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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

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County War Memorial, Montgomery

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

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The Hall at Abbey Cwm Hir

Within a setting of breathtaking beauty, history & romance, the 52 roomed Hall & its 12 acres overlook the church & the ruins of the 12th century "Abbey of The Long Valley" containing the monk's pond, & the grave of Llewellyn The Last.

In or near Llandrindod Wells

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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)

 
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!

Visit Wales VAQASVisit Wales Gold AwardFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

 
The Judge's Lodging

Step into the 1870s at the award-winning Judge's Lodging and discover the world of a most unusual household.

In or near Presteigne

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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

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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

 
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

 
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.

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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

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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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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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Powis Castle

Powis Castle, built circa 1200, began life as the medieval fortress of the Welsh Princes of Powys. The world-famous gardens, overhung with clipped yews, shelters rare plants laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles.

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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

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Bala Lake Railway

One of the Great Little Trains of Wales, the railway offers a delightful 9 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train along the shores of Wales' largest natural lake.

Rail Route: Llanuwchllyn - Bala

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Dyfi Biosphere

Lleucu Llwyd is one of Wales’s most tragic love heroines, often referred to as the ‘Welsh Juliet’ and her tragic story has continued down through the ages.

 
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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