Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June 2019

Welshpool Town Council celebrate all forms of transport

Once again the town will be alive with things to do and see this weekend including vintage vehicles and buses, steam trains, boat trips and much more for the whole family to enjoy.

All information, and control point, will be in the Tourist Information Centre.

For people coming by car you can find details regarding parking and buses to, from and around town on our Visitor Information page.

2019 Transport Festival

  • Red & White Bus Services

    The Red & White Services Ltd vintage coaches will be passing through Welshpool on Saturday as part of their TRAWSCAMBRIA 40 year celebratory road run. Having started operating in 1979 between Bangor and Cardiff via mid-Wales it now runs a network of regular bus services that connect communities and railway stations right across Wales.

  • Horse Drawn Boat Trips

    “Cracker” the Boathorse is coming back to Welshpool to provide trips from the bottom of the Town Lock. He is very popular, so make sure to turn up in good time to get your ticket. This can be done at the ticket gazebo by the towpath next to Severn Bridge. Horse-drawn boat trips – £3

  • Cycle Display – Saturday 22nd June

    Savage Skills, with one of the leading stunt riders, an experienced commentator and uniquely designed rig will astound and thrill the whole family with their impressive tricks, jumps and stunts. This year you will be able to see their displays on Broad Street at 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm.

  • Canal Activities

    An opportunity for all the family to take to the water and experience the fun of rides in coracles and canoes for yourselves. As all equipment is provided and no experience is needed why not give them a try. Coracles Tasters – Free. Spinning contest on Saturday only at 1pm. Canoe trips – £2 per

  • Welshpool & Llanfair Caereinion Light Railway

    Take advantage of a leisurely journey on the narrow guage Steam Railway through the beautiful countryside surrounding Welshpool detailed information and timetable for the Festival Weekend can be found on the W&LLR website.  There will also be an opportunity to ride on a miniature railway at Welshpool Raven Square station. Free parking will be avaiable

  • Heulwen Trust Boat Trips

    Once again this year the Heulwen Trust will be offering boat trips, every 30 minutes from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Travel along the Montgomery Canal through the beautiful countryside around Welshpool together with a Busker to add to your enjoyment. The trip is free but you will need tickets from the Booking Tent in the canal

  • Busking

    The streets from from Raven Square Railway Station to the Town Wharf, also on the Canal, will be humming with all genres of music and styles from solo performers, duos, small groups and it won’t take long before your humming along with them. The buskers performing on the canal are collecting for the Montgomery Canal.

VISITOR INFORMATION

VISITOR INFORMATION

All bus services/connections are FREE
BUSES
Throughout the weekend there will be a bus service circulating around the town every 30 minutes from outside the Tourist Information Center .
SATURDAY: 10.00am – 12.30pm (No service between 1.00-1.55pm)
2.00pm – 5.00pm
SUNDAY: 10.00am – 2.00pm
PARK & RIDE (Saturday only)
From Welshpool Livestock Market, Buttington, into and from town every 15 minutes from 10.00am until 5.00pm so that you do not have an issue with parking.

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Tourist Information Centre

For information on where to stay, whether it’s local Campsites; Hotels and B&Bs, let the friendly staff at the Tourist Information Centre help.

Call: 01938 552043Visit Our Website

Contact us

If you have any question please feel free to contact us using contact form below

Phone :

01938 553142

Email :

town.clerk@welshpooltowncouncil.gov.uk

Address :

Welshpool Town Council Triangle House Union Street Welshpool, Powys SY21 7PG

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