Experience Something New in Mid Wales
Try your hand at something you've never tried before, and immerse yourself in new experiences.
Learn a new skill with countryside courses including dry stone walling, or pick up a paintbrush and book yourself onto an inspiring art workshop.
Take in the views aboard a hot air balloon, or if you have passion for railways you could try driving your very own steam train through the Mid Wales countryside.
If that sounds too energetic, enjoy a truly relaxing experience at one of Mid Wales' spas or wellbeing centres, or unwind at a yoga retreat.
Unique and memorable experiences ...
Spa and Holistic Therapy
The Spa at Plas Talgarth offer a wide range of British brand Elemis face and body treatment, Jessica nails and bare mineral make up, offering spa day, including leisure club, swimming pool, steam, sauna, jacuzzi and gym.
Our freelance therapists are professional and highly qualified who carry out the treatments in the hotel's 'new' dedicated therapy room or in the privacy of your own bedroom.
The Mermaid Spa removes you a little from your normal life and touches you with a little of the magic of the Portmeirion experience.
Rain or shine, there's lots to do and enjoy at the Trefeddian Hotel in Mid Wales. Set in over 15 acres of perfectly-presented grounds, the Trefeddian Hotel in Aberdovey offers panoramic views from two terraces.
Bailey Balloons offer a personal, friendly service and a memorable hot air balloon flight experience!
The experience will last 3-4 hours with about an hour's flight with a glass of chilled Champagne on touch down and a commemorative flight certificate to take away.
Explore the great outdoors ...
The National White Water Centre has over 25 years of experience in providing white water rafting at the best summer white water facility in the UK.
Hire one of our kayaks to paddle around the bay. Book a taster session to give you some basic tips. Book on one of our escorted 2 hour tours.
Winding towards the sea the deep, tidal Teifi Gorge is a unique environment where fresh and salt waters meet and the species it is home to forms one of the most varied aquatic landscapes in the country.
We’re blessed with some of the most impressive coastline in the west. High cliffs, islands, caves and of course the resident dolphin pod makes our sea kayaking one of our firm favourite activities but we also do lessons in Kayaking.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is a sport originating in Hawaii as an off-shoot of surfing. They enable surfers to paddle farther into the ocean than is typical or to paddle standing up as a sport unto itself.
Learn to surf at one of our local blue flag beaches with trained and experienced instructors. West Wales has some of the most consistent beach breaks in the country, so join us for an introduction to wave riding.
Enjoy floating down the river Teifi in white water sitting in a big inflatable tube. Tubing is a fun adventure complete with adrenaline filled moments of white water along the way.
When the river levels increase, it’s time to blow up the raft and get some white water on falls up to grade 4. 10km of natural paddling on white and gently flowing water taking in the best drops on the Teifi.
We warmly invite you to hire a canoe and discover the beauty of the River Wye.
Canoeing is about fun and journeying for pleasure into the interesting life of a river. We use a few different locations allowing you to choose the right trip for yourself. All of the trips have outstanding wildlife and scenery.
Raft building is a great activity for groups working together laughing and having fun. Making the raft then having a race against another team to see if the raft holds together and who can complete the race in the quickest time.
River Kayaking is a great adventure activity. We offer this activity at a variety of levels in numerous venues, please contact us so we can provide the best combination for you.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding SUPing is a great form of exercise for anyone, we head out on to flat water both on the river and the sea. Anybody can take part in this session from the nervous to fearless person, we tailor the session to you.
Sea Kayaking with Adventure Beyond is a unique and sublime experience. We are lucky enough to have some of Wales’s most beautiful coastline on our front door.
Surfing We provide taster sessions in West Wales at Whitesands Bay next to ST Davids.
Paint the landscape and experience a tailor made and inspiring art workshop.
Try a countryside experience you'll never forget from dry stone walling, to working weekends with your gun dog, and straw bale building.
Browse country courses
Experience the thrill of firing and driving a full-sized steam or diesel locomotive on one of Britain's premier preserved railways.
Whether it's to realise a lifelong ambition, or as that very special railway gift, driving a railway locomotive in Mid Wales is an amazing adventure.
