is a stone built traditional Welsh Cottage dating from the early 18th
century with alterations carried out in the early 1950’s and the late
The original building is still as it would have been when originally built
with its inglenook fireplaces and exposed oak beamed ceilings.
The cottage is located in one acre of its own grounds adjacent to the
Llangollen Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal, and approximately ten
minutes walk from the world famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct built by Thomas
The Offas Dyke footpath also runs immediately passed the cottage and we
are within easy walking distance of some of the best remaining examples of
are situated on a small loop road some 200 yards from the A5 road outside
the village of Froncysyllte, five miles from the town of Llangollen which
is renowned for its International Musical Eisteddfod, and two miles from
the town of Chirk with is famous castle. Chirk Castle has been
continuously occupied to this day by the Myddelton family for some 800
years, and one of the most popular National Trust Sites providing an
insight into life in this area for many hundreds of years.
The city of Chester accessible by car,
train and bus, is also within easy reach – some twenty minutes by car
with its fine examples of architecture and structures dating back to the
Roman occupancy of Great Britain.
We take considerable pride in our garden which extends to the side of the
Llangollen Canal giving visitors the opportunity to sit and enjoy the
tranquillity of our Welsh Countryside.
accommodation which we offer is as follows:-
Room”. This is a bedroom with
double bed, wash hand basin, and tea and coffee making facilities. It has
its own lounge equipped with colour T.V. There is also a private bathroom
with bath, wash hand basin, toilet and bidet. These rooms occupy one of
the original cottages dating back to the early 18th century.
This is a bedroom with double bed, wash hand basin, tea/coffee making
facilities and colour TV, adjacent to a private bathroom equipped with
shower, toilet, and wash hand basin.
This is a bedroom with twin beds, and wash hand basin. This room will only
be let in conjunction with bedroom two as it shares the bathroom
Bedrooms two and three occupy an area of the cottage which is self
contained and ideal for a family or friends travelling together.
The dining room occupies one of the traditional oak beamed rooms within
the original building where a hearty Welsh breakfast is served at times to
suit your convenience.
We have ample car parking and are happy for our visitors to leave their
cars while they explore the surrounding area by train, boat, or on foot.
Day tours of
North & Mid Wales and the
English counties of Cheshire and Shropshire can be arranged on an escorted
basis for groups not exceeding four adults by ourselves in a 4 x 4,
affording excellent visibility of the countryside and allowing the driver
in your party to fully enjoy the scenery through which we pass. Routes and
itineraries to be arranged in consultation with yourselves.
The cost of these tours, because of the flexibility of their nature would
be quoted upon agreement of your specific requirements.
Glencoed is in the ownership of Derek and Rosemary Hughes. We have both
taken early retirement having been involved in the security industry for
over 20 years.
We have had the pleasure of meeting people from all parts of the world,
i.e. Bulgaria, Poland, Belarus, Hawaii, Australia, America, South Africa
to name but a few.
We enjoy meeting people and look forward to your visit.
If travelling from abroad arrangements can be make to meet our visitors at
Manchester International Airport should this be required, or local train
or bus stations.
Cross Street, Pentre, Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 5AN
Telephone (International):- +44 1691 778148
Telephone (UK):- 01691 778148