Machynlleth. The Dyfi Valley. Wales. There is so much on offer, it won’t all fit on one page, but you really do need to explore what we love locally. Here are some of our favourite things to see, do and explore.
The market town of Machynlleth
The market town of Machynlleth offers a wonderful experience within just a quarter of a mile radius from the hotel!:
MOMA (Museum of Modern Art – yes like the one in New York!)
Owain Glyndwr Parliament House
Visit on a Wednesday and enjoy the local market stalls too!
most beautiful scenic views
Enjoy the great outdoors here in Wales. Check out these activities:
Dovey Valley Clay Shooting
Hiking/walking Snowdon/Cadair Idris
Dyfi Bike Park
Dyfi Osprey Project
Wales Coastal Path
short day trips
For something a bit different, here are some ideas for short day trips:
UNESCO designated Dyfi Biosphere
Corris Craft Centre
Centre for Alternative Technology
We are surrounded by amazing wildlife. You can see all sorts of raptors including Ospreys, Red Kites, Buzzards, Hobbies, Hen Harriers, Goshawks, Peregrin Falcons and many owls.
On the rivers there are many otters and a few beavers. In the woodlands and wilder parts, pine martins are growing in numbers and one can see roe and fallow deer, wild hares, grouse and many smaller songbirds.
Check out RSPB Ynys-Hir for visiting details.
Dyfi Osprey Project
Wildlife on the Dyfi estuary
From the town where Laura Ashley started out, we have three bespoke fashion outlets here in Machynlleth including:
www.RuthEmilyDavey.co.uk A traditional leather shoemaking business including Shandals which are only sold in the Machynlleth shop or online so can’t be found anywhere else.
A leather crafter of handbags and belts and offers bespoke design work.
www.andersonapparelltd.co.ukShe runs a custom apparel, clothing design and pattern service company using sustainable materials.
Penrallt Gallery Bookshop (voted as one of the UK’s top 10 indie bookshops by The Guardian)
Dyfi Valley Bookshop/Siop Lyfrau
World-famous for fishing and wildlife
Literary Cat Books