Peaceful setting with beautiful garden

Tyn y Cwm 'Small house in the Valley' Holiday Home

Bird watching heaven in tranquil Mid-Wales

Testimonials

 'Really great cottage, lovely stay, great hosts.'

Chris Sept. 2020 

 ' We have been so comfortable and cosy here and have

enjoyed the most glorious walks aided by your local knowledge.'

Alison & Steve Sept. 2020

'From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome.'

The birds feeding on the various feeders are a joy to watch.'

Diane & Dave Sept. 2020

'This is an amazing place and we really enjoyed the local walks'

Matt & Ali Sept. 2020

'Each day has been filled with wonder and relaxation.

You have chosen a perfect place to settle.'

Sarah & Ian August 2020

'Second visit, and it's as good as the first, can't wait to

return next year.'

Karen & Ed August 2020

'We have appreciated all care shown to us'

Roy & Sue August 2020

' We've had a wonderful time, the Abergwesyn mountain

pass was an experience we will never forget.'

Sam & Wayne August 2020

'Your cottage is beautiful and homely, you are amazing hosts.'

Tina & Phil August 2020

'We did an amazing range of things from hill walking, visiting

gardens, nature and even to dolphins spotting at New Quay'

Helen & Martin July 2020

'The cottage, gardens and the welcome goodies were all

amazing.'

Debbie & Graham July 2020

'Thank you for making this one of our favourite weekends.'

Shilpi & Emmanuel Mar. 2020

' We loved each mornings entertainment from the

incredible number and variety of birds visiting the feeders.'

Rob & Cathy Jan. 2020

 ' Thank you for making us feel home & even inviting

us for Christmas Dinner.'

Marthre & Matthias Dec. 2019

'Thank you for making me feel so welcome, as always.'

Martyn Nov. 2019

'We've enjoyed our stay & watching the birds up close

has been lovely.'

Robin & Cerys Oct. 2019

' Cottage is lovely and location superb.'

Sue & Dick Sept. 2019

' Everything is so pretty here, perfect place for our honeymoon.'

Phil & Wan Sept. 2019

'Your holiday cottage is the best equipped we have ever stayed in.

Your very warm welcome & hospitality has made it just perfect.'

Kay & Russ August 2019

 ' The high standard of the accommodation, the location and the

wonderful hospitality has been nothing short of excellent.'

Mike & Pauline August 2019

 ' One week is not enough for visiting the rich surroundings

naturally and historically.'

Jelle August 2019

 'We have had a great time exploring the area on our bikes before

relaxing in the garden in the evenings.Your garden is stunning.'

Anne & Andy August 2019

' Thank you so much for a wonderful week. The welcome that

you gave us was wonderful.'

Sheila & Eddie July 2019

 '2nd visit here & won't be the last. Another wonderful welcome

to your comfortable home from home.'

Elaine & Paul July 2019

'What a beautiful location you have chosen 17 years ago and

and that you are still making even more attractive.'

Hanieke & Paul July 2019

' We can only re-iterate what has been said so many times in this

visitors book. The cottage, birds, wildlife absolutely delightful.'

Janet & John June 2019

' We have had a lovely time here - wonderful bird life

and spectacular walking.'

Gwen & Jim June 2019

'Our third visit to this wonderful place. Have said it before & will say

it again, it's an absolute gem. We love it here.'

Nige & Anne June 2019

 'Gardens are stunning, and such an amazing variety of wildlife around!

Bird feeders at the windows are such a great idea.'

Stephanie & Patrick May 2019

'The cottage is beautiful, the welcoming from such lovely people was overwhelming and the treats was very unexpected but Wow'

Steve & Marilyn May 2019

'A beauty on earth among the few, greenery all around me, clear

skys above me,blooming flowers always smiling, flying birds always

singing. '

Karen & Eddie April 2019

' We've had a lovely time, enjoying the comfort and the quiet. It's

been a constant delight to watch the birds on the multiple feeders.'

Dot & Ken April 2019

'A massive thanks to Chris and Steve who are the best. We thoroughly

enjoyed the chocolate cake, couldn't have scraped the ice without the

scraper and were so cosy with the extra duvet.'

Rich & Vaishali Jan 2019

'A lovely cosy spot to go to ground. We had a lovely lovely Christmas .'

Dawn & Mike Dec 2018

'Seeing so many beautiful birds at the feeders and in the garden each

morning -and all day- has been delightful. We have ventured into the

surrounding area for walks each day, stunning views, minutes from the

door and into the amazing Elan Valley.

As avid Lake District lovers we have found a destination equal to its beauty, far exceeding expectations.'

Elaine & Paul Oct 2018

'We have had an amazing holiday, you have a beautiful home

and you are welcoming and generous hosts.'

Michelle & Ivan Sept 2018

'It's a great place, set in lovely countryside so peaceful,

we loved watching all the birds feeding.'

Martin & Denise Sept 2018

 'Thank you for the cream tea on arrival, and all the goodies

you left for us. Roy had a very interesting week moth hunting.'

Chris & Roy Sept 2018

'We have had a lovely week and have seen a lot of Wales The

countryside is just beautiful. The cottage was really comfy

and nice to come home to.'

