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In the Heart of the Land of the Little Trains, The Corris Railway is a narrow gauge (2 foot 3 inch) railway whose origins date back to the 1850's.

In or near Machynlleth

 

In 1923 County War Memorial was completed to commemorate fallen servicemen from Montgomeryshire County. It was built by means of public subscription.

In or near Montgomery

Walkers are Welcome Towns and Villages

 

Every self-respecting nation has a notorious rogue. Ours is Twm Sion Cati, the Welsh Robin Hood!

In or near Tregaron

Walkers are Welcome Towns and Villages

 

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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A traditional stone-built 16th-century farmhouse, the birthplace of the first translator of the whole bible into Welsh, Tudor Bishop William Morgan. The Uplands walk through the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.

Visit Wales VAQASNational Trust

 

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

 

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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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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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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The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway 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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Set on the shores of the Menai Strait amidst breathtakingly beautiful scenery, this elegant house was redesigned by James Wyatt in the 18th century.

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Plas yn Rhiw is an early 17th-century Manor House in North Wales. The estate consists of a small perfectly formed house of Tudor/Georgian style as well as an ornamental garden superb views of Hell's Mouth Bay and the Llyn Peninsula.

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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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Britain's only public track and pinion mountain railway runs from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon at 3,560ft, the highest mountain in England and Wales.

In or near Llanberis

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Mary Jones World in Bala is an award-winning state of the art visitor centre & cafe that tells the story of Mary Jones and Thomas Charles, and the impact of world's best-selling book – on Wales and the world!

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Step into the 1870s at the award-winning Judge's Lodging in Presteigne, Mid Wales and discover the world of a most unusual household, the 'hands-on' policy means that your children can get a feel of what life was like in a Victorian House.

In or near Presteigne

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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 Welsh Highland Railway is the UK's longest heritage railway and runs for 25 miles from Caernarfon where trains start from beneath the castle walls for the journey to Porthmadog.

Rail Route: Caernarfon to Porthmadog.

In or near Caernarfon

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