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Inns in Welshpool

Royal Oak Hotel
The Cross
Welshpool
Mid Wales

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Originally part of the Powis Castle Estate, this Grade II listed town centre hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, Restaurant, real ales and secure free parking. Situated in the heart of the small market town of Welshpool, just 17 miles from Shrewsbury on the Welsh border, this magnificent building offers a warm friendly welcome and is the perfect gateway into Wales. Formerly the manor house of the Earl of Powis and later a coaching stop, this grandiose Georgian building has been welcoming travellers for centuries now, including recently Her Majesty the Queen of England. Whether relaxing in winter by an open fire in the snug, enjoying sumptuous cuisine in the restaurant or just exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside, it is the ideal refuge for all travellers.

Recognised as the ‘Gateway to Wales’, Welshpool offers an endless array of things to do and places to see. Nestled within the upper reaches of the picturesque Severn Valley near the border between England and Wales, the town is surrounded by the rolling hills of Montgomeryshire and the glorious unspoilt Welsh countryside. There is also an eclectic selection of inns, restaurants, cafes and pubs to choose from, offering everything from classic Welsh dishes to contemporary dining. The town is also the first stage of the journey on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway.

The Hotel is within walking distance of the world-famous Powis Castle and Gardens. Once a medieval fortress home to generations of Welsh Princes, it features an awe-inspiring collection of paintings, sculpture and furniture. Chirks Castle is also just a 30 minute drive away, while the Welsh Coast and Snowdonia are within an hour’s drive. For those who enjoy the great outdoors Offa’s Dyke National Trail is one of the most beautiful walks in the UK, Featuring 177 miles of high wild moorland and the nearby Montgomery Canal offers a scenic cruise-way through the picturesque Welsh marshes.

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