Peter & Morag Browning Invite You
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To return or make your first visit to Wales for a long weekend of sparkling company, fabulous food, Senate fellowship & Welsh hospitality. Our hotel will be the (Rated 9.1 by booking.com guests (location 9.7) on the shore of the beautiful Tal-y-Llyn Lake where the Snowdonia National Park and the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere meet with superb views of Cader Idris (also known as Cadair Idris) and close to the historic market towns of Machynlleth and Dolgellau. A well-loved local landmark since the early 1800’s the hotel is a perfect base, whether you’re looking to visit the beautiful Welsh countryside, walk in the wonderful landscape, watch the RAF and USAF flying through the valley on the or simply relax by their glorious lake admiring the stunning mountain scenery of Mid-Wales.
We will be enjoying all that the Dyfi UNESCO Biosphere has to offer in the way of fine food, hospitality, heritage, wonderful countryside, relaxation and an opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new ones during this superb value for money “ALL INCLUSIVE” weekend.
Space in the main hotel is limited so book early or choose to stay at one of the local self-catering cottages or B&Bs. There will also be limited ‘off grid’ space at the hotel for caravans and motor homes.
For those who like heritage trains or just enjoy relaxing with friends travelling through wonderful scenery a day has been organised. This will include visiting the world’s first preserved railway, known affectionately as ‘The Railway with a Heart of Gold’, and steaming through the charming Fathew valley in Snowdonia National Park on the . We will pass streams and waterfalls, through the remote and beautiful valley in the Merioneth mountains oozing Celtic mystery to discover an amazing, timeless landscape. After lunch our coach will take us up the coast and back to the hotel for afternoon tea via Dolgellau. A special all-inclusive dinner, B&B package for Wednesday night is also available.
Make a long weekend of it and enjoy all that the Dulas Valley and Corris have to offer. We will visit , and take a gentle trip down the beautiful valley in one of observation carriages on this family-friendly steam railway during the day on Friday with suitable refreshments and food throughout the day. A special all-inclusive dinner, B&B package for Thursday night is also available.
All Inclusive Programme
This will start with afternoon tea for those who wish to arrive early and have a relaxing afternoon by the lake and catch up with old friends.
For those who cannot arrive until later there will be a welcome drink available when you check in!
We will all gather in the bar for pre dinner drinks and then the welcome dinner.
On Saturday morning we will visit the . CAT is an educational charity dedicated to researching and communicating positive solutions for environmental change and has spent over 40 years inspiring, informing and enabling people to achieve practical solutions for sustainability!
We will then have lunch before returning to the hotel where their collection of vintage cars will be on display and for the more active members you can take to the water in one of the hotel’s boats or go if you wish!
Afternoon tea will be back at the hotel and the Senate Council will have their meeting while everyone else either continues to catch up or grabs a quick nap before the evening’s festivities.
The evening will start with the Chairman’s reception before a formal dinner with the usual after dinner entertainment and of course refreshments throughout.
You can either relax at the hotel or visit Machynlleth for a town tour with a blue badge guide before our farewell lunch. The more active may wish to climb before joining us for lunch.
The main hotel is Gwesty Tyn-y-Cornel but space is limited so overflow accommodation in the area will also be organised. The hotel can also have a small number of ‘off grid’ caravans and motor homes and there are some self-catering cottages in the area.
Getting to Tyn-y-Cornel
Travel by Car, Plane or Train!
Machynlleth and Tywyn railway stations are both 10miles from the hotel and a scenic direct journey from Birmingham Airport. For those flying to Manchester or Liverpool we will arrange transport.
Special all-inclusive dinner, bed & breakfast packages have been arranged at Gwesty Tyn-y-Cornel for those who wish to stay for an extra night or two as well as those attending the Pre-Tours. The hotel owns the lake so for fishermen there is also the possibility to do some fishing on the lake with one of the hotel’s boats.