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Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog)

The WHR (Porthmadog) is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the sheds. Vintage train.

In or near Porthmadog

Visit Wales VAQASFood Standards Hygiene (Good)

 
The "Orange Waterfall" in Corris Mine Explorers

A rare opportunity to explore the virtually untouched historic workings of an old Welsh slate mine (1836-1970) with one of Wales' most experienced Mine Explorers. More than 130 years of history is captured inside awaiting discovery.

In or near Machynlleth

Adventure Activities Licensing AuthorityFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 
Visitor Centre Cafe

The Rheidol hydropower plant is the largest of its kind in England and Wales. Guided tours of the power station at set times, visitor centre and interactive display.

Food Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 
Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the world, established in 1832.

Rail Route: Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

In or near Porthmadog

Visit Wales VAQASFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 
National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales (Welsh: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales and is one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies. It is the biggest library in Wales, holding over 6.5 milli

In or near Aberystwyth

Visit Wales VAQASGreen Dragon Environmental SchemeFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)Self-assessed Accessibility Information

 
Dyfi Distillery

Dyfi Distillery produces artisan gins crafted with wild Welsh botanicals foraged in the Dyfi Biosphere.Based at Corris Craft Centre, near Machynlleth and recognised in the Great British Food Awards 2017 for the best gin produced in the UK.

In or near Machynlleth

 
Vale of Rheidol Railway

All aboard the Vale of Rheidol for an unforgettable journey through the beautiful Rheidol Valley by narrow gauge steam train.Sit back, relax and let us take you on a nostalgic journey through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery.

Rail Route: Aberystwyth - Devil's Bridge

In or near Aberystwyth

Visit Wales VAQASFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)WorldHostTripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

 
Cadair Idris

There are many legends associated with Cadair Idris, one of Wales’s most iconic mountains and it is rumored that if you sleep on Cadair Idris you will awaken either as a madman, a poet or may never wake again.

 
Robert Owen Memorial Museum

Robert Owen was one of the most influential thinkers and social reformers of his time. The Robert Owen Museum in Newtown, Powys houses a collection of objects, pictures and written material relating to the life of Robert Owen.

In or near Newtown

Visit Wales VAQAS

 
Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

The Aberystwyth Electric Cliff Railway is the longest in Britain and the only one in Wales. Its 778 feet undulating track and tilted carriages are the unique work of Victorian engineer G. Croyden Marks.

In or near Aberystwyth

Food Standards Hygiene (Generally satisfactory)

 
Cardigan Castle

Cardigan Castle is one of the most important castles in Wales - the first stone castle built by a Welshman and the birthplace of the first eisteddfod in 1176.

In or near Cardigan

VISIT WALES QUALITY CAFEVisit Wales VAQASFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 
Monty's Brewery

This brand new Brewery Visitor Centre is the ideal place to enjoy a pint of your favourite Monty's tipple and learn more about the brewery.

Food Standards Hygiene (Very Good)Self-assessed Accessibility Information

 
Corris Steam Railway & Museum

The Corris Railway is a narrow gauge (2 foot 3 inch) railway whose origins date back to the 1850's. The line was initially built as a horse-and-gravity worked tramroad to carry slate from the quarries of Corris Uchaf and Aberllefenni.

In or near Machynlleth

 
The Legend of Devils Bridge

According to legend, the original Devil’s Bridge was built by the Devil himself. He constructed the bridge for a little old lady in exchange for her soul, or the soul of the first person to cross...

In or near Devil's Bridge

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

 
Snowdon Mountain Railway new Heritage Carriage

Let Snowdon Mountain Railway take you on a journey of a lifetime to the rooftop of Wales. Snowdon, at 3,560ft dominates the landscape of Snowdonia National Park in North Wales.

In or near Llanberis

Visit Wales VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

 
The dragons fighting beneath Dinas Emrys

Once there was a King desperately tring to build himself a tower at Dinas Emrys as defense against the invading saxons. Every morning the stones placed the previous day had disappeared-could this be the work of 2 fiery underground dragons?

In or near Machynlleth

Visit Wales VAQASFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

 
Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

A narrow gauge train trip up the steepest gradients in Britain. Steam locos and coaches from around the world. Shops and picnic areas at both termini.

Rail Route: Llanfair Caereinion - Welshpool

In or near Welshpool

Visit Wales VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

 
Piglets in the stockyard

Llanerchaeron is a very special place. Its history, architecture and its setting combine to make it a rare survivor of traditional Welsh, self-sufficient, agricultural estate.

Visit Wales VAQASNational Trust