Welshpool cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country cottages to rent in Welshpool

Welshpool is a picturesque market town in Powys, Mid Wales. The main streets are characterised by Georgian buildings and there are plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants. The town is also home to the spectacular Powis castle and gardens that dates back to the 1670s. Welshpool is a very popular base for exploring Mid Wales and a mecca for walkers with the Brecon Beacons National Park, Fawr Geopark Forest and the Black Mountain just a short drive east. If you are looking for a day on the coast, Barmouth beach is around 45 minutes drive on the Powys coast.

Apart from immaculate countryside and stunning scenery, the other attraction of Welshpool is that it is close to the International Dark Sky Reserve in the Brecon Beacons, one of 11 in the world. On a clear night you can see the Milky Way, major constellations such as Ursa Major, nebulas and shooting stars.

At a glance...
Brecon Beacons National park
Star gazing in the Brecon Beacons
Nearest beach - Barmouth 40 miles
Canal boat adventures
Nature reserves
Car recommended
Nearest international airport Liverpool (49 miles)
Nearest train station Welshpool station on the Cambrian line

Featured cottages in Welshpool

Welshpool has a wide selection of self catering cottages nestled around the pristine countryside to suit all budgets and tastes.

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Things to see and do in and around Welshpool

From your Welshpool cottage, there is so much to see and do without travelling far.

A few suggestions...
Powis castle and gardens
Visit the Dolaucothi Gold Mines
Craig-Y-Nos Country Park
Hire a canal boat and cruise along the Montgomery Canal
Day trip to Llyn Tegid – Bala Lake in Snowdonia
Llyn Coed y Dinas nature reserve
Take a scenic ride on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway
National botanic gardens of Wales, Carmarthenshire
Carreg Cennen castle
brecon beacons national park

Our view on Welshpool

Welshpool is an idylic and relaxing village just a short drive away from the spectacular Brecon Beacons National Park. With excellent facilities and packed with plenty of things to see and do for all ages, Welshpool is one of the top hot spots in Wales for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether taking a romantic break or family holiday, renting a cottage in Welshpool provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want - home from home.