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During June and early July: A two night mid week break starting either on a Monday or Wednesday; £200.

 

 

 

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Walking Holiday Wales, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Radnorshire

Walking Holidays in Wales

Radnorshire offers superb off the beaten track walking, whether you want a gentle stroll or a day's hike, there is something to suit everyone. The walking is varied including open hill, farm land, quiet lanes, old tracks and by ways. Red kites, buzzards, skylarks and hares are some of the wildlife that can be seen and heard as you walk.

Two footpaths cross the farm and lead on to other public footpaths and a green lane which takes you across the hill.  There is a marked walk around the farm which is a pleasant stroll alongside the stream and around the top fields.  Another pleasant short walk from the farm is a circular one that takes you across fields with views in all directions, and then loops back and up our lane.

Local Walks

In your accommodation you will find Walking around Llandrindod Wells, a booklet with twenty walks of different lengths and grade.  Slightly further afield there are some wonderful walks on open hill around Glascwm, Aberedw and Hundred House.

Offa‘s Dyke National Trail

Offa's Dyke is a linear earthwork which roughly follows the Welsh/English boundary. It stretches for 177 miles.  The stretches between Knighton and Kington, and Kington and Hay on Wye are easily accessible and cover some of the most stunning countryside.

The flora and fauna are as rich and as varied as the scenery. The Offa's Dyke Centre is in Knighton.

Glyndwr’s Way

Glyndwr’s Way begins at Knighton and meanders through open moorland, rolling farmland, woodland and forest of Mid Wales.  The stretch between Knighton, Llangunllo and Llanbadarn Fynydd is easily accessible and travels over Beacon Hill before dropping down to the River Ithon at Llanbadarn.

Wye Valley Walk

The Wye Valley Walk is a perfect mix of hill and river walking. The stretch from Rhayader to Builth Wells and then onto Hay on Wye runs alongside the Wye at its more boisterous before it reaches the quieter stretches further down stream.

Granary Cottage

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The Straw Cottage, what a beautiful setting, far away from computers and electric gadgets. Beautiful cottage and surroundings. We loved the peace and quiet, the stream and the treasure hunt! Hours of board games by candlelight after a hard day's trekking in amazing Mid Wales. A lovely magical setting, perfect for getting my boys away from their X boxes! Thank you Margot for thinking of everything.

Laura, Panos, Laufrey & Alex

The Straw Cottage