Welshpool Holiday Park in Mid Wales nr Shrewsbury
Here at Brightwater Lakes Holiday Park, Welshpool, Mid Wales we really are ideally located for sampling the very best that the Welsh countryside and friendly hospitality can offer.
So much is available within the location you will be spoilt for choice, whether you are looking for a quiet country inn for a relaxing lunch or spending the day playing a round of golf you will find it all within a short drive of Brightwater Lakes.
In addition to the activities in the area the local market town of Welshpool is just 5 miles away, with supermarkets, banks, chemists and traditional shops – all your practical needs are taken care of or if you prefer a day exploring some of the bigger towns then Shrewsbury is only 20 miles away and serves as the commercial centre for Shropshire and mid Wales.
Explore the Past
The nearby town of Welshpool is steeped in history, visit the Medieval Powis Castle which houses one of the finest collections of paintings and furniture in Wales or wander around their World famous garden with Italianate terraces. Take a trip on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway or stroll along the Montgomery Canal.
Just a short journey away is the National Trust Erddig Hall, Winner of UKTV History ‘Britain’s Best’ Historic House, with state rooms displaying original 18th and 19th-century furniture and furnishings, set within the grounds of a stunning 1,200 acre country park.
Further a field is the Roman city of Chester, still within easy reach of Brightwater Lakes, probably one of the most impressive sights being the Rows, two-tier shopping galleries which date from the Middle Ages. There are many other fine buildings, including the Cathedral, Amphitheatre and the second most photographed clock in Britain after Big Ben – The Eastgate Clock and if you have had enough of history Chester has excellent shopping facilities and wonderful bars and restaurants.
When you are looking for something more energetic the area offers a wealth of activities.
Less than 5 minutes from Brightwater Lakes Holiday Park is the Brookland Hall Golf Course with a further 3 golf courses within a 12 mile radius of the park.
There are a number of stables in the area offering horse riding for either the novice or the more experienced rider and for those looking for other country pursuits clay pigeon shooting is very popular.
With Lake Vyrnwy just a short drive from the park there you will find, Canoes, Kayaks, sailing boats and boards either for hire or under instruction plus there is cycle hire, either tandem or mountain bike – a great way to explore the many trails, high and low around the Lake and forest.
If it is excitement that you are looking for then why not try quad biking or paintballing – again, all available just a short drive from Brightwater Lakes.
Relaxing at Brightwater Lakes
When you are looking to relax away from the park the area has plenty to offer with wonderful walks and nature trails, beautiful gardens ranging from the dramatic setting of Powis Castle to the peace of Glansevern Hall Lake and the impressive quarry garden at the Dingle Nursery. The area provides a paradise for garden enthusiasts and a number of garden centres and nurseries provide an excellent selection of plants, shrubs, ornaments and inspiring design ideas.
The local area has numerous country inns and restaurants just perfect for a quiet and relaxing drink or the ideal place to celebrate a special occasion with a gourmet meal.
And whether you have been on an action packed day out or a gentle stroll around the countryside there is nothing better than relaxing at your own holiday home at Brightwater Lakes admiring the views and abundance of nature.