The price is inclusive of oil for heating, electricity, towels and linen (most guests like to bring their own linen for the cot) and the beds are already made up. The following are supplied within the accommodation: usual kitchen requirements; sugar, salt etc, kitchen rolls, dishwasher tablets and fluid, Towels and toilet rolls, you only need to bring food and wine.
Terms & Conditions
A deposit of 25% is requested to book the accommodation with the balance payable 4 weeks before arrival
Fire Safety & Access Statement
Plas yn iâl is located at the end of a tarmac drive that runs from the main road (A5104) through open parkland:
There is a gate at the bottom of the drive, off the main road, which may be closed. A further gate leading into the gravelled front of the accommodation may also be closed.
The parking for the accommodation has a gravel surface. There is a 10metre gravel path to the front door of the accommodation. There is one step up from the gravel path to the front door. The floor level to hall, downstairs WC & kitchen are on the same level. There are 2 steps from the kitchen into the lounge.
Access to the first floor is via 15 steps that consist of: up 10 steps, plateau, left, up 2 steps, plateau, left, up 2 steps – onto the landing.
Door off landing to Bathroom: shower over bath.
Door off landing to bedroom with double bed, door through to bedroom with twin (two single beds).
Access to the twin room is through the double.
There is good mobile phone reception for Vodafone, Orange & T-Mobile (O2 and Tesco is poor)
Type Self Catering
Sleeps 1 - 4
£300 - £650 per week
A family run self catering accommodation situated in the heart of The North Wales Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) suitable for both couples and families.
2 Bedrooms to accommodate 4 persons with a large enclosed garden featuring a 20m zip wire prefect for keeping the kids occupied. Set within a 57 acre Registered Historic Parkland (CADW/English Heritage) and only 2 miles from Coed Llandegla Mountain Bike Centre which makes it an ideal location for the biking enthusiast.
1 hours drive from Liverpool and Manchester airports and 20 minutes drive from the historic towns of Llangollen and Ruthin.
East wing of a Grade II Listed Historic Manor-house was renovated into a self catering property accommodating 4 people. Young families particularly welcome with cot, stair-gates and high chair all available on request.
Downstairs - direct access onto a large child-friendly enclosed garden with panoramic mountain views and garden furniture.
Kitchen, with dining table - fully equipped to ensure ease of catering, including a dishwasher, microwave, electric cooker, fridge, slim chest freezer, washing machine/dryer, ironing facilities, Dualit Expresso machine, cafetiere and toaster, etc. Tea towels and dishcloths are supplied.
Sitting room - Free-standing oil stove, Satellite TV (freesat) with Samsung Internet TV (Netflix subscription included). Two double sofas. iPod docking station. DAB radio. WiFi (av speed 4.5Mb/s)
Downstairs Cloakroom with WC
Bathroom: Double ended bath (taps in the middle) chrome mixer power shower over bath. Wash hand basin and WC (personal towels are supplied)
2 Bedrooms - 1st bedroom with a king size bed, 2nd bedroom with two single beds (3.25m by 3.55m). Due to the old character of the house, the bedrooms on the 1st floor are inter-linked; it is necessary to go through the bedroom with the king size bed to reach the bedroom with the 2 singles. All beds are Laura Ashley Victorian style and are already made up on your arrival with polycotton sheets and covers for the duvets.
The 1st bedroom has a 32" wide wall mounted flat screen TV
Highchair & Wooden cot (new April 2015) available - please let us know beforehand
Chester only 18 miles, Llangollen 8 miles, we are easily accessible, yet you will be entering a different land with the Llantysilio Mountain range (AONB) on our doorstep - a site of special scientific interest, is a haven for nature lovers and historians.
A new mountain bike centre opened in Llandegla Forest - 2 miles away - see our for a link to their site. Coed Llandegla accommodation.
As a VisitWales 4 Star property, you are assured of well equipped accommodation with beds made up, electricity and heating, all included. With full central heating to provide warmth and comfort, tasteful furnishings, period décor, free-sat television, books and games, your stay at Plas yn ial will be enjoyable and relaxing.
