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Gladestry


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 About Gladestry There is a public telephone here. There is a pub here. There is a grocery shop here. There is a restaurant here. There is a sandwich shop here. There is a post office here. 
 
Gladestry is a small village attractively set in the countryside of the Radnorshire Hills. The Welsh name is Llanfair Lethonow, St Mary`s in the Glen. The Church is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin. Though it was restored in 1910, it retains some if its historic features, such as the Norman font bowl, the 13th century priest`s door in the south wall and the 16th century oak roof. The wrought iron weather vane on the tower is a flying serpent, dated 1709. In the farmyard beside the church there is a medieval tithe barn. The 16th century black and white building opposite the church is Corner House. In the eaves of the ornate house next door to the Post Office, notice a white hand and upturned heart.

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The Royal Oak
Gladestry Powys HR5 3NR
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 Property type: Country House Hotel


Historic Inn, King Charles I is said to have been a visitor. The Royal Oak is a picturesque Inn reputedly built in the 17th Century immediately adjacent to the Offa's Dyke National Path. Buzzards and Red Kites are regular visitors soaring just below the summit of Yew Tree Bank. It is the only pub directly on the Offa's Dyke Path between Hay-on-Wye and Kington. The Main Bar has a flagstone floor, ideal for those muddy boots, and well behaved dogs are welcome. There is an open fire and here you can sit and relax as you reflect over your day's excertions and plan the next stage of your walk The Inn also provides Bed and Breakfast and tents are allowed overnight in the garden. In the evening hot meals are served in the Restaurant.

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It is the only pub directly on the Offa's Dyke Path between Hay-on-Wye and Kington, about 10 miles (about 4 hours walking time) from Hay-on-Wye and 4 1/2 miles (about 2 hours walking time) from Kington.The Royal Oak Inn provides a welcome sight to many a walker.
 
Distance from path: on route   OS reference: 232551

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room60.00
2 double ensuite rooms80.00
2 twin ensuite rooms80.00


 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available 
 
Last updated: 9/13/2016


 
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pets accepted herePets accepted   packed lunches availablePacked lunches available
evening meal availableEvening meals available   this is a no smoking propertyNo smoking property