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Walking Route:Circular Walk 6 - Waterways and Town at Y Drenewydd | Newtown

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Image credit: Visit Mid Wales


This walk starts and ends in the centre of Newtown. It is mainly along the mighty river Severn and tributary streams together with some road and off -road walking. It returns to town through woods and finally alongside industrial and residential areas. The walk largely circles around the western boundaries of Newtown. This walk is rated as easy to moderate.

Distance: 4.5 miles.
Timing: 2 hours.

Cash PointDisabled toiletsPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)


SY16 2BB


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Map reference: SO 108916  Lat: 52.51512 Long: -3.31512

BY TRAIN: Newtown railway station is a 10 minute walk from the town centre. There is parking at the station and taxis are available in the town centre

BY BUS: Newtown bus station is located in the town centre off Back Lane (opposite Argos) with services from/to Shrewsbury, Llanidloes, Machynlleth, Llandrindod Wells, Builth Wells, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff, Aberystwyth, Birmingham and London.

BY CAR: A458 from Shrewsbury to Welshpool; then A483.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Newtown station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)