Ty Crwn Mawr – Authentic Mongolian Ger (Yurt)

Ty Crwn Mawr (Large Round House) is a spacious, cosy and very comfortable authentic Mongolian Ger (better known as a yurt) with amazing views which can easily and very comfortably accommodate up to seven guests.

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The yurt is beautifully furnished with lovely linens, wall hangings, rugs and fairy lights creating a warm and magical space. It has a super comfy king size bed and five single foldable futon beds that turn into seats. The yurt is light and airy with a clear round window in the roof and a north facing door to help keep things cool on sunny days and hot summer nights. Bedsheets, duvets and pillows are provided along with plenty of extra blankets but feel free to bring more with you.

Fully insulated with thick wool felt and heated with a brilliant wood burning stove, it’s toasty even on the coldest of winter nights. A basket of logs with firelighters and kindling are provided. Further packs of logs are available along with extra kindling and firelighters.

Ty Bach Pren – Bathroom and Kitchenette

Right next to the yurt is Ty Bach Pren, a small wooden cabin containing a bathroom (with compost toilet and hot shower cubicle) and a well equipped small kitchenette with sink, 4 ring gas stove worktops and fridge/freezer.

Ty crwn mawr yurt bathroom and kitchen shed off grid sustainable eco glampsite and glamping
Ty crwn mawr yurt bathroom and kitchen shed off grid sustainable eco glampsite and glamping

All pots/pans, crockery and cutlery, mugs and glasses etc are provided. We simply ask that you wash them before you leave.

Ty crwn mawr yurt kitchen off grid sustainable eco glampsite and glamping
Ty crwn mawr yurt kitchen off grid sustainable eco glampsite and glamping

Outdoor Seating, Fire Bowl and Covered Dining Space

There is a secluded seating area, covered dining area with fire bowl, grill & BBQ to the south of the yurt with plenty of chairs and benches.

Ty crwn mawr yurt outside covered dining area and fire pit 6 off grid sustainable eco glampsite and glamping
Ty crwn mawr yurt outside covered dining area and fire pit 6 off grid sustainable eco glampsite and glamping

Cast iron cookware (including a dutch oven) is provided for those full on outdoor fire based culinary experiences! So hey….collect some wood from the forest, get the fire bowl going and cook up a hearty meal….you are glamping after all!!!

Ty crwn mawr yurt outside covered dining area and firepit nighttime and evening 8 off grid sustainable eco glampsite and glamping
Ty crwn mawr yurt outside covered dining area and firepit nighttime and evening 8 off grid sustainable eco glampsite and glamping

In keeping with the ethos of our home, we have tried to use reclaimed/recycled/up cycled materials wherever possible.

There are standard 230v electrical sockets in the yurt and low energy lighting there and in the bathroom/kitchen & outdoor area which all run off renewable energy sources.

So by staying in Ty Crwn Mawr you will be doing your bit to reduce pollution and carbon emissions.

If you need assistance with anything just ask. We are here to help and glad to do so. 🙂

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Guest reviews and comments

  • Helen Avatar
    Helen

    Shayne and Nathan’s yurt is absolutely beautiful. The decor is very attractive and colourful and the yurt feels so cosy with the log burning stove on. The scenery surrounding the yurt is absolutely stunning and there are also interesting and picturesque towns to visit nearby. The cooking, bathroom and shower facilities were beyond anything we expected and made the stay practical and easy. We would highly recommend staying here. - 24 Sep 2019

  • Sarah Avatar
    Sarah

    We were two familes of four that booked the two Yurts for a 3 night stay over the new year period, and we enjoyed every second of it! What an absolutly fanstastic place to stay. The House manual is very thorough but all common sensse, as seasoned campers weren't put off. There are a few things to think about as the site is completley off grid, but all things that are considerate to conserve enery and the environment.

    The Yurts are amazing and extremly compfortable and to wood stoves heat them up so quickly...
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    - 02 Jan 2020

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    David

    If you are Looking to stay in a Yurt in a great setting look no further. I have never stayed in a yurt before and I am totally blown away. With a wood burner it’s a beautiful cosy place to stay. There is a small wood a walk away and Llangollen is only 25 minutes away. Will be back again! - 08 Dec 2019

  • Heather Avatar
    Heather

    A great place to stay, the yurt was super warm despite the cold March weather and very spacious for 5 guests plus our dog.
    Great bathroom and kitchen facilities in addition to the yurt.
    Super walks available for our dog in the fields and woodland.
    Shayne was very friendly and even gave us some freshly laid eggs for breakfast.
    Very much enjoyed the stay
    - 08 Mar 2020

