Pentre Mawr Country House

Location Llandyrnog

Postcode LL16 4LA

Telephone 01824 790 732


Why we love it...

Luxury country house in rural Denbighshire

The Place

Pentre Mawr offers a great mix of two things we love: good old-fashioned excellent service and individual character. It stands just outside the village of Llandyrnog in an area of outstanding natural beauty: an elegant white house which has been in the family for over 400 years, surrounded by 200 acres of woodland and meadows. Owners Bre and Graham greet every arrival with Bucks’ Fizz and afternoon tea: providing a mere hint at how ‘spoilt rotten’ you’ll feel after a stay here.
The place has a feeling of being tirelessly worked at. Bedrooms vary in size, but all doubles have king-size beds: some are beautiful four posters; some have highly carved and polished wooden headboards. More modern, minimalist styles can be found in a few of the rooms, but the attention to detail is impressive everywhere: iPod docks, antique decorations, ground coffee, cafetieres, and nicely picked out period features.
Outside, there’s an ultra-fashionable “glamping” option: five tents which look military from the outside, but are truly opulent within, with king-size beds, under-floor heating, tiled bathrooms, roll-top baths, plump sofas, en-suite hot-tubs: the works. A Michelin-graded dinner is served either at a huge grand dining table or in the more private conservatory. A full Welsh breakfast ‘to die for’ is served in the pretty morning room.
Despite all of this perfection, the atmosphere at Pentre Mawr is friendly, not formal. One guest describes it as a ‘home from home’ and the personalities of the owners shine through: each room is named after a T.S Eliot cat and thoughtfully placed bowls of polos are on hand for guests to feed the resident horses. Bre and Graham are thoughtful, welcoming and overall excellent hosts.

The Essentials

Price Band £-£££
Rooms 5 doubles and twins, all with TV; DVD player iPod dock; hairdryer; one with private patio and hot-tub, 5 outdoor luxury tents with private hot-tub terraces, bathrooms, underfloor heating
Food breakfast, dinner
Facilities swimming pool, hot tubs, restaurant, drawing room, study, conservatory, fishing, parking, DVD library
Children over 12 years welcome
Accessibility ground floor, wide doored rooms in lodges
Pets welcome, owners have own dogs, animals should be on lead when walking in farmland

To Book

Contact Bre and Graham Carrington-Sykes
Call 01824 790 732

Good To Know

Address Denbigh LL16 4LA

The Location

Find this place: From Denbigh take Llandyrnog turn off and proceed towards Llandyrnog. Exit for Bodari at roundabout, then take lane on left after 50 yds. Hotel is on the left, after barns.

What's nearby: Denbigh castle, Horseshoe Pass, Chester, Snowdonia

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