Top things to do in Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Top Choice Castle in Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Powis Castle

Surrounded by magnificent gardens, the redbrick Powis Castle was originally constructed in the 13th century by Gruffydd ap Gwenwynwyn, prince of Powys, and subsequently enriched by generations of the Herbert and Cli…
Museum in Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Powysland Museum & Montgomery Canal

The Montgomery Canal originally ran for 35 miles, starting at Newtown and ending at Frankton Junction in Shropshire, where it joined the Llangollen Canal. Beside Canal Wharf in central Welshpool is the Powysland Mus…
International in Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Corn Store

If Welshpool has a dining institution, this is it. Run by chef-proprietor Rebecca for over 25 years, it has avocado walls and cheery round, rainbow mirrors that overlook families of regulars tucking into Euro-Med-As…
Music in Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Welshpool Country Music Festival

In mid-July, the Powis Castle Showfield becomes the unlikely venue for a weekend hoedown. Proceeds benefit people with disabilities, through the Heulwen Trust, which runs two narrowboats to take its beneficiaries on…
Pub Food in Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Royal Oak

This handsome brick coaching inn, which played host to Queen Victoria en route to Powis Castle, is home to a hushed and carpeted bistro. The indispensable burgers, lasagne and so on are joined by lesser-seen dishes …