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Explore the Heart of Wales Market Days

Let the Heart of Wales line from Shrewsbury or Craven Arms take you to one of the small market towns along its route. The itinerary is based on National Rail timetables from 15 December 2019 to 16 May 2020. Subsequent train times until December will probably be similar but will not be confirmed until nearer the time.

 

Morning

There is a range of small market towns to be found along the Heart of Wales line with markets once or twice a month. The Farmers Market at Llandovery is on the last Saturday of the month, Llanwrtyd Wells has five seasonal Farmers Markets on Saturdays and Knighton's Farmers Market takes place on the second and fourth Saturday of the month

Take the 09.00 train from Shrewsbury or the 09.29 from Craven Arms; arrival at Knighton will be at 09.52, Llanwrtyd Wells at 11.03 and Llandovery at 11.33.
Knighton

Knighton is a Mid Wales Marches town with a remarkable landscape and rich history. Located on the scenic Heart of Wales railway line, it makes a great base to explore the Offa's Dyke Path or Glyndwr's Way National Trails.

Powys, LD7 1EN

Walkers are Welcome Towns and Villages

 
Llanwrytd Wells

Llanwrtyd Wells is the smallest town in Britain. It is also one of the friendliest, having a long history of catering for the many visitors who, today, come to enjoy the unspoilt beauty of the surrounding Cambrian Mountains.

Powys, LD5 4RW

 
 

Lunch

After some retail therapy why not grab something to eat before taking the train home - there are many cafes in the towns mentioned. The Drovers Rest Riverside Restaurant is at Llanwrtyd Wells and the Bistro at The Level Crossing is opposite the station at Llandovery.
 

Afternoon

For your journey home, the train leaves Llandovery at 14.37, Llanwrtyd Wells at 15.03 and Knighton at 16.21.

Llandovery railway station is on the Heart of Wales Line that runs from Shrewsbury to Swansea.

Station Yard, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, SA20 0BG

 

Llanwrtyd railway station is on the Heart of Wales Line that runs from Shrewsbury to Swansea.

Station Rd, Llanwrtyd Wells, LD5 4RW

 

Knighton railway station is on the Heart of Wales Line that runs from Shrewsbury to Swansea.

Station Rd, Knighton, LD7 1DT

 
 

Evening

Your train arrives back at Shrewsbury station at 17.12.
 
 

Other Itineraries

> Explore Mid Wales Days Out

> Heritage Railways

> Scenic Railway Day Trips

> Short Breaks by Train

> Short Breaks in Mid Wales

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