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Newtown - Powys

Newtown is the largest town in Powys with a population of just 13,000. The source of the River Severn which is the longest river in the UK, starts just up the road in Llanidloes.

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ABOUT NEWTOWN

Newtown, known in Welsh as 'Y Drenewydd', is the largest town in Powys (pop.13,000) and is situated on the banks of the River Severn.

Newtown provides the ideal base to stay for a few days to relax, unwind and explore the surrounding countryside.

You'll find a variety of places to stay in Newtown and the surrounding area and local places to visit nearby include the nearby market towns of Welshpool, Montgomery and Llanidloes.

The small village of Berriew located mid way between Newtown and Welshpool includes Glansevern Hall Gardens and the Andrew Logan Museum (the celebrated performance artist/sculptor and originator of the Alternative Miss World, has a museum in nearby Berriew).

For adventure lovers you'll find a Championship Down-Hill Mountain Bike track at Caersws, Yamaha Off-Road Experience near Llanidloes, the Mid Wales Shooting Centre near Caersws and the Forest Rally Experience in Carno.

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The Elephant and Castle Hotel

In or near Newtown (1 miles, 1 km)

The Elephant & Castle Hotel on the banks of the River Severn, is ideally located in the centre of Newtown. An 18th century Mid Wales coaching inn - the perfect base for both leisure or business traveller.

Hotel with 19 rooms, £60-£140 prpn

Poppies Guesthouse

In or near Newtown (1 miles, 1 km)

A three story attractive Victorian terrace house. Centrally located in the Market Town of Newtown, Powys, Mid Wales where a warm friendly welcome awaits you.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £45-£75 prpnb

Penygelli Apartments

In or near Newtown (2 miles, 3 km)

1 Mile from Newtown town centre. Dog friendly accommodation perfect for couples or small groups looking for an escape. We're only 40 minutes from Abersywtyth with lots of dog friendly walks and some great dog friendly pubs nearby

Serviced Apartments with 2 units, £79-£90 pupn sleeps 2

Porthouse Wood Cabins

In or near Newtown (2 miles, 3 km)

Two log cabins overlooking the River Severn, 1.5 miles from Newtown, Powys. Private fishing on River Severn included, pets welcome. Ideal for walking, fishing and cycling.

Self-catering with 2 units, £0-£400 pupw sleeps 2-4

Highgate Cottages

In or near Newtown (3 miles, 4 km)

Set within the extensive grounds of Highgate House. Highgate offers 2 self catering holiday cottages. Dog & Child Friendly. Private trout pond for guests use. Quarry Cottage Sleeps 12 - Orchard Cottage Sleeps 7 - Free Wifi

Self-catering with 2 units, £520-£720 pupw sleeps 6-8

Maesmawr Hall Hotel

In or near Caersws (4 miles, 6 km)

Attractive Half-timbered Hotel set in 3-1/2 wooded acres, dates from 1535,five miles from Newtown. Maesmawr Hotel is an ideal base to explore Mid Wales and larger towns such as Shrewsbury, Chester and Aberystwyth are within easy reach.

Hotel with 20 rooms, £65-£175 prpnb

Lodges @ Maesmawr Farm Resort

In or near Caersws (4 miles, 6 km)

If you're looking for a slice of escapism then look no further - this is the perfect resort to restore and rejuvenate your senses. Quietly situated near to the River Severn and extending to over 27 acres

Holiday Park with 12 units, £1200 pupw sleeps 2-6

Studio Pods & Safari Tents @ Maesmawr

In or near Caersws (4 miles, 6 km)

If you're looking for a slice of escapism then look no further - this is the perfect resort to restore and rejuvenate your senses. Quietly situated near to the River Severn and extending to over 27 acres

Glamping with 8 units

Luxury Caravan @ Goetre Retreat

In or near Montgomery (4 miles, 7 km)

The Goetre Retreat Caravan Park is located close to the Shropshire border, with easy access from Newtown and Welshpool. A holiday caravan is available for hire offering weekly lets or short breaks with all the comforts of home.

