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Yr Ysgwrn

Trawsfynydd, Llan Ffestiniog LL41 4UW, Wales
+44 1766 772508
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An Amazing Thoughtful Place

If you don't know the story of Hedd Wyn, I urge you to watch the film of the same name, the only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
weegies1968
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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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Group visit to Yr Ysgwrn

We were a group of 25 people of all ages visiting the home of Hedd Wyn - one of Wales' best known... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
llinos2018
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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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Yr Ysgwrn is a traditional Welsh farmhouse and Grade II* listed building, dating from the 1830s, which came to international recognition in 1917, as the home of the poet Ellis Humphrey Evans, better known by his bardic name, Hedd Wyn ('Blessed Peace'). On March 1st, 2012, Snowdonia National Park Authority and its partners announced that they had secured Yr Ysgwrn for the nation.
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Trawsfynydd, Llan Ffestiniog LL41 4UW, Wales
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"first world war"
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"the snowdonia national park"
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"welsh speaking"
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"the barn"
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"north wales"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't know the story of Hedd Wyn, I urge you to watch the film of the same name, the only Welsh language film to be nominated for an Oscar. The story of Hedd Wyn, Ellis Evans, is heartbreaking, the way his family have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 25 people of all ages visiting the home of Hedd Wyn - one of Wales' best known bards. Hedd Wyn won the Chair at The National Eisteddfod days after being killed in the 1st World War. The farm is based...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I much enjoyed my visit. First, in the cafe there was an informative film on the site and the home life of Elis Evans, Hedd Wyn the winner of the 1917 Black chair at the National Eisteddfod. Then in the house itself I was given...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Yr Ysgwrn is not in the usual brochures of places to visit, but we noticed it in a special feature in the National Park newspaper. It's obvious that a lot of money has been spent on providing a great visitor experience, but the real treat...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

For the best part of 100 years people would turn up at the home of Welsh poet Hedd Wyn (Ellis Evans) and ask to see the Black Chair, awarded to him by judges unaware that he had been killed in action at Passchendaele just a...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

The farm home of the Welsh Poet Ellis Humphrey Evans, best known by his bardic name of “Hedd Wyn” The Home has been restored by the Snowdonia National Park Authority and now includes a welcome Centre in the old cow shed and hay barn, beautiful...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

This was on our list of places to see on a visit to the area and we were so glad we went. We were a party of six ranging in age from 12 years of age to 80 years. We were familiar with the history...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Anyone visiting this lovely little farmhouse cannot fail to be moved by its story of the Welsh Bard Hedd Wyn. We were met by very friendly staff and an excellent guide that tailored the visit to the 3 children that were in our group. The...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Lle unigryw am diwylliant Cymreig ac am Hanes arwyr Cymru. A unique site about Welsh culture and the history of Welsh hero's.

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Ychydig o wythnosau yn ôl, mi wnes i a fy nosbarth Cymraeg i ymweld a’r Ysgwrn. Gafon ni croeso cynnes a roedd y staff yn garedig ac yn llawn wybodaeth. Dangosodd y staff fy nosbarth o amgylch y ffarm a roedden nhw’n hapus i ateb...More

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