Around Welshpool


Whether you are looking for an afternoon’s stroll or a more challenging climb, Welshpool and its local area offer a varied choice. The Tourist information centre stocks many walking books and OS maps to help you make the most of the area.
Tel: 01938 552043

In Welshpool

Heritage Trail:
There is a Heritage Trail which meanders around the town and takes in many aspects and buildings covering Welshpool’s history. There is a free leaflet available in the Tourist Information Centre.

Town Train Trail:
There is a new Train Trail through the town tracing the rail link between the mainline station and the station at Raven Square – where you can still catch the Welshpool to Llanfair Light Railway train during operating hours. Information boards are located at key points along the Trail and a free leaflet can be picked up at the Tourist Information Centre.

Powis Castle:
Starting at the gates located at the top of the town (just off High street), walk through Powis park and around the castle. Approx 2 miles, no dogs allowed in deer park.

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Bron Y Buckley Woods:
Owned by the woodland trust, the woodland is located at the top of the town.


Local Area

Rodney’s Pillar:
Located east of Welshpoool, Rodney’s pillar is set on Breidden hill which stands at 365 meters at its peak. untitled (11)

Guided walks around Welshpool Town Centre.

Discover some of Welshpool’s past history and hear folklore stories. Follow the route the train used to take through the town and discover hidden nooks and crannies. Tours available to individuals, families and groups. Walks are free but donations accepted. Call Alan on 07782 166 342 to arrange.