Rhayader Tourism, United Kingdom

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Rhayader (/ˈreɪ.ədər/; Welsh: Rhaeadr Gwy) is a market town and community in Powys, Wales. It has a population of 2,088, and is the first town on the banks of the River Wye, 20 miles (32 km) from its source on the Plynlimon range of the Cambrian Mountains. Although being situated in the mostly Anglicised border county of Radnorshire, 55% of the community have some form of Welsh identity according to the 2011 census. The town is one of the principal centres of population in the predominantly rural historic county of Radnorshire. It is situated roughly midway between North and south Wales on the A470, 13 miles north of Builth Wells and 30 miles east of Aberystwyth on the A44 - two of Wales' most important trunk roads. The B4574 mountain road to Aberystwyth is described by the AA as one of the ten most scenic drives in the world.


Looking for travel information about Rhayader? Explore the best travel advice on Rhayader, United Kingdom. The nearest major city to Rhayader is Liverpool. Liverpool is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. Also, to reach Rhayader, you'll have to take a flight to Liverpool; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Rhayader are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Rhayader*

  • Rhayader: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Rhayader for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Rhayader.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.08 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.62 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.92 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 29.17 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.17 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.55 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 29.17 (Low)
  • Living in Rhayader - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 68.38 (High)
    • Climate Index 90.01 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Rhayader

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Rhayader

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 56.55 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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