Within easy reach are a wealth of natural and manmade attractions, not least of which are:
Llanrhaeadr Waterfall, seen here – one of the Seven Wonders of Wales and with a fall higher than Niagara Falls
Four National Trust properties – Powis Castle, Chirk Castle, Attingham Park and Erddig, all with their own unique features
Oswestry with its 3,000 year old Iron Age Hill Fort, town museum, street markets, park, cinema, amateur theatre, individual shops and great coffee stops
Snowdon and Llanberis with the mountain railway, electric mountain, slate museum and Padarn Country Park
Offa's Dyke Path
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Chirk Aqueduct - Thomas Telford's amazing constructions that let you wander across them next to the canals that travel high above the valleys
Lake Vyrnwy with its fairy tale water tower and woodland walks
Chelsea award winning gardens and nurseries ....
.... no room for more, you will have to come and see for yourself!