Powis Castle is just 6 miles away. Chirk Castle is about 40 minuites, Erddig and Attingham Park are within an hours drive. You can find out more information, including opening hours and directions, on the National Trust website (www.nationaltrust.org.uk).
The Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway is just 5 miles away and offers a great day out for train enthusiasts and families alike (if the wind is in the right direction you hear the train whistle from our garden!). Find out more on their website: www.wllr.org.uk.
Lake Vyrnwy is an RSPB nature reserve. It offers stunning scenery, great walking and cycling. There is a visitor centre with a shop, disabled facilities and information on the abundant wildlife of the area. It was the location for BBC Springwatch 2009. And best of all – its free.
Check out their website for more info: www.rspb.org.uk.
The locality offers a wealth of shooting for the country sport enthusiast. Maesmawr Hall being a mere ½ mile away. We are also close to shoots at Powis Castle, Three Valleys, Long Mountain, Lake Vyrnwy and Vaynor to name but a few.
Step out the door and you're on Glyndŵr's Way, a trail granted National Trail status in millennium year 2000. Its enigmatic name derives from the early fifteenth century folk hero Owain Glyndŵr, who won significant battles close to the route and who held a Welsh Parliament in Machynlleth.
Along the Trail are some of the finest landscape features in Wales including the tranquil Radnorshire Hills, the shores of the Clywedog Reservoir and heather clad Plynlimon. There are spectacular views over Cadair Idris, Lake Vyrnwy, the Cambrian Mountains and Y Golfa.
You can find out more at the National Trail website: www.nationaltrail.co.uk.
There are many lovely villages and towns just waiting to be discovered! From the pretty market town of Welshpool, to the bustling shops of Shrewsbury and Chester, theres something for every taste nearby.