The scenic Montgomeryshire canal starts in Newtown and ends in Welshpool. Many people park at Berriew and walk either to Welshpool or Newtown taking in the beautiful scenery as they go. Alongside the beautiful canal is a flat towpath allowing for cyclists to enjoy as well.
Why not take a scenic walk or bike ride around Lake Vyrnwy and maybe end with a bite to eat or a coffee in the nearby hotel and café. The lakes length is 4.75 miles and the full walk around the lake is around 12 miles. If this seems a bit much for you there are a number of places around the lake to park and enjoy shorter walks to a few of the key sights, including the tallest waterfall in Wales, Pistyll Rhaedr.
Rodney’s pillar is based near Welshpool and has footpaths that lead up to the summit with wonderful views of Shropshire & Wales. Built in 1781–82 to commemorate the naval victories of Sir George Brydges Rodney during the American War of Independence, Rodney’s pillar has 2 different routes, one more challenging than the other. Starting point: SY21 7DD.
Powis Castle, originally built in the 13th century, is known for its beautiful well-kept grounds. The Castle itself houses a very popular museum dedicated to its history. Learn about its past inhabitants: from a Welsh Prince, to Robert Clive, to Lady Violet. There is plenty to quench your thirst for history. The Castle and its grounds are also a National Park property so make sure to bring your pass along to enjoy this beautiful piece of Welsh history.
Montgomery Castle is a stone masonry castle looking over the County of Montgomery in Powys, Mid Wales. Many people park in Montgomery and walk to the castle. Be warned, it is very steep but is well worth the view! If you’re feeling energetic you can carry on up towards to the monument above the castle for even more expansive views of the local countryside.
Glansevern hall gardens offer over 25 Acres of stunning grounds and exotic planting to enjoy. There is so much to explore in the gardens.
Gregynog Hall is a historic house and with its grade 1 gardens, it is the perfect place for a relaxed day out. The beautiful grounds offer various levels of difficulty walks, with great places for a picnic.
Situated in the heart of Mid Wales between Welshpool and Newtown. The golf course offers 18 and 9 hole courses and also offers lessons for any difficulty. The golf course is less than 5 minutes away. So bring your clubs along for a wonderful afternoon out.
A Vineyard in Mid Wales? Yes, really. A family run business offering wine tasting and tours opens your eyes to the what beautiful wines can be made right on our doorstep.
The Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway was built in 1903 to link farming communities with the market town of Welshpool and provide them with an outlet for their produce. Today it is a 16 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train through beautiful Mid Wales countryside. A wonderful day out for all the family.
A hop, skip and a jump across the road from us you will find Kings Nurseries. Specialist Growers of Seasonal Bedding & Basket Plants, Hanging Baskets & Perennials.
Coed-y-Dinas has both a Country Store and a Garden & Home Centre; a vast array of products, from footwear and cooking utensils through to tools and camping. Throughout the year there are special events with lots to do for the whole family.
Large outdoor garden centre with homewares under-roof and a charming little Farm Shop.