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Powys

Powys is a tranquil and peaceful county situated in Mid Wales. The county is mostly made up of smaller towns and villages and has plenty of rural space for the ultimate quiet getaway.

Though Powys is a quiet and relaxing place to spend a holiday, this doesn''t mean there is a lack of things to do while you''re there. It is the largest county in Wales, hosting plenty of attractions. For example, there are a number of cave systems located in Powys, including some of the most extensive in Wales. Various tours allow you to explore these caves for yourself and to see the unique and awe-inspiring beauty of these natural formations.

If you have an interest in history, you will have no trouble filling the time while holidaying in Powys. The area now covered by Powys includes five historic counties, giving it a varied past which today has given birth to plenty of heritage sites and other attractions. For instance, there are six castles within Powys''s borders. These range from Aberedw Castle, which lies in ruins, to Powis Castle, which still stands as a grand and imposing country manor. The county also has a number of museums, including Brecknock Museum, which hosts artefacts dating back as far as the Stone Age and occupies a Grade II listed building.

Nonetheless, the quiet rural beauty of Powys is one of the biggest draws, and this itself provides visitors with plenty to do. In most parts of the county the scenic walks are absolutely delightful. There are several wonderful set walks and trails in the county which provide excellent views of local scenery and of nature.

For those looking to take in the beauty of nature but wanting something more spectacular, the breathtaking lakes and waterfalls make for ideal sightseeing. A number of scenic lakes can be found in Powys. The amazing waterfalls, meanwhile, include the mighty Pistyll y Llyn, which is one of the highest in Wales.

If you would like to book a relaxing break in Wales, please take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Powys today.
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126 cottages are available
  • near Llanwrin×

    Dyfi Valley View

    near Llanwrin

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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Barbecue
    Dyfi Valley View a comfortable cedar wood detached chalet, on a small site that houses only a handful of cabins its...
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  • Near Rhayader×

    Faulkner

    Near Rhayader

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location
    Situated on a beautiful stretch of the Upper Wye Valley, Faulkner is one of five properties which have been created by...
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  • Llawr-y-Glyn, Caersws×

    Dolgenau - The Barn

    Llawr-y-Glyn, Caersws

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    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location

    Originally built in the 17th century, these delightful holiday properties, one a barn (ref JDU) and one a cottage...

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  • Howey, near Llandrindod Wells×

    Bryngwanoff Cottages - Awel y Bryn

    Howey, near Llandrindod Wells

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    Ref: 30007
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    Each property boasts countryside views
    An ideal family holiday base
    Located in the Elan...

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  • Howey, near Llandrindod Wells×

    Bryngwanoff Cottages - Heddfan

    Howey, near Llandrindod Wells

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    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Each property boasts countryside views
    An ideal family holiday base
    Located in the Elan...

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  • Old Hall, Llanidloes×

    Beech Cottage

    Old Hall, Llanidloes

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location


    Barn View Cottages are a group of three holiday cottages, tastefully converted from a stone and timber clad...

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  • Llandadarn Fynydd, near Llandrindod×

    Woodside - The Old Smithy

    Llandadarn Fynydd, near Llandrindod

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    Ref: 14268
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Barbecue - Rural Location

    These delightful adjoining cottages lie in the picturesque Ithon Valley. Conveniently situated on the A483,...

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    Pencerrig Isaf

    Pontsticill

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    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Dishwasher - Barbecue - Rural Location

    Situated within the Brecon Beacons National Park, a great location for those seeking outdoor activities within...

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  • Presteigne×

    The Lodge

    Presteigne

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    Ref: W43693
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location


    This well-positioned holiday lodge, close to the owner’s home, is situated in a quiet area of Presteigne,...

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  • Howey, near Llandrindod Wells×

    Bryngwanoff Cottages - Delfryn

    Howey, near Llandrindod Wells

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    Ref: 30005
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Each property boasts countryside views
    An ideal family holiday base
    Located in the Elan...

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  • Builth Wells, Powys×
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    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio
    Set within the most peaceful and well tended grounds of Caer Beris Holiday Park, close to the bank of the River Ithon,...
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  • Pontsticill, Brecon Beacons×

    Pine Lodge

    Pontsticill, Brecon Beacons

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    Ref: 10603
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Hill and valley views

    Set in the 21/2 acre grounds of the owner‘s country house, about 1...

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