Circular Walk 5 - Coed y Graig

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This is a pub based walk that starts and finishes at the Waggon and Horses in Lower Canal Road. It includes a walk around Coed y Graig (also known as Millennium Wood) which is a small Woodland Trust wood open to the public. This walk is rated as easy, much of it is on quiet roads with some off road walking.

Distance: Short option – 1.8 miles plus walk around the small woodland
Longer option – 2.3 miles plus walk around the small woodland
Timing: 1 to 1¼ hours for the longer option, plus time to walk around the wood

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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)

Routes

  • Circular Route

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.

Circular Walk 5 - Coed y Graig

Type:Walking Route

Y Drenewydd | Newtown, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BB

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This is a pub based walk that starts and finishes at the Waggon and Horses in Lower Canal Road. It includes a walk around Coed y Graig (also known as Millennium Wood) which is a small Woodland Trust wood open to the public. This walk is rated as easy, much of it is on quiet roads with some off road walking.

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