About the Harp in Letterston
The Harp at Letterston was originally a 15th century farm and country Inn. The sandall family have now owned it for 40 years. We have extended, refurbished and up-graded over that period and finally added the four-star visit Wales graded letting rooms in 2011.
We are fully committed to using as much local produce as possible in our menu and are supporting the local butchers, and suppliers, as well as the surrounding farming community. We make 95% of our menu, to ensure that we are able to cater for almost all dietary need, please ask for any information you require.
We cater for All dietary requirements, as well as offering a large vegan / vegetarian section.
Our extensive disabled facilities mean that we have now complete wheel chair access in all our buildings. All our rooms are completely disabled friendly and one has a designated, fully disabled friendly wet room.
The History of the Harp Inn, Letterston
The Harp at Letterston was built around the sixteenth century as a small working farm and remained as such until 1972. During all those years it was also a public house and for many years an Inn.
The area served was very spread out and the actual village would have been small in numbers of people living there. The Harp was used as the site of a weekly market and for many years the royal mail was distributed to places like Croesgoch, many miles from Letterston.
The building is built from local stone and slate which is believed to have come from Sealyham, home of the famous Sealyham terrier. It is incredible to see the size of some of the major stones in the building and to wonder how they were moved, without the horse they never would have been. The Harp has only had five landlords in the past 140 years. The property was owned by a local family brewing company, Georges Brewery and was purchased from them in 1981 by the present owners.
The photos show the view of the property as it was in 1980 and 2000 which show the dramatic changes that have happened. It has now been altered again to incorporate the six new en-suite bedrooms having acquired land to the rear and side to allow for an increase in the size of the car park and to move deliveries away from the front of the business, altogether a better solution to the logistics of the property.