county named after the Forest of Radnor
which forms its centre. Adjacent counties are: to the south Brecknockshire
, to the west Cardiganshire
, to the north Montgomeryshire
, to the south-east Herefordshire
and to the north-east Shropshire
Principal towns include Llandrindod Wells, Rhyader and the village of Llanelwedd (a suburb of Builth Wells, Brecknockshire) where the annual Royal Welsh agricultural show is held.