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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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River Severn- Newtown

Newtown, Powys, Mid Wales

ABOUT NEWTOWN

Newtown, known in Welsh as 'Y Drenewydd', is the largest town in Powys (pop.13,000) lies on the upper reaches 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 many local walks in the area including gentle town and nature trails to longer walking and cycling routes

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 and is home to the Andrew Logan Museum. Andrew is a  celebrated performance artist/sculptor and originator of the Alternative Miss World.

For adventure lovers you could try paddleboarding or kayaking on the River Severn or head up to nearby Llyn Clewedog where you'll find a Mountain Bike Wales based in Staylittle, Yamaha Off-Road Experience and the Forest Rally Experience in Carno.

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Map of Things to Do & Places to Stay Around Newtown

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-£150 prpn

Penygelli Apartments (Mid Wales)

In or near Newtown (2 miles, 3 km)

1 Mile from Newtown town centre. Dog friendly serviced apartments (sleeps 2), perfect for couples or small groups looking for a countryside escape, or a central base to explore Mid Wales. (Super king size double/twin set up available)

Serviced Apartments with 2 units, £70-£80 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-£440 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

Maesmawr Farm Resort

In or near Caersws (4 miles, 6 km)

If you're looking for a slice of escapism then look no further - Maesmawr Farm Resort near Newtown is the perfect place 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

Maesmawr Farm Resort | Glamping

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

Love2Stay Mid Wales

In or near Caersws (4 miles, 7 km)

Love2Stay Mid Wales is a paradise for families and couples alike. Located in the heart of the Mid Wales, overlooking the Severn Valley. With 28 acres to explore and create unforgettable memories,

Holiday Park with 125 units

Goetre Retreat Caravan Park

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, £300-£340 pupw sleeps 2-6

Dolforwyn Hall

In or near Newtown (5 miles, 7 km)

Comfortable Country House style Hotel 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, £60-£125 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 3 units, £900-£3000 pupw sleeps 1-6

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

Llwyn Coppa Holiday Cottages

In or near Newtown (7 miles, 11 km)

Llwyn Coppa is a small farm with 2 holiday cottages in Powys (each sleeping 4), Dog friendly

Self-catering with 2 units, £65-£150 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, £360-£763 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

Meadow Springs Country & Leisure Park

In or near Caersws (8 miles, 12 km)

Own your Luxury Waterfront Lodge or Waterfront Static Caravan at Meadow Springs Country & Leisure Park. Set in one of the most stunning and beautiful areas of Mid Wales, the 40 acre holiday resort is set within 300 acres of countryside.

Holiday Park with 2 units, £750-£1800 pupw sleeps 4-6

Meadow Springs Country & Leisure Park

In or near Caersws (8 miles, 12 km)

Meadow Springs Country & Leisure Park new, 5* Holiday Park is now open! Nestled in the heart of rural Mid Wales.This new Holiday Park is set in one of the most stunning and beautiful areas of Wales near Newtown, Awarded 5* by Visit Wales!

Holiday & Touring Park with 55 pitches, £29-£38 ptpn

The Granary Wine Bar - Newtown

 

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 and Gregynog Hall & Gardens 

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