This permaculture farm and ancient smallholding of 3 hectares comprises several small meadows of unimproved grassland. It has a small Welsh cottage which has been sympathetically restored using traditional materials. In summer there are cattle grazing in the meadows and in winter sheep. Children enjoy feeding the Welsh Harlequin ducks in the yard. The meadows are rich in wild flowers and insects and a newly constructed pond has greatly increased the biodiversity on the farm. Organic vegetables and fruit are grown and are sometimes available for sale, as is honey from the beehives in the orchard.
Y Felin is situated in a wooded valley with a small river running through the land. The secluded camp site is beside the river. Children pay less. There is also a caravan for rent, which has one double and one single bedroom, with more sleeping places possible. It is fully equipped with cooking facilities, fridge, room heater, shower and chemical toilet. It has a sunny veranda and riverside lawn with barbecue place. Bedding, if required, is charged extra. Maps and local information are available at the farm.
Adjacent to the farm is the Melinbyrhedyn Common, a large area of rough ground, rich in birds and other wildlife. The hilly, wooded countryside has many interesting walks. You can rent horses nearby. At the coast and mouth of the river Dovey you can swim and do watersports. Interesting sites are the nearby towns of Aberystwyth and Machynlleth (the 'green' capital of Wales) and the Centre for Alternative Technology, interesting for children.
Guided excursions in the surroundings
Tours of the farm
Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)
Bicycles for rent
Guided nature tours
Indoor swimming pool
Small live stock for children
Special target groups
Pets are not allowed
A part-time farm
Organic or biodynamic farmHorticulture, Stock breeding