In terms of accommodation, the town is full of excellent places to stay. Some top class hotels in the town and country house hotels on the outskirts of Machynlleth offer unique décor and imaginative menus using the finest local Welsh produce to produce mouth watering dishes. The bed and breakfasts and country Inns in Machynlleth are proud of their reputation for stylish and affordable b&b accommodation. Due to the need for farm diversification many of the magnificent farmhouses dating back to the 17th century now provide bed & breakfast with a chance of a tour of the farm, which can be a great bonus for families.
Machynlleth - Where Adventure Awaits:
Set at the entrance of the Dfyi estuary, the historic town of Machynlleth is a place of outstanding diversity and beauty. UNESCO recently made the site one of the only two existing UNESCO Biosphere Reserve sites in UK. So if you’re looking to enjoy the best of Welsh culture and landscape, visit Machynlleth. This town has a rich political history and modern ecological and alternative subculture. The Welsh rebel leader known as Owain Glyndwr established his Welsh parliament here in 1404. Machynlleth can therefore claim that to be the “ancient capital of Wales.” The first bridge to be built upstream across the Dyfi was located in this amazing town. Machynlleth is the perfect cycling and walking country and many cycling paths, mountain bike trails, and wonderful walks can be accessed just outside the holiday cottages. This town offers some of the best accommodation in the whole of Wales and isfull of fun things to do and offers the ultimate experience for those who love the outdoors. Whether you fancy a leisurely stroll, a trip back in time to discover the town’s rich history, or an active day out, Machynlleth has something special for everyone.
Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT)
The Centre For alternative Technology is located at the foothills of Southern Snowdonia. It is undoubtedly one of the most renowned eco-centres in the world. The place features interactive displays and useful examples of renewable energy, organic gardening, and sustainable living. Apart from the captivating array of exhibits, CAT offers so much more. There is a green bookshop, beautiful organic gardens, and a delicious whole-food restaurant. This place provides the perfect fun day out for the whole family and isn’t to be missed.