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Hafod Barn from pond
Ty Nant Barn
Garth Lake at Sunset
Hafod Barn
Hafod Kitchen
Bedroom 5, Hafod
Bedroom 1 Hafod
Bedroom 2 Hafod
Oak Wood on the Farm Trail
Ty Nant Lounge
Bedroom 2 Ty Nant
Bedroom 1 Ty Nant
Bathroom 4 Ty Nant
Siteplan, Garth Farmhouse, Hafod and Ty Nant
Hafod floorplan
Ty Nant floorplan
Winter sunshine!
Ty Nant, rear view
Ready for the Dinner Party!
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19 Bedrooms, 19 Bathrooms, Sleeps 48
Llanidloes, Powys, Wales

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Jo G
Reigate, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic - thoughtfully planned accommodation in a beautiful part of the country.”
Reviewed 7 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The accommodation is tastefully appointed . It is spacious and has been planned with thoughtfulness and consideration for families with children of various ages; we covered the range from 1 years to 18 years. The kitchen facilities are particularly good with lots of large pots and serving dishes, glasses and crockery.
The camp fire was great and the boating lake offered lots of fun. The treasure hunt was a lovely extra.
Veronica and John Hollis were extremely welcoming and helpful but not intrusive in any way.

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Liked best: The space
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rebecca H
South Shields, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 4 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

My cousin booked the barns for a long weekend, and a fab choice! We're already looking at next years dates. The two barns were to an excellent standard with all the facilities you could need. Plenty of space fir us all, and lovely location. Can't wait to go back.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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PMBentley
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely amazing”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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Garth Barns is impossible to fault. We stayed there for a stag-do over Midsummer and every single person there was completely blown away by how good it was.

I could wax lyrical about its fantastic features, gorgeous location, endless beauty or warm, friendly owners, but I'd run out of superlatives.

You quite literally could not find somewhere better for a holiday for a large group. Highly, HIGHLY recommended.

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Claire260...
Colchester, Essex
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“You MUST stay here…perfect in every well”
Reviewed 19 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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We hired both barns for a three night stay in May 2014 with family and friends ranging from 1-70 years to celebrate my 40th birthday. The accommodation suited us all as there was something for everyone – Garth Barns treasure hunt organised by the owner, Veronica, gym and sauna, boating lake, spacious outdoor seating with wonderful views, the swings, the sheep and the fantastic games room and pool table in Hafod. I could go on…

The barns are close together so the children could safely play outside and run between the two barns, and are set either side of a courtyard with a beautiful stream running through.

Hafod is the more modern barn of the two but offers a large dining and living spaces where we all spent a rather wet and rainy Sunday. Although we were a large group of 24, we didn’t feel on top of each other despite being rained in all day. Instead we organised a pool and table tennis tournament in the games room and conservatory which kept everyone entertained.

Ty Nant was my favourite barn as it has a real homely farmhouse feel and the lounge offers wonderful views over the grounds and the countryside. There’s also a secret nook which the children loved!

Veronica also helped me to organise a caterer for my birthday meal which was a great success. We used Machinations (T: 01650 521738) and would definitely recommend.

Thank you Veronica for making our stay so enjoyable and my 40th celebration will always be memorable. We will definitely return sometime soon and pray for better weather, but Garth Barns truly were the perfect place to celebrate with my family and friends.

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Titw
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Perfect”
Reviewed 7 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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person found this review helpful

This place is outstanding. Everything is there for you to have a fantastic holiday. The houses are tastefully decorated and well planned. Views are breathtaking and the location idyllic. You couldn't dream of better.

Thank you Veronica for allowing us to enjoy your piece of the countryside

Tom x

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