Maria & Julian Aug 2018

'Your house and surroundings are truly amazing. I could have watched the birds on the feeder all day. The nearby walks were breath taking and we braved the lake too ! '

Krish & Glenn Aug 2018

'We couldn't have found anywhere else so pretty and

comfortable set in such beautiful surroundings.'

Mary & George July 2018

'No words can express the welcome we received when we arrived.

We loved the gardens and the birds at the feeders.'

Dave & Liz July 2018

' We had a marvellous time here and our photos will us to remember you, the dogs, the chickens and other birds, the garden and valley.'

Rund & Wilje June 2018

 'Many thanks for a wonderful stay in your lovely cottage.

The treats were greatly appreciated.'

Charlie & Shiela June 2018

'The second time was even more beautiful than the first.'

Beat & Johanna June 2018

 'We were here to spend some time at the Hay Festival and some

time walking, and restful evenings at Tyn y Cwm. Lots of birds seen'

De & Peter June 2018

'We have enjoyed everything, the lovely cakes the gardens

it was just a little piece of heaven on earth.'

Sylv & Colin May 2018

 'This is a perfect place to stay. Beautiful gardens and

surrounding countryside. Delicious cake, honey and marmalade'

Jo & David May 2018

'A lovely welcome from Chris and Steve. A lovely

comfortable cottage and beautiful gardens.'

Janet & Peter April 2018

'We have had another wonderful holiday here, We

absolutely love this area, it is simply stunning.'

Nige & Anne April 2018

 'Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely cottage,

one of the best we have ever stayed in.'

Phyll & John April 2018

 'It really is like balm for the soul. We have stayed in a lot of

cottages in Wales but have never had such a warm welcome.'

Hannah & Paul March 2018

'Thanks once again for making me feel welcome.

I've had a great time.'

Martyn March 2018

'The cottage is equipped with everything you need and we

spent hours looking at the birds every morning from lounge window'

Ben & Deeya Feb 2018

 We loved being able to walk from the door for miles, and

watching the wildlife both on the walks and in the garden.'

Les & Heather Oct 2017

' I've thoroughly enjoyed myself. You've both been so kind.'

Martyn Sept 2017

'So glad we came across Nuthatch when looking for somewhere to

stay. We have managed to relax and unwind in lovely surroundings'

Karen & Stuart Sept 2017

'The cottage is so cosy, feels like home. We have been so blessed with the warm welcome the tea and scones and all the other goodies'

Colin & Sylv Sept 2017

'Thank you so much for letting us stay with Tarly, we had

a wonderful time.'

Andrea & Richard Sept 2017

'Wir mõchten Euch fûr dieser Wochedanken es ist hier

Wunderschôn.'   

Johanna & Bert Sept 2017

 'It has been a delight to watch so many birds on the feeders and

little Jenny wren. A stroll in your lovely garden is a real tonic to

restore soul and senses.'

Colin & Wendy Aug 2017

'We have visited mountains, valleys, towns and the ocean &

enjoyed every day, but it was so good to return to this cosy cottage.'

Margaret & Barry Aug 2017

'Thanks again for your hospitality during our stay. We loved it.'

Agnes & Reinier Aug 2017

 'Second time to Nuthatch Cottage, thank you so much for taking

care of us. Ans was able to go to Royal Welsh Show, amazing.'

Maurice & Ans July 2017

 'The surroundings are perfect for relaxing in, gorgeous

gardens full of wildlife'

Nicky, Delyth & James July 2017

'This is a real hideaway in beautiful gardens and

lovely owners Chris and Steve.'

Debbie & Conrad July 2017

'What a wonderful gem of a find this place is. We have had

a fantastic week. We could not have been made more welcome.'

Anne & Nige July 2017

'Thank you so much for our stay. One word sums it up

Idyllic.'

Rosie & Bryan June 2017

'At a time when we needed it most, Tyn y Cwm inspired a

truly relaxing holiday we did not want to end.'

Laura & Bob June 2017

'Thank you so much for our wonderful holiday, we

have had a truly perfect relaxing week.'

Steve & Sara June 2017

'One of the most comfortable and best equipped cottages I have

stayed in. It was lovely to see nesting Redstarts and Pied Flycatchers

around the property.'

Paul May 2017

'We'll miss the fabulous open space, wildlife and

general peace and quiet of the area.'

Angela & Louise May 2017

 'The peace, the birds your fantastic garden and your

hospitality have been amazing, can't wait to come again.'

Tim & Kath May 2017

'The cottage is so homely and comfortable. We've never

seen so many birds and so close.'

Rachel, Justin & baby Caleb April 2017

'Thank you very much for a lovely comfortable stay in your cottage. We really enjoyed our week.'

Clive & Alison Mar 2017

'What a lovely find this cottage turned out to be, it would

be easy to spend all day watching the birds at the window feeders.'

Chris & Sue Jan 2017

'You lucky couple to live in such a beautiful place. What a

scenic and peaceful place to enjoy what nature has to offer.'

