A good walk: Severn Way & Glyndwr’s Way, Powys

Looking towards Pentre and the Severn Valley
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A good walk: Severn Way & Glyndwr’s Way, Powys

Christopher Somerville

Published at 12:01AM, April 25 2015

They were setting up market stalls around the handsome half-timbered Tudor market hall in the centre of Llanidloes. We stopped in Long Bridge Street to buy Welsh cakes in Talerddig Bakery and some Black Bomber cheese from Darren Tonks�s fine food emporium. Llanidloes is long-settled, neat, well-provisioned and a little bit rarified in flavour, with the River Severn on its doorstep and the mid-Wales hills cradling it in isolation.

Up in Allt Goch Wood, dream-catchers of twigs and feathers turned in the wind, suspended in the framework of an ash-bough bender. Wooden shelters and a stout earth closet hinted at

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