Destination guide

The arty city of Machynlleth awaits you

Come and experience Machynlleth and its museums, art galleries and entertainment. Travellers to this walkable city praise the hiking, forests and mountain views. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Machynlleth

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Machynlleth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cader Idris Mountain (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Aberdyfi Beach (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Tywyn Beach (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Fairbourne Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Barmouth Beach (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Machynlleth

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Machynlleth Station or Dovey Junction Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Machynlleth?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 330 holiday lettings around Machynlleth. From 138 cottages to 138 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Machynlleth?

If you're seeking some time away from city life, listen up! Leave all that noisy hustle and bustle behind and drink in the sweet sounds of the countryside. HomeAway has 79 rural holiday properties in this destination. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has plenty more options to have a look at, including:

  • 74 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 61 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 34 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Machynlleth?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Providing plenty of room to move, they're perfect if you want to experience life like a local. There are 137 houses currently on HomeAway. Prices start from £50 per night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Cottage: 102 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Chalet: 19 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £59 per night.
  • Bungalow: 14 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £68 per night.

Can I stay in Machynlleth in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to relax with your relatives and friends. A getaway is the perfect opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were hoping to stay together, HomeAway has places for you. Currently, house holiday rentals are preferred for large groups of travellers here, and we have 37 listed on our database. Rental options around the area that can cater for large groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 64 holiday rentals suitable for that size. Book a night for as little as £72.
  • Require somewhere for 5 people? We have 37 that will work well. You can book one for as little as £55 a night.
  • Organising a trip away with a group of 12? We offer 23 rental accommodation that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £260 a night.

You and your crew will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Machynlleth getaway through us!