The Height of Summer

We were very excited to have a visit recently from a neighbour with a couple of his vintage cars.  Amongst his collection he has a pre war 1929 Aston Martin and a 1966 Austin Healy. We think they [...]

It’s all about The Babies!

Sorry for the absence of a blog last week folks, but we have a brand new addition to our family in the shape of a beautiful Grandson called Bernie. This called for a hastily arranged visit to see [...]

Breakfast Like a King….

  As we head into our busiest time here at Ty Derw the kitchen is working hard to keep up with those breakfast orders between 7:30 and 9am. Kettles boiling, toasters popping and all sorts of [...]

HERCulean flypast

This week we witnessed a flypast from the USAF with four Hercules C130 aircraft. Watching these fly down the valley and past our house really is a sight to behold. They did four laps of the [...]

Chicken Licken

The last week has been nice again, dry and warm for our guests and they have had plenty to do. We sometimes have guests that  have never been to Wales or South Snowdonia so we always have a plan [...]

The birds and the bees

The bank holiday weekend was a busy one as expected, the sun came out and we had more glorious weather! The Machynlleth comedy festival was a great success once again and we are looking forward [...]

What a fabulous Easter weekend.

Well the weather was absolutely fabulous for the Easter weekend. Our guests enjoyed the sunshine and the warm weather and some of the more energetic ones made it to the top of Cader Idris and [...]

Is Spring Finally Here?

We had a wonderful wedding day, the sun shone on us after a week of dismal weather including some snow. I’m still trying to get used to my new surname of Hornblow 😂. After a week spent [...]

What a difference a week makes

While last week we were basking in sunshine the weather has taken a turn and we have had sleet and snow for two days and the temperatures have dropped!   Our feathered friends are undeterred [...]

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