Category Archives: Around Tan yr Eglwys

A walk in the Park

A Walk in the Park. Visitors to Tan yr Eglwys Cottages often ask about country parks or wide opening spaces, below is a selection of those closest to Tan yr Eglwys Cottages. Margam Country Park. Access to the country Park is included in the parking fee. Margam Country Park is an 850 acre estate just […]

Continue Reading...

Are there any Theatres or Cinemas nearby?

Are there any Theatres or Cinemas nearby? Theatres Pontardawe Arts Centre SA8 4ED Just 2 miles from Tan yr Eglwys offering live music, theatre and films. Ystradgynlais Welfare Hall SA9 1JJ Just 7 miles up the Swansea valley has live music, theatre and films. The Gwyn Hall SA11 1DU Just 5 miles away in neath […]

Continue Reading...

Are there any National Trust Properties near by?

National Trust properties near to Tan yr Eglwys Cottages? Guests to Tan yr Eglwys frequently say “We are members of the National Trust are there any NT sites nearby”? Tredegar House, Newport.  A journey along the M4 to Tan yr Eglwys can easily be broken by a visit to Tredegar House, just off the M4 […]

Continue Reading...
Post Image

More chickens at Tan yr Eglwys

off

Time has rolled by (as it does) whether you want it to or not. The existing chickens at Tan yr Eglwys have more or less become a fixture or fitting however Elin was not satisfied with white eggs, brown eggs and blue eggs. She took the matter into her own hands and appeared home with […]

Continue Reading...
Post Image

Dragon Ride

off

The 2017 Dragon Ride starts and finishes in Margam Park (near Port  Talbot) on Sunday 17th June. Last years Ride was held on possibly the hottest day of 2016. We had a group of riders from France staying in cottage no 1 in order for them to take part in the ride in 2016. Entries […]

Continue Reading...

Welsh room names

In an attempt to introduce the Welsh language to our visitors we have given the Welsh room names to the rooms. The following is a guide to the meaning/derivation/reason for the name and an assist with pronunciation! GOLWG Y LLAN pronounced GO LUG UH LL ANN, meaning/derivation being able to see/view the church. GOLWG Y FFAL pronounced […]

Continue Reading...
Post Image

Chickens at Tan yr Eglwys

off

It is lovely to have chickens  at Tan yr Eglwys. As part of my 60th birthday celebrations we invested in new chickens 3 new “point of lay” pullets 2 Black French Marans (which lay dark brown eggs) and 1 American Leghorn (which lays white eggs) and also 3 Legbar 8 week old chicks. The Legbar […]

Continue Reading...