There are many other places of interest within easy reach of Lake Vyrnwy:
Powis Castle (National Trust) in Welshpool
Chirk Castle (National Trust) in Chirk
Welshpool and Llanfair Railway which runs between Welshpool and Llanfair Caereinion
Mary Jones World on the northern edge of Bala Lake
Glyndwr's Way - the long distance path, passes over the Vyrnwy dam.