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ramblers-logo3Powys Ramblers represent members of the Ramblers who reside within or close to the county of Powys in Mid Wales. There are three active groups within the Powys Area: East RadnorFour Wells and the Welshpool Group – See links on the right hand menu.
Powys is the largest County in Wales and comprises the old Welsh Counties of Breconshire, Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire. It contains some of the finest walking areas in Wales including the Brecon Beacons, Radnor Forest, Elan Valley and Plimlimon. Within Powys are vast areas of open access land, miles of footpaths, bridleways and byeways  providing some of the best walking in Wales. There are many long distance trails that pass through or are wholly in Powys including Offa’s Dyke, Wye Valley Walk, Severn Way and Glyndwr’s Way.

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East Radnor Walks

These are just a few of the places walked by the East Radnor Ramblers in recent weeks, for more walks clink  their link to the left of this page.

Walking Newtown

Source: Welcome to Walking Newtown

Newtown, Powys, in the heart of mid-Wales on the banks of the River Severn, is set in some Britain’s most attractive countryside.

One of the best ways to enjoy this scenery is on foot. A group of people who like walking decided to find circular walks and make a guide to a number of walks around Newtown. Walks to suit all ages and abilities are described in this website together with a detailed map of each route.

The walks are on public footpaths which lead through community woodland, nature reserve, riverside and canal paths, rolling hills and beautiful Montgomeryshire countryside. Routes are graded by length, time and how easy they are to do. Interesting features and historical facts are highlighted in the description but the main pleasure is simply in getting out there.

The Ramblers, Welshpool Group to offer walks as part of the Making Waves – Montgomery Canal 2015 events:

 stampIt has been agreed with The Friends of the Montgomery Canal and Inland Waterways Association Shrewsbury District & North Wales branch that the Welshpool Group of The Ramblers will provide led walks from Welshpool during the Festival Weekend on Saturday & Sunday July 4th & 5th .

Both walks, detailed below, will feature the Montgomery Canal and the attractive countryside around Welshpool and are designed to appeal to visitors and local residents alike.

Whilst considered ‘easy’ in walk grading terms, both walks include, beside towpaths, some ascent/descent on woodland and field paths which will require appropriate footwear. Due to likely timing of the walks, some self-supplied food & drink is recommended.

In line with Welshpool Ramblers policy, no dogs will be permitted on the walks. This is particularly important in view of proximity to the canal and, in the case of one of the walks, a lock. Children below the age of 16 will need to be accompanied by parent(s) or nominated adult.

It is hoped that there will be sufficient support for both walks to take place on each day, but the organisers reserve to right to provide only one walk. Start time for both walks will be 11.30 am with departure from near the Tourist Information Office in the upper part of Church Street car park, Welshpool (OS map ref: SJ 225 075). Leaders will be wearing a high visibility ‘Ramblers Cymru’ vest.

Further information can be obtained on 01743 884930 (after 30th June, on mobile 07790 423302) or on 01938 590307.

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