Local Amenities nearby…

Bryn Tanat Hall and the Lodges are around a 4 minutes drive to the local village of Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain. Here you can find the local amenities like the petrol station attached to the Morrison’s local shop along with the Spar village shop. Both providing all the groceries you may need for your stay.

The market towns of Oswestry & Welshpool are no more than a 20 minute drive either side of Bryn Tanat. Both have great options if you want to shop local and support small business’ in the area whilst being able to access more familiar high street stores such as Boots the chemist or larger supermarkets.

The question now is, are you dining in or dining out? See our list of recommendations below….

Plas yn Dinas, Llanfechain

Plas Yn Dinas, Llanfechain (7 min drive, 3.7 miles)

A warm welcome awaits with fine ales and country dining in glorious Wales. Plas Yn Dinas is widely regarded as a leading destination pub for excellent food, professional and friendly service, Booking is advisable.


The Cross keys, Kinnerly (15 min drive, 8.1 miles)

A country pub set in the beautiful Shropshire countryside. Sample modern British dishes like their ‘Ludlow Blonde’ Beer Battered Haddock which pairs perfectly with their craft beer selection on offer!


The Green Inn, Llangedwyn (9 min drive, 5.2 miles)

Modern country pub welcoming new and old customers with a large relaxing beer garden and a cosy log fires. Grab yourself a lunchtime basket meal or indulge in their popular Grill Night Fridays!

Amber’s Pizza Co, Oswestry (16 min drive, 7.5 miles)

Amber’s Pizza Co is the home of independent, authentic, handmade Neapolitan pizza in Shropshire. Their pizzas are everything you want from a proper pizza – with fresh toppings and well-sourced ingredients. Pair that with seasonal sides, craft beers and irresistible homemade desserts… Bellissimo!

The Cornstore Welshpool

The Cornstore, Welshpool (19 min drive, 11.9 miles)

The Cornstore is a bistro style restaurant serving hearty home cooked meals in a quirky & cosy setting. A great spot for lunch located in the centre of the Town.
Choose from the fabulously extensive menu of hearty home cooked meals. Their ample portion sizes means you won’t be leaving hungry! Booking advised.
local pub

The Stumble Inn, Bwlch-y-Cibau (11 min drive, 6.4 miles)

Situated close to the Welsh border in the village of Bwlch-y-Cibau, the Stumble Inn offers an excellent opportunity for visitors to the area to enjoy some of Powys’ fine dining in a classic Welsh restaurant and pub atmosphere.

Simla, Oswestry (17 mins, 9.2 miles)

Serving tandoori food in Oswestry Since 1976, the Simla is the most one of the oldest of its kind in Shropshire and the surrounding countryside. Dine in or takeaway!

Cinnamon, Oswestry (17 mins, 9.2 miles)

Cinnamon Indian restaurant in Oswestry offers a modern twist on great indian food at affordable prices. Order a takeaway for collection online or dine in!

Cludfwyd Chinese, Llanfyllin (14 mins, 7.6 miles)

Cosy on in with a Chinese takeaway from the local Chinese in Llanfyllin.The set dinners are great value for groups looking to try a bit of everything!

Getting Here…

Bryn Tanat Hall is fortunate in it’s location – being on the Mid Wales and Shropshire border it is surrounded by breath taking countryside, which is undisturbed from the likes of busy transportation links and high-rise buildings. If you’re using public transport to get to us, we recommend planning ahead.


Gobown Train Station (18 min drive, 10 miles)

Served by Virgin Trains, the westbound trains run to London Euston and Crewe and eastward routes between Holyhead, Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street. There is no ticket office or waiting room so we recommend tickets are purchased in advance along with a pre arranged taxi or hire car service to get to us.

Welshpool Train Station

Welshpool Train Station (19 min drive, 12 miles)

Located on the Cambrian Line, it’s managed by Transport for Wales, has a small car park and a waiting room. The station is unstaffed, so tickets must be purchased in advance or on the train. There is no taxi rank at the station so we recommend pre booking a taxi or hire care service.

taxi or car hire services oswestry

Taxi or car hire services 

Spontaneity and public transport in this area are not a great combination, with most taxi services requiring booking in advance, we recommend planning this ahead of your arrival. If you’re planning on touring the local area whilst you are staying with us, we recommend hiring a car from one of the local towns.