Tynrhyd Blog

The time has come to share some of our latest stories with you. If you have any Tynrhyd Tales and images you’d like to share, please do eMail them to us at holidays@tynrhyd.com . Pictures from your holiday with us, great days out you enjoyed, tasty food or your dog romping through the countryside! We love hearing from you and will do our best to include them. Happy Reading!

Tynrhyd Retreat Sponsors Athena!

Tynrhyd Retreat are honoured to be sponsors of the Athena concert in Capel y Morfa, Aberystwyth on Friday 15th June 2018 in support of Ty Gobaith charity.

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They will be joined in this evening of beautiful song by special guest Steffan Rhys Hughes, Côr Ysgol Gymraeg Aberystwyth and ​Côr Ysgol Rhos Helyg

Sioned Terry, performed at Tynrhyd Retreat’s official opening in 2015 with Welsh stars Rhys Meirion, Bryn Fon, Tara Bethan, Iolo Williams in an event to raise awareness of Organ Donation. 

Find out more about Ty Gobaith at https://www.hopehouse.org.uk/home.html and Athena http://www.athenatrio.com/ .

April Nature Spotting at Tynrhyd Retreat

We were delighted to welcome Harry Pepper of Ceredigion Birds and Wildlife to Tynrhyd Retreat yesterday!

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Here are some of the birds he spotted - Swallow, Great Tit, Wren, Cuckoo, Robin, Carrion Crow, Magpie, Coal Tit, Blackbird, Goldfinch, Pheasant, Pied Wagtail, Dunnock, Wood pigeon, Blue Tit, Jackdaw, Chaffinch and Willow Warbler!

We are so excited that so many species can be found on our 13 acres! Thank you to Mr Pepper for sharing his expertise and time with us!

Let us know what wildlife you spot on site or share any pictures you take and we will add them to our Blog and social media! Just email us at holidays@tynrhyd.com! Thank you!

 Guests at Tynrhyd enjoy 20% Discount on a Family Day Out!

We are so excited to work with the fantastic Silver Mountain Experience, bringing guests staying at Tynrhyd a whopping 20% discount on admission!

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The Silver Mountain Experience is steeped in ancient myths, loved by teenagers, tots and families. Tours, trail quizzes, a museum, play areas, gold panning and a café onsite. A great day out for children and the young at heart!

Only 5 minutes from Tynrhyd by car! http://www.silvermountainexperience.co.uk/

Thank You for Your Wonderful Feedback!

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A huge thank you to our wonderful guests for your rave feedback! We are over the moon that you all loved Tynrhyd so much and grateful you appreciate our customer service.

As a family run business, your opinion and feedback is vitally important; it helps us to continually improve. We also love your ideas and suggestions - please keep them coming! You are the stars of our show; thank you! xo

Winner of Y Bont Charity Raffle

We were delighted to host Joanna Mannley and her partner, the winners of Y Bont Charity Raffle. Lovely Joanna won our donated prize of luxury accommodation at Tynrhyd and a return steam train journey in the first class saloon of the Vale of Rheidol railway.

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Y Bont is a fantastic independent charity, founded by parents. It enables children with a disability to fulfil their potential. Take a look at their story here https://www.facebook.com/Bridgend.YBont/ 

The Big Welsh Walk hosted at Tynrhyd

We are delighted to host the Big Welsh Walk Challenge at Tynrhyd on Saturday 2 June!


Ramblers Cymru held this very successful event with us in 2017 and enthusiastic ramblers came from far and wide.
What better way for natural sightseeing. meeting new people and old friends and exploring the stunning Ceredigion countryside?
More information (and a picture outside our barn!) in the The Great Outdoors Magazine. 

Hosting Ben Lake MP

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We were delighted to welcome Ben Lake MP to Tynrhyd Retreat. We had a constructive chat over tea and cake and covered issues such as the challenges faced by rural businesses including the difficulty in achieving broadband connectivity for remote areas. The importance of effective internet speeds and access to small rural business, its affect on health and well being and environmental impact. 

Follow Ben on Twitter https://twitter.com/benmlake?lang=en

Roughing It For Our Heroes

The whole family was honoured to host Steve, a brave RAF veteran, during his mammoth 1,400-mile walk through Wales and England. His aim is to raise awareness of the issues of mental health, alcohol and homeless veterans.  

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Lovely Steve of ‘Roughing It For Our Heroes’ with his Fan Club getting ready to set out on the next leg of his journey.

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Steve and Daf going retro with the Rubik’s cube!

“Hopefully my challenge will not only show people how many of our veterans are suffering, but also let those who are suffering know how many care.”

Follow Steve’s story on https://www.facebook.com/roughingitforourheroes/


Pale Buzzard visits Tynrhyd

We were very excited to be visited by this rare pale buzzard - this great action picture was taken by 10 year old Alaw!

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Thank you to Harry Pepper of Ceredigion Birds for identifying this beautiful bird for us, who said,

"Cwm Rheidol in particular is noted for its unusually white birds...Congratulations to Alaw for her photographs.  It isn’t easy to take birds in flight, particularly birds of prey."

Follow bird sightings in Ceredigion at http://ceredigionbirds33.blogspot.co.uk/ 

Don't forget to share  any of your holiday sighting with us and we'll feature them here!

Y Bont Charity Donation

We were delighted to support Y Bont charity, by donating a weekend for two at Tynrhyd Retreat, for their Christmas Raffle.

Y Bont, a very worthy cause, provides a range of services that support disabled children and their families based in Bridgend, Wales. It provides a life-line for families and are able to accommodate children with complex medical needs, Autism, ADHD as well as those who are awaiting diagnosis.  

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Congratulations to Joanna Mannley the winner of our luxury weekend for two at Tynrhyd Retreat in association with Y Bont Grand Christmas Raffle 2017.

Find out more about Y Bont charity on social media - https://www.facebook.com/Bridgend.YBont/  


Tynrhyd Blog

·         Tynrhyd Retreat Sponsors Athena

·         April Nature Spotting at Tynrhyd!

·         20% Discount for the Silver Mountain Experience

·         Tynrhyd awarded 9.7 rating on Booking.com

·         Joanna Manley winner of Y Bont Charity raffle

·         Meeting Ben Lake MP

·         Hosting Steve of Roughing It For Our Heroes

·         Sighting of rare Pale Buzzard at Tynrhyd

·         Y Bont Grand Raffle Prize Donation

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