Mid Wales | Castles | Cycling & Walking
Looking for a UK holiday gem? Then look no further and Visit Wales & The Welsh Marches.
A fantastic location close to the English border and only 4 hours from London, this region of Wales is littered with Welsh Castles, History, Heritage - a great location for an adventure or that rural retreat you’ve been promising yourself.
A Visit to Wales isn’t complete without seeing at least one Welsh Castle. The castles in Wales are famous for their turbulent history between the Welsh and the English. Today they offer visitors a great day out with lots to do and provide a UK family holiday that is streets above the rest.
The Welsh Marches aren’t just about Castles. Explore the region and explore the beautiful array of market towns dotted around the region. Welshpool and Newtown are two of the largest towns in the region and offer an array of walks, museums and history. Also famous for the National Trust Powis Castle and home to the Gregynog Festival. This region of Wales offers the visitor a relaxing break that makes you feel 1000 miles away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Great UK Deals and holidays can be found in this region of Wales. Make sure you take a trip to the famous Lake Vyrnwy or take a walk on the Montgomery Wales Canal.
Events in Mid Wales
|Sun 1 Jan - Fri 31 Mar||Exhibition: Elan Landscape Heritage Partnership at Elan Valley|
|Sat 25 Feb||Knighton Farmers Market at Knighton Community Hall|
|Sat 28 Jan - Sun 26 Feb||Snowdrop Displays at Chirk Castle|
|Sat 25 Feb - Thu 16 Mar||Student Photography Exhibition at Chirk Castle|
Cycling & Walking
Talybont 0300 065 3000
Start: Tal-y-bont village green Grid Reference: SN654 891 Distance: Walk A: 10.5 km – 6.5 miles Walk B: 9.8 km – 6.1 miles Grade: Moderate Terrain: Tarmac road, firm tracks, fields and woodland. Can be muddy in places