On the outskirts of the popular Cornish coastal town of Fowey, this delightful holiday cottage provides a great base for a relaxing summer holiday by the sea or a cosy winter break where you can enjoy invigorating coastal walks and evenings by the fire. Lovely beaches, an abundance of attractions and plenty of places in Fowey for a meal out - all the right ingredients for a holiday!
Escape to the mid-Wales countryside in this gorgeous holiday cottage. The Cowshed is a fantastic barn conversion sleeping four people in two bedrooms with a layout that suits couples and families. It's on a family-run farm in Adfa, close to Welshpool and Powys and has direct access to fantastic walks and bike rides. The local area has museums, castles, lively market towns, and a good choice of sights and activities to enjoy in all seasons. The cottage is available for holiday bookings all year round.
The Stable is a beautiful 18th-Century timber-framed barn conversion with fantastic views over fields to the Kerry Ridgeway. It's on a family-run farm just outside of Adfa, close to Newtown and Welshpool and within easy reach of Southern Snowdonia and the Cambrian Mountains. It's a superb area for walking and mountain biking, with castles, country houses, gardens, lakes, golf courses and market towns for those who don't want to spend all day, every day in the spectacular countryside on the border between Powys and Shropshire. The holiday cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is well suited to families and couples.
Treat your family and your friends to a holiday in this fabulous self catering rental in the heart of Montgomery in the Welsh Marches. The Old Post Office has been beautifully restored and modernised yet still retains its original Georgian elegance and charm. Accommodation includes four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the upper two floors and a huge, open plan living/dining and kitchen area on the ground floor. There are fantastic walks around Montgomery, with more walking and cycling opportunities in the nearby Shropshire Hills. It's perfect for lazy summer holidays and equally wonderful for a cosy stay in winter and over Christmas.
Couples searching for a luxurious retreat need look no further than The Hideaway. Tucked away at the end of a country lane two miles from Newtown, it's a gorgeous, oak-framed barn built to take advantage of beautiful views and the private location. You can enjoy features like an outdoor hot tub, a copper slipper bath in the bedroom, and an onsite spa with heavenly treatments. There are stunning walks from the door, and the cottage welcomes one well-behaved dog. Welshpool, Powis Castle, and the River Severn are all nearby.
The Cwtch is an idyllic retreat near Newton in mid-Wales. Designed with romance in mind, this charming one-bedroom cottage boasts stunning views, an outdoor hot tub and sauna, a log burning stove in the living room and bedroom, and lots of space for you to unwind. It's perfect for walking Offa's Dyke, touring the Elan Valley, and discovering all of the wonderful food, history and culture for which Wales is famous. One well-behaved dog is welcome, and short breaks are possible all year round, depending on availability.
Oakview is a contemporary barn built using traditional materials and techniques to sit gently in its environment. The holiday cottage has been furnished with couples in mind, featuring a wall of windows overlooking rolling fields and woodland, a copper bath in the bedroom, and a luxurious outdoor hot tub. It's quiet, private, and exactly what you need to unwind and relax with your favourite person. It's only two miles from Newtown and within easy reach of Welshpool and Llanidloes. Local attractions include Powis Castle, the Forest Rally Driving School in Carno, and Glansevern House and Gardens. Walking, cycling, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing and golf are just a few of many activities you can try.
Surrounded by stunning scenes of the countryside, Newtown makes a perfect spot for a relaxing getaway in the county of Powys. This gentle town offers plenty to do for nature lovers as well as those craving some downtime in the town centre.
Enrich yourself with the complexities of contemporary art in a welcoming, family-friendly environment at the Oriel Davies Gallery. This spot is known for presenting world-class, challenging art by local artists as well as those from further afield.
Just 14 miles from Newtown, Powis Castle is a renowned medieval fortress with a beautiful exterior of warm tones that matches the colour of the surrounding woodland in Autumn. Owned by the National Trust, the castle has stunning terraced gardens and houses some of the most sought-after artwork in the whole of Wales.
Despite being closed for the winter, the famous Newtown Textile Museum simply could not be left out, being the number one activity enjoyed by visitors. Due to reopen May 2022, the museum sits just over the bridge on Commercial Street and provides an exciting insight into the day-to-day lives of 19th-century handloom weavers.
Get to know the area from a fresh angle by jumping into a kayak or canoe and peacefully paddling down the River Severn. Self-guided canoe and kayak trips are available close to Newtown from March to October and offer the perfect opportunity to sight some of the local wildlife including kingfishers, otters and herons.
Squeeze a bit of culture into your visit with some live entertainment at the local theatre, The Hafren. From Baby Music Classes to showings of the latest plays on the drama scene, the Hafren offers something for everyone and is definitely worth a visit during your stay.
Why not get out and explore the stunning hill ranges just south of Newtown, with one of the oldest routes in Wales, Kerry Ridgeway, a mere 20-minute drive from the town centre. An ancient path across the hill from Cider House Farm to Bishops Castle will take you over an amazing ridgetop with stunning views of England on one side and Wales on the other.
While most of the activities in Newtown are not weather dependent, to avoid missing out on exploring the beautiful hill ranges above the town, it’s worth aiming to visit when the weather is likely to be at its best. The town experiences its highest temperatures during the summer months of June, July and August, so consider taking your trip around this time of the year.