Notice: Yr Ysgwrn will be closed on May 28th due to essential maintenance work on the electricity supply. We will be open as normal on the 29th.
Visiting Yr Ysgwrn is a unique and magical experience

The historic Yr Ysgwrn farmhouse is open to visitors Tuesday–Sunday, with four guided tours every day.

In the guided tour around the farmhouse, you will learn more about farm life at the turn of the 20th century and hear the heart wrenching story of Hedd Wyn, the national chair-winning poet who lost his life in the First World War.

The walks around Yr Ysgwrn farm fields, picnic areas, café and interactive museum are free, with no need to book. As Yr Ysgwrn is a working farm, only guide dogs are allowed.

Your visit to Yr Ysgwrn

Whether you visit as an individual or as a family, there is always a warm and homely welcome at Yr Ysgwrn.

Farmhouse Guided Tours
Delve into the history of Yr Ysgwrn. Open Tuesday–Sunday with four guided tours a day. Booking recommended.
Walking Paths and Picnic Areas
Explore the tranquillity of the Yr Ysgwrn's location free of charge. Perfect for family picnics and scenic walks.
Café and Shop
Browse through the museum shop and taste the café's cakes, teas, coffees and drinks.
Warm Welcome
Enjoy the homely, relaxed and warm welcome at Yr Ysgwrn.
A fire roars at Yr Ysgwrn's stove with a rocking chair in the foreground
Book a Guided Tour

Get a deep insight into Yr Ysgwrn and Hedd Wyn’s life with a guided tour from the dedicated team of seasonal staff.

Book a Guided Tour

Yr Ysgwrn farmhouse from afar
Opening Hours

Yr Ysgwrn’s opening hours varies from season to season.

Opening Hours

A group of primiary school children on a visit to Yr Ysgwrn
Group and School Visits

Yr Ysgwrn is a fantastic place to visit as a group or an educational school trip.

Group and School Visits


Information on Yr Ysgwrn’s on-site accessibility.


Yr Ysgwrn volunteers
Meet the Team

Get to know the dedicated team of seasonal staff keeping Yr Ysgwrn’s doors open.

Meet the Team

Yr Ysgwrn's small multi-function room
Hire Yr Ysgwrn

Yr Ysgwrn can be a relaxed, peaceful and homely venue to host your meetings or events.

Hire Yr Ysgwrn
Shop and Café
Yr Ysgwrn's on-site café sells cups of tea and coffee, drinks and cakes. The shop sells an array of souvenirs, gifts, books and homewares.
Outdoor Spaces
Yr Ysgwrn stands in expansive countryside with plenty of space to enjoy family picnics, peaceful walks and tranquil reflection.
Frequently Asked Questions

More information about Yr Ysgwrn’s accessibility is available on the Accessibility page.


There is always a warm welcome at Yr Ysgwrn and the volunteer staff will always do their best to make sure that everyone has a rewarding experience.

Located on the Yr Ysgwrn site are:

  • Yr Ysgwrn Farmhouse (Four guided tours a day)
  • Tea room and museum shop
  • Community room (available for hire during the summer season)
  • An exhibition of Hedd Wyn, the Ysgwrn family and the community of Trawsfynydd
  • Short film in Beudy House about the impact of the First World War
  • Walking paths around the farmland
  • Toilets
  • Car park

Yr Ysgwrn is a working farm and so dogs are not allowed on site.

Guide dogs are welcome.

Information on Dogs in the National Park

Yr Ysgwrn can be a homely, peaceful and relaxing location to host and event or meeting. More information about hiring Yr Ysgwrn can be seen on the Hire Yr Ysgwrn page.

Hire Yr Ysgwrn

If you wish to visit the Yr Ysgwrn farmhouse, where Hedd Wyn and his family lived for many years, you will need to book a guided tour in advance. Visit the Book a Guided Tour page for more information.

Book a Guided Tour

Yr Ysgwrn can be a fantastic place to visit as a group or on an educational trip. More information can be found on the Group and School Visits page.

Group and School Visits

Yr Ysgwrn’s dedicated team of volunteers have been vital to keeping the doors of the historic farmhouse open to visitors. More volunteering opportunities can be found on the Volunteer page.


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