Tan y Foel


Ordinance grid reference : Easting 281200. Northing 356600.

Tan-y-Foel is a part 17th century Welsh stone country house set in a rural location within the Snowdonia National Park. It is accessed via a half mile tarmacadam drive which has several rain gullies, we advise driving slowly over them.

Ample car parking to the rear and surrounding areas are in tarmacadam with adequate dusk till dawn lighting and sensor lighting to car park and around.

Paul and Louise are happy to provide assistance for wheelchair users and persons with limited mobility and we help everyone with their luggage.

Service dogs are welcome. Dietry requirements for allergies can be catered, just let us know beforehand.

Public transport is limited. The nearest main line station is at Llandudno Junction which is 17 miles away. If you are using public transport, just contact us beforehand and we will be happy to advise.

Access to Main House

The house is accessed by four slate steps, each 150mm height, with iron rail to one side to outer porch. The main and inner vestibule doors are both accessed with keys.

The ground floor of the main building includes the lounge and breakfast room.  We do not provide public toilets. Low pile carpet is provided in the lounge and hallway areas, all other surfaces on the ground floor are hard surface.

Access to bedrooms is via a stairway of 15 standard height steps with handrail to one side and solid wall to the other side. All public areas have adequate emergency lighting and break glass fire alarm points also appropriate fire extinguishers along with fire equipment signs, are all in place. Emergency way guidance signs are also fixed in the requisite public areas and passage ways.


No lifts are provided.  Four double bedrooms in the main house all with full ensuite - bath/shower, wc and wash hand basin, TV/DVD/CD players with remote hand sets, beverage trays, toiletries and bath robes.  There are no grab rails in any bedrooms.

One bedroom is accessed via 4 standard height steps with hand rail, another room has a raised bath 660mm in height, a small step has been provided to aid assistance to enter bath and a hand rail has been fitted. Low pile carpet to bedrooms, hard surface areas to bathrooms.

Two external bedrooms with full ensuite - bath/shower, wc and wash hand basin are accessed to the side and rear of main house, one is a ground floor room, 30 meters distance from main front entrance. Door opening to room is 900mm accessed by step 130mm in height, small vestibule 1240mm x 1240mm, not suitable for a wheelchair to turn. The bath with shower over has a height restriction of 6' this could be difficult for persons over this height. Russian oak flooring with bedside rugs to bedroom and hard surface area to bathroom.

The other room is accessed via 10 stone steps each 22mm in height with wooden handrails to both sides. Low door entrance 1210mm into small vestibule area with 70ml steps-up. Low pile carpet to bedroom and hard surface area in the bathroom, we would not recommend this room for persons with limited mobility or for a wheelchair user.

All six bedrooms have smoke/heat detectors and audible fire alarm warnings they also have fitted zone fire indicators. Requisite bilingual evacuation fire exit signs are fixed to all bedroom doors.

We provide each bed with cotton sheets, duvets and two pillows per person.  Blanket requests and any feather allergies can be catered for upon request.

If you have any questions, please do contact us.

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