Explore Mid & West Coast Wales Destinations
Stunning beaches on the Mid Wales Coast, two National Parks; Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons; the Cambrian Mountains, internationally acclaimed dark sky reserves, Wales' only UNESCO Biosphere (Dyfi), 'Walkers are Welcome' market towns......
It's the place to go to escape life's hustle and bustle - Visit Mid Wales and meet the real people that make Wales so epic.
Book a family holiday, a romantic getaway, a short break or weekend away. Choose hotel or bed and breakfast, country inn, stay on a farm, holiday park or secluded country cottage.
Explore the inland areas of the Mid Wales Marches, the Severn Valley and the towns along the River Wye, Visit Snowdonia or the Brecon Beacons National Parks, or the stunning Cambrian Mountains, the options are endless!
Towns and Villages ...
Penrhyndeudraeth is a village located near the coast east of Porthmadog and north-east of Harlech; it has a population of 2,150.
Newtown known in Welsh as 'Y Drenewydd' is the largest town in Powys and is situated on the banks of the River Severn. Foundedat the end of the 13th century, Newtown boasts a rich industrial heritage, surounded by beautiful countryside.
Tywyn is a seaside town on the north coast of Cardigan Bay. The name Tywyn comes from the Welsh word for beach or sand dunes.
Hay-on-Wye - in Welsh 'Y Gelli Gandryll' or just 'Y Gelli' is well known as 'the town of books' and is home to the Hay Literature Festival.
Presteigne, (Llanandras in Welsh), was once the county town of Radnorshire and nestles at the heart of the Mid Wales Marches on the border of Wales and England.
Viewed by many as the culture capital of Wales, it is home to the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth University and the Aberystwyth Arts Centre.
Lampeter is the home of the oldest University College in Wales. In the eighteenth century Lampeter was an important gathering place for drovers.
The ancient market Town of Talgarth nestles beneath the Black Mountains which run along the border between Wales and England. Close to Brecon, Crickhowell and Hay-on-Wye it provides an ideal base for visitors wishing to explore the area.
A historic market town, Montgomery is just one mile from Offa's Dyke and the Welsh-Shropshire border. There is much to explore in the area including Montgomery Castle and the town's cobbled streets and Georgian and Victorian architecture.
The Italianate village of Portmeirion is located just south-west of Penrhyndeudraeth and was created by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis from 1925 to 1976.
Llandysul is ideally situated for exploring the varied and beautiful counties of Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and the Brecon Beacons and is almost equidistant from the larger towns of Cardigan, Carmarthen and Lampeter.
Llangammarch Wells lies south-west of Builth Wells and east of Llanwrtyd Wells and is the smallest of the four spa towns/villages of Mid Wales.
Rhayader is a busy, historic market town, named after 'Rhayadr Gwy' a Welsh name for a local waterfall on the Wye.
Arthog is a village and community on the A493 near Fairbourne, 7 miles south-west of Dolgellau; it has a population of just over 1,000.
The picturesque village of Berriew (Welsh: Aberriw) is one of the jewels in the Mid-Wales crown, with its black-and- white cottages, majestic church and the river Rhiw flowing through its heart.
Aberaeron offers everything one might expect from a seaside holiday destination with shops, beaches and a picturesque harbour. The pastel coloured Regency houses help to make it one of the prettiest towns in Wales.
Guilsfield is a treasure of a village just three miles north of the market town of Welshpool. It is a great place to base yourself for an exploration of the Mid Wales Marches and an even better place just to relax and indulge yourself.
The town of Cardigan sits on the border between Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire and provides a perfect base from which to explore what each county has to offer
Llandrindod Wells, or 'Landod' as it is known to locals, is the administrative centre of Powys and one of its largest towns. As the name suggests, it owes its origins to the spring waters that were recognised to have healing properties.