Newtown Tourist Information Centre

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The Tourist Information Centre provides a service for local visitors and those from further afield who are visiting the local area. The team will be available to answer any questions and provide information on accommodation, travel, attractions, activities and events within Newtown and the local area.

The Robert Owen Resource Centre is located in the centre of Newtown at: The Cross, Broad Street, Newtown, Powys, SY162BB.

The centre includes the Tourist Information Point, Robert Owen Museum, a reading room (With computer and printing facilities) and the Town Council Offices.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Cash Point

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Telephone (public)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

BY TRAIN: Newtown railway station is a 10 minute walk from the town centre. There is parking at the station and taxis are available in the town centre

BY BUS: Newtown bus station is located in the town centre off Back Lane (opposite Argos) with services from/to Shrewsbury, Llanidloes, Machynlleth, Llandrindod Wells, Builth Wells, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff, Aberystwyth, Birmingham and London.

BY CAR: A458 from Shrewsbury to Welshpool; then A483.

Accessible by Public Transport: Newtown station is 0 miles away.

Newtown Tourist Information Centre

Type:Information Centre

Y Drenewydd | Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BB

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Tel01686 625544

Opening Times

* Newtown Tourist Information Point is open 11-3, Monday to Friday

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