Around Newtown


Abbey Cwm Hir Hall

A magnificent 52 room, Grade II* Gothic Revival mansion in 12 acre gardens, near Llandrindod Wells in Mid Wales.

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Gregynog Hall and Garden

Sitting within 750 acres of estate land the hall and Grade 1 listed gardens host a year round programme of events.

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Montgomery Castle

A lovely small town about 11 miles from Newtown, which boasts a castle with spectacular views.

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Pwll Penarth Nature Reserve

Sit and relax in the birdhides watching the sand martins darting in and out of their nesting holes or see salmon jumping the weir on the River Severn.

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Dolforwyn Castle

Visit the original site of the town that became Newtown and find out why it moved!

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Roundton Hill

A high grassy hill located just outside Churchstoke, with fabulous views from the top.

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Mid Wales Arts Centre

Also the home of the curator, this is a lovely setting for local contemporary artists to display their work.

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Red kites at Gigrin Farm

See Red Kites, either at Gigrin Farm, Rhayader or at Bwlch Nant yr Arian.

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Centre for Alternative Technology

Visit CAT in Machynlleth built on sustainable principles including showing how land can be used to produce food organically.

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Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall

With a drop of 80 metres this waterfall is stunning from both bottom and top!

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The Dingle Nursery and Scenic Garden

Located just outside Welshpool the Dingle nursery is an idyllic woodland garden set in a quiet valley with a lake.

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Machinations

The fascinating display of automata, as well as the shop, play barn and cafe make this a great place for rainy days.

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Lake Vyrnwy

Hire a bike, visit the sculpture park, watch the birds and take in the wonderful surroundings.

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Powis Castle

Situated in extensive parkland, this warm red castle, with its beautiful terraced gardens and lovely view is the jewel in the crown of the National Trust.

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Welshpool to Newtown canal walk or cycle

Take the train to Welshpool and walk or cycle back to Newtown along the route of the Montgomeryshire canal.

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