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Luxurious Barns and Country House, perfect for friends and family celebrations, yoga retreats and weddings

Llanidloes, Powys

Garth Barns and Country House are set in the beautiful rolling hills of Mid Wales. A very private place and easily accessible from most parts of the UK, this Grade 2 listed House, and Barns, is set up ready for your own big happy gathering! The well designed flexible living spaces work brilliantly for so many different parties. From a grand family reunion or big birthday, to a business off-site or yoga retreat.

Garth Barns are luxury self catering barns, perfect for celebrations for families and friends. The 2 barns, Hafod and Ty Nant, are on either side of the former farmyard, now a spacious landscaped courtyard, providing parking and a garden with a pond and a stream running through.

Special Features

The bedrooms are arranged to suit guests requirements, so that a single or couple occupying a family room will feel ‘at home’. Family rooms can sleep between 3 and 5 guests, or, 2 to 4 singles.


Hafod Barn has been decorated in a cool contemporary style, with solar assisted underfloor heating and big windows opening on to the slate terrace and garden. There are large, light, dining and living spaces where everyone can socialise and eat together (up to 80). This large living space is often used for yoga and can be set up for business meetings and special events.

In contrast, Ty Nant Barn has a homely farmhouse atmosphere, a big oak table in the kitchen and a traditional fireplace and beams. There are terraces to the front and rear of both barns, and an enclosed safe place for toddlers to play. Lots of playing space inside too!

Garth Country House is a recently renovated listed property. It has 6 comfortable ensuite rooms and is beautifully warm and welcoming. Log burners, inglenook and big front reception room with chandeliers.

Garth Barns and Country House now have the benefit of a Wedding Venue Licence. Please enquire for details.

Altogether there are 18 bedrooms - 16 are ensuite. There is a gym and sauna, a small private lake with boats and fantastic walking from the doorstep. Catering can usually be arranged if required.


The barns are set at the centre of Garth Farm, 240 acres of hill, fields, woodland and dingle with wildlife pools, footpaths and spectacular views. Set in excellent walking country. There is aTreasure Hunt for guests - adults too! Good birdwatching - Owls and Woodpeckers live within 50 metres of the barns. In the field 300 metres from the barns there is a small private lake with 2 little rowing boats and 2 canadian canoes. The lake is suitable for 'wild' swimming. It is a beautiful spot to just lie on the grass and listen to the birdsong. There is an interesting Garth Trail taking in the Hill, the 5 acre Oak Wood and the Dingle with its fast flowing rocky stream. You are welcome to explore the 240 acres of Garth Farm. The dingle and small stream are a source of endless entertainment for children, making dams, bursting them, making bridges and dens. There are terraces to the front and rear of the barns, enclosed safe places for toddlers to play.

Maps are provided for walking and guided walks may be arranged.

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Local Area

The friendly market town of Llanidloes with its cafes, pubs and interesting shops is just 2 miles away. It has a Leisure Centre with squash courts, swimming pool, tennis, table tennis, basketball and a good range of classes and activities. There is a free skateboard park next to the children's playground at the riverside park. The 600 acre Llyn Clywedog Lake is only 3 miles from Garth Farm. Boats for fly fishing are available for hire. Sailing and canoeing courses are run from the lake. The Yamaha Off Road Experience is a professional Off Road Motorcycling School providing coaching and fun days out in spectacular countryside. There are learn to ride courses for children, and adults, as well as challenging rides for the more experienced. Mid Wales Shooting Centre is just beyond the nearby village of Trefeglwys. It has become one of the premier clay target shooting grounds in the UK, hosting World, British, English and Welsh Championships. There are expert instructors on hand to ensure you have a great time. Off road Carting available nearby - great fun. St Idloes Golf Club welcomes visitors. The 9 hole, par 66 course, is full of variety, has well kept greens and, of course, excellent views. Great days out: Centre for Alternative Technology - 22 miles Powis Castle and Gardens - 27 miles Portmeirion - 68 miles The Cambrian Coast - 32 miles

Pubs, bars, and restaurants

  • Llanidloes (3Km)


  • Llanidloes (3Km)

Railway stations

  • Caersws (12Km)


  • Liverpool (140Km)

Essential Information

  • Sleeps 50 people in 12 bedrooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 2 Baths
  • 16 Showers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • up to 20
  • Pets allowed Pets by arrangement only. Must be well behaved and kept off furniture.


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Short breaks?

All year round

Changeover day


Facilities and Amenities


  • Family Rooms: 13
  • Double Rooms: 5
  • Cots: 1

Bed arrangements are flexible for most rooms. Please ask for details.

There are 4 ground floor bedrooms including 3 ensuite.

There is a total of 18 bedrooms including 16 ensuite, in the 3 properties.

There is a total of up to 40 separate beds when required.


  • WiFi/Internet
  • Wheelchair access
  • Owners on site

For your entertainment

  • TV

Full Sky+ package, Bose bluetooth speaker, Snooker/Pool, Table Tennis,

In the kitchen

  • Cooker
  • Range cooker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Kitchen table
  • High chair provided


  • Sauna
  • Garden
  • Garden furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Play equipment
  • Parking

Nearby Activities

  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Watersports

Shooting, kayaking


Dates Price
2 or 3 night weekends from
5th Jan 2017 - 19th Dec 2018
summer holiday weeks fri - fri/mon-mon
16th Jul 2018 - 7th Sep 2018

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