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Dolgoch Falls railway station is a station on the Talyllyn Railway between Tywyn and Abergynolwyn in Southern Snowdonia. Just 4 miles from Tywyn Wharf the station was built for tourist traffic and for visitors to the local Dolgoch Falls.

In or near Tywyn

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The National Trust Llanerchaeron Estate near the coastal town of Aberaeron is a traditional welsh estate with a villa, servants' quarters, stables, farm buildings and walled garden, set in a landscape which is both beautiful and productive.

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The National Library is one of the great libraries of the world. Since 1911 it's enjoyed the right to collect, free of charge, a copy of every printed work published in Britain and Ireland. Situated on Penglais Hill overlooking Aberystwyth.

In or near Aberystwyth

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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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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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This unique village is set on its own private peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdonia. It was created by Welsh architect Clough Williams-Ellis to demonstrate how a naturally beautiful place could be developed without spoiling it.

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In The Welsh Wind Distillery is an award-winning distillery specialising in gin and Welsh whisky. Overlooking Cardigan Bay, this distillery offers visitors gin making experiences and gin tasting experiences.

In or near Cardigan

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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.

In or near Tywyn

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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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The Silver Mountain Experience is a visitor attraction encompassing a historic Silver-Lead mine, exciting Escape Rooms and much more. With a Gift Shop, the onsite Miner's Rest Cafe and beautiful hillside views it is well worth the visit!

In or near Aberystwyth

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The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the world, established in 1832.

In or near Porthmadog

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Aberystwyth Cliff Railway is open throughout the year. There’s no need to book in advance, just pop up to the ticket office, and hop onboard. Trains run every few minutes so you can let the train take you to one of the best views in Wales.

In or near Aberystwyth

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Cilgerran is one of the most spectacularly sited castles in Wales. Its two great round towers loom high above the deep gorge of the River Teifi and the fast-flowing stream of the Plysog.

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Harlech Castle crowns a sheer rocky crag overlooking the dunes far below – waiting in vain for the tide to turn and the distant sea to lap at its feet once again.

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All aboard for an unforgettable 12 mile journey from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge travelling up 700ft through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery on a historic narrow-gauge steam railway.

In or near Aberystwyth

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A stunning train journey alongside the most beautiful shoreline with a view of the countryside in the background. Fairbourne Railway extends two miles between Fairbourne Village and Barmouth Ferry railway, Mid Wales.

In or near Fairbourne

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The first true castle built at Aberystwyth was erected about a mile south of the current site by Gilbert de Clare circa 1110, and was variously called Castell Tan-y-castell, Aberrheidol Castle and Old Aberystwyth, among others.

In or near Aberystwyth

 

Century-spanning ruins of a significant religious settlement

In or near Cardigan

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