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Ty Mawr (or Big House) was the birthplace of Bishop William Morgan, the first translator of the Bible into Welsh. It is situated in the Snowdonia National Park, in the Wybrnant Valley. The house has been restored to its 16th–17th-century appearance and houses a display of Welsh bibles. A footpath leads from the house through woodland and the surrounding fields, which are traditionally managed. Ty Mawr is accessible from the Lledr Valley via the Forestry Commission pathways. The road is very steep when entering the Wybrnant valley from the Lledr Valley but it is well worth the climb for the beautiful views. There are pleasant waterfalls to the left of the road near to the top of the hill.
Opening arrangements:
20 Mar-30 Sep 12pm - 5pm Th Fr Sa Su
1 Oct-30 Oct 12pm - 4pm Th Fr Sa Su
  Last admission is always 30mins before closing time
   
Telephone : 01690 760213
Admission prices : Adults £2.60, child £1.30,
Family £6.30. Groups £2.10, Child £1.00

All details correct 2005. Please telephone to confirm prices and opening times.
How to get there: From A5 3 mile South of Betws-y-Coed, take B4406 to Penmachno. The house is 2½ml NW of Penmachno by forest road.
Alternatively : From the Beaver Bridge (Fairy Glen Hotel) take the A470 toward Dolwyddelan. Exit A470 first left (over the Lledr River) after 1/4 mile. After  a few hundred yards turn second right. There will be a signpost on the  corner of the forest track with further directions. Most suitable for walking or Four Wheel Drive vehicle.
   


   
Bob might be advising Eira not to stand below the crooked chimney !

 
 
Ty Mawr and footbridge

 
Ty Mawr's crooked chimney
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Ty Mawr front elevation

 
Ty Mawr door
 

 
 
Ty Mawr sign

 
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