Newtown attractions

Newtown attractions

Newtown signNewtown lies in the preserved county of Powys, a large county in central and east Wales covering the former administrative counties of Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, most of Brecknockshire and a small part of Denbighshire. It is a mountainous county making north-south transportation by car quite difficult, however its main attraction is the variety of breath-taking scenery with rolling hills and rugged mountains, spectacular passes, gentle valleys and dense forests. Its main towns include Brecon, Builth Wells, Llandrindod Wells, Llanidloes, Machynlleth, Newtown and Welshpool.

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Attractions Montgomery Castle, Castle Hill, Montgomery, Powys. Montgomery Castle is located high above the town centre, is owned by Cadw and freely accessible, and has a car park. About 8 miles east of Newtown.

Montgomery Castle

Attractions Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust. Tel: 01978 761315. The Montgomery Canal runs from Newtown, through Welshpool, to Frankton locks, east of Oswestry. See website for full details. Photo right: Canal at Welshpool).

Montgomery Canal Welshpool

Attractions Dolforwyn Castle, Dolforwyn, Powys. The ruins of Dolforwyn Castle stands on a wooded hill overlooking the Severn valley towards Newtown to the south and Montgomery to the east. About 4 miles north east of Newtown.

Dolforwyn Castle

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