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
Fri 3 Jan - Tue 31 Mar Exhibition: Elan Links Partnership at Cwm Elan | Elan Valley
Sat 4 Jan - Sat 1 Feb The Knife Angel at Y Drenewydd | Newtown
Thu 16 - Sun 19 Jan Llangollen Pantomime Group Presents: Pinocchio at Llangollen Pavilion
Sun 19 Jan Pericles at Wyeside Arts Centre

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Welsh Castles

Craig Y Nos Castle

Ystradgynlais

The Castle overlooks Craig-y-Nos Country Park, in the Brecon Beacons National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Steeped in history, the castle was once home of the famous opera singer Adelina Patti.

 
 

Cycling & Walking

Family picnicing at Pont Llogel Dyfnant Forest.

Lake Vyrnwy

Numerous forest trails. The surface of the Pont Llogel Trail is especially suitable for wheelchairs. Your starting point is from the picnic site at Pont Llogel on the B4395, 3 miles NE of Llangadfan on the A458 West from Welshpool.