RHAYADER TOWN CENTRE is 8 miles away.
It is home to the famous Red Kites. You can go at feeding time and see them gather food at a near by farm. The town has a good selection of privately owned shops, pubs, hotels, wine bars, banks and a post office.
ELAN VALLEY is 12 miles away, 4 miles beyond Rhayader which is known as the Gateway to the Welsh Lake District because of the dramatic reservoirs and mountain scenery. There is a Visitors’ Centre with a café and craft shop.
BUILTH WELLS is 10 miles. It is home to the famous Royal Welsh Showground which holds various events during the year. Again this small riverside market town has a good selection of privately owned shops, pubs,hotels etc., banks and a post office.
ABERYSTWYTH is 38 miles approx, with long sandy beaches and various tourist attractions.
Take a tour on the funicular cliff railway and visit the Camera Obscura high above the resort. The castle ruins are also worth a visit.
KINGTON - HEREFORDSHIRE is 18 miles approx, and Kington is a quaint Herefordshire market town.
The well known Victorian Spa town of LLANDRINDOD WELLS is 3 miles away, and has the famous lake with its swans, the Rock Park Gardens, Bowling Club and Golf Club. It also offers various pubs, hotels wine bars, banks and a post office. Llandrindod Wells has a Doctors’ Surgery, Dentist, Boots, Tesco, Aldi and Co-Op Stores and a selection of privately owned and operated Victorian built shops with a central park and bandstand.
NATIONAL CYCLE COLLECTION in Llandrindod Wells (3 miles)
The Collection houses hundreds of cycles in period settings, including examples from 1819 through to the present day. It also displays rare components and accessories from this period.
ABBEY-CWM-HIR HALL 5 miles
Within the setting of breath-taking beauty, history and romance, the Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir and its 12 acres overlook St. Mary’s Church and the ruins of the 12 century “Cistercian Abbey of the Long Valley” containing the monks’s pond and the grave of Llewellyn the Last.
LLYWERNOG SILVER-LEAD MINE 31 miles
Llywernog is an authentic 18th century silver mine. A visit to Llywernog offers a fascinating insight into life nearly 200 years ago, when the mine employed over 60 people. Today, Llywernog is a unique and educational family adventure, and continues to be developed as a major all-weather attraction.
HAY ON WYE 22 miles
The small town is worth a visit in its own right, but in late May/ early June it comes alive with the Guardian Book Festival where writers and well known personalities make special appearances.
RED KITE FEEDING CENTRE 9 miles
Mid-Wales has the greatest density and diversity of birds of prey in southern Britain... Mid-Wales was home to the last remaining Native Red Kites. Now, due to the hard work of the Conservation bodies here in Wales, Red Kites are once again in the ascendance.
OFFA'S DYKE 20 miles
The Centre, opened in 1999, forms the focus for activities based on the 8th Century earthwork built by Offa, the King of Mercia.
THE WYE VALLEY WALK 5 miles
A 136 mile (218km) walk of startling contrasts from ravine gorge cloaked in woodland, through meadow and orchard, to rugged and remote uplands.
THE SPACEGUARD CENTRE 20 miles
The Spaceguard Centre is the only organisation in the UK addressing the hazard of Near Earth Objects.
WELSH ROYAL CRYSTAL 9 miles
Welsh Royal Crystal , which is situated in Rhayader, Wales part of the United Kingdom is Wales' only manufacturer of Hand Made Lead Crystal. The factory is well signposted from Rhayader.
POWIS CASTLE AND GARDEN 40 miles (Welshpool)
Relax in the sumptuous 10.5-hectare (26-acre) garden, delight in the grandeur of the Elizabethan Long Gallery and be amazed by the exquisite collection of Indian treasures.
THE JUDGE'S LODGING 16 miles
Step into the 1870s at the award-winning Judge's Lodging and discover the world of a most unusual household. Explore the 'upstairs, downstairs' life of the Victorian Judges, their servants and felonious guests.
BRECON BEACONS NATIONAL PARK 30 miles
The National Park has its own history and heritage, and its own cuisine, traditions, myths and culture.
HERGEST CROFT GARDENS 18 miles
Hergest Croft Gardens lies in the heart of the Welsh Marches with stunning views towards the Black Mountains. There are gorgeous flower borders. An old fashioned Kitchen Garden, Azalea Garden, Maple Grove, and Park Wood, all to discover. With a Gift Shop and Tearooms the Gardens are the perfect place to explore and relax.