Guidebook for Berriew

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Guidebook for Berriew

Sightseeing
A National Trust gem, high on a rock above its world famous gardens and terraces. Built around 1200, as a medieval fortress and has been remodelled and embellished over the centuries.
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Château de Powis
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A National Trust gem, high on a rock above its world famous gardens and terraces. Built around 1200, as a medieval fortress and has been remodelled and embellished over the centuries.
Started by Henry III in 1223, demolished on the order of Parliament after the Civil War. The castle provides incredible panoramic views of England and Wales.
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Montgomery Castle
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Started by Henry III in 1223, demolished on the order of Parliament after the Civil War. The castle provides incredible panoramic views of England and Wales.
The Industrial Revolution, preserved & interpreted within 6sq miles of this World Heritage Site. Includes 10 museums, archaeological sites, historic woodlands, 2 chapels, and 2 Quaker burial grounds.
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Museum of the Gorge
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The Industrial Revolution, preserved & interpreted within 6sq miles of this World Heritage Site. Includes 10 museums, archaeological sites, historic woodlands, 2 chapels, and 2 Quaker burial grounds.
errr... it's Snowdonia National Park.
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Snowdonia National Park
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errr... it's Snowdonia National Park.
A sedate & scenic day out. Striking views across the water to a gothic water tower. A 24,000 acre RSPB Reserve, with viewpoints around the lake to observe the amazing variety of birds and scenery.
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Lake Vyrnwy
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A sedate & scenic day out. Striking views across the water to a gothic water tower. A 24,000 acre RSPB Reserve, with viewpoints around the lake to observe the amazing variety of birds and scenery.
Classic ancient castle, in an incredible setting on the edge of Snowdonia.
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Harlech Castle
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Classic ancient castle, in an incredible setting on the edge of Snowdonia.
The highest mountain in Wales, 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands.
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Mont Snowdon
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The highest mountain in Wales, 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands.
The finest of medieval ruined castles, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of a superb, bustling black & white market town.
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Ludlow Castle
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The finest of medieval ruined castles, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of a superb, bustling black & white market town.
Dramatic riverside ruins and extensive earthworks of a Welsh Border castle, its tall 13th century keep unusually set on the side of its mound.
Clun Castle
Dramatic riverside ruins and extensive earthworks of a Welsh Border castle, its tall 13th century keep unusually set on the side of its mound.
A cracking mountain to climb. Not too tough. Incredible views to the sea, across the estuary, and beyond...
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Cadair Idris - Penygadair
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A cracking mountain to climb. Not too tough. Incredible views to the sea, across the estuary, and beyond...
A great base for the Mawddach Estuary and Cadair Idris.
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Dolgellau
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A great base for the Mawddach Estuary and Cadair Idris.
The new Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery occupies the old Music Hall: an extraordinary complex of buildings including a rare medieval stone mansion (the only one of its kind in this region).
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Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
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The new Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery occupies the old Music Hall: an extraordinary complex of buildings including a rare medieval stone mansion (the only one of its kind in this region).
So much to do at Hay-on-Wye, from all the BOOKS and BOOKSHOPS to outdoor pursuits into the Brecon Beacons. Well worth a day trip.
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Hay-on-Wye
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So much to do at Hay-on-Wye, from all the BOOKS and BOOKSHOPS to outdoor pursuits into the Brecon Beacons. Well worth a day trip.
An enchanting waterfall in the Berwyn Mountains. At 240ft (80m) high it is the UK's tallest single drop waterfall.
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Pistyll Rhaeadr(Waterfall)
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An enchanting waterfall in the Berwyn Mountains. At 240ft (80m) high it is the UK's tallest single drop waterfall.
This stunningly beautiful medieval town was the birthplace of the inspiration for the modern Olympic Movement. The 2012 London Olympics mascot was called Wenlock!
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Much Wenlock
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This stunningly beautiful medieval town was the birthplace of the inspiration for the modern Olympic Movement. The 2012 London Olympics mascot was called Wenlock!
Food Scene
Lovely local tea room - great cakes. Also does takeaway meals.
