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Opening status: Soft/partially open
Our COVID-19 measures:
We've invested in a commercial steam cleaner, so that rooms can be sanitised and moved lots of information online for access at all times - but also with the ability to provide printed procedures for those without online capability, which will be quarantined if used.

From the establishment

Gwaenynog is a beautiful stone farmhouse with a B&B and Campsite in a peaceful area, ideally located for visiting Mid Wales. (Pronounced Gwen-uh-nog.) With 4 en-suite rooms, we're rated 4* via Visit Wales

Gwaenynog Farmhouse
Dolanog, Welshpool, POWYS, SY21 0LJ
Phone : 01938810236

About The area

Discover Powys

The largest unitary authority in Wales, Powys covers an area of approximately 2,000 square miles. Much of that is mountainous because it actually has the lowest population density of all the Welsh counties.

This much wild, empty space is perhaps best typified by the International Dark Sky Reserve in the Brecon Beacons National Park, one of only eleven in the world. The absence of light pollution creates an exceptional spot for star gazing. You won’t find any cities in Powys, just villages and smaller-sized towns, but that’s the way its inhabitants like it. 

Newtown, the largest settlement, is perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of Robert Owen, the founder of the Co-operative movement. Brecon is a market town set on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, while the pretty Victorian spa town of Llandrindod Wells boasts the National Cycle Collection. Elsewhere, Hay-on-Wye hosts a major literary festival every year.

Powys is liberally scattered with castles, burial mounds, hill forts, and other historic markers; Powis Castle, near Welshpool is probably one of the most impressive. And for walking enthusiasts, it’s not just the Brecon Beacons on offer – the Elan Valley describes itself as the ‘Welsh Lake District’.

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