Tourist Attractions in Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons & Self Catering Nearby

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Tourist Attractions in Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons & Self Catering Nearby


Machinations - Automata Exhibition, Llanbrynmair and self catering accommodation nearby...

Automata are essentially moving figures, tableaux or sculptures powered by electricity, clockwork, wind driven or hand turned. Come and visit our centre in Mid Wales. Available on site - exhibition, playbarn soft play area for kids and outdoor rabbit village, courses, shop & café.

Llangorse Multi Activity Training Centre and self catering accommodation nearby...

A wide range of activities are available at the centre including the largest Indoor Climbing Centre in Wales and Sky Trek, a network of zip lines high above the ground for over 2km). There is also a Horse Riding Centre, Dingle Scramble (a wet and muddy journey up a brook with many challenges along the way!) and Challenge Course (low level to heights of 80ft, log balances, tyre swings, cargo nets).

Machynlleth - Ancient Capital of Wales and self catering accommodation nearby...

A historic town, home to Owain Glyndwr’s Parliament House, a prominent town clock and host to a Market every Wednesday. It has a reputation for its small, unique shops and also has a range of cafes, pubs and a supermarket. Machynlleth is also brilliantly located for touring the splendours of Snowdonia to the north, the nearby Cader Idris range and the coastline to the west.

Welshpool - Where Wales Begins and self catering accommodation nearby...

Welshpool, or in Welsh, Y Trallwng, is a market town situated 4 miles (6 km) from the Wales-England border. The Canal at Welshpool take’s you back to a bygone era and the busy market town of Welshpool is a great place to do that all important shopping.

The Playbarn at Brynich, Brecon and self catering accommodation nearby...

An exciting indoor children's soft play facility with spinners, aerial runway, vortex tube, zig-zag climb, giant balls, 3-lane astraslide, dangling snakes, double see-saw, ball pool etc. Seating area in full view of equipment where we serve light lunches and refreshments.


Quackers Indoor Soft Play Centre, Newbridge-on-Wye and self catering accommodation nearby...

This indoor play facility is suitable for children and their parents with a 17.5 feet drop slide that will challenge anyone. There is also a great variety of play facilities for the children and a café area.

Garwnant Visitor Centre and self catering accommodation nearby...

Garwnant Visitor Centre is an activity based centre with forest walks, restaurant, education/conference facilities, information centre, childrens play area, and mini-MTB mountain bike trails.

Elan Valley Lake Reservoir, Rhaeadr and self catering accommodation nearby...

Ideal for walkers, cyclists and bird watchers, the 70 square mile Elan Valley Estate has five reservoirs and offers spectacular scenery. A series of dams were constructed at the end of the 19th century to provide water to Birmingham and many parts of mid and south Wales. There is a large Visitor Centre which is a good starting point for your visit.

Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth and self catering accommodation nearby...

The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a pioneering eco-centre with exciting interactive displays that demonstrate the incredible power of wind, water and sun. It has working examples of sustainable living, environmentally responsible buildings, energy conservation, organic growing and composting. A great place for children, with an eco-adventure playground etc and a wholefood restaurant.


Llanymynech Wharf Visitor Centre and self catering accommodation nearby...

The Wharf Visitor Centre is a community-run facility which welcomes visitors and tourists to the “international parish” of Llanymynech. Besides light refreshments, the centre provides displays and exhibitions about the canal, Heritage Area and other local places of interest to the visitor. Guided tours can be arranged, there is a picnic area and the village has a variety of places to eat.

Dyfi Osprey Project, Machynlleth and self catering accommodation nearby...

In 2011, for the first time in over 400 years Ospreys bred in the Dyfi valley on the Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve site, following three years work by the trust to reintroduce the birds into the area. The osprey project is open from April to September, 10am to 6pm whilst Cors Dyfi reserve is open throughout the year. With the exception of the elevated bird hide, the site is fully accessible to wheelchair users. Facilities include a visitor centre with a small shop & basic refreshments.

Builth Wells and self catering accommodation nearby...

Builth Wells provides interesting craft stores and hosts many collectors' fairs, an arts centre, leisure centre, golf course and the Royal Welsh Showground which hosts numerous events throughout the year, including the annual Royal Welsh Show and Winter Fair.

Cantref Adventure Farm, Brecon and self catering accommodation nearby...

This award winning farm park is situated in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park and offers a fantastic day out for the whole family. Something for everyone and for all types of weather, including a riding centre, a large indoor play area, great live animal shows throughout the day, outdoor play areas, Europe's longest sledge ride and Badger's Quest. There is also a Young Tractor Drivers Challenge, paddle boats, ball cannons and a cafe serving home made specials including children meal boxes and a gift shop.