Lychgate Cottage Tearoom & Deli
Lovely local tea room - great cakes. Also does takeaway meals.
Local pub with great food in a proper restaurant.
The Lion Hotel
Local pub with great food in a proper restaurant.
Restaurant offering French-influenced cuisine focusing on locally sourced, seasonal produce. Check out their special 7-course seasonal “tasting” menu.
Upper Rectory Restaurant & Shepherds Hut Accommodation
Restaurant offering French-influenced cuisine focusing on locally sourced, seasonal produce. Check out their special 7-course seasonal “tasting” menu.
Michelin Starred restaurant at the foot of Ludlow Castle ramparts on the banks on the River Teme. 01584 874431
Mr Underhills
Michelin Starred restaurant at the foot of Ludlow Castle ramparts on the banks on the River Teme. 01584 874431
Restaurant with exceptional food and wine. Awarded a Michellin Star in 2011. 01584 872 325
La Becasse
17 Corve St
Restaurant with exceptional food and wine. Awarded a Michellin Star in 2011. 01584 872 325
Chef Stéphane Borie’s CV boasts 7yrs with Michel Roux at The Waterside Inn Bray, and a spell at Le Manoir Aux Quat Saisons. The Checkers became the fourth restaurant in Wales with a Michelin star.
Checkers Pantry
Chef Stéphane Borie’s CV boasts 7yrs with Michel Roux at The Waterside Inn Bray, and a spell at Le Manoir Aux Quat Saisons. The Checkers became the fourth restaurant in Wales with a Michelin star.
Essentials
Local shop.
Spar
Local shop.
Big shop.
Tesco Superstore
Big shop.
Big shop.
Harry Tuffin Country Park
Big shop.
Big shop.
Morrisons
Big shop.
High quality local butcher.
Alan Davies Butcher
3 The Sign
High quality local butcher.
Drinks & Nightlife
Great local pub.
Talbot Hotel
Great local pub.
Established in 1642, with the brewery being possibly the oldest in the country. King Charles 1st issued the first brewing licences in that year to raise funds to pay for his civil war army.
The Three Tuns Inn
Established in 1642, with the brewery being possibly the oldest in the country. King Charles 1st issued the first brewing licences in that year to raise funds to pay for his civil war army.
A sweet tiny town on the river, with 3 or 4 pubs.
Llanfair Caereinion
A sweet tiny town on the river, with 3 or 4 pubs.
A small but vibrant little country pub in the heart of the village of Bettws Cedewain, near Newtown. It's a traditional black and white public house, with oodles of character.
Bettws Cedewain
A small but vibrant little country pub in the heart of the village of Bettws Cedewain, near Newtown. It's a traditional black and white public house, with oodles of character.
Entertainment & Activities
Get kids candle dipping, pottery painting and making textile creations with felt, buttons, sequins and more. 01654 761584
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Corris Craft Centre
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Get kids candle dipping, pottery painting and making textile creations with felt, buttons, sequins and more. 01654 761584
Explore an abandoned Welsh slate mine with one of Wales’ most experienced mine explorers. 01654 761244
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Corris Mine Explorers
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Explore an abandoned Welsh slate mine with one of Wales’ most experienced mine explorers. 01654 761244
A 16 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train through beautiful Mid Wales countryside. Break the journey with an ice cream at Llanfair. 01938 810441
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Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway
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A 16 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train through beautiful Mid Wales countryside. Break the journey with an ice cream at Llanfair. 01938 810441
Superb leisure pool, including a twisting 30m flume, rapids ride and spa pool; plus fantastic paddling and beach areas for toddlers and babies. Also a children’s soft play area for 2-8yrs olds.
The Flash Leisure Centre
Superb leisure pool, including a twisting 30m flume, rapids ride and spa pool; plus fantastic paddling and beach areas for toddlers and babies. Also a children’s soft play area for 2-8yrs olds.
Children’s play areas throughout; fascinating working examples of environmentally responsible buildings, renewable energy generation, organic growing. Excellent cafe and shop.
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Centre for Alternative Technology
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Children’s play areas throughout; fascinating working examples of environmentally responsible buildings, renewable energy generation, organic growing. Excellent cafe and shop.
