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Living in Powys

Living in Powys
Close A county surrounded by lakes and mountains

A great place to live

Powys is a stunning county that offers beautiful scenery and spectacular landscapes with green open spaces and vibrant market towns.  

The county has excellent theatres, a vibrant Welsh cultural heritage, thriving arts and artisan scenes.  

Powys is home to some fantastic events. The Hay Festival of Literature has an international reputation that attracts top writers and celebrities. The Green Man festival is rapidly becoming one of the top boutique festivals on the summer music circuit and the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show is the largest agricultural show in Europe.  

Spend your weekends exploring the 2,000 square miles of countryside and having great adventures... there's something to do for everyone — wildlife enthusiasts, walkers, mountain bikers and horse riders. Sport addicts have plenty of choice with a range of local football, rugby, cricket and golf clubs to choose from. 

Powys has a community spirit and togetherness with strong local neighbourhood networks. It's also about well-being and offering safe and supportive communities to live. 

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