Small Holiday Park (SC) with 26 units, £340 pupw sleeps 2-6

Manor Farm Lodges

In or near Newtown (4 miles, 7 km)

Welcome to Manor Farm Lodges, set in the heart of rural Mid Wales. Hidden away in spectacular Welsh scenery, this is the ideal place to relax with friends and family.

Self-catering with 2 units, £500 pupw sleeps 2-4

Dolforwyn Hall

In or near Newtown (5 miles, 7 km)

Comfortable Country House style B&B overlooking the Severn Valley. All rooms en-suite. Timber framed licenced dining room, guest lounge, sun terrace, winter log fires, ample parking

Bed & Breakfast with 8 rooms, £40 pppnb

Sunny View Caravan Park

In or near Newtown (6 miles, 10 km)

We have a gymnasium, pool room, laundrette & children’s adventure playground. For owners who enjoy angling, we provide free use of a local 10-acre coarse fishing lake and there’s excellent trout fishing on the River Severn locally

Holiday Home Park with 63 units

Plas Robin Rural Retreats

In or near Montgomery (7 miles, 10 km)

Luxurious, bespoke holiday homes, in the Montgomeryshire hillside. Relax and unwind in these beautifully appointed homes, carefully designed with every modern comfort, including, of course, your very own private Hot Tub.

Self-catering with 2 units, £900-£1800 pupw sleeps 2-4

Fraithwen Cottages

In or near Newtown (7 miles, 11 km)

Lletty Ann Wynn near Newtown is the first Fraithwen cottage. This two bedroomed 300 year old stone cottage with extensive garden and grounds and private hot tub was built in the 1720's and extensively renovated it in early summer 2018.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £120-£160 pupn sleeps 2-4

Gwernydd Hall Caravan Holiday Home Park

In or near Newtown (7 miles, 11 km)

Gwernydd Hall is a well run park complimented by its rural location. On the park is a quiet licensed bar serving meals, with childrens room, games room and private patio area. Privately owned units.

Holiday Home Park with 180 units

The Nags Head Inn

In or near Montgomery (7 miles, 12 km)

The Nags Head Inn is a Grade II listed coaching Inn. Discover a 5* welcome at the AA Welsh Pub of the Year 2018-19. Our pet-friendly Inn is awarded 5* also. In our restaurant we serve the best local produce and even grow our own herbs.

Inn with 5 rooms, £50-£80 prpnb

Brandy House Cottages

In or near Knighton (8 miles, 12 km)

In its idyllic rural setting nestled into the hills above the village of Felindre, The Brandy House, once a traditional hill farm, now a small-holding is the perfect place for a peaceful and relaxing break.

Self-catering with 2 units, £336-£786 pupw sleeps 4-5

Brandy House Farm

In or near Knighton (8 miles, 12 km)

In its idyllic rural setting nestled into the hills above the village of Felindre, The Brandy House, once a traditional hill farm, now a small-holding is the perfect place for a peaceful and relaxing break.

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £49 pppnb

PODcamping & Glamping @ Brandy House

In or near Knighton (8 miles, 12 km)

Brandy House Camping and Glamping; Weather proof camping pods fully insulated and with spacious canopies perfect for cooking under and gorgeous up-cycled vintage caravan glamp

Alternative Accommodation with 4 units, £40-£80 pupn sleeps 2

Dragon Hotel

In or near Montgomery (8 miles, 13 km)

The Dragon Hotel in Montgomery is an historic 17th century, former Coaching Inn. The hotel is located in the attractive little town of Montgomery, in the heart of the beautiful Mid Wales countryside.

Hotel with 20 rooms, £60-£109 prpnb

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Newtown benefits from a number of small local museums & galleries; the Robert Owen Museum, the Newtown Textile Museum, the WH Smith Museum and the Oriel Davies Gallery are all situated in the centre of town.

The area boasts a wealth of castles and country houses including Powis Castle & Gardens in Welshpool, Montgomery Castle, Dolforwyn Castle, Gregynog Hall & Gardens and Glansevern Hall & Gardens.

 

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