The Countryside of Powys

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The Powys Countryside

Discover the local countryside in Powys (Brecknock / Brecon, Radnorshire, Montgomeryshire), Mid Wales. Plan a countryside and nature trip, staycation or holiday with our curated guide.

Useful Websites

Powys – Visit Wales
Ideas for exploring the Brecon Beacons, the Elan Valley, ….

Biodiversity in Powys
Information on the council website.

Powys – Accessible Countryside for Everyone
ACE presents details of walks, green spaces, and countryside.

Countryside & rights of way
At Powys Council find parks and nature reserves, discover the biodiversity and more…

Summit to Sea – Rewilding
Summit to Sea is a project in mid-Wales offering a different future for the land and sea…

Walking in Powys
Mid Wales My Way presents major walking routes in Powys.

List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Powys
All the SSSIs in Powys , many with further details, at Wikipedia.

Brecknock / Brecon

Brecknock Nature Reserves – WT
Nature reserves managed by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. Also see Brecknock Local Group.

The Brecon Beacons National Park
Find places to go and things to do in the National Park at the official website.

Environment at Brecon Beacons NPA
Biodiversity, climate change, and more at the National Park Authority website.

Brecon & Radnor Branch of CPRW
“Working to safeguard the quality and diversity of all Welsh landscapes” the local branch of The Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales.

Plantlife – Brecon Beacons, Powys
Plantlife’s work in the area. “a rich diversity of plants. Some of these are found nowhere else in the world.”.

Radnorshire

Discover the Elan Valley
Reservoirs & Dams, Nature, Geology. Or Explore walking, cycling and more.

Cambrian Mountains Society
Working to get better recognition and protection for the area.

Radnor Forest – Wikipedia
An overview of the forest and Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

Radnorshire Wildlife Trust – Nature Reserves
Details all the reserves they manage throughout the Radnorshire, their habitats, wildlife, and more.

Brecon & Radnor Branch of CPRW
“Working to safeguard the quality and diversity of all Welsh landscapes” the local branch of The Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales.

Montgomeryshire

Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust
Discover the wildlife, nature reserves and latest news at this local wildlife trust.

Montgomeryshire – Local Groups – CPRW
Get involved with the local branch of The Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales.

Montgomeryshire Friends of the Earth
“We want to improve the local environment for everyone in our community”.

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