Red Kite Touring Park
“Terraced pitches with memorable views and superb facilities” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Within a few minutes' walk of the historic town centre, this stunningly located park has been created on undulating hills and fields, which include two lakes, one being a habitat for newts. All pitches are fully serviced to include a green chemical disposal point and TV hook-up, and the superb amenity block with underfloor heating provides excellent fixtures and fittings coupled with privacy options for both men and women. Please note this is an adults-only park.
Facilities – at a glance
- Picnic Area
- Wifi available
- Motorvan service point
- Calor Gas
- Toilet fluid
- Total Touring Pitches: 66
- Caravan Pitches Available
- Motorhome Pitches Available
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About the area
The largest unitary authority in Wales, Powys covers an area of approximately 2,000 square miles. Much of that is mountainous because it actually has the lowest population density of all the Welsh counties.
This much wild, empty space is perhaps best typified by the International Dark Sky Reserve in the Brecon Beacons National Park, one of only eleven in the world. The absence of light pollution creates an exceptional spot for star gazing. You won’t find any cities in Powys, just villages and smaller-sized towns, but that’s the way its inhabitants like it.
Newtown, the largest settlement, is perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of Robert Owen, the founder of the Co-operative movement. Brecon is a market town set on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, while the pretty Victorian spa town of Llandrindod Wells boasts the National Cycle Collection. Elsewhere, Hay-on-Wye hosts a major literary festival every year.
Powys is liberally scattered with castles, burial mounds, hill forts, and other historic markers; Powis Castle, near Welshpool is probably one of the most impressive. And for walking enthusiasts, it’s not just the Brecon Beacons on offer – the Elan Valley describes itself as the ‘Welsh Lake District’.
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