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Talyllyn Railway

Historic narrow-gauge steam railway set in beautiful, unspoilt Snowdonia. Running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol, the line passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls and there are excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol.

Rail Route: Tywyn - Abergynolwyn

In or near Tywyn

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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

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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

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Visitor Centre

The Rheidol hydropower plant is the largest of its kind in England and Wales. Guided tours of the power station are available by prior booking, visitor centre and interactive display.

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Yr Ysgwrn

Yr Ysgwrn is not your typical Welsh farmhouse. By protecting and enhancing the site the aim is to share the story of Hedd Wyn and the universal messages of Yr Ysgwrn to all who visit.

In or near Trawsfynydd

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Tudor Merchant's House

Step back 500 years and discover how the Tudor merchant and his family would have lived in this fascinating three-storey house, situated close to the harbour within the historic walled town of Tenby.

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Aberconwy House

National Trust owned 14th-century merchant's house.

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Erddig House

Explore a much-loved home, garden and 1,200-acre estate filled with the stories of a family and their servants.

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Vale of Rheidol Railway

All aboard for an unforgettable 12 mile journey from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge travelling up 680ft through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery on a historic narrow-gauge steam railway.

Rail Route: Aberystwyth - Devil's Bridge

In or near Aberystwyth

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Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Gold mines in use from Roman times to the 20th century. These unique gold mines are set amid wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley.

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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

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The Judge's Lodging

Step into the 1870s at the award-winning Judge's Lodging in Presteigne on the Mid Wales border and discover the world of a most unusual household.

In or near Presteigne

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Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog)

The WHHR is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the heritage centre. Vintage train.

In or near Porthmadog

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Mining Heritage

Dating back to over 250 years ago, there is a wealth of history to be explored at Llywernog Silver-Lead mine. Take the Miner's Life guided tour, follow The Miner's Trail, visit our Mining Museum and experience new live show Time Lab!

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Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

The Aberystwyth Electric Cliff Railway is the longest in Britain and the only one in Wales.

In or near Aberystwyth

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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

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Pales Quaker Meeting House

The Pales is a Historic Meeting House, built in 1717, and burial ground with a Warden’s Cottage attached. It is the oldest Quaker Meeting house in continuous use in Wales.

In or near Llandrindod Wells

 
Bala Lake Railway

A delightful ride through the glorious scenery of the Snowdonia National Park along the shore line of Wales' largest natural lake.

Rail Route: Llanuwchllyn - Bala

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