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Ty Hafan, on the South Glamorgan coast, occupies a peaceful and tranquil location.

Statement on Stop Notice issued by Vale Council

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has issued a notice which states that development activity which is in breach of planning control measures has taken place on the land situated between Tŷ Hafan and Beechwood College and that a ‘Stop Notice’ has been...

GE Aviation Welsh 3 Peaks turns 25! 

All the way back in 1998, GE Aviation started the Welsh 3 Peaks challenge.   Teams of walkers scale Snowdon, Cadair Idris and Pen-y-Fan back-to-back. That’s a 20.35-mile-long walk and an ascent of 9,397 ft in one day!  It came from...
David Loosemore and chef Stephen Terry during Chefs' Night Out 2023

Top chefs raise more than £1m for Tŷ Hafan

Fourteen top chefs pledged to cook up a storm for Tŷ Hafan and last Saturday night (25th March) they did just that – helping to raise more than £1m for the iconic Welsh charity.  The chefs took over the kitchens...

Statement on petition regarding proposed development next to our hospice

We are incredibly heartened by the overwhelming support for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice as demonstrated by the petition, started by bereaved Tŷ Hafan grandmother Karen Maidment.   Firstly, it clearly demonstrates the deep level of understanding the Welsh public has...
Ty Hafan staff dressed up in Halloween costumes at a Community Hub

Spotlight on… Community Hubs

Not everyone can come to our hospice regularly because of caring, work commitments and travel restraints. And, as demand for our services grows and we continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re still not able to offer as many stays...

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can be especially challenging for those whose child, mother, grandmother or mother figure has died. This can be difficult to deal with, where for some ignoring the day altogether is an easier way out.  If Mother’s Day is...
Some of the mums who are taking on the Mums v Mountains for Tŷ Hafan Children's Hospice

Mums v Mountains for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice

There definitely ain’t no mountain high enough for an intrepid group of mums of children with life-shortening conditions who are set to tackle the Welsh Three Peaks for Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice. The eight mothers, all of whom have a...
Maibel does a sponsored swim for Ty Hafan

Maibel’s fundraising challenge goes swimmingly!

On 24th February, Maibel, armed with a swimming cap and a bucket load of ambition, headed to Cardiff International Pool and Gym.  Maibel took on a three-kilometre sponsored swim in the competition pool with all donations going to Tŷ Hafan....
Owen and Stephen at ty hafan ahead of chef's night out

Top chefs aim to raise £1 million for Tŷ Hafan!

Among some of the best dishes money can buy, a fundraising target of £1 million will be on the menu at the forthcoming 2023 Chefs’ Night Out for Tŷ Hafan! The evening of Saturday 25th March will see 14 top...

A day in the life of… a Play Therapist

Play Therapy is a key part of our work. It helps children process traumatic experiences and helps them work through it in a healthy, age-appropriate way.  So, it was fantastic that Anna, who is a Play Therapist at Tŷ Hafan,...
Acheeva bed at Ty Hafan

News from the hospice: spring/summer 2023

A pantomime with a very special guest Performed by staff and special guests, our Encanto-themed Christmas pantomime was a hilarious and touching performance. When the final panto ended, Santa Claus himself descended on Tŷ Hafan in a Wales Air Ambulance...

Super siblings

Siblings of children with life-shortening conditions face big challenges. Watching their brother or sister go through physical and emotional stress, and sadly end-of-life care, can bring a lot of worry, trauma and grief that many of their peers simply can’t...