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St.Mary's Church . Talyllyn . Gwynedd. Snowdonia National Park

St.Mary's a part converted 15th Century 2* listed building now a beautiful holiday home
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74 reviews
St.Mary's a part converted 15th Century 2* listed building now a beautiful holiday home
Overlooking the lake at Talyllyn this historic building offers you an unforgettable experience .
Just a bit different ! NB:The 15th Century Church operates an Eco Loo System
views across the lake from St.Mary's with Cader Idris rising in the background.
The old vestry with it's modern kitchen set within a space of huge ancient oak beams to impress
Neighbours visit you here ! This one often helps me cut the grass!
A comfortable area to sit in the old vestry also providingTV/ DVD player and PlayStation with games
Definitely a room with a view .
The old building still retains most of its fixtures and fittings to set the atmosphere.
One of the many dramatic lighting options...this photo was sent to me by one of our visitors
Kingsize beds for that extra comfort  -- with filtered and  balanced air flow  ....
The stained glass window depicting the story of The Good Samaritan
The view of the lake from the old Church with Cader Idris reflected in the still waters ...beautiful
A good nights sleep here for sure and another kingsize bed.From this level you can view the Church !
One of the two  Lych-Gates and the ancient 15th Century Church - one of the oldest in Wales
An impressive rear entrance to the Church with parking and privacy .
St.Mary's and it's  beautiful location..photo taken on the ancient route to the Church from Corris
One of the collection of Victorian oil lamps that compliment St.Mary's..a step back in time ..
Spend the nights under the huge impressive 15th Century rafters.....a great treat !
This is the view from the 'pod'that you could wake up to ...showing the ancient barrel ceiling
A fine picnic area ... Incredible views ...and a private place to look out over the whole lake..
A beautiful location ....photo taken from the Old Rectory On The Lake
There aren't many places like St.Mary's.This is the 15th Century roof structure..impressive for sure
View of St.Mary's across the lake with Mynydd Graig Goch behind which glows red in the sunset !
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Converted chapel -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Tal-y-llyn, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, Wales
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Listing #HL502733
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Colin C
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This is a very unusual holiday rental and a great one at that. We were met by Peter the owner who was just finishing mowing the grass as we arrived. He was very welcoming and showed us into the church and explained everything we needed to know. You are staying in a former church which has been converted to form...

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This is a brilliant review and I can't thank you enough for visiting and appreciating St.Mary's and Talyllyn. If I could say in addition to anyone who thinks they can't do without a mobile phone signal in the valley .. it can be linked to our wifi and connections made... so you can enjoy all the trappings of the 21st...


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Peter H
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed June 13, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Dear Pete, following on from Olwen's note in the visitors' book, I would just like to say how much we enjoyed staying at St Mary's following your warm welcome on Sat 4th. As others have said, it felt very much like a privilege to stay in such unique accommodation in the most beautiful of locations. We were lucky with the...

Management response:

A pleasure to have had you both visit St.Mary's ...always a treat to see guests who really appreciated the old Church and who got so much from your seven days break . Your kind remarks in the Visitors' Book had me smiling all day .. and now topped with a most comprehensive review of your stay . I hope you...


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Richard L
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 11, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

It is a genuinely unique experience to stay at St Marys. The building is absolutely beautiful and a fascinating place to stay. Peter has done a great job in making it comfortable and homely whilst leaving its character and history intact. It's a great place to relax and unwind, and is set in an outstandingly beautiful area.

Management response:

Thanks so much for visiting St.Mary's and for your pleasing review . I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at the old Church with its beautiful surroundings . I am regularly looking on Flickr for those photos you were taking ...so fingers crossed we'll see them appear one day .. Thanks again Pete


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  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
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    Smoking not allowed
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Oct 20, 2017
7 nights
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Oct 27, 2017
7 nights
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Nov 3, 2017
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How to get there
Heading down the pass on the A487 ... The lake can be seen ahead of you as you descend...turn at the Mynffordd on to the B4405 toward Talyllyn and Tywyn ...keep the lake on your right and follow it 's length west .. Pass the TynyCornel... and St Mary's is just around the corner... You can turn in just before and park around the back of the old Church.
PostCode for SatNav is LL36 9AJ..
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