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Gwers Cymraeg gyda Tŷ Unnos

Here’s a clip of Aled Samuel from the S4C television programme “Dan Do” when he visited Under the Thatch Tŷ Unnos, and a list of helpful phrases for Welsh learners. Mwynhewch! GEIRFA | VOCABULARY 📝 ‘bwthyn-aidd!’ – ‘cottagey!’ calch – lime, chalk carreg leol – local stone clyd – cosy croglofft – mezzanine cyffredin – […]

Under the Thatch Tŷ Trefaldwyn in the Press

It was lovely to see Tŷ Trefaldwyn featured in this month’s Homes & Antiques magazine in the travel section by Rhiannon Batten.

Dolau Canol Chimneys Explained

Dolau Canol Chimneys Explained

10 Dog-Friendly Cottages for Escape Artists in Wales

From coastal gems to mountain hideaways, each with a secure garden, these holiday cottages promise wagging tails and happy memories.
Pack your bags, grab your pooch, and get ready for adventure!

If you’re looking for a cottage with a secure garden*, here are 10 great options from Under the Thatch.

This is why we are different

At Under the Thatch we offer something a little bit different from what you’ll find at the other cottage agencies. We specialise in atmospheric interiors, authentic conservation and buildings with genuine character and owners who care. We’ve been happy to welcome lots of new followers lately, so thought it was a good time to remind […]

Meet the Owners…

Under the Thatch is a collection of people who really care about conservation, design and good architecture. Let us introduce a few… Sophie & Ned, Y Bragdy Sophie and Ned are known as the best lime and building conservation specialists in North Wales, and the work that they’ve undertaken at Plas Tirion is impeccable. They’ve […]



Tyn Y Simdde Cottage in The Times Newspaper

Tyn Y Simdde Cottage in The Times Newspaper

Garth Gell and its restoration

Antiques Make a House a Home

We follow William Moriss’ tenet that… “If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”