Oriel Davies welcomes visitors back to appreciate and enjoy our unique brand of contemporary art in our beautiful gallery in the park, by the River Severn in Mid Wales.
We are continuing to maintain measures to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors, including a limited capacity, one-way systems and social distancing measures. Please check the Welsh Government Guidance before booking a day ticket and help us all to stay safe.
We’re open Tuesday to Sunday 11-5 (closed Mondays) over the summer.
The cafe is closed, but you are welcome to bring a picnic and either sit on the patio or borrow a Cecile Johnson Soliz blanket to sit on the grass. We hope to announce a new cafe soon.
The meeting room will remain closed for the time being.
Toilets will be available, with additional sanitising opportunities.
Take care and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
🙌 Wash your hands
↔️ Keep your distance
😷 Wear a mask
You are welcome to drop in to visit us during our opening hours, however there may be a queue if we are at capacity.
We therefore advise using our FREE booking system to avoid queuing and book a 1-hour timed visiting slot.
Postcode: SY16 2NZ
From Newtown train station which is about a 7 minute walk, take the footpath opposite the station exit the the left of the Pryce Jones Building and car park, down to the main road (New Road). Cross straight over at the lights and continue up New Church Street. Cross at the pedestrian crossing into the park. The Gallery is beside the park, on the right hand side. From the town centre, walk to the end of High Street or through the Bear Lanes shopping centre towards the Bus Station. Oriel Davies Gallery is located between the Bus and Coach Station and the park.
Keep on the A483 (New Road) into Newtown, and turn into New Church Street, besides a large Church building. After 600m, turn left into Newtown’s Back Lane car park which is pay-and-display. Oriel Davies Gallery is located just 50 metres from the car park on the edge of the town park. There are two blue badge holder spaces at the side of the gallery.
The nearest train station is Newtown (Powys) operated by Arriva Trains Wales and is a 7 minute walk to Oriel Davies Gallery. Direct train services run from: Birmingham (1hr 40mins), Shrewsbury, (40mins), Telford (1hr), Wolverhampton (1hr 20mins), Aberystwyth (1hr 20mins) and Machynlleth (1hr 40mins). To plan your journey to Newtown, please visit National Rail Enquiries.
By bus and coach
Oriel Davies Gallery is located immediately adjacent to the Newtown bus and coach station and is well served by local and national bus routes to many towns including Shrewsbury, Wrexham, Llandrindod Wells, Kington, Montgomery and Llandovery, as well as National Express coach services to further destinations such as London, Birmingham and Aberystwyth.
Coaches can be parked immediately adjacent to Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown’s main car park at Back Lane in designated coach spaces. There is a daily charge.
Public Transport Information Traveline Cymru
Parking: with charge
Accessible by Public Transport: 0.5 miles from Newtown Station