Brigands Inn, Machynlleth


In a valley set in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains with their breathtaking views and on the upper banks of the meandering River Dovey, lies the Brigands Inn. In the prettiest Welsh countryside reminiscent of a bygone age, all the cares of the world just melt away, enabling you to relax and enjoy excellent food in the comforts of a 15th Century Coaching Inn.

Our elegant, spacious bedrooms have a wealth of individual character and charm. Our deluxe rooms offer a four-poster or half-tester bed or a slipper bath for a little added comfort.

The menus follow the seasons of the year with a good selection of fish, meats and game. The sumptuous menu, extensive selection of commended wines, comfortable dining areas and attentive staff come together to create unforgettable meals for all occassions.

A conference room is available for weddings, parties and conferences.

However you choose to spend your time with us at the Brigands Inn, we are sure you will remember it fondly.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Annexe£60.00 per person per night for bed & breakfast
Family Room£60.00 per person per night for bed & breakfast
Premium Double£60.00 per person per night for bed & breakfast
Standard Double£50.00 per person per night for bed & breakfast
Standard Twin£50.00 per person per night for bed & breakfast

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Booking & Payment Details

  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Evening meals
  • Licenced (table or bar)
  • Packed lunches provided
  • Restaurant open to non-residents
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available


  • Baby listening service
  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Children's indoor play area
  • Children's outdoor play area
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating


  • Staff fluent in Welsh

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Pony trekking/horse-riding
  • Regular entertainment
  • Shooting
  • Snooker/billiards/pool onsite
  • Squash onsite
  • Water sports onsite

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities


  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Lounge for residents' use
  • Night porter
  • Telephone (public)

Site Features

  • Garden
  • Public house/Inn

Target Markets

  • Coach parties welcomed
  • Hen/Stag Dos Welcome

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:From Welshpool take the A458 towards Dolgellau and Machynlleth. The Brigands Inn is at the round-about junction of the A470 in Mallwyd.

Brigands Inn

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Mallwyd, Dinas Mawddwy, Gwynedd, SY20 9HJ

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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


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Ty Derw bed and breakfast near MachynllethTy Derw Country House B&B, Dinas-MawddwyTy Derw is a charming Victorian stone built B&B in a picturesque setting in the Dovey Valley, about 12 miles from Machynlleth and Dolgellau. The four guest rooms have been refurbished to a very high standard. Ample parking.

Restaurant at The Brigands Inn near MachynllethBrigands Inn | Dining, Dinas MawddwyNestled in the beautiful Dovey Valley, this 15th Century Coaching Inn offers guests a choice of dining, drinking and sleeping options, as well as a function room suitable for large events and parties including weddings.

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