Parks & Gardens in Mid Wales
Mid Wales

Mid Wales | Castles | Cycling & Walking

Looking for a UK holiday gem? Then look no further and visit Mid Wales & The Welsh Marches.

A fantastic location close to the English border and only 4 hours from London, this region of Wales is littered with Welsh Castles, History, Heritage - a great location for an adventure or that rural retreat you’ve been promising yourself.

A Visit to Wales isn’t complete without seeing at least one Welsh Castle. The castles in Wales are famous for their turbulent history between the Welsh and the English. Today they offer visitors a great day out with lots to do and provide a UK family holiday that is streets above the rest.

Explore Mid Wales and you will find a beautiful array of market towns dotted around the region. Welshpool and Newtown are two of the largest towns in the region and offer an array of walks, museums and history. Also famous for the National Trust Powis Castle & Gardens in Welshpool and birthplace of the great social reformer, Robert Owen this undiscovered region of Wales is full of surprises and offers the visitor a relaxing break that makes you feel 1000 miles away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Great UK Deals and holidays can be found in this region of Wales. Make sure you take a trip to the famous Lake Vyrnwy or take a walk on the Montgomery Wales Canal.

Stay in Mid Wales

 

Looking for a UK holiday gem? Then look no further and Visit Wales & The Welsh Marches.

A fantastic location close to the English border and only 4 hours from London, this region of Wales is littered with Welsh Castles, History, Heritage - a great location for an adventure or that rural retreat you’ve been promising yourself.

A Visit to Wales isn’t complete without seeing at least one Welsh Castle. The castles in Wales are famous for their turbulent history between the Welsh and the English. Today they offer visitors a great day out with lots to do and provide a UK family holiday that is streets above the rest.

Mid Wales Map

Events in Mid Wales

Events from
date event
Tue 9 Oct - Fri 4 Jan Munitionettes and Canary Girls at National Wool Museum
Sat 17 Nov - Sun 20 Jan Contemporary Craft Exhibition at Oriel Davies Gallery
Sat 17 Nov - Sat 12 Jan Ruth Jên at Y Tabernacl
Tue 20 Nov - Thu 31 Jan Women in the War at National Wool Museum

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Welsh Castles

Dolforwyn Castle

Newtown

The remains of this castle, begun by Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ('the Last') in 1273 and captured by the English in 1277, have been revealed by excavations.

 
 

Cycling & Walking

Dyfi Forest

Machynlleth

Nant Gwernol, a rocky river gorge & waterfalls, lies above the picturesque Tal-y-llyn valley in the shadow of Cader Idris. The trails follow the riverside and explore the remains of Bryn Eglwys Slate Quarry. Grid Reference: SH681067