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Ty Hyll / The Ugly House

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Pot Mel Ty Hyll Ugly House Tea Room

Address/Location

Capel Curig
Betws Y Coed
Conwy
LL24 0DS

Contact

Tel: 01492 642322

It’s really quite beautiful but its name is the Ugly House, or Tŷ Hyll in Welsh. They say it’s a Tŷ Un Nos, a ‘one-night house’, a custom whereby if you could build a house overnight on common land, with smoke rising from the chimney by daybreak, it was yours to keep. The house is home to an atmospheric tearoom with honeybee interpretation centre upstairs. It is surrounded by five acres of ancient woodland and wildlife garden tended by volunteers. With well maintained footpaths this is a great woodland to explore and convenient benches are good vantage points from which to appreciate the wild flowers, nesting birds and other wonders of the changing seasons. On site the volunteers are running an innovative project to rear a plentiful supply of queen bees to boost the population of healthy honeybees in the Conwy Valley and beyond.

Opening Times

Winter Opening (Closed December & January) (31 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:3017:00*
Tuesday10:3017:00*
Wednesday10:3017:00*
Thursday10:3017:00*
Friday10:3017:00*
Saturday10:3017:00*
Sunday10:3017:00*
Summer Opening (30 Mar 2018 - 28 Oct 2018)
DayTimes
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday10:3016:00*
Saturday10:3016:00*
Sunday10:3016:00*

* Gardens and Woodland open 365 days a year.

Tearoom
British summer time: 7 days a week - 10:30am - 5pm
Rest of year: Fridays - Modays - 10:30am - 4pm
Closed December 2013

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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