Around & About
Many visitors to the area come simply for the peace and quiet. To explore the area cycling continues to attract singletons, groups and families; and motor cyclists enjoy the wide sweeping well maintained roads that Wales offers.
Venture to the coast and visit some of the best sandy beaches with often no one to share them with.
Many waymarked paths can be found giving the walker a vast range of destinations to explore.
Within walking distance -
Rhayader (one mile from Redwood Retreat - unfortunately uphill on the way back!)
Small Welsh market town with a wide variety of pubs & coffee/tea shops
Waymarked riverside walks
CARAD – Community Arts Rhayader & District – exhibitions, craft days, museum
8-day carnival in July each year
The Lost Arc – Coffee shop and light meals, Pizza night, music evenings
Clive Powell – Cycle hire
Pump track – cycles
International Dark Sky Park
Visitors Centre – Meals, exhibitions, talks
Gilfach Nature Reserve
Run by Radnorshire Wildlife Trust
Ancient Welsh farmstead
Walks, exhibitions, teas
A Short Drive –
Victorian Spa town
Rock Park Gardens
The Lake – walking, café
Home to the Welsh 2 Day Enduro each year in June (motorcycles)
Metropole Hotel – teas
Wyeside – theatre, cinema and live events - www.wyeside.co.uk
Royal Welsh Showground – Royal Welsh Show – July, Spring Fair – May, Winter Fair – November
Small market town with half-timbered buildings. Home of flannel making in 1700’s
Charter market in Great Oak Street every Saturday
A short drive to the Hafren Forest where you can walk to Plynlimon and the source of the River Severn and the River Wye.