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Car Trail:Llanidloes to Machynlleth | Scenic Drive at Llanidloes

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Dylife near Staylittle

Dylife near Staylittle

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Many of the fantastic scenic drives in Mid Wales are set against panoramic and breathtaking backdrops and fantastic for motorists who love to explore places off the beaten track.

Explore the 20 mile mountain road across the Cambrian Mountains from Llanidloes to Machynlleth, via Llyn Clywedog Reservoir. The views are wonderful and take in the former lead mining community of Dylife and the Dylife Gorge and Wynford Vaughan-Thomas viewing point which affords panoramic views over the surrounding area.

Drive Route: Llanidloes to Machynlleth

Miles: 20

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Map reference: SN 954845  Lat: 52.44866 Long: -3.54013

Llanidloes is on the A470 mid way between Newtown and Aberystwyth. From Birmingham and the Midlands, take the M54 through Telford, A458 and A483 through Shrewsbury, Welshpool and Newtown. From south Wales through the Brecon Beacons National Park, the A470 offers a spectacular driving route into the heart of Mid Wales.

Accessible by Public Transport: 9 miles from Caersws station