Gareth & Alison Nov 2016

 'We had a great time exploring the area and the Brecon Beacons,

but the best walks were straight from the door or just up the road

at Abergwesyn.'

Lorraine & Stuart Oct 2016

 'What a wonderful setting for your home and a wonderful place

to stay in your cosy cottage, enjoyed sitting in and

roaming your super garden.' 

John & Jane Sept 2016

 'We have so loved staying here in such a charming cottage

in a beautiful setting with a gorgeous garden. We have

fallen in love with Wales.'

Neill & Christine Sept. 2016

 'Thank you so much for your warm welcome and hospitality

and the lovely welcome basket. Cosy clean and well equipped.'

Wendy & Colin August 2016

'Exceeded all our wishes, everything you needed was

provided. The cakes baked by Chris tasted amazing.'

Maurice & Ans August 2016

'Loved it here, the garden, the surroundings, the birds.

'over the moon' about everything.'

Carla & Andre August 2016

'We enjoyed our stay very much. warm comfortable

cottage in a peaceful location.'

Thea & Bert July 2016

 'Thank you that we could have been part of this beautiful

piece of land.'

Kathleen & Jurgen July 2016

 'We were fascinated by the birds feeding at the window

and have now bought a bird spotting book !'

Mike & Kerry July 2016

 'Thank you so much, we have had a really lovely holiday again,

lovely to see the garden in summer.'

Chrissy & Steve June 2016

'I have been looking forward to this week for 6 months and it

didn't disappoint, so much of Chris' fine needle work.

Thank you Steve & Chris for sharing this beautiful little cottage.'

Carol & Colin June 2016

 'Based in Tyn-y-Cwm we could visit many different places and

beautiful nature areas. Thank you for your hospitality.

The cakes were delicious.'

Madeline & Jozef May 2016

 'Sitting in your summerhouse truly made our week, with the sun

pouring through, the sound of the birds and the local stream and

being surrounded by your beautiful garden, it was sheer perfection'

Tan & Nisar May 2016

 'Saw it on the web site and thought can it be that nice ?

Well yes it is, and much more.'

Marty April 2016

'Well it appears Heaven is indeed a 'place on earth' !

Tyn y Cwm is the perfect place to stay for a peaceful relaxing

break away from it all.'

Tania & Rob April 2016

'Thank you for sharing your lovely cottage with us,

and all the lovely goodies you left for us.'

Lynn & David April 2016

'Perfect peaceful and relaxing retreat for two.'

Jean & Guy March 2016

'You have a beautiful home and garden that's full of stunning

birds. We thank you for sharing them with us.'

Joann & Hugo Jan 2016

 'Thank you for the most relaxing week ever !

so much to do in the local area,not to mention star gazing.'

Jake & Julia Sept 2015

 'It is a magnificent place, a bit like the secret garden.

The beautiful things hidden away from the city life in a very

remote place.'

Summi, Mamun & Sara Sept 2015

'It is a magnificent place, a bit like the secret garden.

The beautiful things hidden away from the city life in a very

remote place.'

Summi, Mamun & Sara Sept 2015

' Thank you for a wonderful week's holiday in what

must be one of the most idyllic spots around.'

Ellie & Mike Aug 2015

 ' Nuthatch and its surroundings is a magnificent place to stay.

Chris & Steve are wonderful warm hosts.'

Lisa & Mike Aug 2015

 'We really enjoyed the bird watching, your more than

beautiful garden and the tranquillity of the area.'

Barbara & Axel Aug 2015

'Quite simply heaven on earth '

Maureen July 2015

 'Thank you for a wonderful week, the birds were spectacular,

the garden inspirational and the scenery magnificent '

Margaret & Andrew July 2015

'Fab hosts, fab welcome pack, fab setting, fab cottage,

fab wildlife...... & lovely weather all week.'

Linda & Sandra June 2015

'Beautiful cottage, stunning scenery and

lovely warm welcome from Chris & Steve.'

Claire & Len June 2015

'Birds singing, the sound of the river, the cluck of a contented

chicken and finally the sound of NO traffic. Perfect Then there

is the coffee cake, the best eggs we have tasted in years.'

Derek & Joan June 2015

 'The countryside around here is amazing and the

bird life is a joy to watch with so many different species '

Chris & Paul June 2015

'Thanks again for a fantastic week in beautiful Wales.

I didn't think we could top last years holiday, but we did'

Andrea & Richard May 2015

'Every convenience in this wonderfully warm and cosy cottage in the best valley in Wales that we've met and we've met a lot !'

Jenny & Ernest May 2015

'Wonderful peace, the walks above the valley offer huge views'

Hilary April 2015

'Thank you for having us in your wonderful cottage, we felt very spoilt.'

Catarina & Richard April 2015

'I came away to write some new songs and it has been the perfect peaceful place,'

Gill March 2015

'We really couldn't have asked for a more perfect location for some truly breathtaking walks and scenery'

Katrina & Kevin Feb 2015

'Loved watching the birds in the morning - saw our first nuthatch. Had a fab new years break in the cosy cottage'

Miriam & Jake Jan

'Had a lovely relaxing weekend away from the rat race'

Phil & Christine Nov 2014