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Rhayader Town Centre,


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This section of route 81 heads North East via Llanidloes, Newtown and Welshpool towards Shrewsbury and England.

The route North of Rhayader is on a quiet country lane along side the A470. A large section of a traffic free cycle route can be found between Newtown and Welshpool as it travels via the Montgomery canal.

The route onwards between Welshpool and Shrewsbury is via country lanes as it passes into England and continues on Eastwards.

Cycle Route: Sustrans Route 81


Rhayader Town Centre,

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Map reference: SN 970680  Lat: 52.30117 Long: -3.51118


This route begins in the town of Rhayader and heads alongside the A470 road on a country lane. The route passes through Llanidloes town centre and Newtown before heading along the Canal towards Welshpool town centre.

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