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Ysgubor Celyn Megan's (Megan's Holly Barn)

We are : Good to Go

We have a last minute availability for 3 nights from 20th of June ,due to Welsh Gov restrictions.

Stay at Megan's holiday cottage, which is surrounded by the gorgeous Welsh countryside. Child and dog friendly with a large fully fenced garden.

Meet up with family or friends after an incredibly stressful year, Megan's has something to offer all ages and is ideally situated for countryside walks, fun days out or just relaxing and admiring the wonderful views from the cottage.

A bonus is the local 18th century Mulberry Inn is just a short stroll from the cottage.

All payments are fully refundable for any Covid-19 related cancellations.

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The reason Ysgubor Celyn has Megan in its name: 
Megan was our much-loved border collie who started her early life in the old derelict barn, she was destined to be a sheep dog, but Megan had other ideas and so did her farmer owner. I used to see her looking at me longingly from under the old barn door when I walked past with my Labradors, she looked so lonely. I ask the farmer if we could have her, eventually he agreed, and Megan came and lived with us next door at the Local Inn. She loved coming back to stay at the cottage and exploring her old haunts.
Sadly, Megan passed away in 2015, but she will always be remembered with much love and affection. Gone but never forgotten.

Megan’s cottage is a characterful detached barn conversion in the small village of LLwynmawr, in the heart of one of the most picturesque settings in North Wales. 
Lloyd George once described the Ceiriog Valley as a Little bit of Heaven on Earth.

Situated 3 miles from the village of Glyn Ceiriog and 6 miles from Llangollen Megan’s has been designed and renovated to offer excellent accommodation for a family gathering or for a group of friends. An ideal base to discover this beautiful region.

Megan’s has a well-appointed large kitchen with centre island, alongside a separate dining room, which has the added benefit of a wood-burner and patio doors to the garden. The sitting room has a beamed vaulted ceiling, a wood-burner and has french doors and glazed panels along the length of the wall offering stunning views across the valley. There is also light and airy conservatory. 

There are four bedrooms, with two king-size doubles upstairs in the older part of the cottage, which benefit from modern styling coupled with quirky features, including exposed oak beams and joists. The other two bedrooms, a king-size double en-suite, and a family room, are on the ground floor and are complemented by a double sofa bed in the sitting room. There are also three bathrooms.

Megan’s cottage has a large wrap around garden on three sides of the property, with three relaxing patio areas, giving plenty of space for children and your four-legged friends to play whilst you relax listening to the babble of running water from the fenced stream. There are many doorsteps walks that radiate from the village, a few miles away is the popular town of Llangollen, the magnificent Clwydian Hills, the Roman city of Chester and The Snowdonia National Park are around an hour’s drive.Come and stay and explore all that beautiful North Wales has to offer there is something for all from Castles to Forest Adventures or just relaxing

Megan’s cottage offers stylish quirky accommodation in a stunning location and is a fantastic holiday destination all year. Enjoy.

Amenities for Rental
Four bedrooms: 2 x King size, 1 x ground floor King size with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor family room with 1 Double and 1 Single. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with centre island. Utility. Dining room with wood-burner. Sitting room with Double sofa bed and wood-burner. Conservatory. link.

LPG underfloor heating with wood-burners
Electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2nd fridge in utility, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Sky tv), DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, (Sorry no books or games at this time ,these have been removed due to - Covis-19)
Fuel, power and starter pack for wood-burners inc. in rent
Bed linen and towels supplied if required free of charge ( Bring your own if prefered - Covid-19)
Travel cot, highchair and stair-gate (cot bedding not provided)
Off road parking for 5 cars
Enclosed garden with private patio and large lawns with furniture and BBQ (charcoal not provided, furniture and BBQ available Easter - end October, weather permitting).
Sorry, no smoking
Shop 1 mile, local Inn 3 mins walk
Note: Sloping ceilings in some first floor rooms
Note: Steps lead to a raised terrace lawn to rear, with a steep drop to pathway - children to be supervised
There is also a shallow step between the hall and conservatory, the conservatory and the dining room, and the entrance hall and kitchen
Note: Wi-Fi can be intermittent and mobile signal only for EE 
2 well behaved dogs welcome
No Stag/Hen parties or similar.

4 Review(s)

Cheralyn, May 2021

We have stayed in this property several times. It is a perfect house and the location is great. Amazingly well equipped for humans and dogs. Outside space is great and perfectly safe for dogs. All flooring is so easy to keep clean with dogs and it is always spot less. Highly recommend this property for a carefree holiday

David Lynch, October 2020

Reviewed 5 days ago

Holiday time

One of the best, if not the BEST holiday cottage, we have ever stayed in, fully equipped for everything you might need, housekeeper in the village, pub nextdoor very peaceful holiday. We have stayed here several times now and we've never been disappointed.

Date of stay: September 2020

Mike Smith, September 2020

Wonderful Place

Though booked through Sykes our only contact was with Jannette the actual owner. With the Covid-19 situation it was impossible to get hold of Sykes. Jannette first made contact a few weeks prior to our arrival and kept in regular contact and was willing to offer a refund right up to the last minute if we had to cancel. Something Sykes weren’t prepared to offer.

Well, after much trepidation we decided to go ahead and we weren’t disappointed. Far from it, what a delightful place; the village, the area, the cottage, the gardens. Just what we all needed. Jannette has thought of everything and has a very capable housekeeper who we were also in contact with.

We loved every minute, the grandsons did, the dog did, in fact everyone had a wonderful time.

I’d also recommend the Mulberry Inn next door...lovely food and very accommodating.

Date of stay: 31st August 2020

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Listing Updated: 10/06/2021

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Listing Address

Ysgubor Celyn Megan
The Old Road, Llwynmawr
Nr Llangollen
North Wales
LL20 7BB

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Wheel Chair Access


Owner Has A Dog


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


Charge For Dogs


Miscellaneous Notes

Megans cottage is very dog & child friendly,with a large fully fenced garden.

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