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Pub in Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Triangle Inn

This tiny 16th-century inn, just over the bridge to Cwmdauddwr (the village adjoining Rhayader), is the pick of the local places to drink. It's so small that its toilets are across the road and there's a trapdoor in…
Museum in Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Rhayader Museum & Gallery

Focusing on local history and life in and around Rhayader, this small museum uses artefacts, film and more than 50 oral histories to explore everything from folk tales to sheep farming. The attached shop sells local…
Cafe in Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Old Swan Tearooms

Using every cranny of a low-ceilinged, half-timbered, crooked-chimneyed 17th-century former inn in the dead centre of Rhayader, the Old Swan is great for breakfast, afternoon tea or something more substantial (chill…
Deli in Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Wild Swan

Relocated just west of the timbered 17th-century building it originally occupied, this organic deli and wholefood shop is still a great place to pick up picnic supplies. It stocks everything from home-cooked quiches…
Bistro in Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)

Tŷ Morgans

This relaxed bar and bistro serves a good selection of food ranging from basic sandwiches to pub classics and grilled Welsh steaks. There is also a selection of tastefully decorated rooms (doubles from £90) upstairs…