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The Black Covert woodland, picnic site and riverside walks is just 9 miles south east of Aberystwyth. Experience woodland walks through large Ash, Birch and Sweet chestnut trees along the crystal clear waters of Afon Ystwyth / River Ystwyth

 

Enjoy an art workshop or painting holiday with me, Anita Woods, during a self catering holiday or short break. Pengwernydd Cottages are set in the tranquil and inspiring landscape of the Cambrian Mountains.

In or near Devil's Bridge (10 miles, 16 km)

 

Cambrian Safaris provides excursions into the Cambrian Mountains and of all of Wales in a Land Rover Discovery. Tours can start from your accommodation, Devils Bridge, or Aberystwyth.

In or near Devil's Bridge (9 miles, 15 km)

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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.

Food Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 

Learn the basics or develop your skills in wonderful surroundings under the guidance of our expert staff.

In or near New Quay (19 miles, 30 km)

Adventure Activities Licensing AuthorityGreen Dragon Environmental SchemeRoyal Yachting AssociationVisit Wales Activity Tourism Accreditation

 

Enjoy a days fishing in one of the most vibrant wildlife areas in the UK! The Dunbar Castle II departs daily for 2, & 4 hour fishing trips from the main pier in New Quay, Mid Wales. Rod,tackle & bait FOC & Children under 16 half price.

In or near New Quay (19 miles, 30 km)

 

Enter immersive Escape Rooms and work your way through cryptic clues to solve your escape! With 60 minutes on the clock, your team must work your way through a variety of clues, crack the codes and beat the timer to escape.

In or near Aberystwyth (8 miles, 13 km)

 

A Welsh Garden with a Dutch History, Cae Hir is one of Wales' best loved private gardens. A remarkable demonstration of how ordinary can be made extraordinary simply by thinking outside the box, Cae Hir is a true garden with a difference.

In or near Lampeter (19 miles, 31 km)

Food Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 

Fantasy Farm Park is situated in the heart of the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside. It has all the fun of the farm, plus a Petting area, an outdoor Play Area, pedal boats, tractor rides and lots more.

In or near Llanrhystud (10 miles, 15 km)

 

Travelling on the Vale of Rheidol Railway is the finest way to explore the stunning Rheidol Valley. Opened in 1902, the railway has been delighting passengers young and old for over a century.

Rail Route: Devil's Bridge to Aberystwyth

In or near Devil's Bridge (9 miles, 15 km)

Walkers are Welcome Towns and Villages

 

In or near Machynlleth (16 miles, 26 km)

Food Standards Hygiene (Very Good)

 

The RSPB Ynys-Hir nature reserve is a wildlife haven in the heart of Mid Wales. You can wonder from oak woodlands to salt marsh with views across the Dyfi estuary. Perfect for nature lovers & families wishing to discover their wild side.

In or near Machynlleth (10 miles, 16 km)

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Throughout the year MOMA WALES shows Modern Welsh Art, in a series of constantly changing exhibitions featuring Wales' top artists. Works from the growing Tabernacle Collection are shown in rotation.

In or near Machynlleth (15 miles, 24 km)

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The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is located at the Tywyn Wharf terminus of the Talyllyn Railway. It is an important collection of artifacts relating to Narrow Gauge Railways in the UK throughout the last 200 years.

In or near Tywyn (11 miles, 18 km)

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One and two hour 'Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips' from New Quay within the Special Area of Conservation, enjoying breathtaking views of the welsh coast. Hopefully to encounter dolphins, porpoise and seals on our large stable boats. Book online

Boat Route: New Quay - Cwmtydu (I hour) | New Quay - Llangrannog (2 hours)

  • Duration: 1 hour or 2 hour trips

In or near New Quay (19 miles, 30 km)

 

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 (19 miles, 30 km)

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Crys Melyn Cycling offer a range of bikes available to hire, including hybrid and e-bikes, and bikes, tag-alongs and trailers for children.

In or near Aberystwyth (7 miles, 12 km)

 

WMS Firearms Training provides rifle shooting experience days, rifle training and coaching for novices, intermediate and experienced rifle shooters, on its shooting areas in the Tregaron area of mid Wales.

In or near Ystrad Meurig (13 miles, 21 km)

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