Lasynys Fawr, Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales. Opening Varies. Paid Entry.

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There is space to park next to the house, although it is along a dirt track off the main road. The house itself has several levels and staircases so it is not suitable for wheelchair users or less mobile visitors. There are no toilet facilities at the house.

Brief Description:

Lasynys Fawr house was built in the 1600s. It was the birthplace of the famous Welsh author Reverend Ellis Wynne (1671 to 1734), whose most famous work was ‘Visions of the Sleeping Bard’. The house is currently looked after by the local community and there is usually a person on hand to give a guided tour of the house.

Further Information:


Lasynys Fach, Harlech LL46 2UT


01766 781 395



Opening Hours:

Opening varies, but is thought to be Thursdays and Fridays 1pm to 4pm. It is worth making a telephone call to confirm before travelling.

There is a small fee for visiting to cover any ongoing costs of the house (about £3).


Lasynys Fawr house is less than two miles from Harlech on the B4573. There is a large entrance with a sign for the house on the left if you are travelling from Harlech. The house is at the end of the track, over the cattle grid.

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There are no amenities on site, but there are plenty of places to find food and drink in Harlech less than two miles away.

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