Ty Capel B&B
FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT
TY CAPEL IS A 4 ROOM B&B IN THE RURAL OUTSKIRTS OF LLANIDLOES IN THE HEART OF MID WALES. SET IN A UNIQUE POSITION OVERLOOKING THE CLYWEDOG RESERVOIR, EACH ROOM HAS IMPRESSIVE VIEWS OF THE RESERVOIR AND SURROUNDING CAMBRIAN MOUNTAINS OR VIEWS OF THE GARDENS, FIELDS AND ROLLING HILLS. THE BUILDING WAS BUILT AROUND 1860 AS CALVANISTIC METHODIST CHAPEL, IN THE 1960'S IT WAS CONVERTED INTO A HOUSE AND REMAINED WITH THE SAME FAMILY UNTIL THE OWNER PASSED AWAY. IT WAS EVENTUALLY BOUGHT IN 2018 BY THE CURRENT OWNERS
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About the area
The largest unitary authority in Wales, Powys covers an area of approximately 2,000 square miles. Much of that is mountainous because it actually has the lowest population density of all the Welsh counties.
This much wild, empty space is perhaps best typified by the International Dark Sky Reserve in the Brecon Beacons National Park, one of only eleven in the world. The absence of light pollution creates an exceptional spot for star gazing. You won’t find any cities in Powys, just villages and smaller-sized towns, but that’s the way its inhabitants like it.
Newtown, the largest settlement, is perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of Robert Owen, the founder of the Co-operative movement. Brecon is a market town set on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, while the pretty Victorian spa town of Llandrindod Wells boasts the National Cycle Collection. Elsewhere, Hay-on-Wye hosts a major literary festival every year.
Powys is liberally scattered with castles, burial mounds, hill forts, and other historic markers; Powis Castle, near Welshpool is probably one of the most impressive. And for walking enthusiasts, it’s not just the Brecon Beacons on offer – the Elan Valley describes itself as the ‘Welsh Lake District’.
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