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Dol Llys Farm Walk

Dol Llys Farm Walk MapA circular walk along country roads and bridleways.

After leaving Dol-Llys turn right on to the council road which winds its way between grassy banks on which primroses, violets and wood sorrel flower in spring, and later rosebay willow herb and cow parsley, this road eventually leads to Oakley Park. Look for the yellow arrow on the left about 1km from Dol-Llys and turn onto the track.

Look over the hedge and you will see the town of Llanidloes spread out in the valley with the by-pass looping the town. Llanidloes is one of the oldest towns in the area. By 1279 it held a charter from Edward I to hold markets on a Saturday. It has a most attractive old market hall set in the middle of the crossroads in the centre of the town.

At the end of this short track go through the metal gate marked by a yellow circle with blue horse shoe in the centre. Cross the farmyard and bear left where you will see a new wooden gate, once more marked with the distinctive yellow circle.

Go through the wooden gate, you are now on a grassy bridleway, on the left are the hills above Llandinam topped by the wind farm, with glimpses of the River Severn in the valley below. You are now walking through the farmland so be careful to close all gates behind you.

On reaching the Llanidloes to Trefeglwys road, cross over and continue through the gate marked with a yellow band. Once more walking along the bridleway, continue along this path to the gate by the spring. Go through the gate by an old quarry, continue on past the farm buildings, after the farmhouse bear right over the cattle grid. Walk by the club house, turn left by the trees and buildings and walk over the golf course. Look for the stile in the fence to Penrallt Woods, then continue down through the wood.

It is well worth pausing here to look at the wonderful views over Llanidloes, the upper Severn Valley and, in the distance, Hafren Forest. The footpath carries on down the slope of the hill towards Llanidloes and joins Glyndwr's Way long distance path - you are now on the road from Llanidloes to Llyn Clywedog and Machynlleth. Turn left, pass the hospital, and on joining the Llanidloes to Trefeglwys road climb the hill. About 500m on the left are a pair of pretty cottages, opposite the cottages fork right onto the Oakley Park road, walk along this road for 600m which will bring you back to Dol-Llys Farm.

Dol Llys Farm Caravan and Camping Site
Trefeglwys Road,
SY18 6JA

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We are open Easter - End of October

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