By Car

Machynlleth is a ~2 hour drive from Birmingham, a ~4 hour drive from London, a ~2.5 hour drive from Cardiff and a ~2 hour drive from Liverpool. All traffic dependant of course!

Bwlch y Groes Faen is a 5 minute drive from the town centre. Further more detailed directions will be provided upon booking. 

By Train

Machynlleth has a well serviced train station with direct trains to and from Shrewsbury (1 hour 15 minutes) and Birmingham (2.5 hours). From London Euston, the journey takes ~4 hours (changing at either Birmingham or Shrewsbury).


More details on the Cambrian Line including a route map and a timetable can be found at the Arriva Trains website.


Bwlch y Groes Faen cottage is a 5 minute taxi drive away from the train station. We would recommend Mach Taxis or Peter's Taxis, which can both be pre-booked.