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 highlights

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)
Transport

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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,649 holiday lettings near Powys. From 1,250 Houses to 83 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Powys is on HomeAway.

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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Llandrindod Wells: 605 holiday homes
  • Llanbrynmair: 314 holiday homes
  • Builth Wells: 544 holiday homes
  • Brecon: 283 holiday homes
  • Crickhowell: 268 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Powys! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Llandrindod Wells: 605 holiday lettings
  • Llanbrynmair: 314 holiday lettings
  • Builth Wells: 544 holiday lettings
  • Brecon: 283 holiday lettings
  • Crickhowell: 268 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Powys?

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

  • Harry Tuffins Country Park: 725 holiday rentals
  • Centre for Alternative Technology: 1,031 holiday rentals
  • Builth Road Station: 704 holiday rentals
  • Bookends: 848 holiday rentals
  • Dovey Junction Station: 1,013 holiday 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 of holiday accommodations.