Destination guide

Why people love visiting rustic Builth Wells

Enjoy the culture and other features of Builth Wells. Travellers especially like the bars, golfing and sightseeing in this welcoming and relaxing city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Builth Wells

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Builth Wells has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding Centre (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Brecon Golf Club (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Pen y Fan (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Herefordshire Raceway (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Herefordshire Golf Club (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Builth Wells

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Builth Wells. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Elan Valley (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Bron-Yr-Efail Wood (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Elan Valley Reservoirs (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Pen y Fan (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • The Weir Garden (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Devil's Bridge Falls (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Builth Wells

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 50.9 mi (81.9 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Builth Road Station or Cilmeri Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Builth Wells?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 509 holiday lettings around Builth Wells. From 236 cottages to 236 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 Builth Wells?

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all. Escape the ordinary and get ready to enjoy the splendour and rustic charm of country living. HomeAway has 128 rural getaway properties in this destination. Alternatively, you may like to try another type of holiday setting. HomeAway has tons of options to select from, including:

  • 36 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 35 riverside holiday accommodation options.
  • 31 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Builth Wells?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 301 houses listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £43 a night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Cottage: 162 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.
  • Barn: 27 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £80 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 25 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.

Can I stay in Builth Wells in a large group?

Nothing beats being reunited with old work friends or spending a week or so with extended family in a terrific new location. And the best thing is HomeAway has places big enough for the whole crew. House holiday rentals are the most popular choice for large groups, with 65 available here. Properties in this area that are perfect for large groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for properties that can house 6 guests? We have 212 that will fit the bill. The prices start from £50 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 102 holiday rentals suitable. Prices begin at just £100 a night.
  • Hunting down holiday rentals to suit 5 guests? You'll be glad to know we have 100 that will fit the bill. You can get one from just £64 a night.

You and all your besties will be well looked after when you plan your Builth Wells travels with us!