Places to Visit

Powys Castle : Medieval castle, fortress and country mansion rising dramatically above the celebrated garden.


Llanrhaeadr Waterfall : An enchanting waterfall in the Berwyn Mountains, and at 240ft (80m) high, it is the UK’s tallest single drop waterfall.

Lake Vyrnwy : Just on the edge of The Snowdonia National Park and south of Lake Bala, Lake Vyrnwy is set amidst the remote and beautiful Berwyn Mountains.

Hawkstone Follies : The Follies is an historic woodland fantasy with cliffs, crags, caves, deep woods and a series of extraordinary monuments built over 200 years ago.

Oswestry Markets : A vibrant indoor & outdoor market with over 70 different traders, offering goods and services for the area.

Offas Dyke : 1200 years ago a certain vigorous king called Offa……had a great dyke built between Wales and Mercia from sea to sea.

St Oswalds Parish Church : St Oswalds Church in the town centre has been a place of worship for over 1000 years.

Chirk Castle : Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches, completed in 1310.

Erddig Hall : Atmospheric 18th century house, featuring 1,200-acre country park and formal walled garden.

Berwyn Mountains : The Berwyn mountain range in northeast Wales provides some excellent walking away from the crowds.

Llangollen :A small town of some 3000 people Llangollen is steeped in myth and legend. It is best known for hosting the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod every July which brings in some 120,000 visitors and turns the town into a vibrant international stage.

Horseshoe Pass : The A542 road to the Horseshoe Pass, in Welsh, Bwlch yr Oernant (pass of the cold stream), offers some of the most spectacular views in Wales as it climbs from Llangollen around a wide valley to form the shape of its name.

Ironbridge : A World Heritage Site set in a beautiful wooded valley in the heart of the Shropshire countryside. Home to the first arch bridge in the world to be made of cast iron.

Park Hall Farm : Park Hall Countryside Experience is one of the region’s most exciting all weather family visitor attractions with regular hands-on animal activities, two massive indoor playbarns, lots of outdoor play and driving activities.

Ellesmere : An important settlement ever since those clever ancient Britons found that the magnificent glacial Mere was an ideal place for some genuine rest and relaxation.