  • Lydia Avatar
    Lydia

    Amazing hosts, and a beautiful space. The views are gorgeous and you dont need to walk far to see them! There's waterfalls down the track too; all in all a truly wonderful place to spend your time. I would recommend to everyone - 18 Jan 2020

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    Orlanda

    Such a fantastic place to stay, right in the middle of the countryside. An hour to Snowdon an hour to the coast... brilliant. The fire in the yurt kept the room toastie, the kitchen had everything we needed to cook a Christmas roast and the shower had lovely hot water. Highly recommend! - 28 Dec 2019

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    Nicola

    Lovely hosts, any questions you have they will respond very quickly. Very beautiful location. If you are looking for a weekend away, off grid, away from the hustle bustle of general life then this yurt is definitely the place to go for a mini break. - 01 Dec 2019

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    Hannah

    Beautifully situated. Wonderful hosts and absolutely 100percent value for money. - 04 Oct 2019

  • Leslie Avatar
    Leslie

    This is a special get away- you’ll find everything you need and more. The yurt is beautiful and warm. Not far away from snowdonia- perfect long weekend treat. - 15 Dec 2019

  • Will Avatar
    Will

    I came tired, looking for an escape from London for a few days. I left whistlin' down the road, rested and renewed. A few observations:

    1) Public transport to get there is easy. I took the train, then the T3 bus from Roabon. Stop for a pint at any number of cute pubs by the Ruabon station.

    2) There are many lovely walkabouts from right at their place. I enjoyed a few long walks, and didn't see a soul the whole time.

    3) The blustery, wintry weather turns the yurt into an evening orchestra! The stove pulls air, the rain pitters down, the...
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    - 19 Dec 2019

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    Hazel

    You’ll love this place! Up on too of a hill, you can see the sunrise, sunset and moon rise. The changing weather systems make the scenery constantly different and interesting. The local village is super friendly as is the wee pub.

    There is plenty wild swimming around, loads of walks and wonderful nature.

    There is so much to do we ended up spending every day out the whole day but the yurt is huge and would allow for plenty of at home activities too.

    Shayne, Nathan and all the animals are welcoming, helpful and friendly.
    - 09 Aug 2020

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    Abigail

    We had a lovely stay Shayne and Nathan’s Yurt! Even in October when it was wet and windy we could not have been warmer by the log fire!

    There are plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable, like a hot shower, and a stove/sink area right outside your door, along with the dedicated kitchen area.

    There are beautiful views, lots of wildlife to see (and hear), and lovely areas of woodland to explore.

    There are a bunch of great places to visit such as local NT properties, the steam engine that goes through Corwen, and cafes and pubs. Just make sure...
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    - 17 Oct 2019

  • Oliver Avatar
    Oliver

    What a beautiful space in idyllic surroundings, perfect to unwind, relax and connect with nature. The yurt is both beautifully decorated and very cosy, the fire kept us toasty and our two 5month old twins were slept like proverbial logs. Shayne and Nathan are perfect hosts and put the cherry on top of a much needed break away. We will be back to swim in the waterfalls in summer - 19 Mar 2020

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    Siobhan

    We had an amazing time, loads of lovely places to walk near by and some of the most beautiful Forrest's. The yurt had a really comfy bed and when the fire was going it was lovely and toasty even in November! - 17 Nov 2019

  • Danny Avatar
    Danny

    Great get away exceeded mine and my partners expectations will be back with friends soon enough... Dog loved it to ✌️✌️✌️ - 02 Feb 2020

  • Ben Avatar
    Ben

    Cannot recommend the Yurt enough. A very special magical space in beautiful surroundings with great hosts! We are all looking to stay again with you! - 10 Nov 2019

  • Rebecca Avatar
    Rebecca

    Of all the places we have stayed, this was the most magical and refreshing one to date. The location is breathtaking, fresh air and gorgeous views. The yurt is so cosy and beautiful. We drove 50mins and climbed Snowden. There is a village 5 minutes away. Shayne and Nathan were excellent hosts. - 21 Oct 2019

  • George Avatar
    George

    Amazing place. Great vibe. Great countryside. Highly recommend! - 26 Jan 2020

  • Jessica Avatar
    Jessica

    This was our first experience staying in a yurt and it was amazing! The Yurt was absolutely stunning, with a beautifully decorated interior, cozy wood burner and lots of quirky cushions and dream catchers.

