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.

12 cottages found 12 match all criteria.

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!

  • Sleeps 12
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 5

A delightful, child-friendly 4* farmhouse apartment sleeping 2 + cot, with glorious views of the Powys countryside and meadows sloping to the River Wye near Rhayader. See amazing birdlife as you walk woodland and pools on a 200-acre organic farm next to the remote Elan Valley. Badger watching.

  • Sleeps 3
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathrooms 1

Situated in picturesque Brecon Beacons National Park, Ty-Doli in the charming village of Llangattock, near Crickhowell offers the perfect romantic country cottage for couples in Mid Wales complete with well-equipped kitchen, cosy accommodation and beautiful spiral staircase. Pets welcome.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathrooms 1

Relax in a beautifully converted cottage with private hot tub. Explore our rural 200-acre traditional Welsh farm and the Elan Valley. Watch animals, goats and birdlife from the sunny deck or stargaze in dark skies from the secluded hot tub. Games room, badger watching and live lambing.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1

Crych Du Holiday Cottage welcomes fisherman, hikers, cyclists and lovers of the outdoors to this peaceful rural holiday cottage nestled on the banks of the Wye River. The character- laden, Eco Cottage features modern facilities within the stone walls which speak of a bygone era in rural Wales.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1

The Tollant is a south-facing barn conversion with hot tub on a working farm in the Mid-Wales countryside with meadows above the Wye. Sleeping 6/7 people, it's ideal for families or small groups. With ash floors and French windows onto the terrace, it has a light and spacious feel.

  • Sleeps 7
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 1

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.

  • Sleeps 14
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 4

Exposed beams and trusses, a timber-clad exterior and spacious rooms make this converted barn near Rhayader an ideal rural retreat for families and couples planning a walking or cycling holiday exploring Mid-Wales Take including the Brecon Beacons and the Radnorshire Hills

  • Sleeps 5
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 2

The character and location of Y Sgubor are delightful. The large rural cottage in Mid Wales is situated near Llangynog with superb views of Pennant Valley as well as charming décor, modern fittings, outdoor hot tub, sun-trap patio, open fire and five thoughtfully decorated bedrooms. Pets welcome.

  • Sleeps 11
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathrooms 3

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.

  • Sleeps 15
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 5

Ramblers Rest Cottage is a countryside cottage in Crickhowell - a perfect base for exploring the scenic Brecon Beacons, Powys. With far-reaching rural views, It stands in the oldest street in Crickhowell a short walk to local food shops, places to eat, The River Usk and a historic castle.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1

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.

  • Sleeps 12
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 5

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.