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Britain's only public rack and pinion mountain railway runs from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon at 1,085m it's the highest mountain Wales.

In or near Llanberis

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The Cottage Inn & Monty's Brewery Visitor Centre is the ideal place to enjoy a pint of your favourite Monty's tipple and learn more about the brewery.

 

The National Library of Wales (Welsh: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales and is one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies. It is the biggest library in Wales, holding over 6.5 milli

In or near Aberystwyth

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Gold mines in use from Roman times to the 20th century. These unique gold mines are set amid wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley.

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The Welsh Highland Railway is the UK's longest heritage railway and runs for 25 miles from Caernarfon where trains start from beneath the castle walls for the journey to Porthmadog.

Rail Route: Caernarfon to Porthmadog.

In or near Caernarfon

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Step back 500 years and discover how the Tudor merchant and his family would have lived in this fascinating three-storey house, situated close to the harbour within the historic walled town of Tenby.

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Historic Newton House surrounded by Natural Nature Reserve and 18th century landscape with deer park and cosy cafe.

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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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Every self-respecting nation has a notorious rogue. Ours is Twm Sion Cati, the Welsh Robin Hood!

In or near Tregaron

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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.

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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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Fonmon Castle is set on a private estate in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan and just 25 minutes from Cardiff and the M4, It was built by the St. John family in the early 12th century and has been a family home for over 800 years.

In or near Barry

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There are many legends associated with Cadair Idris, one of Wales’s most iconic mountains and it is rumored that if you sleep on Cadair Idris you will awaken either as a madman, a poet or may never wake again.

 

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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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

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The Castle overlooks Craig-y-Nos Country Park, in the Brecon Beacons National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

In or near Ystradgynlais

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In the Heart of the Land of the Little Trains, The Corris Railway is a narrow gauge (2 foot 3 inch) railway whose origins date back to the 1850's.

In or near Machynlleth

 

The National Trust’s Penrhyn Castle is a stunning neo-Norman castle built by famous Victorian architect Thomas Hopper.

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