knighton Attractions

Knighton has many attractions to occupy your time during your visit. Some that may even capture your imagination and leave you breathless, and some that might just get you that adrenaline rush you enjoy.


knightonThe Spaceguard Centre

The most significant natural danger to life on Earth comes from asteroids and comets. The Spaceguard Centre is a working observatory, and the main source of information about near Earth objects in the UK. The observatory is located on a remote, dark sky site ideal for astronomy, surrounded
by the stunning Welsh Marches. www.spaceguardcentre.com




knightonGlyndŵr’s Way

Celebrate Welsh cultural and natural history along the 135 miles of Glyndŵr’s Way. Explore rolling farmland, open moorland, forests, lakes and reservoirs and re-live the adventures of Owain Glyndŵr. www.nationaltrail.co.uk




attractionsKnighton Golf Club

Knighton Golf Club offers one of the best rounds of golf in Mid Wales. It boasts wonderful views from nearly every hole, a challenge that differs from hole to hole and enough character to keep you interested even if you aren’t playing your best. www.knightongolfclub.co.uk




attractionsKnighton Sport Centre

A 20 x 7.5 metre, traditional tank-type pool, with disabled access. Year round swimming lessons are available to both adults and juniors, along with life-saving and other courses. The pool runs at a constant temperature of 31 degrees which is ideal for toddlers and small babies. Pool parties with floats and music are also available. www.knighton-sportscentre.powys.gov.uk




attractionsOffa’s Dyke Centre

The Centre, opened in 1999, forms the focus for activities based on the 8th Century earthwork built by Offa, the King of Mercia. The dyke follows the Welsh English border from the hills above Prestatyn to the Severn Estuary near Chepstow. With its free exhibition and car park, the Centre caters for the needs of a wide range of visitors, from those taking toddlers to play in the surrounding park and play area, to those exploring the border area by car, cycle or on foot, to education groups studying the history of the area, and particularly that of Offa’s Dyke. There is something here for everyone. www.offasdyke.demon.co.uk




attractionsThe Bleddfa Centre

We offer an opportunity for people to explore how the creative arts, together with philosophical and spiritual traditions, can illuminate and enrich life. We do not promote any particular system of belief: the principles of inclusivity and well-being are of paramount importance. Our workshops in the Hall Barn have both an educational and experiential content, helping participants to gain greater self-awareness, understanding and to feel creatively empowered. www.bleddfacentre.com