There are numerous circular routes for walking, cycling and horse riding close by, apart from other possibilities such as Glyndwrs Way. Indeed the more time you spend here the more possibilities you will discover, and we are always happy to discuss ideas during your stay, or even before you arrive. To get you started here you will find just a few suggestions which we have explored and enjoyed ourselves.
Assuming that you are using the Mid Wales Bunkhouse, Tipi and Camping as your base, this walk begins by catching the local bus from Pant-y-Dwr to Llanidloes. At the time of writing this departs at about 0930 but the timetable seems to change frequently so you are advised to check beforehand. To walk to the bus stop from the Mid Wales Bunkhouse takes about 40 minutes, so, to allow plenty of time, we would advocate a start soon after 0830. T...Read more..
This is an interesting and varied route of 9 or 10 miles. It is of moderate difficulty with two quite steep ascents, one fairly short,
the other a little longer.
Walkers should be properly equipped with stout walking boots and appropriate warm clothing, food and water. Walkers should carry a map and compass and have the ability to use them. Navigation can be tricky on the open hills especially in poor weather.
All walkers are responsible for ...
This route starts at the Mid Wales Bunkhouse, passing through the village of Pant Y Dwr, and heading off up the beautiful Tawelan valley. It then climbs to high moorland and the Bryn Titli wind farm. From there it crosses high pasture land before descending to the Marteg valley near the Gilfach Nature Reserve. There is also an alternative route which will take you down to the A470...Read more..
This route is primarily intended for cyclists. It could be walked, but a better alternative on foot is to follow Glyndwrs Way National Trail. For the most part it follows quiet country lanes used by just a few local vehicles. It leaves the Severn valley at Llanidloes and climbs to cross high farmland in excess of 300m above sea level. There are a number of fairly steep but short ups and downs. The scenery is second to none throughout w...Read more..
This ride is about 17 miles long, starting from and returning to the Mid Wales Bunkhouse. The first stretch is along the road to Pant Y Dwr from where it takes the quiet Bryn Lane, heading up the beautiful Nant Tawelan valley, Passing the ancient oak woodlands of Cefn Cenarth the lane soon atarts to climb towards Gelli Dwyll and some wonderful wild country. Soon the route takes a bridleway across old pastureland, then skirting woodland before...Read more..