Towns & Villages

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See also the 'Local Attractions'  page.

 

Llandrindod Wells

A3 L9122 Autumn on the lake

 

 

 

 

Victorian spa town; ideal base for exploring wide areas of Wales. Llandrindod Lake and Rock Park; National Cycle Museum; Radnorshire Museum; Shops and local amenities.

 

Builth Wells

Builth bridge

 

 

 

 

Home of the Royal Welsh Show; Set on the banks of the picturesque River Wye; The ‘Groe’ – Riverside Park; Shops and local amenities. Cilmeri – the site where the last sovereign Prince of Wales, Llywellyn ap Gruffudd was slain in 1282.

 

Llanidloes

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Access to source of the River Severn and the Severn Way walking trail. The town is close to the large dam and reservoir Llyn Clywedog. Numerous walking trails including the Glyndwr Way and the Hafren Forest. Gateway to the Cambrian Mountains. Local amenities.

 

Rhayader

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Gateway to the Elan Valley and West Wales Coast; Local shops, cafes and pubs; Welsh Royal Glass visitor centre.

 

Brecon

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Gateway to the Brecon Beacons;11th Century Cathedral; Canal basin and walks; Theatr Brycheiniog / Brecon Theatre. Local shops, cafes and pubs; Brecon Jazz Festival. South Wales Borderers Regimental Museum.

 

Knighton                  

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Offa’s Dyke Path Visitor Centre; Local pubs and shops; Spaceguard Centre – The National near Earth Objects Information Centre.

 

hay-on-wye

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Also known as 'Book City', Hay-on-Wye is the mecca for second hand book shops and home of the annual Hay Literary Festival. If you're in to books, this is the place to be. An attractive town with a range of independent boutique, cafes and pubs, Hay prides itself on its quirkiness, culture and adventure.