Category Archives: Mid Wales

Reopened Cardigan Castle to hold first concert next month

Recently reopened attraction Cardigan Castle, near our West Wales cottages, is to hold its first concert next month, celebrating Welsh music and literature in a traditional style.

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National Tourism Wales 2015 award finalists Cantref Adventure Farm gives a Best Visitor Welcome

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Cantref Riding Centre is the only one that operates in the Brecon Beacons National park

Located in the stunning National Park, Cantref Adventure Farm and Riding Centre offers a great day out for visitors staying in Brecon Beacons holiday cottages. Continue reading “National Tourism Wales 2015 award finalists Cantref Adventure Farm gives a Best Visitor Welcome” »

Remember that day we went to Bwlch Nant yr Arian…

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Mountain Biking at Bwlch Nant yr Arian

Bwlch Nant yr Arian is one of Wales’ premier Visitor Centres show casing some of Wales’ most spectacular landscapes and iconic wildlife. You can watch, close up, Red Kites feeding, discover numerous thrilling mountain bike trails (all abilities catered for), walk and picnic in idyllic lakeside scenery, be inspired by woodland sculptures, browse the on site shop, enjoy refreshments in the cafe and children will love the natural play areas constructed from local wood. Continue reading “Remember that day we went to Bwlch Nant yr Arian…” »

Call of the Wild on a Quad Bike

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Quad Biking with Call of the Wild

Quad Biking with Call of the Wild is a great way to explore the beautiful Dulais Valley on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Embark on an exhilerating ride through woodland, on mountain tracks and over rough terrain, even through water. You will be escorted by experienced instructors who might even throw in a spot of archery to keep you on your toes. Continue reading “Call of the Wild on a Quad Bike” »

There’s gold in them thar hills!

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Panning for gold at Dolaucothi Gold Mine

Dolaucothi Gold Mines cared for by the National Trust offer a great family day out. Set in a beautiful wooded hillside of the scenic Cothi Valley this ancient mine was first excavated 2000 years ago by the Romans. Continue reading “There’s gold in them thar hills!” »

Experience an awe inspiring flight over Mid Wales

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Bristol Balloons will fly you over Wales

Listen to champagne bubbles pop as you soar over the outstanding beauty of the Usk & Wye Valleys. Glide on thermals and admire the fortifications of Raglan Castle or be inspired by the magnificence of Tintern Abbey’s ruins. See the world with a bird’s eye view from an awe inspiring balloon flight. Continue reading “Experience an awe inspiring flight over Mid Wales” »