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Glansevern Hall Gardens
Glansevern Hall GardensBerriew
Welshpool
Powys SY218AH
Tel: 01686 640200
Email: glansevern@yahoo.co.uk
Web: www.glansevern.co.uk
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Privately-owned estate with some 18 acres of mature gardens. In an idyllic setting on the banks of the River Severn noted for collection of unusual trees. Other features include a lakeside walk, a water garden and vast rock garden, complete with grotto. Also art gallery & tea shop.
Powis Castle
Powis CastleWelshpool
Powys SY21 8RF
Tel: 01938 551944
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-powiscastle_garden
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National Trust. World famous terraced garden & medieval castle containing one of the finest collections of paintings in Wales. It was originally built as a fortress by Welsh princes & was later enriched by generations of Herberts & Clives.A beautiful collection of Indian treasures is displayed in the Clive Museum.
Powysland Museum
Powysland MuseumThe Canal Wharf
Welshpool
Powys SY21 7AQ
Tel:
Email: powysland.museum@powys.gov.uk
Web: www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=2117&L=0
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History and development of life in Montgomeryshire from the earliest prehistoric settlers to the 20th century population.
Welshpool & Llanfair Railway
Welshpool & Llanfair RailwayThe Station
Llanfair Caereinion
Welshpool
Powys SY21 0SF
Tel:
Email: info@wllr.org.uk
Web: www.wllr.org.uk
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The railway was built in 1902 to link the rural community with Welshpool. Today the steam train journey starts at Welshpool up the steep Golfa bank, through the Banwy Valley, into Llanfair Caereinion. Special event during the year are organized & there are also driving experience courses.

Things to see & do nearby - within approx 15 miles

Commando Paintball & Border Quadtrekking
Commando Paintball & Border QuadtrekkingMiddletown SY21 8ER
Tel:
Email: info@commandopaintball.com
Web: www.commandopaintball.com
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Family run outdoor pursuits centre based at the beautiful Bulthy Hill Farm. We can cater for paintballing, quad biking, mountain biking, laser clays and much more...
Loton Park Speed Hill Climb
Loton Park Speed Hill ClimbNr Shrewsbury
Tel: 01902 896699
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Web: www.hdlcc.com
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Regular motorsports events throughout the year.
The Spaceguard Centre
The Spaceguard CentreLlanshay Lane
Knighton
Powys LD7 1LW
Tel: 01547 520247
Email: spaceguard@dial.pipex.com
Web: www.spaceguarduk.com
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Formerly the Powys County Observatory, the centre's aim is to bring the wonders of the universe to everyone in a fun and understandable way. At the same time they want to raise public awareness of the threat of asteroid and comet impacts, and the ways in which they can predict and prevent them.

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