GETTING HERE AND GETTING AROUND
Getting to Tanyfoel.
We are easy to get to from the UK motorway network. We are about 75 minutes from the J11 of the M6, using the M54 and the A5. There are mainline railway stations 11 miles away in Welshpool and Gobowen, with good connections to Manchester, Birmingham and London Euston. Given a little notice, we can arrange transport to and from Gobowen or Welshpool station to Tanyfoel.
The roads around here are quiet, so driving or riding is easy. There are many local lanes and footpaths to walk.
The local attractions are: -
Lake Vyrnwy, where you can take a picnic and sit by the lake, hire bicycles and cycle around the lake, walk their many trails, visit the RSPB centre, or have a relaxing spa, shooting or fishing day.
Pistill Rhaeadr Waterfalls, the highest waterfall in Wales, is a magical place to walk and relax.
Powis Castle, garden and deer park , National Trust property. Home of the Clive family.
Chirk Castle, garden and deer park, National Trust. An original Edward I castle, still lived in.
Enjoy the beauty of the stunning Berwyn mountains.
The British Iron Works Centre and sculpture park is a fab day out with falconry displays and seasonal events.
For the more adventurous try a local off-road motorbike experience or down-hill mountain biking.
The Welshpool and Llanfair Railway in the Banwy Valley is a great day out for young and old alike.
And there's lots to do further afield. The boundary of the Snowdonia National Park is a few miles away. Inside the park, the stunning scenery dominates, there are many things to see and do, like :
Snowdon Montain Railway, and the other Great Little Trains
Portmeirion - Be seeing you.
Electric Mountain - A power station under the mountain
Surf Snowdonia - Artificial surfing lake
Zipworld - the longest zip wire in Europe
Bounce Below - Trampolines in a cave
Llangollen is a great day out, with it's waterfalls, steam railway, canal trips, pubs and restaurants.
Froncysyllte Aqueduct is an UNESCO World Heritage site and an engineering marvel.
If you want the seaside, try the Blue Flag beaches at Barmouth, Fairbourne or Borth.
Barmouth, Borth, historic Harlech and Criccieth are on the spectacular Cambrian Coast Railway that runs from Welshpool or Machynlleth. In Barmouth, the station is on the beach.
Canoe Wales Whitewater Rafting at the National White Water Centre in Bala
Canoe, Kayak and Sailing on Bala Lake
Glan-y-Gors Karting - Bala
Tree Top adventures - Betws-y-Coed
Go-Below Betws-y-Coed - Betws-y-Coed
White water rafting with Rapid Horizons - Llangollen
Llangollen Railway - Llangollen to Corwen along the Dee Valley
Erddyg - National Trust property near Wrexham
Rednal Karting - Rednal, Oswestry
Long Mountain Pony Trekking - Rowley, Shrewsbury
Black Hawk Laser Tag - Whittington, Oswestry
Spring Hill Farm Riding Stables - Selattyn, Oswestry
The National Cycle Museum - Oswestry
Shropshire Hills Mountain Biking - Church Stretton
Acton Scott Working Farm - Church Stretton
The Iron Bridge Gorge Museums - Telford
The RAF Museum - Cosford
Chester Zoo- Chester
Cheshire Oaks Outlet Mall - Chester
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