Bryn Gwyn ref: CC614021

Brynford near Holywell, North Wales Borders

4 Star Self Catering



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  • Bike Store 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 


Perfect for couples wanting a romantic escape in rural North Wales, Bryn Gwyn offers spacious and comfortable accommodation which includes a cosy wood burner and a four poster bed. Situated in the grounds of the owner’s home, this detached single-storey barn has been thoughtfully renovated whilst retaining original charming features such as exposed brickwork and oak beams. The property has its own private patio area and a good sized kennel.
The property is located in the small Flintshire village of Brynford and there are three pubs within walking distance. A wider range of amenities can be found in the historic market town of Mold, 8 miles, which is also home to the popular Theatre Clwyd. Situated within the Clwydian Range (AONB) along a designated cycle route and on the Welsh Tour route, there are some great cycling and walking opportunities in the area. There is direct access onto one of the public footpaths from the owner’s grounds. Other activities available locally include golf and fly fishing. Known as the ‘Lourdes of Wales’ with St Winefrid’s Well and Heritage Centre, Holywell is three miles away and also has a leisure centre with swimming pool, tennis courts and much more.
There is a lot to see and do within easy driving distance. The beaches of Prestatyn, Rhyl and Talacre are all within a thirty minute drive. Other places of interest included Denbigh Castle which is 12 miles, Bodelwyddan Castle, 16 miles, and Llangollen, 25 miles. Over the border you can get to the historic city of Chester, with its famous race course, excellent shopping and good selection of bars and restaurants within thirty minutes. An extra fifteen minutes will take you into Liverpool. Should you wish to venture slightly further afield, the beautiful Snowdonia is just an hour’s drive.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

The property is all on ground floor, has two steps to entrance (level access available), has oil central heating and comprises:
Open plan living space.
Lounge area: Spacious with beams, oak floors, wood burner, large inglenook fireplace, 32" Freeview TV, DVD player and French doors.
Dining area: With oak floor.
Kitchen area: With beams, oak floor, breakfast area, electric cooker, microwave and fridge.
Bedroom 1: With four poster king size bed, beams and TV.
Bathroom 1: With shower over bath, WC and underfloor heating.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for wood burner provided. Travel cot available on request. Access to freezer and washing machine in garage.


Enclosed garden with patio, garden furniture and chiminea. 1 dog welcome, to be kept on lead at all times (Please do not leave pets in the property on thier own). Use of heated kennel available. Bike store. Parking for two cars.
This property has been quality graded by one of our experienced Regional Managers who are trained and accredited by VisitEngland and has achieved a 4* grading.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    1 mile
  • Distance
    2 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    6.0 miles
  • Lake
    4.5 miles (river)

About the local area

This being frontier country, there are plenty of historic sites, fortresses and castles which remind us of the area's turbulent past. Thankfully now all is peaceful, allowing the visitor to immerse themselves in centuries of history; from Wales's largest prehistoric monument, Gop Cairn, to the 700 year old intact magnificence of Chirk Castle

Wrexham to the north enjoys a very privileged location. Within twenty minutes travel you can lose yourself in the Welsh hills, be fascinated by the Roman remains in Chester or view the rich historical past within Wrexham. A short drive from Wrexham town centre you can find and enjoy a number of historical sites which remind us of the local way of life over hundreds of years. Add to this excellent road links to North Wales, the North West and beyond and you can understand why Wrexham is a very popular place to visit and stay.

Located between the River Dee and the Berwyn Mountains is Llangollen, a picturesque, bustling market town. Famous for the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod held in July each year, visitors come from world wide to spectate and compete in poetry, dance and music competitions.

Further south is the town of Welshpool. This area has an endless range of things to do and places to see. From walking trails, wildlife, fishing and golf to historic sites, beautiful villages and stunning scenery. Nearby is the town of Montgomery where you can visit the historic castle of the same name or enjoy the countryside along the Montgomery Canal

Things to do nearby

Rhyl Miniature Railway

At over 100 years old Rhyl Miniature Railway is the oldest of its kind in Britain. The line runs in a circle around the boating lake. There is also a museum, shop and coming soon a nature trail.

Greenacres Animal Park

Set in 80 acres at the gateway to North Wales, Greenacres Animal Park is the perfect venue for a fantastic day out for families and groups. Facilities include a petting area, wildlife animals and reptiles. Fantastic amusement and funfair rides, tractor tours, pony rides and magical children's shows!

Loggerheads Country Park

Loggerheads Country Park has some beautiful wooded river valleys, dramatic cliffs and outcrops all views via a short walk

Snowdonia National Park

Situated on the west coast of Britain covering 823 square miles of diverse landscapes, Snowdonia National Park is the largest National Park in Wales.

Moel Famau Country Park
Moel Famau Country Park

Moel Famau is an impressive park covered in heather moorland turning purple in the Autumn , contrasting beautifully with the green grassland pastures of the Vale of Clwyd. The Park covers an area over 2000 acres and has many access paths and facilities for visitors.

Jubilee Tower
Jubilee Tower

The Jubilee Tower is on the peak of Moel Famau within the country park. The tower was built to commemorate the golden jubilee of George III in 1810. The remains of the tower the highest point in the park, and offer spectacular views over the Clwydian Range.

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