Fragments of stained glass at Llanllugan

Routes in the East

Strata Marcella to Llanllugan

Walk along the Montgomeryshire canal into Welshpool.

A small diversion here allows you to visit Powys Castle (the opulent stately home of the Clive family) and Dolforwyn, a much more austere castle built by the Welsh princes.

A restored light railway runs from Welshpool to Llanfair Caereinion, or you could walk along tracks and side roads through the woods. Llanfair has shops, pubs and a holy well near the church. Walk south over the hills to Llanllugan, where the Cistercian nuns’ church is now a parish church. It has some spectacular stained glass — and some intriguing puzzles for the history detective. What are the stones sticking out of the north wall?



Strata Marcella to Llanllugan

Strata Marcella to Llanfair Caereinion

Take the railway or walk across the fields.

Llanfair Caereinion to Llanllugan

Over the Montgomeryshire hills - and a detective puzzle at the end.

Places to visit along this route


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