rebecca, our Operations Director, is always open to meeting local people that can add value to our wonderful Retreat.