Local Attractions


Knighton

  • Offa’s Dyke Centre and tourist information centre, free entry with an exhibit giving information about the Dyke and the Offa’s Dyke footpath, plus other local footpaths -  01547 528753
  • There is a play park below the Offa’s Dyke Centre and access to the river Teme
  • The Spaceguard Centre, a working observatory  - 01547 520247
  • Knighton has a swimming pool and sports centre  - 01547 529187
  • Knighton Museum, free entry
  • Knighton Community Market held in the community centre, 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, 9.30 to 12.30
     

Presteigne

  • The Judge’s lodging, an award winning historic house - 01544 260650
  • East Radnor Leisure Centre and swimming pool in Presteigne  - 01544 260302
  • Presteigne local food market, 1st Saturday of each month 9am to 1pm
  • The Withy Beds – site of special scientific interest, wet willow woodland alongside the river Lugg.  Circular boardwalk, wheelchair friendly 

Other Attractions

  • Llangunllo -Phil Price Rally School - 01547 550300
  • Llangunllo - Griffin Lloyd Shooting Ground - 01547 550634
  • Personal clay shooting tuition through Ray Thomas - 01597 840244
  • Penyclawdd Fishing pool, A four-acre pool set in glorious countryside, stocked with mirror carp    07791 152170
  • Quackers Play Centre - near Llandrindod Wells  - 01597 860111
  • Underhill Riding Stables - pony trekking and horse riding, 9 miles - 01597 851890
  • Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre Kington, 17 miles 
  • Elan Valley Dams and Visitor Centre  - a stunning area to visit and drive around, with four reservoirs, walking and cycling, close to the market town of Rhayader
  • Rhayader – Red Kite Feeding Centre - Feeding is at 2pm from last Sunday of October and, 3pm from the last Sunday in March   01597 810243
  • The Heart of Wales railway has stations at Knighton, Knucklas and Llangunllo so you could take a day to explore the towns and villages along this rural line.
  • Oakerwood Outdoor Activity Centre - 01568 780111 - 20 miles 
  • Warren Wood and Water-break-its-neck - 3 short walking trails and a waterfall  - 12 miles
  • Hergest Croft Gardens, Kington – 17 miles, Also worth taking a walk on Hergest Ridge if you visit the gardens, fantastic views.

Castles

  • Knucklas Castle Mound – 3 miles
  • Powys Castle, National Trust - 29 miles
  • Montgomery Castle - 21 miles
  • Ludlow Castle - 23 miles
  • Croft Castle and Parkland - 21 miles