Yr Hen Stablau East terrace


Yr Hen Stablau is a recently renovated 1840s stables set in luxuriant gardens on a wooded hillside overlooking the Dyfi Valley one mile from Machynlleth and Wales Coast Path. This peaceful, secluded and picturesque setting makes Yr Hen Stablau ideal if you want to relax, paint, read or write. It is also an excellent base for a more active holiday: walking, cycling, golf, swimming, birdwatching are all available nearby.

The cottage has a strong green ethos, with solar-heated water, full insulation, organic bedlinen and and many other eco-elements. It sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. There is wheelchair access to the whole ground floor including double or twin bedroom and shower room with toilet. Machynlleth town 1 mile. Coast 8 miles. Pets welcome.

The holiday cottage sits in the luxuriant gardens of Pantlludw between a mountain stream and banks of rhododendron and azalea. Yr Hen Stablau was originally working stables with stalls for four horses. These would have been used either for farming on the Pantlludw and Esgair estate (in nearby Pantperthog) or for carriages. 

Freeview TV; free Wifi Available; electric vehicle charging at cost according to use.

Discover MId Wales Dark Skies 
There is a planoscope, binoculars and information on astronomy in the cottage and on a clear night there is a good view of the stars – Snowdonia National Park is recognised as a Dark Skies area. 

To the south of the cottage, there is a new astro-tourism trail linking Dark Sky Discovery sites across the Cambrian Mountains. 

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Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Yr Hen Stablau (Mid Season)£560.00 per unit per week

*Yr Hen Stablau offer short breaks of 3 nights or more, and weekly bookings from Saturday to Saturday, with flexible start days for Christmas and New Year.



  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Disabled facilities
  • Hoists Available
  • Wet rooms

Booking & Payment Details

  • Online Booking Possible
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Barbecue


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Children's outdoor play area - Large woodland garden and nature trail
  • Cots available - One travel cot available no extra charge

Cooking Facilities

  • Cooker - LPG gas
  • Freezer
  • Fridge Freezer
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating
  • Real log/coal fires

Laundry Facilities

  • Drying facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washing machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing - New Dyfi Valley Fishing Association, Machynlleth
  • Free WIFI
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby) - Freedom Leisure Centre Machynlleth 1 mile

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided


  • Sleeps up to 6


  • EV Charging - EV charger at cost according to use
  • Free Parking on Site
  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Non-smoking property
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Wood Burner

Room/Unit Facilities

  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • King-sized bed
  • Radio
  • Shower
  • Television

Site Features

  • Garden - 20 acre woodland garden with Nature Trail.

Target Markets

  • Dark Skies / Stargazing
  • Dog Friendly Holidays
  • Eco-Friendly - International Green Key Award 2022
  • Families

Property Facilities: Yr Hen Stablau (Mid Season)

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • King-sized bed
  • Scenic view
  • Shower
  • Assisted wheelchair users
  • Elderly and less mobile
  • Part-time wheelchair users

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Yr Hen Stablau is approx 2 hrs from Birmingham, 1hr 15 mins from Shrewsbury, just off the A 493 between Machynlleth and Aberdyfi and less than a mile from Dyfi Bridge.

Public Transport Directions

Trains two-hourly to Machynlleth from London Euston (4-5 hrs) via Birmingham (2 hrs) and Shrewsbury, or London Paddington via Reading. Buses from Shrewsbury, Wrecsam. Yr Hen Stablau is 1 mile from train and bus and transport can be provided for arrival on request.

Yr Hen Stablau

4 Visit Wales Stars 4 Visit Wales Stars 4 Visit Wales Stars 4 Visit Wales Stars 4 Visit Wales Stars Self-catering
Pantlludw, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9JR

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Tel01654 702218

Tel07966 912497

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year


  • 4 Visit Wales Stars Self-catering
4 Visit Wales Stars Self-catering


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