Places to visit in the Oswestry Area

Within 15 miles of Oswestry

Old Oswestry: Well-preserved Iron Age hill fort. 1 mile

Old Racecourse, Offa’s Dyke Path & Candy Woods: splendid views and woodland. 1 mile

Whittington Castle: Gatehouse of a Marcher fortress. 3 miles

Aston Locks, Queens Head: canalside nature reserve. 4 miles

Llanymynech: Industrial heritage site with unique Hoffmann lime kiln and associated buildings; nature reserve with spectacular views. 7 miles

Chirk Castle, Chirk: National Trust property with landscaped gardens and ornate wrought iron gates; Notable war memorial by Eric Gill; Aqueduct and canal walks. 8 miles.

Pontcysyllte aqueduct: Built by Thomas Telford; completed in 1805; a UNESCO world heritage site. 9 miles

Llangollen: Situated on the beautiful River Dee; Plas Newydd, home of the Ladies of Llangollen; Castell Dinas Bran ruins; Canal walks; Steam railway; Valle Crucis abbey; Eglwyseg escarpment and World’s End. 13 miles

Erddig: National Trust country house with extensive landscaped gardens. 13 miles

Llanarmon DC and scenic Ceiriog Valley. 15 miles

Llanrhaeadr waterfall and scenic Tanat valley: The highest waterfall in England & Wales. 15 miles

Within 25 miles of Oswestry

Shrewsbury: County town of Shropshire with medieval streets and passageways and many old listed buildings. Situated on the River Severn with Castle, Museum and the Dingle landscaped garden. 19 miles

Powis Castle, Welshpool: National Trust medieval castle with outstanding terraced gardens. 20 miles

Hawkstone Park & Follies: Woodland landscape with unusual monuments, caves and country walks. 23 miles

Attingham Park: National Trust property with gardens. 24 miles

Lake Vyrnwy: huge Victorian reservoir in a stunning setting. 25 miles

Wroxeter: Roman settlement with ruins and reconstructed Roman townhouse. 25 miles