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Gwastedyn Church Trail

53 km / 33 miles

Powys
The route is over an established pilgrimage route. From Rhayader it uses hill paths, old railway lines, forest tracks and long sections of minor road to visit seven historic churches. It visits the Elan Valley, St Harmon, Nantmel, Nantglas, Llanwrthwl and finishes in Cwmdeuddwr, a short distance from Rhayader.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Challenging; Former Railway; Cycle Route; Agricultural land; Forest/Woodland; Moorland; Religious
Start
SN969681 - Rhayader, Powys
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Finish
SN967677 - Cwmdeuddwr, Powys
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Open Date
2007

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet - External PDF
Gwastedyn Church Trail (Rhayader - 2015)
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Maps:

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Along Path
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Liverpool House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
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The Horseshoe Guest House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
Hotels
The Elan Hotel  (bookable online)
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< 1 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
6 Km
Self-catering
Nannerth Country Holidays  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
20 Km
B & B Accommodation
Beili Neuadd Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
2 Km
31 Km
Self-catering
Seven Stars Self-Catering  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
39 Km
B & B Accommodation
Highbury Farm  (bookable online)
3 Km
40 Km
Self-catering
Gwynfan  (bookable online)
2 Km
40 Km
Hotels
The Bell Country Inn  (bookable online)
4 Km
40 Km
Self-catering
The Vulcan Lodge  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
48 Km
Caravan Park
The Pines Caravan Park  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
48 Km

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Route Profile:

52.5 Km (32.6 miles)
1,476 m (4,843 ft) ascent
502 m (1,647 ft)  maximum height