Boating and Sailing


Borth Beach at the mouth of the Dyfi Estuary

Dovey Yacht Club

Is probably the best located Yacht Club in Wales with stunning views over the estuary.

 Walking, Biking & Horse Riding

Mid Wales has wonderful places to drive, here is a view of The Black Mountains around Bala

Horse riding and lessons with livery services  provided locally at Carreg Dressage farm

Guided rides can be arranged as an introduction to the local area.
There are miles of quiet country lanes, wooded bridleways and ancient drovers roads to discover and explore while looking down on the Dyfi River, often with distant views of the Irish Sea.

Biking in the Dyfi valley is well known and has become a mecca for mountain bikers from all around the country. 

Minllyn Slate Quarries are a great place for riding and there are as many as 10 trails with miles of Bridleways and forestry tracks

Alpine atmosphere and rich trails are offered around Machynlleth area. Dyfimountainbiking  has routes in the Mach area which can be seen in map form on their site.

We have three Golf courses near to us, the first one being Machynlleth Golf course  9 holes all good in fact 4 of the 9 are real testers, the cost is £18.00.

Aberdovey Golf Club has a 18 hole championship links course situated  at the mouth of the River Dyfi, sandwiched between the Cambrian Mountains and Cardigan Bay.

 Borth Golf Course was established in 1885 and has a strong claim as the oldest course in Wales. A founder member of the Welsh Golfing Union this traditional links course continues to provide a championship venue.


Brynllugwy, Llanbrynmair, Powys, SY19 7AA
Tel: 01650 521385

The River Twymyn flows from the 130 feet (40 m) high Ffrwd Fawr Waterfall at the head of the Pennant Valley near Dylife, through Llanbrynmair and joins the River Dyfi upstream of Cemmaes Road.

The river is stocked with Brown trout, Salmon, and Sea trout. 2 wild trout lakes 25 acres each. Boats available Please contact Mr E Lewis for further information.



Bontnewydd, Nr. Bronnant, Aberystwyth, SY23 4JG
Tel: 01974 251392       E-mail:

Fron Farm Fishing Holidays - The Fishery is situated at Bontnewydd near Bronant in unspoilt countryside in a beautiful setting. Approximately 6 miles from Tregaron, 12 miles from Aberystwyth and 6 miles from the beach at Llanrhystud. It is open all the year around.


River Severn - Newtown Park

Tel: 01686 624871      Web:

This section of the River Severn can be located by walking through Newtown Recreation Park. Permits can be obtained via Severnside and Newtown Angling Club. The river is stocked with Dace, Roach, Chub, Grayling, Brown trout, Salmon, Perch, Pike, Gudgeon, and Bream.


Lake Vyrnwy

C/O Lake Vyrnwy Hotel, Llanwyddyn, Nr Welshpool, Powys, SY10 0LY
Tel: 01691 870692    Fax: 01691 870259

Coarse fishing lake stocked with Brown Trout. Permits are obtained via Lake Vyrnwy Hotel.


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