Self catering holiday accommodation
Deri Fawr offers a cosy retreat and is ideally situated for nature lovers looking to explore Angleysey and the beautiful coastline.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, our cottages have been skilfully converted from a cluster of 18th-century farm buildings, to offer attractive and comfortable accommodation. Visitors enjoy shared use of 3 acres of gardens and grounds, complete with stunning flower beds, fruit trees and a vegetable plot. The paddock is surrounded by a big old hedgerow and is planted with native trees. At the bottom of the paddock, a stream runs through two ponds, perfect for watching the resident ducks and moorhens from the perfectly positioned summerhouse. There is little noise apart from wild birds. Rabbits and hedgehogs come and go in the grounds too making Deri Fawr a nature lovers delight!
Your hosts Mavis and Paul are responsible for the conversion and conservation. We are keen on encouraging wildlife and working sustainably. We recycle as much as possible, use stream and rain water for many purposes and have won an award in the Green Dragon conservation project. We are now burning wood which we planted from seed twenty years ago.
We live in the house nearby and are always available to give advice, help or just a chat.
Deri Fawr, which means Big Oak, nestles in a valley created by The Afon Coch (Red River) which enters the sea at Dulas, one mile to the east.
In this beautiful location where there was once a mediaeval village called Deri, we took an 18th Century stone barn and sympathetically converted it into three cottages: The Smithy, The Stables and The Granary. We also created The Annexe, providing an extra bed if needed.
In May 2010 we converted another 18th century farm building to create The Byre, which is equipped to a very high standard and sleeps 2.
All the land and gardens (3 acres) are available for your enjoyment. When the Druids ruled, Anglesey had many oak groves but the Romans destroyed them. We have planted many oaks in the 33 years we have lived here. The garden has flower beds, fruit trees and a vegetable plot. The paddock is surrounded by a big old hedgerow and is planted with native trees. At the bottom of the paddock, a stream runs through two ponds. Birds and wildlife abound as we try to manage the land to encourage a balanced ecology. It is very quiet here and many guests comment on this. There is a gas barbecue and sun chairs available for your use.
There are extensive hedgerows, many trees, birds and animals. Two ponds are home to ducks, moorhens, kingfisher, fish, eels and frogs. Rabbits and hedgehogs come and go. Bats are to be seen regularly.
We are Wales in Bloom award winners. First in all Wales in 2010 and 2009, second in 2008 and 2007.
The Summerhouse is available all year long for you to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the garden.