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Places to Visit in Powys


A picturesque market town notable for its timber-framed buildings, Llanidloes is ideally suited to walking holidays. It lies near two long-distance walking routes and is also a convenient base for visiting attractions such as Lyn Clywedog, Talley Abbey and Carreg Cenan Castle.


A border conservation town, Montgomery lies next to the historic remains of the Offa's Dyke Path. Topped by the ruins of its hill top castle, Montgomery boasts an attractive mixture of Georgian, Tudor and Victorian architecture.

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A somewhat sleepy litte town, Newtown is the former capital of the Welsh textile industry. The town is now best known for Robert Owen, a great social reformer who was born and buried here.

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The main town in Montgomeryshire, Welshpool is the first point of call for most visitors arriving from England. They are rewarded with the spectacular view of Powis Castle, one of the most impressive castles in Wales. Visitors here can also visit the Powysland Museum or take a trip on the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway to the quiet village of Llanfair Caereinion, suited to walking.

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