Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Powys

Come and experience Powys and its festivals, history and culture. Travelers like the golfing, bars and parks in this welcoming and scenic city. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Powys a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Powys

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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.

Where to stay around Powys?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,656 vacation rentals near Powys. From 1,213 Houses to 160 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Powys for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Powys?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Powys. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Brecon Beacons National Park: 1,085 vacation rentals
  • Hay-on-Wye: 219 vacation rentals
  • Brecon: 282 vacation rentals
  • Builth Wells: 550 vacation rentals
  • Machynlleth: 322 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Powys! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Powys?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Powys:

  • Hay-on-Wye: 219 rentals
  • Brecon: 282 rentals
  • Builth Wells: 550 rentals
  • Machynlleth: 322 rentals
  • Crickhowell: 256 rentals

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Powys. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Warden Castle Ruins: 784 rentals
  • The Cambrian Woollen Mill: 692 rentals
  • Bookends: 845 rentals
  • Sugar Loaf Station: 679 rentals
  • Pen y Fan: 672 rentals

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