Holiday and caravan parks in Welshpool are a wonderful place to enjoy the peace and tranquillity this region offers. Set deep within 30 acres of Welsh woodland, our holiday park is the perfect location to relax and observe gorgeous country views.
Holidays are certainly a time for relaxation, but they’re also a great time to try new activities and see new sights. There are plenty of days out around Welshpool, including leisurely country walks, railways and museums.
Built in the 1200s for the Welsh Princes of Powys, this fortified stately home National Trust property is a beautiful place to visit throughout the year. It’s famed for its beautiful and well-maintained gardens, which are host to a diverse range of trees and plants.
It’s also one of the very few energy self-sufficient nurseries in Britain, utilising both innovative and green methods to keep the garden growing beautifully.
You’ll wander through Italianate terraces, past dancing statues and fantastic topiaries – it’s a true paradise.
The interior of the castle is also spectacular. You’ll discover priceless antiques and treasures, including solid gold ornaments decorated with lavish jewels, 300 year old paintings and 15th century preserved books.
The ‘Clive Museum’ features over 300 items from the Far East, the largest collection of its type in the whole of the UK.
Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed within the gardens of Powis Castle.
The Welshpool Railway first opened to the public in 1903. Originally, it was used to link Welshpool to the smaller community of Llanfair Caereinion. Nowadays, it provides a wonderful tourist service for visitors of Welshpool.
These traditional steam trains are a wonderful way to observe the beautiful countryside which surrounds Welshpool, as well as giving you a chance to experience the past.
The journey takes around 45 minutes, and dogs are permitted if they are kept on a short lead. There’s plenty of wildlife to see along the way – herons, buzzards, deer and pheasants are just a few of the inhabitants of the local area.
The stunning Glansevern Hall Gardens offer 25 beautiful acres of diverse flora for you to observe and explore. The walk begins through the Georgian courtyard, which extends into the walled garden comprising of four themed ‘rooms’. Explore further and you will find the Victorian Grotto and the Wildflower Meadow. The Lakeside Walk within the gardens is fantastic for bird lovers – there’s a chance to see swans, pochard and even the resident kingfishers.
There are a number of routes to select, so it simply depends on how much exploration you’d like to do within these wonderful gardens. There is also an onsite café, so you can have a refreshing cup of tea after a busy afternoon of exploring the gardens.
The Dingle Garden spans 4.5 acres, and is entirely managed by a very proud and dedicated family-run team. There’s a wonderful diversity to the garden, with many areas of it being especially themed with interesting colours and unique plants.
It’s a wonderful place to take a leisurely stroll on your own, as well as being a fantastic place for children to hide and explore. It’s great for bringing a tasty picnic to during the warmer months. Dogs are allowed on leads within Dingle Garden.
There is also an extensive nursery at Dingle Garden. If you’ve been inspired by some of the beautiful and unique plants within the garden, you can purchase one for yourself.
Established by a local history society all the way back in 1874, the Powysland museum exhibits antiques and archaeology from the old county of Montgomeryshire. There’s a chronological display from the Stone Age, Bronze Age and even back to the Roman Age.
There’s also a very interesting art gallery within the museum, and the admission fee is only £1! They often host family fun educational activities throughout the year, so it’s worth checking every so often.
If you’re thinking about visiting Welshpool and its many attractions, please contact us with any queries about our holiday park.