Cottage Rentals For Holidays in Powys

Powys may be the largest county in Wales but it is also the least densely populated with vast tracts of wild and beautiful moorland in north, mid and south Powys such as the scenic Elan Valley or the stunning and wild Brecon Beacons. Powys is predominantly a rural area covered in small traditional family farms offer delightful farm cottage holidays in beautiful secluded locations. The unspoilt, quiet and undeveloped nature of the area makes it a truely inspiring place to walk, cycle, birdwatch, experience traditional farming and other outdoor activities. There are no urban connurbations in Powys, just small and sleepy market towns such as Brecon, Rhayader and Machynlleth. Visitors come to the county for its fantastic landscapes, quiet roads, small scale attractions, wonderful wildlife and a friendly welcome.

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Quarry Cottage, Newtown, Powys

Quarry Cottage, Newtown

4-bedroom barn conversion with extensive grounds. All bedrooms en-suite. Pets (dogs) welcome. Wheelchair accessible. Balcony terrace overlooks tranquil mill pool. Can sleep up to 12 people. Perfect location for walking, cycling, golf and much more. Free Wi-Fi, ponies, alpacas, pygmy goats and pigs!

Loft, Rhayader, Powys

Loft, Rhayader

A delightful 4* farmhouse apartment with fantastic views of the surrounding hills and meadows sloping to the River Wye. See amazing birdlife as you walk the woodland and pools on our 200 acre organic farm, and directly onto the Elan Valley moorland.

White Hopton House, Montgomery, Powys

White Hopton House, Montgomery

A large black and white timber-framed house dating back to the 17th-Century, White Hopton House near Bishops Castle in Shropshire offers a high standard of self-catering accommodation for 12 guests in a peaceful rural location. The spacious lawned gardens contain an outdoor pool, hot tub and sauna.

Ramblers Rest Cottage, Crickhowell, Powys

Ramblers Rest Cottage, Crickhowell

Ramblers Rest Cottage is a perfect base for exploring the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. The cottage is situated in the oldest street in Crickhowell - which has good local food shops and plenty of places to eat, all within easy walking distance.

Old Rectory Cottage, Newtown, Powys

Old Rectory Cottage, Newtown

Offering beautiful views over the Severn Valley, Old Rectory Cottage in a sleepy, rural Mid-Wales hamlet is a large holiday cottage sleeping 14. This pet friendly property also has an indoor swimming pool and hot tub. Perfect for walking, cycling and fishing holidays.

Ty Newydd, Llangadfan, Powys

Ty Newydd, Llangadfan

A beautifully presented holiday cottage in an equally beautiful secluded location in Llangdafan, Ty Newedd has an indoor heated swimming pool and an outdoor hot tub to go with the luxurious interior of this large holiday home that sleeps up to 16 guests in Powys.

Explore the scenic Black Mountains, The Brecon Beacons or stratch your legs on some long distance walks which run through the County. The Severn Way a 210-mile trail along the banks of The River Severn runs through Llandilies, Netwown and Welshpool.

Trek the wild upland moors of the Brecon Beacons or across The Black Mountains. Lower down the Offa’s Dyke Trail is another long distance footpath stretching for 177-miles along this ancient 8th Century defensive dyke through idyllic countryside.

There are three large lakes, or rather reservoirs in Powys well worth a visit. Man-made they may be, but these reservoirs nestle in beautiful locations perfect for walkers and, cyclists offering beautiful lake and mountain views. The Elan Valley comprises a series of 5 separate reservoirs. Lake Vynmwy nestles beneath the mountains in an almost alpine like setting. Llyn Clywedog has plenty of walks including the Clywedog Gorge trail around old tin mine workings. Glyndwr’s Way, the national trail runs along the southern shores of Clywedog.