Set in 5 acres of
immaculately maintained surroundings, Smithy Park has a garden-like
appearance. The mature trees and shrubs in the neat grounds lead down to
the River Severn.
There is free fishing on
the River Severn alongside the park, or day, weekly and season tickets
available for 2 miles upstream, or on the adjoining Shropshire Union
Canal. Fast water fishing includes trout and salmon and there are
grayling, chubb and other coarse fish.
The splendidly varied
countryside is wonderful to look at and a paradise to walk in. The park
has good access to many local footpaths, also ideal for dog owners.
There is a small
children's play area, with swings, slides and a climbing frame for the
little ones to enjoy.
Nestled alongside the
River Mule and River Severn (but safely fenced off) are our all-service
touring pitches. Each concrete pitch has a 16 amp electrical hook up, a
TV hook up with some satellite channels, water, waste water, sewerage connections and a small light
for your convenience. The usual toilet and laundry facilities are of
Just a few yards away,
the village has the Waterloo Arms and Abermule Hotel to quench your
thirst and provide hearty respite and the excellent shop and Post Office
is open 7 days a week.
The local Community Centre
is a very short walk and has tennis courts, bowling green and other
facilities available, with a small membership charge. If you need more,
then the local market town of Newtown has a lot to offer. It's just 5
minutes in the car or a regular bus journey from the park entrance.
Supermarkets, The Bear Mall, traditional Market Hall,
boutiques and curio shops can serve your practical needs or provide some
retail therapy. The Robert Owen museum, Oriel Gallery or Theatre Hafren
should cater for your cultural needs.
Welshpool is another bustling market town, with everything from specialist shops to Farmers Markets. There's a steam railway, canal cruises and the famous Powis Castle nearby.
The local town of Montgomery also has a castle worth visiting.
The Welsh coast is less than an hour's drive to Aberystwyth, Aberdovey or Borth, with stunning scenery en route.
With convenient access to the North and Midlands, Smithy Park is handy
for you to get away from it all
(Montgomery Castle pictured right).
It is advisable to book at least one month in advance for Bank Holidays
bank holidays - minimum charge 5 nights