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Corris Mine Explorers

Delve around the secret world of an old Mid Wales slate mine, with one of Wales' top Mine Explorers; abandoned and forgotten yet full of relics, stories & adventure. Get kitted up with helmet,lamp & safety clips for something different.

In or near Machynlleth (6 miles, 10 km)

Adventure Activities Licensing AuthorityFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 
Y Plas

A grade II listed Georgian mansion. Formerly the home of the Marquess of Londonderry, the property was left to the people of Machynlleth in 1948 and eventually aquired by Machynlleth Town Council in 2008.

In or near Machynlleth (8 miles, 12 km)

Food Standards Hygiene (Major improvement necessary)

 
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.

Food Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 
Meirion Mill

Melin Meirion Mill Shop and Cafe is on the A470 between Machynlleth and Dolgellau near the village of Dinas Mawddwy.

In or near Dinas-Mawddwy (13 miles, 21 km)

Food Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 
Magic of Life Butterfly House

Come and see some of the largest and most colourful butterflies in the world! We exhibit species from all over the tropics. Our wildlife garden has many varieties of plants specifically for butterflies.

In or near Aberystwyth (19 miles, 31 km)

 
Mid Wales Mine Adventure

Experience untouched passages and unspoilt landscape of silver, lead, copper and zinc mines in Mid Wales, some of which date back over 4,000 years. Specialist-led Mid Wales Mine Adventures.

Type: Underground Mine Tour

In or near Aberystwyth (19 miles, 31 km)

 
Dyfi Biosphere

The Dyfi Biosphere is part of a network of UNESCO 'Biosphere Reserves' throughout the world where information and experiences can be shared and new ideas explored. Others include the Central Amazon, Niagara Escarpment and Gran Canaria!

In or near Machynlleth (8 miles, 12 km)

 
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 (20 miles, 32 km)

Visit Wales VAQASFood Standards Hygiene (Good)

 
Textiles display

Ceredigion Museum: Encouraging Curiosity Welcome to Ceredigion museum, housed in a beautifully preserved Edwardian theatre. We are situated in the heart of Aberystwyth, near the seafront.

In or near Aberystwyth (17 miles, 28 km)

Visit Wales VAQAS

 
Arrive by CAT's water-balanced cliff railway

The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a world-renowned eco centre with seven acres of hands-on displays, examples of environmentally responsible building, renewable energy, organic gardens and kids’ holiday activities.

In or near Machynlleth (7 miles, 11 km)

Visit Wales VAQASFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)Self-assessed Accessibility Information

 
Bwlch Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre

Bwlch Nant yr Arian has been awarded the Gold Award by Visit Wales for attractions which make an exceptional effort to create an enjoyable and memorable experience for their visitors.

In or near Devil's Bridge (17 miles, 28 km)

Visit Wales VAQASFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)Self-assessed Accessibility Information

 
Dyfi Forest

The Dyfi Forest is located mainly to the north of the Afon Dyfi between Dolgellau to the north and Machynlleth to the south. Dyfi is a 6000ha forest - a spectacular landscape well worth exploring.

In or near Machynlleth (8 miles, 12 km)

 
Falconry Experience Wales

Falconry Experience Wales offers an insight into the world of Birds of Prey. Fly and handle Lakota the Bald Eagle or Moggie the White Faced Owl. Outdoor Venue of the Year - Welsh Hospitality Awards

In or near Machynlleth (11 miles, 17 km)

 
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

In or near Bala (19 miles, 31 km)

Visit Wales VAQAS

 
Pennau Crafts & Coffee Shop

Pennau Craft and Coffee Shop in the village of Bow Street is just four miles north of the busy coastal resort of Aberystwyth. At Pennau Craft Coffee Shop, the accent is firmly on offering the best that Wales has to offer.

In or near Bow Street (14 miles, 23 km)

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 (19 miles, 31 km)

Visit Wales VAQASFood Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 
Abermaw | Barmouth

Sea fishing trips depart from Barmouth harbour daily, tides and weather permitting. Local boats cater for parties and details can be obtained from Barmouth TIC. For more information contact the local secretary 01341 422706

In or near Barmouth (5 miles, 8 km)

 
Hand thrown pottery from the Corris Craft Centre

A small craft village in Mid Wales home to 9 unique studios where you can see crafts being handmade. Have a dabble yourself with hands-on sessions. All weather attractions; King Arthur's Labyrinth & Corris Mine Explorers also start here.

In or near Machynlleth (6 miles, 10 km)

Food Standards Hygiene (Very Good)TripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceSelf-assessed Accessibility Information