Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Powys

Come and experience Powys and its festivals, history and culture. Travellers especially like the golfing, bars and parks in this welcoming and scenic city. 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.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Powys

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Powys a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding Centre (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Silver Mountain Experience (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Herefordshire Raceway (24.3 mi / 39.2 km)
  • Brecon Golf Club (26.2 mi / 42.1 km)
  • Herefordshire Golf Club (27.9 mi / 45 km)
  • Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd (29 mi / 46.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Powys

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Powys is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bron-Yr-Efail Wood (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Elan Valley (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Elan Valley Reservoirs (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Devil's Bridge Falls (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Glansevern Hall Gardens (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre (21.1 mi / 34 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Powys

If you prefer to travel by train, Pen-y-Bont Station, Llandrindod Wells Station and Dolau Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Powys?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,650 holiday rentals around Powys. From 1,251 Houses to 81 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Powys is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Powys?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Powys. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Hay-on-Wye: 220 holiday rentals
  • Brecon: 284 holiday rentals
  • Brecon Beacons National Park: 1,085 holiday rentals
  • Welshpool: 319 holiday rentals
  • Builth Wells: 538 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Powys! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Powys?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Powys with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Hay-on-Wye: 220 holiday homes
  • Brecon: 284 holiday homes
  • Welshpool: 319 holiday homes
  • Builth Wells: 538 holiday homes
  • Llandrindod Wells: 602 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Powys?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Powys. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rhayader Museum and Gallery: 540 holiday rentals
  • Elan Valley: 541 holiday rentals
  • Harry Tuffins Country Park: 721 holiday rentals
  • Centre for Alternative Technology: 1,028 holiday rentals
  • Roman Road Course: 623 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Powys listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Powys

Hay-on-Wye
220 holiday rentals
Brecon
284 holiday rentals
Welshpool
319 holiday rentals
Builth Wells
538 holiday rentals
Llandrindod Wells
602 holiday rentals
Newtown
439 holiday rentals
Llanbrynmair
315 holiday rentals
Merthyr Tydfil
306 holiday rentals
Talybont-on-Usk
322 holiday rentals
Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant
381 holiday rentals
Meifod
248 holiday rentals
Llangynidr
270 holiday rentals
Knighton
263 holiday rentals
Montgomery
217 holiday rentals
Machynlleth
306 holiday rentals
Llandinam
171 holiday rentals
Llanfair Caereinion
147 holiday rentals
Guilsfield
169 holiday rentals
Crickhowell
265 holiday rentals
Llanidloes
332 holiday rentals