7 days in Powys Itinerary

7 days in Powys Itinerary

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7 days in Powys Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  4​h 15​min
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: London


Pen-y-cae ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of The National Showcaves Centre for Wales.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pen-y-cae trip builder.

London to Pen-y-cae is an approximately 4-hour car ride. October in Pen-y-cae sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Machynlleth.

Things to do in Pen-y-cae

#Nature, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Machynlleth ©
Machynlleth, sometimes referred to colloquially as Mach, is a market town and community in Powys, Wales and within the historic boundaries of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn). Get out of town with these interesting Machynlleth side-trips: Rhayader (Red Kite Feeding Station & Rehabilitation Centre & Elan Valley). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Falconry Experience Wales, make a trip to Dyfi Furnace, get all the information you need at Centre for Alternative Technology, and get outside with Dyfi Osprey Project.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Machynlleth travel planner.

Getting from Pen-y-cae to Machynlleth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Welshpool.

Things to do in Machynlleth

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

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Falconry Experience Wales ©
Falconry Experience Wales
Elan Valley ©
Elan Valley
Centre for Alternative Technology ©
Centre for Alternative Technology


Welshpool ©
Welshpool is a town in Wales, historically in the county of Montgomeryshire, but currently administered as part of the unitary authority of Powys. Explore Welshpool's surroundings by going to Revolution Bike Park (in Llangynog), The Judge's Lodging Museum (in Presteigne) and The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir (in Llandrindod Wells). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Powis Castle and Garden, tour in style with a train tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Vyrnwy, and step into the grandiose world of Montgomery Castle.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Welshpool itinerary builder.

Drive from Machynlleth to Welshpool in an hour. October in Welshpool sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Welshpool

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Revolution Bike Park, Lake Vyrnwy, The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir, The Judge's Lodging Museum, Montgomery Castle
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Powis Castle and Garden ©
Powis Castle and Garden
The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir ©
The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir
Revolution Bike Park ©
Revolution Bike Park