Dyfi Biosphere (UNESCO Biosphere Reserve), Machynlleth and self catering accommodation nearby...

A Biosphere is an area in which people work to balance the conservation of biodiversity with its sustainable use. The Dyfi valley is home to Wales‘ first new style world class UNESCO Biosphere – a special place in the heart of Wales where conservation and sustainable development go hand in hand.

Dyfi Valley Shooting Ground and self catering accommodation nearby...

Dyfi Valley Shooting Ground is set in its own wooded valley near the coast in Mid Wales. It features a large sporting layout with over 100 different variations offering targets to suit everyone from a complete beginner to the most experienced shooter. You can shoot as few or as many as you wish from 25 to 500 clays.

Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus and self catering accommodation nearby...

The "Mountain Centre" is located 5 miles south west of Brecon and some 15 miles north of Merthyr Tydfil and run by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. It is consistently the most popular visitor attraction in the National Park.

RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Visitor Centre, Llanwddyn and self catering accommodation nearby...

The RSPB welcomes you to our shop by the dam, with its wide range of gifts and books, from where you can access nature trails and information about the surrounding countryside. It is also the main starting point for our schedule of events and guided walks that cater for birdwatching beginners, families and the more active walker and birdwatcher.

Corris Mine Experience, Machynlleth and self catering accommodation nearby...

Go underground to really get a feel of what it is like in the disused slate mine. See how the slate was mined and wear the traditional head lamp and mining equipment.

Corris Craft Centre, Machynlleth and self catering accommodation nearby...

Home to 9 craft studios and the resident designer-makers. Find unique items handcrafted with care for your home, garden and gifts for others. Café, outdoor seating area and a small children’s play area also on site, not to mention a new Welsh Food and Drink shop selling wonderful local produce. There's also a Tourist Information Point.

Visitor Centre, Llanwrtyd Wells and self catering accommodation nearby...

In the heart of mid-Wales is the Coed Trallwm Mountain Bike Centre complete with a log cabin Visitor Centre and Forest Café, which opens daily to ensure that only fully fuelled (with homemade cake type fuel) riders are taking on the trails.

Offa’s Dyke Centre, Knighton and self catering accommodation nearby...

As a centre for walking activities, Offa's Dyke Centre is positioned at about the halfway point of the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail and at the start of the Glyndwr's Way National Trail. There is an attractive interactive exhibition in th ecentre for visitors to explore the Dyke, its associated long distance footpath, and the border area in general.

Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant and self catering accommodation nearby...

At 240ft (80m) high, Pistyll Rhaeadr is the tallest single drop waterfall in the UK. Located in the Berwyn Mountains, it is a truly special place to which people return, generation after generation, to take in the spirit and presence of this enchanting feature. Many walks on site to suit a variety of walkers. Tea room nearby offers a welcome cup of tea, snack or meal with a lovely view of the waterfall from the outside garden seating, or when it’s colder, a warm log fire to sit by.

Mid Wales Off Road, Newtown and self catering accommodation nearby...

A fun day out for a group of family or friends with a variety of activities, including Rally Kart racing, Paint Balling and JCB Driving.

Gigrin Red Kite Feeding Centre, Rhaeadr and self catering accommodation nearby...

Wild red kites are fed at Gigrin Farm every day of the year. With breathtaking feats of aerial piracy, red kites compete with buzzards and ravens for choice pickings. The number of kites using the feeding station can vary from a dozen to 300 or more depending on the weather and time of year. Red Kite Interpretive Centre and a remote camera overlooking the kite feeding area giving the user complete control of pan, zoom and focus. 5 large hides on site, just metres away from where the kites sweep down, giving excellent opportunities for photography.

Brecon Beacons National Park and self catering accommodation nearby...

The Uplands of South and Mid Wales, a high country consisting of gently rolling moors, forests, plateaus, farmland, rivers and streams is known as Brecon Beacons. The National Park, lying within the southern uplands, is 519 square miles (1344 sq. km) in size and stretches 40 miles (65km) from east to west. There are four mountain ranges within the park. Near the border with England are the Black Mountains, Next lie the Brecon Beacons, then the Fforest Fawr and, in the far west, the wilderness of Black Mountain. The two highest peaks in southern Britain are located in the Park.

King Arthur’s Labyrinth, Machynlleth and self catering accommodation nearby...

King Arthur’s Labyrinth near Machynlleth offers a great experience of the past on an underground mystery boat trip guided by a boatman. Sail into the Dark Ages and see the waterfall and maybe if you are lucky you will spot King Arthur in this mysterious world.