The site is located at Guilsfield which is about 3 miles from Welshpool, 13 miles from Oswestry and the A5 leading to the motorway network, 21 miles from Shrewsbury and 29 miles from Wrexham (all distances are approximate). Guilsfield is a popular village with a range of local amenities including a primary school, doctors surgery, a village shop and Post Office, and two public houses. There is a bus route passing through the village from Welshpool to Oswestry. Welshpool provides a full range of amenities and has a railway station providing links to Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth on the Cambrian Line. There are a number of excellent schools, state and private, within easy reach of Guilsfield.