is a beautiful Regency mansion house hidden in some
of the most beautiful landscape in
home of the Hardens, whose family has owned this
estate for 700 years, Nanhoron has lovely and
extensive gardens - featured in Country
Life and on Posh
Plots (a BBC Wales TV programme).
The home demesne is set around the River
Horon - Nanhoron means the bank of the River Horon
in Welsh - and this little river buckets through the
Hen Dy (‘old house’ in Welsh) is the oldest
surviving house on the estate.
It faces south overlooking the walled gardens
with views to the parkland and woodland walk and we
are in the process of creating a Baroque garden
It used to be the Gardeners’ Bothy, Brew
House and Laundry for the Estate and has a bell
tower which was used to announce mealtimes &c.
It is traditional Welsh stone-built house
with a slate roof.
"Hen Dy - one of Britain's 50 Best Holiday Cottages
Observer, Sunday 28 June 2009]"
Hen Dy is available as self-catering accommodation
throughout the year – weekly lettings from the
Spring through to the Autumn, Friday to Friday, and
over Christmas and New Year, with weekend breaks on
offer in the Winter.
Sleeps up to 7
as Master Bedroom with double bed (can be split into
twin beds), en suite bathroom; Dressing Room with
double bed (with hand basin); East Room with twin
beds; Round Room with single bed; second bathroom
and downstairs Shower Room.
holiday on Pen Llŷn offers some of the most beautiful
countryside in Gwynedd, described by the author Jan Morris
as “the heartland of
sailing, with the islands of St Tudwal and Bardsey offshore
and the mountains of Snowdonia behind you, there is
something to be enjoyed here at any time of year.
Dy is listed on Alastair Sawday's Special Escapes.
You can find our entry
you so much for a perfect stay. Beautiful gardens,
lovely area and house really cosy.
had such a nice welcome and enjoyed every minute."
Jan, Fiona, Juliet & Karen
[Manchester] October 2009