Lake Bala is Wales’ premier spot for windsurfing, kayaking, white-water rafting, power-boating and much much more.
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Lac Bala
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Lake Bala is Wales’ premier spot for windsurfing, kayaking, white-water rafting, power-boating and much much more.
Beautiful huge beach, seaside town.
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Barmouth
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Beautiful huge beach, seaside town.
Beautiful huge beach, seaside town.
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Tywyn
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Beautiful huge beach, seaside town.
Beautiful huge beach, seaside town.
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Aberdyfi
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Beautiful huge beach, seaside town.
Beautiful huge beach...
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Ynyslas
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Beautiful huge beach...
Horse-riding centres can be found throughout the borders, including Brandy House Farm, offering guided riding less than 40 minutes from Tyn Yr Wtra.
Brandy House Farm
Horse-riding centres can be found throughout the borders, including Brandy House Farm, offering guided riding less than 40 minutes from Tyn Yr Wtra.
Red kites compete spectacularly with buzzards and ravens for choice pickings, every day of the year. “For Red Kites like you’ve probably never seen them before" Bill Oddie
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Red Kite Feeding Station
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Red kites compete spectacularly with buzzards and ravens for choice pickings, every day of the year. “For Red Kites like you’ve probably never seen them before" Bill Oddie
Take a boat deep into the mountains of southern Snowdonia for an underground storytelling adventure. Enjoy the myths and legends of Welsh dragons, giants, battles and more. 01654 761584
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King Arthurs Labyrinth
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Take a boat deep into the mountains of southern Snowdonia for an underground storytelling adventure. Enjoy the myths and legends of Welsh dragons, giants, battles and more. 01654 761584
The only permanent exhibition of contemporary mechanical moving models in the UK. Kids can enjoy making model characters spin, whirl or bob up and down. Also a play barn, rabbit village and cafe.
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Machinations
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The only permanent exhibition of contemporary mechanical moving models in the UK. Kids can enjoy making model characters spin, whirl or bob up and down. Also a play barn, rabbit village and cafe.
Mountain bike hire and masses of awesome, world class trails to enjoy, at all levels.
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Coed y Brenin Forest Park
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Mountain bike hire and masses of awesome, world class trails to enjoy, at all levels.
The UK's number one forest adventure. Tree top adventures, zip wires, forest biking and more.
Go Ape Coed-y-Brenin
The UK's number one forest adventure. Tree top adventures, zip wires, forest biking and more.
Arts & Culture
Entertainment venue for Mid Wales offering Comedy, Drama, Local Theatre, Musicals, Choirs and Children’s Entertainment. 01686 614555
The Hafren
Entertainment venue for Mid Wales offering Comedy, Drama, Local Theatre, Musicals, Choirs and Children’s Entertainment. 01686 614555
Movies!
The Regent Cinema
Movies!
The Mid Wales Arts Centre features a large Gallery, and a Sculpture Park.
Mid Wales Arts Centre
The Mid Wales Arts Centre features a large Gallery, and a Sculpture Park.
Everything Else
Adrenalin junkies can hit the Long Mynd for mountain biking, parapenting, hang-gliding, or even to take to the Shropshire skies with the Midland Gliding Club.
Midland Gliding Club Ltd
Adrenalin junkies can hit the Long Mynd for mountain biking, parapenting, hang-gliding, or even to take to the Shropshire skies with the Midland Gliding Club.
Known as the oldest road in Wales, where cattle were taken from Wales to English markets. On the borders of Shropshire and Powys, the Kerry Ridgeway has sweeping views over the hills of the borders.
Kerry Ridgeway
Known as the oldest road in Wales, where cattle were taken from Wales to English markets. On the borders of Shropshire and Powys, the Kerry Ridgeway has sweeping views over the hills of the borders.
National Trust. 4,942 acres of heather-covered hills with stunning views of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Welsh Hills. Paths for walking, cycling & horse riding.
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Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd
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National Trust. 4,942 acres of heather-covered hills with stunning views of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Welsh Hills. Paths for walking, cycling & horse riding.