Yr Hen Stablau

From $141 / night

Description from the owner

  • Cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 6

Type: Cottage

Yr Hen Stablau

Yr Hen Stablau is a recently renovated 1840s stables set in luxuriant gardens on a wooded hillside overlooking the Dyfi Valley near Machynlleth, Snowdonia National Park. This peaceful, secluded and picturesque setting makes Yr Hen Stablau ideal if you want to relax, paint, read or write. It is also an excellent base for a more active holiday in this famously beautiful corner of Snowdonia.

Yr Hen Stablau is Welsh for The Old Stables. The eco-friendly conversion has been designed to preserve existing walls and features, use original stone, slates and timbers, and make the building energy efficient. Features include: heating by LPG gas and solar ...Read more

About the owner

Nicola Ruck

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  • Overall rating
    4.8 / 5.0 based on 12 reviews


Yr Hen Stablau
Machynlleth, Mid Wales, Wales

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Additional Location Information

Yr Hen Stablau is in the southern part of Snowdonia National Park on the north side of the Dyfi estuary, between Machynlleth and Aberdyfi. There are views over the river, the Cambrian Mountains and the footpath from the cottage leads to a panoramic view over the Dyfi estuary and sea. Plenty of parking at the cottage on private drive. 1 mile from train and bus stations.
Local Attractions
* Walking - access to 2 mile nature trail to see wild flowers, stream, oak woods, lake, birds and panorama view of Dyfi estuary. Long walks further afield: Cadair Idris (8 miles), Darren Hendre and Cwm Maethlon (3 miles), Wales Coast Path (1 mile), on Mid Wales Cycling trails.
* Machynlleth (1 mile) unspoilt market town with independent shops, swimming pool, Y Tabernacl arts centre, Owain Glyndwr Centre, pubs and restaurants
* Centre for Alternative Technology (3 miles) - displays and activities on renewable energy and sustainable living
* Seaside - Aberdyfi (8 miles) with 5 miles of sandy beach, Yacht Club, watersports
* Children's activities - Talyllyn Steam Railway with Thomas the tank engine, King Arthur's Labyrinth, pony trekking, Dyfi Active activity days
* Birdwatching - Ynyshir nature reserve (6 miles), Red Kite Safaris (book in advance)
* Golf: Aberdyfi, Harlech (top championship courses in N Wales), Borth, Machynlleth.
* Fishing - book in advance through the New Dovey Fishery Association

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