Family weekends away that are within a short drive of Manchester: Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort

Are you looking for a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Somewhere to spend some quality time with family and friends then Plas Talgarth could be the location!

Nestled at the foot of Snowdonia National Park, Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort sits handsomely within the grounds of an 18th century mansion house in Pennal.

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Situated just outside the historic market town of Machynllech, the resort is well located and only a short drive away from a range of beautiful villages and towns such as the pretty coastal village of Aberdyfi.

With stunning views across the rolling Welsh countryside, guest can choose from accommodation within the mansion, as well as lodges, villas and bungalows spread across the estate.

Plas Talgarth has a range of onsite facilities such as a restaurant, bar, gym, beauty salon and a 12m indoor pool with steam room, sauna and jacuzzi.

There are also a range of additional facilities to keep you busy such as a children’s play area, an outside pool, giant outdoor chess board, an onsite pitch and putt, tennis courts, basket ball court, two full size snooker tables, a dart board and table tennis.

All the self-catering accommodation includes a fully equipped kitchen and living area and there are options for between two and eight people.


The resort provides you with the freedom of a self-catering apartment with all the home comforts, and the added facilities you’d expect from a Macdonald Hotel, in gorgeous surroundings between coast and mountain.

The perfect place for a family adventure! Just a couple of hours dive away from Manchester City Centre!

Winter Warmer breaks with Macdonald Resorts are available from 02 November until 04 April from only £53 per apartment per night in the UK and Spain, find out more at:

Macdonald Plas Talgarth resort, Pennal, Machynlleth, Snowdonia National Park, SY20 9JY. Tel: 0344 879 9100

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