    The location was also very beautiful. We felt very close to nature and loved walking around the grounds. It was snowing during our stay so seemed even more magical! Rich, who was looking after the place, asked if we wanted to stay a bit longer to avoid driving in the snow. Unfortunately we couldn’t but it was a very kind offer!

    You have everything you need to...
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    - 26 Feb 2020

  • Stefan Avatar
    Stefan

    Nathan and Shayne were amazing hosts, really helpful with check in and local walks etc. The yurt and facilities were lovely and in keeping with their eco ethos. A great base to explore a beautiful area. Will definitely return. - 24 Oct 2019

Greener Camping Club Membership

Greener Camping Club Certificated Glampsite
Greener Camping Club Certificated Glampsite

In order to comply with countryside planning policy, we operate as a Greener Camping Club members only campsite.

The club was established by people with a passion for sustainable, eco-friendly camping holidays. Membership costs just £10 for the calendar year and provides access to some of the greenest campsites in the UK. It also includes participation in the Club’s ‘Trees for Life’ scheme, whereby a tree is planted for every Member we enrol.

When you book, we will automatically enrol you as a member of the Greener Camping Club. The cost of this non-optional membership will be covered in the booking charges. If you are already a GCC member then please let us know after booking and we will refund the £10 membership charge after you check out.

When booking you agree to provide us with your full name and email address in order that we can enrol you as a GCC member. We’ll issue your membership e-card by email before you check-in.

If you do not provide your full name and email address after booking and at least 7 days before check-in, then we reserve the right to refuse you entry to the campsite with no refund. Please note that if you cancel your booking, the £10 Greener Camping Club membership fee is not refundable.

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Other things to note

  • Safety: Smoke alarm, Carbon monoxide alarm, Fire extinguisher, Fire blanket in the yurt and cabin
  • We have a fresh spring water supply, delicious clean vibrant water
  • All electricity generated on site from renewable energy sources – 230v in the yurt and cabin
  • There are low energy lights in the yurt, outside and and the kitchen/toilet
  • 230v power sockets for phones or computers in the yurt.
  • Sustainable wood powered heating
  • Fridge Freezer
  • Hot and cold running water and hot shower
  • Composting toilet
  • Bed linen and duvets are supplied for all beds.
  • Bath/Shower towels are not provided.
  • Washing up liquid, tea towels, dish cloths are provided.
  • Do bring your own torches/lamps for use outside the yurt and matches/lighter to light the stove/bbq/fire pit/gas hob. You will need to supply your own charcoal for the BBQ or if you request it in advance we should be able to arrange that for you.
  • Eggs from the free range chickens are available when they are laying and we haven’t already eaten them! Sorry if you are vegan but we love our chooks and they have a great life…as you will see!
  • On the North Berwyn Way walking route.. Here’s a link to one of many websites: www.deevalleywalks.co.uk
  • Internet/WiFi can be provided if required but due to our very rural location the internet can sometimes be a bit temperamental!
  • Pets are welcome by prior agreement only – Must be fully house trained and kept on a lead outside the yurt if they haven’t been trained not to chase cats, chickens or sheep – Extra £5/night/pet.
  • Please note that when the outside temperature drops below 5 degrees Celsius for more than 24 hours, we may have to turn the water supply to the kitchen/bathroom off and drain the system in order to protect the pipes from freezing. In this situation, large containers of fresh water will be made available.
  • The fridge freezer will only operate when the outside temperature is above 10 degrees Celsius. It maintains its internal temperature for 24 hours so this is rarely an issue.

Guest access

  • The yurt is set well apart from the main house and well screened from the rest of the property.
  • Ty Bach Pren, the wooden cabin kitchenette and bathroom is right next to the yurt.
  • You will have your privacy but we are only too happy to chat, help, spend time, advise on places to go, things to do, where to walk etc. Apparently we are very approachable!
  • Parking is 30m from the yurt.
  • If you would like to try your hand at chopping your own wood or joining in whilst we work on the vegetable garden you will be most welcome.
  • Feel free to play guitars, drums, or to sing your heart out if you are musically inclined but please be mindful of any other guests and your hosts!
  • Enjoy the space and the feeling of freedom.
  • You are welcome to use the garden, sit by the pond and generally make yourselves at home but please be aware that this is also our home and sometimes it’s nice for us to enjoy a bit of privacy.

Interaction with guests

We are available to recommend walks, mountain bike rides, places to eat, local entertainment nearby…or just for a friendly chat!

If you are celebrating a special occasion then we may be able to help with some great food and a bottle of something suitable, ambient music etc.

We will need a bit of notice to sort that out, but we want your stay here to be memorable and enjoyable so we will do what we can to help make that happen for you.

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