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Ynyshir Hall – Exploring This Hidden Welsh Gem


Discover the boutique gem of Ynyshir Hall, an idyllic starting point to begin exploring the Welsh countryside.

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									Ynyshir Hall – Exploring
This Hidden Welsh Gem

A small market town, Machynlleth is found at the head of the beautiful Dyfi estuary in Powys, Mid Wales. A
town with a lot going for it, you’ll discover an array of arts and crafts, mountain bike trails and the most
stunning scenery here.

Machynlleth is a place steeped in Welsh history, too. When it comes to places to stay, there’s a fine selection
of accommodation to choose from, including the charming Ynyshir Hall.

Rich in History

For such a small town, Machynlleth sure has a lot of history. You’ll discover several historic buildings in the
town including the medieval town
house known as "The Parliament
House" in Maengwyn Street.

Town Centre

Best known as the "town with the
clock,” the first thing you’ll notice
on arrival will most probably be the striking town clock. Built by the townspeople in the 1870's, this iconic
clock is the hub of the town.

Places of interest include Maengwyn Street - the main street that holds the famous Wednesday Markets. With
their great variety of traders and craftsmen, these markets draw in people from all over.

If you continue up Maengwyn Street, you’ll come across the aforementioned Parliament House and the Tourist
Information Centre.


Celebrating the life of one of Wales' most famous sons, The Glyndwr Festival takes place in the first week in
September. And, then there’s the Machynlleth Festival, which takes place in the auditorium in The Tabernacle
late August every year.
Walks, Cycle Trails and Other Activities

Home to several of the best mountain bike trails in Wales, Machynlleth has bike routes suitable for all abilities.
Although the area is renowned for the Bike Trails walkers are also well catered for in Machynlleth with walks
both within the Dovey Valley and on the surrounding hillsides.

The local walks are complemented by the Glyndwr Way National Trail. Machynlleth also makes a convenient
jumping off point for visits to the famous Snowdonia National Park,

Accommodation and Services

Being the sought after destination that it is, there are hotels, guesthouses and self-catering accommodation
dotted in and around Machynlleth. A popular place to stay is the Ynyshir Hall – one of the former homes of
Queen Victoria, who was said to absolutely adore this part of the country.

Set within 14 acres of fine woodland and flower gardens, on the Dyfi Estuary, It is perfectly placed for
                                                                 exploring the Welsh mountains and coastal
                                                                 paths. The hotel offers luxurious rooms, fine
                                                                 dining and an exceptional service.

                                                                 When it comes to food and drink, you’ll come
                                                                 across a number of hotels, restaurants and pubs.
There’s also a wonderful selection of cafes along Maengwyn Street – all of which serve hot food – perfect for a
midday snack.


Machynlleth is also an ideal destination if you without car – thanks to the train station on the Cambrian
Railway Line. The railway makes it easy for people from the midlands of England to travel to Machynlleth via
Shrewsbury. The Cambrian Coast Railway Line also enables travel to and from the West and South of Wales.

Where to Stay

So when you’re ready to plan your next visit to Wales, I’d like to invite you visit Ynyshir Hall, hand-picked by
the boutique hotel experts at CrispWhiteSheets.com.

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