PLACES TO VISIT AROUND KNIGHTON

These are all places that we've visited and really recommend if you are visiting the area.  They often involve tea rooms!

Land of Lost Content - Craven Arms - Shropshire
Pure nostalgia at only £5 a head.  Great for a wet afternoon but can feel a little claustrophobic.  Good cake!




Bryan's Ground - Stapleton near Presteigne - Herefordshire
Acres of fabulous gardens in 'rooms'.




Westonbury Mill - Herefordshire with its giant, wooden, water-driven cuckoo clock








The Whimble - gardens, nursery and cafe - Radnorshire


 Cwmystwyth Lead Mines - industrial archaeology - Cereidigion



 Hafod - lost mansion - Ceridigion



Croft Ambrey and Croft Castle - Herefordshire
Iron-age fort
National Trust house, gardens and tea rooms



 Powys Castle - Montgomeryshire
National Trust house, gardens and tea rooms



 Elan Valley Dams - Radnorshire  Source of Birmingham's water and an incredible feat of  Victorian engineering.  A stair-case of dams and the water is gravity-fed all the way to Brum.   You can follow the pipe line for a lot of the route. (And it goes through Knighton.)
Just don't read Cambell's Kingdom before you visit!
The Knighton valve house on the slope of the Frydd




 Centre for Alternative Technology - Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire

Makes me feel guilty about objecting to the turbines on Stonewall hill but they are way too tall for this area


Dyfi Osprey Project - near Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire




So fantastic that we joined the Montgomery WLT although we are already members of the Radnorshire WLT.  And good cake!

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This is a recording of the ringing of the 2014 chicks.

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