Out and About

Doliago is only 4 miles from Rhayader, the first town on the River Wye, and known for its warm welcome.  Rhayader used to have the most pubs in Wales – that’s not the case now but there is still fair selection of pubs and cafes for something to eat.

It’s well worth parking the car and spending time in the town visiting the Tourist Information Centre in Rhayader Museum and Gallery, and browsing in the antiques and craft shops. There is an excellent butcher, with a supply of local beef and lamb and you will find most things from essentials to gifts in independent local shops.

If you are going up to Rhayader from Llanwrthwl, just before you reach the outskirts of the town on the A470, you’ll find Gigrin Farm Kite Feeding Station. Feeding is at 3pm in the summer and is quite a spectacle.

Alternatively you can head towards the Elan Valley Visitor Centre, but rather than go out onto the main road (A470), take the ‘back road’ which is far more scenic. It’s only about 4 1/4 miles, well that’s what the sign says.

Heading south down the A470 you reach Builth Wells home of the Royal Welsh Show  further afield is Bannau Brecheiniog/Brecon Beacons

The Wye Valley Walk passes through Llanwrthwl as does the Sustrans Cycle Route 8 

The list of places to go are endless, I would take a look at rhayader.co.uk before you go to far.

Abbeycwmhir Hall    Gilfach Nature Reserve   Devil’s Bridge Falls   Radnorshire Museum  National Cycle Museum   The Willow Globe   Hafod Estate   

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