Prices are all inclusive; we do not charge extra for bed linen, electricity or heating. We provide many of the basics you require for your holiday such as washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, toilet rolls, salt, pepper, tea, sugar. If you need anything else just let us know and we can arrange it for you.
Top 10 things to see & do whilst at Plas yn ial
1. Walk along the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct nr Llangollen - a World Heritage Site (25mins drive)
2. Visit Chirk Castle (National Trust) - the Kids will love the spiral staircases and dungeon - (25mins drive)
3. Visit Erddig (National Trust) – Like ‘Downton Abbey’ you get to see the servants quarters
4. Cycle the 'Black run' at the Llandegla Mountain bike centre (5 mins drive away – you can hire bikes there too
5. Walk the roman city walls of the City of Chester (40mins away)
6. Go to Ruthin to see 3 new attractions; the Goal, the Craft Centre and Nant-Clwyd House (20mins away)
7. Walk to the highest field at Plas yn ial for a stunning view of the Vale of Clwyd and the sea
8. Spend a whole day at Chester Zoo (45mins away) Full day required
9. Dine at the Corn Mill, Llangollen, which has a decking on the River Dee;....stand on the bridge and look upstream to see the Mill
10. Visit the Horseshoe falls just beyond Abbey Cruises Abbey – follow the Brown tourist signs. This is where Thomas Telford syphoned water from the River Dee to create the Shropshire union canal.
Additional Directions Information
Directions to Plas yn ial (scroll down for key collection instructions):
From the South (Shrewsbury).
From Shrewsbury take the A5 to Llangollen. In Llangollen take right turn at main traffic lights – signposted 'Ruthin – A542' & 'Horseshoe Pass'. Proceed along the High Street and over the bridge (River Dee). At the T-junction turn left– again sign posted 'Ruthin – A542' & 'Horseshoe Pass'. Continue for approx 7 miles – driving up the Horseshoe Pass – past the Ponderosa Café on your right.
At roundabout turn left, signpost 'Corwen – A5104'. Plas yn Ial is situated on the A5104 – 3rd farm on the right from the roundabout (approximately 1 mile from the roundabout). Slow down after passing the 2nd farm – and look for our sign 'Plas yn Ial' road verge on the right - sign also reflects a cars headlights. Drive up the 'driveway' leading up through parkland to the house.
From the North (Chester).
Wrexham A483. Exit A483 at junction 4 -signpost ‘Ruthin A525’. Right turn for Ruthin. Proceed through the town of Coedpoeth and village of Bwlchgwyn (highest Village in Wales). Continue over moor land. After passing the Plough Inn – but before the Crown Inn by the traffic lights, take a left turn on the A5104 – signposted ‘Corwen’. Continue to a roundabout.
At the roundabout, proceed straight over - signpost ‘Corwen – A5104’. Plas yn iâl is situated on the A5104 – 3rd farm on the right from the roundabout. Farm situated approx. 1 mile from the said roundabout. Slow down after passing the 2nd farm - you will see our sign: ‘Plas yn Iâl’ hanging by road verge with a drive leading up through parkland to the house.
From the West (from Bala)
Take the A494 from Bala travelling towards Corwen. Join the A5 for 1 mile passing Rhug Farm Shop on your right. At the next traffic lights take the left road signposted for Chester onto the A5104. Continue along this road for 7 miles passing the signs for Bryneglwys. Plas yn ial is on the same A5104. Plas yn ial is approx 2 miles along the same A5104 from Bryneglwys towards Chester. One passes a farm which protrudes out into the main road from the left. Plas yn ial is in the wood on the left…look out for a green hanging sign with ’Plas yn ial’
SatNav – post code LL11 3BD howver please note that we share our postcode with 3 other farms - we have discovered that SatNavs usually centre this postcode on the first farm on the right from the above mentioned roundabout - please proceed along the main road to reach the third farm on the right. Slow down after passing the 2nd farm – and look for our green sign 'Plas yn ial' road verge on the right - sign also reflects a cars headlights (see photo below). Drive up the 'driveway' leading up through parkland to the house.
Very precise co-ordinates for your SAT NAV Latitude 53.032099. Longitude -3.2355461
X Eastings 317240. Y Northing 349027. OS grid ref 172490
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