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Step into The Buckley Arms, a Grade II Listed gem that extends a heartfelt welcome, embracing you with warmth and genuine hospitality. Originating as a hotel in 1873, our family-run haven radiates enduring charm and distinctive character, promising you a stay that's as delightful as it is memorable.

Nestled in the serene Dyfi Valley, The Buckley Arms graces the outskirts of Dinas Mawddwy in Gwynedd. Here, the gentle melodies of the River Dyfi create a soothing backdrop, providing a peaceful escape amidst the enchanting vistas of Snowdonia National Park. Conveniently situated off the A470, we rest midway between Dolgellau and Machynlleth.

Whether you're yearning for a tranquil retreat, an invigorating adventure, or simply a respite from the daily whirlwind, we are devoted to bringing your desires to life at The Buckley Arms. Your stay with us is not just a visit; it's an immersion into warmth, comfort, and a sense of belonging.



Six Luxury Bedrooms

Experience unmatched comfort in our six luxurious en-suite bedrooms at Buckley Arms. Each room is equipped with premium mattresses and bedding made from the finest 1000 Thread Count cotton, ensuring a soft and smooth touch for your ultimate comfort. Your stay at Buckley Arms is curated to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, promising a peaceful night's sleep. All rooms feature both a bath and a shower, along with amenities like beverage trays, a Nespresso machine, satellite TV, and a hairdryer for added convenience.

The spacious rooms offer charming views of the surrounding countryside, showcasing lush forests, majestic mountains, and, in some cases, glimpses of the Dyfi Valley and the stunning Aran Mountain Range. Whichever room you select, get ready for a breathtaking and memorable panorama.




 Savor a diverse breakfast selection featuring the finest locally sourced ingredients. Delight in your morning meal in our breakfast lounge, where captivating mountain views enhance your dining experience.

Pet Friendly​

We're a dog-loving haven! Well-behaved furry friends are not only invited to stay in all our rooms (with an extra £10 for an additional cleaning pre-stay), but the little ones can even join you in the restaurant. We've got tasty treats prepared to make sure they feel right at home. 🐾


Set against the picturesque Dyfi Valley and framed by the majestic Aran Mountain Range, our garden is a haven for moments of pure delight. Spend a leisurely afternoon sipping tea, listening to the melodious chirping of birds, and enjoying the company of your furry friends. And, for a celestial touch, gather your loved ones, peer through our telescope, and let it be an unforgettable experience under the stars.

Free Fibre Wifi

Experience uninterrupted connectivity with our high-speed fiber WiFi, available throughout all rooms and public areas. Whether you're catching up on work, streaming your favorite content, or staying connected with loved ones, our fast and reliable WiFi ensures a seamless online experience. Stay connected effortlessly while enjoying the comfort and charm of our accommodations.


Enter our bar, a sanctuary celebrating two distinct worlds: the luxurious realm of whisky and the lively domain of Welsh gin. With over 300 bottles of whisky, 80% of our collection boasts rare and exclusive gems. Welsh gin producers' dedication to local ingredients and distinctive flavors adds allure to our selection. Cheers to experiencing the rich charm of our curated spirits.



Embark on a distinctive Chinese dining experience at our restaurant, where you'll relish fantastic cuisine created by our skilled chef using the freshest local ingredients. Unlike typical takeout spots, we specialize in comforting home-style dishes, ensuring a warm and delightful dining experience.

​Hot tub

Whether you've just completed an extensive day of hiking or simply want to enjoy some peaceful outdoor time, our hot tub offers the perfect retreat. Nestled in our garden, it provides an opportunity to appreciate the breathtaking mountain scenery and the calming river, adding a touch of magic to your stay.

Electric Car Charging

​(coming soon)

Two charging points are available in our private car park, enjoy the stay and start the day with a full battery.





Top Gun In Dinas

Experience the thrill of real-life fighter pilots as they soar over lush green valleys. This location is renowned for being one of the pioneers in low-level photography. When you gaze down the valley from our main viewing spot, you'll be treated to a spectacular view of the aircraft, maneuvering through the twists and turns of this exceptionally narrow terrain. Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping spectacle right from the comfort of our hotel garden!

Three Castles Rally

Embark on an exhilarating journey into the heart of classic rallying amidst a backdrop adorned with medieval castles and awe-inspiring mountains. Whether you're revving up as a spirited participant or indulging in the thrill as a spectator, the Three Castles Welsh Classic Trial guarantees an adrenaline-pumping, joy-filled experience that beckons you to be a part of the excitement. Don't miss out on this captivating event!

 Shooting Experience


Experience the exhilaration of driven game shooting, where we cater to both novices and seasoned enthusiasts alike. Our bespoke approach ensures that every moment is finely tuned, delivering an unforgettable sporting adventure that stands among the finest experiences available. From the crisp echoes of gunfire to the heart-pounding pursuit, immerse yourself in the thrill of the chase and create lasting memories in the world of driven game shooting.

Outdoor Adventure 


Snowdonia National Park offers a diverse range of activities catering to all interests. Adventurous souls can explore mountain biking, white water rafting, and canoeing at various locations. For those who prefer a slower pace, the region boasts fantastic opportunities for walking, bird watching, and scenic drives to immerse in the breathtaking landscapes. Additionally, with a rich railway heritage, there are captivating railway journeys that showcase the area's beauty.


“What a fantastic hotel! The building itself is beautiful and so are the surroundings. We booked the Sir Edmund Buckley room and were blown away by the 4 poster bed, huge bathroom and stunning views from the window..”

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