Eating & Drinking

The Dyfi Valley has a rich variety of places to dine, whether you desire local produce, organic food, vegetarian meals, high quality restaurants, Welsh produce, high teas or just hearty pub grub there is plenty on offer.

Machynlleth is home to over twenty food outlets including delicious wholefood cooking at the Centre for Alternative Technology and their Quarry CafĂ© in Machynlleth;, fine dining at the Wynstay Arms Hotel, and a selection of good quality pub meals. Outside Machynlleth enjoy lunch or afternoon tea at the Corris Craft Centre after a stroll through the craft shops or a meal in the new cafe at the Talyllyn Railway’s Tywyn Station.

Alternatively work up an appetite with a brisk walk along the beach at Aberdyfi and find a number of places to stop and refuel or just relax and watch the sun set over the estuary.


The Dyfi Valley is situated in the heart of Wales, just on the southern border of the Snowdonia National Park. Click on the map section of the menu bar for a closer look.

For a detailed map of all the bus and train timetables within the Dyfi Valley, please check out


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Machynlleth is served by a regular bus service which connects to the national coach travel network. For detailed timetable information please see:

Arriva Bus Co:

Tel: 01248 750444

The stations at Machynlleth, Borth and Aberystwyth are on the main Euston line, which passes through Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury every two hours. For the Talyllyn Railway join the Cambrian Coast line at Dyfi Junction, this takes you to Tywyn along the magnificent estuary. For more detailed information please see:

Central Trains:

Wales & West Trains:

Travelling by Ferry from Ireland you will dock at Holyhead or Fishguard. For more information on ferry timetables see:

P&O Irish sea crossings: