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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uStrike

An indoor family venue in mid-Wales  with selection of Precision Laser Shooting or Tenpin Bowling leisure activities.

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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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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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Cambrian Coast railway

Take the train from Newtown and enjoy spectacular countryside and coastal scenery.

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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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Roundton Hill

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

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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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Textile Museum

The Textile museum celebrates the woollen industry, which brought wealth and recognition to Newtown in the 18th and 19th Centuries.

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Robert Owen Museum

Robert Owen was born and died in Newtown, and was one of the most influential thinkers and social reformers of his time. The museum is located just a few feet from where he was born!

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Oriel Davies Gallery

The largest and most significant visual arts venue in the region and a key gallery of Wales showing groundbreaking national and international works.

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The Hafren

With 556 seats The Hafren is the largest live venue in Powys and hosts a wide variety of shows in addition to being a crucial educational resource.

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Attractions/Things to do

Whether you’re visiting Newtown for the first time, or you’re a local resident looking for a way to spend a sunday afternoon, there’s loads to do in the local area.

Explore the map above, or browse the list below to find out about the exciting attractions 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.

Read More »

uStrike

An indoor family venue in mid-Wales  with selection of Precision Laser Shooting or Tenpin Bowling leisure activities.

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Red kites at Gigrin Farm

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

Read More »

Centre for Alternative Technology

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

Read More »

Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall

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

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Machinations

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

Read More »

Lake Vyrnwy

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

Read More »

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.

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Cambrian Coast railway

Take the train from Newtown and enjoy spectacular countryside and coastal scenery.

Read More »

Mid Wales Arts Centre

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

Read More »

Roundton Hill

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

Read More »

Montgomery Castle

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

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Dolforwyn Castle

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

Read More »

Textile Museum

The Textile museum celebrates the woollen industry, which brought wealth and recognition to Newtown in the 18th and 19th Centuries.

Read More »

Robert Owen Museum

Robert Owen was born and died in Newtown, and was one of the most influential thinkers and social reformers of his time. The museum is located just a few feet from where he was born!

Read More »

Oriel Davies Gallery

The largest and most significant visual arts venue in the region and a key gallery of Wales showing groundbreaking national and international works.

Read More »

The Hafren

With 556 seats The Hafren is the largest live venue in Powys and hosts a wide variety of shows in addition to being a crucial educational resource.

Read More »

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