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Dylife near Staylittle

Dylife near Staylittle

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Dylife near Staylittle

Scenic Driving Route

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Many of the fantastic scenic drives in Mid Wales are set against panoramic and breathtaking backdrops and fantastic for motorists who love to explore places off the beaten track.

Explore the 20 mile mountain road across the Cambrian Mountains from Llanidloes to Machynlleth, via Llyn Clywedog Reservoir. The views are wonderful and take in the former lead mining community of Dylife and the Dylife Gorge and Wynford Vaughan-Thomas viewing point which affords panoramic views over the surrounding area.

Drive Route: Llanidloes to Machynlleth

Miles: 20

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Pay & Display Car Park: Mount Street SY18 6BZ - long stay; Chapel Street Car Park - Free

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Location and nearby places


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Map reference: SN 954845  Lat: 52.44866 Long: -3.54013


Llanidloes is on the A470 mid way between Newtown and Aberystwyth. From Birmingham and the Midlands, take the M54 through Telford, A458 and A483 through Shrewsbury, Welshpool and Newtown. From south Wales through the Brecon Beacons National Park, the A470 offers a spectacular driving route into the heart of Mid Wales.

Accessible by Public Transport: 9 miles from Caersws station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Pay & Display Car Park: Mount Street SY18 6BZ - long stay; Chapel Street Car Park - Free

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