DERWEN MILL THE LOCAL AREA

It is not often you find a holiday home park within easy walking distance of a village, but that is exactly what you get at Derwen Mill. Guilsfield is in a picture-postcard setting with quaint country cottages and a lovely church. In the village you will find:

  • Two thriving pubs with restaurants
  • Two shops
  • A Post Office
  • The Derwen Garden Centre, which also has a delightful farm shop, gift shop and restaurant.

The village plays host to several sports clubs and includes many facilities for you to enjoy, such as tennis courts, bowling greens and even more fishing pools.

For those who enjoy walking, the woodland surrounding the village offers the perfect location:

  •  Gaer Fawr occupies a hill just north of the village with a network of paths that lead up to an Iron Age Fort at the summit. It is a beautiful oak woodland with an excellent display of bluebells in the spring.
  •  The is tranquil nature reserve in the centre of the village where you can walk your dog or go for a spot of bird spotting
  •  The woodland in the village offers several popular walks to explore
  •  If you leave the park out of the top gate you can take the old abandoned road to Welshpool

Less than three miles from the park is the popular market town of Welshpool, where you will find everything you need to enjoy the time you spend at your home-from-home.

Attractions in Welshpool include:

  • The historic Powis Castle and Gardens (National Trust)
  • The Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway
  • The Flash Leisure Centre (gym and swimming pool)
  • Welshpool Golf Club (18-holes and clubhouse)
  • Coed-y-Dinas Garden Centre
  • Indoor Market Stalls
  • The Montgomery Canal

Slightly further afield you can explore:

  • Lake Vyrnwy – one of the top places to visit in Wales – is about 20 minutes away
  • Pistyll Rhaeadr – the tallest waterfall in Wales – is about 20 minutes away
  • The seaside towns of Barmouth and Aberdyfi are only one hour away in the car

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