MOMA Machynlleth

The Tabernacle was converted in the mid-1980s from a Wesleyan chapel into a centre for the performing arts. Since then MOMA Machynlleth has grown up alongside it in seven beautiful exhibition spaces. Throughout the year MOMA Machynlleth shows Modern Welsh Art, featuring leading artists from Wales, works from the growing Tabernacle Collection, and in August […]

Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonia National Park (Welsh: Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri) was established in 1951 as the third national park in Britain, following the Peak District and the Lake District. It covers 827 square miles (2,140 km2), and has 37 miles (60 km) of coastline.[7][8]The Snowdonia National Park covers parts of the counties of Gwynedd and Conwy. The park […]

Where to stay

Looking to stay in Machynlleth? Our handy guide to hotels in Machynlleth will help you find the latest hotel availability and prices within a few clicks. To list just a few of the most popular hotels in Machynlleth; The White Lion Hotel Check latest availability and prices Plas Dolguog Hotel Check latest availability and prices […]

Weather

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Transport

Whether you are looking for a taxi in Machynlleth, a train to Machynlleth or a bus around Machynlleth itself, there are plenty of options available to you. Our brief guide to travelling to, from and around Machynlleth gives you a good start to your journey planning. Bus A local bus service is operated by Lloyds […]

Mach Loop

A popular location for the devoted aviation enthusiast through to the curious. The ‘Mach Loop‘ as it is known is a set of valleys, situated between Dolgellau in the north, and Machynlleth in the south (and from which the Mach Loop gets its name), which are regularly used for low level flight training, with flying […]

Map

Navigate your way around Machynlleth from your computer, with our interactive map.

History

There is a long history of human activity in the Machynlleth area. In the late-1990s, radiocarbon dating showed that copper mining was taking place in the Early Bronze Age (c. 2,750 years ago), within a mile of the town centre. There are legends of a once fertile plain, the Cantre’r Gwaelod, now lost beneath the […]

Facts

Machynlleth retains its strong Welsh character, with Welsh spoken alongside English. The 2011 Census indicated that 67% of the population have some knowledge of Welsh, with 39% able to read, write and speak the language. Machynlleth is twinned with Belleville, Michigan. Population 2,235 (2011 census) Ordnance Survey grid reference SH745005 Principal area Powys Ceremonial county […]