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Set in south east Wales, between Usk and Pontypool, Llandegfedd Lake is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, with 434 acres of water and acres of woodland and grasslands, Visitor Centre and cafe and Watersports Centre.

In or near Usk

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Together with nearby Canaston Wood, Minwear has been thickly wooded for centuries.

 

Afan Forest Park lies just a few miles from Port Talbot within easy access of the M4. The forest park nestles on the slopes of the Afan Valley which is one of the narrowest and most beautiful valleys in Wales.

In or near Port Talbot

 

Llyn Geirionnydd is a 0.75 mile long lake in Gwydyr Forest, and reputedly the home of the 6th century poet Taliesin.

 

In the middle ages the forest was mainly oak and ash and was an important Royal hunting ground, while until the 20th Century wood from the forest was harvested to fuel the industrial needs of South Wales.

 

This popular re-creation of a Victorian amusement has been one of the prime attractions in the area since its completion in 1985. The massive 14 inch lens makes it one of the world’s largest camera obscuras.

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The Dyfi Valley opens wide as it approaches the Cardigan Bay Coast and ends in sandy beaches and dunes. It cradles the westerly spur of Powys, Ceredigion north of Aberystwyth, and the southern rim of Snowdonia National Park.

In or near Machynlleth

 

Bala Lake, or Llyn Tegid, is over four miles long and a mile wide at it's widest point, making it the largest natural lake in Wales. It is an important home for the rare 'gwyniad' fish - a species which is only found in Llyn Tegid.

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Experience the spectacular landscapes and walking trails of the forests of Ceredigion, bordered by the Mid Wales coast to the west, and sheltered to the east by the Cambrian Mountains.

 

The Crychan & Halfway Forest is set in beautiful countryside nestling between the Brecon Beacons & the Cambrian Mountains. Miles of waymarked trails take you through tranquil gorges, along old drover's routes & past cascading waterfalls.

In or near Llangammarch Wells

 

Lying between the town of Pembrey and Cefn Sidan Sands is Pembrey forest, one of Britain's sand dune forests. The forest is classified as a Nature Reserve and covers 1000 hectares.

In or near Burry Port

 

Moel Famau Country Park is in the heart of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Beauty.

 

Welcome to Cwm Rhaeadr or valley of the waterfall. This beautiful woodland jewel has something for everyone. Having won the Royal Welsh Show gold medal for forestry in 2007 and 2009.

 

Dyfnant and Vyrnwy Forests are in a part of Mid Wales renowned for its rolling hills, lush green valleys and picturesque farmsteads and villages.

 

The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an internationally important protected landscape. It surrounds a 45-mile stretch of the meandering Wye Valley south of Hereford. It straddles the borders between England and Wales.

 

Devil's Bridge Falls is a spectacular waterfall attraction in the heart of the Mid Wales Cambrian Mountains. It is one of the 'Must See' natural features in Wales, 12 miles inland from the coastal town of Aberystwyth.

In or near Devil's Bridge

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The Hafren Forest takes its name from the River Severn, the Afon Hafren in Welsh, which takes its rise about a mile from the western boundary of the forest, high up on the slopes of Pumlumon, the highest mountain in Mid Wales.

 

Cwmcarn Forest offers something for all the family. Spectacular 7 mile forest drive set amongst rolling hills and green forests with 7 car parks to stop at. The visitor centre provides a place to stock up on refreshments and gifts.

In or near Newport City