Bungalow to beautiful

We’ve renovated homes from every period since the Tudors, but the greatest issue facing the landscape of Britain/ Ireland is what to do about the ugly houses built after 1975. They make by far the greatest impact on rural landscapes and are often entirely inappropriate for their location. Ireland and Wales are blighted by inappropriate […]

The Trehilyn estate as seen from a drone, Bwthyn, hidden by the tree, and Melin in the foreground with Ffermdy and Beudy in the distance.

Discover Griff Rhys Jones’ Trehilyn

Set in 70 acres of farmland, our Trehilyn properties are only a mile from the dramatic Pembrokeshire coast. The 1830s farm estate derives its name from Heilyn, son of Gwyn the Old, a Welsh hero who appears in the medieval Mabinogion stories. Trehilyn was restored by TV presenter Griff Rhys Jones and family, in consultation […]

ffermdy Trehilyn red biulding with white stone walls and lawns to the front

Ffermdy Trehilyn in Coast Magazine

Ffermdy Trehilyn appeared in Coast Magazine’s Pawsome Places To Stay article. We love our doggies here at UTT so it’s quite right that we have a huge variety of furtastic pet friendly holiday homes all across Europe. If you’d like to see them please click here

Trehilyn Uchaf in Countrylife Magazine

Trehilyn Uchaf in Countrylife Magazine

Our tin cabin this weekend!

Outside is great for UTT…alas the furniture is too DFS for us. Sigh.

Tin roofs we admired

Tin roofs we admired

Decorative pressed tin panels we admired

Wish we knew the supplier as these are lovely! Love tin? You’ll like www.underthethatch.co.uk/fran that we designed and built.

Top 10 Properties of 2018

Here are the top 10 properties on Under The Thatch this year. Did you get to stay in any of them? We’d love to hear all about it! 1. Bwthyn Trehilyn Once again Bwthyn Trehilyn had the top spot of our Best Properties list and it’s not hard to see why. This quaint little cottage, […]

UTT & Charity lendwithcare

At Under The Thatch we try to practice what we preach – giving back to the community via restoration of ruins and cottage pricing. We are a small business and we believe in helping others to help themselves. That’s why we think the Lend with Care system is an excellent idea. We were very grateful […]

Why Does UTT do Black Friday?

Black Friday is an American tradition for price reductions the day after ‘Thanksgiving’. It seems to have come out of nowhere as a new event over this side of the Atlantic… as a celebration of consumerism. There’s something inherently vulgar about it. So why do we, a small, independent family-run business join in the scrum, […]