And plenty of places to stay ...
Situated at the heart of Snowdonia, Dolffanog Fach nestles by the side of Talyllyn lake and at the foot of the awe inspiring mountain of Cadair Idris. A welcoming and restful retreat, away from the strains of everyday life.
Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £80-£110 prpnb
Ty Derw is a charming Victorian stone built house in a picturesque setting in the Dovey Valley about 12 miles from Machynlleth and Dolgellau. The four guest rooms have been refurbished to a very high standard. Ample parking.
Bed & Breakfast with 4 rooms, £45-£55 pppnb
Victorian school in beautiful rural setting adjacent to Glyndwr's Way. Large ensuite rooms. Hearty breakfast and home cooked evening meals. Ten minutes from Welshpool and the historic Powis Castle.
Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £75 prpnb
Tan y Graig is a family run establishment presenting a warm welcome to guests. Situated in the beautiful Vyrnwy valley 1 mile from the village of Meifod and 10 minutes from the market town of Welshpool. Castles, lakes, walking & adventure.
Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £38 pppnb
A warm welcome awaits you at Hendy, situated in the Snowdonia National Park. Enjoy Self Catering accommodation on a working farm with the privilege of its own halt on the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway.
Self-catering with 5 units, £210-£775 pupw sleeps 1-6
1 Mile from Newtown town centre. Dog friendly accommodation with an 8 acre field for walking, Great for small groups (up to 4) or couples looking to get away. Barbeque, Fire Pit, Wifi, Full Sky Package, Kitchen, Ample Parking
Serviced Apartments with 2 units, £60-£100 pupn sleeps 2
Troedyrhiw Holiday Cottages are situated in south west Wales approximately 5 miles north of Cardigan. The cottages are part of a 13 acre smallholding nestling in a picturesque wooded valley of the Nant Arberth.
Self-catering with 5 units, £0-£1750 pupw sleeps 2-8
Boasting panoramic views this very spacious well appointed single storey property enjoys a secluded rural setting on a working farm. Sleeps 6 in 3 bedroom. Sumptuous leather reclining sofas in large lounge. Hot tub and pets welcome
Self-catering with 1 unit, £100-£750 pupw sleeps 2-6
A beautiful small Hotel with a fine dining and standard restaurant snug, bar and conservatory. There are 7 en-suite rooms, 4 with front sea views.. There is also a chalet to the rear which is perfect for families and less able people.
Guest House with 8 rooms, £90 prpn, £55-£110 prpnb
Recently opened by new owners Robert & Ann, Glan Y Gro Bed & Breakfast (4*) is uniquely situated on the shore of Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) and offers guests a place to find rest, peace and tranquility in totally beautiful surroundings.
Bed & Breakfast with 7 rooms, £65-£100 prpnb
Secluded Country House set in mature grounds, bounded by the River Dulas, overlooking the Dyfi Valley and Snowdonia National Park. Comfortable rooms with ground floor & family rooms available. Superb traditional and vegetarian cuisine
Country House Hotel with 13 rooms, £55-£120 pppnb, £75-£130 prpnb
Luxury Welsh hotel situated at the centre of Aberystwyth's promenade in Ceredigion. Inviting, fresh and stylish with 8 bedrooms featuring LCD televisions, wifi and Egyptian cotton linen. Seafront terraced restaurant serves local food.
Restaurant with Rooms with 8 rooms, £60-£165 prpnb
Converted woollen mill on the Glyndwr Way with En suite rooms. Our riverside walk runs past the vegetable garden, orchard, honey bees, and chickens.
Guest House with 3 rooms, £60-£70 prpnb
A warm welcome awaits at this Victorian House, set in 3 acres of beautiful gardens. Stylish decor, luxury bathrooms & rain showers, underfloor heating. River & waterfall in the garden. Seating areas to relax.
Guest Accommodation with 6 rooms, £89-£525 prpnb
Llangoed Hall Hotel is set within 17 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. It is the 'home from home' that you would expect from your 'best friend's Country House'.
Country House Hotel with 25 rooms, £99-£1750 prpnb
Sea views - 4 star Georgian B&B, Southern Snowdonia, near Dolgellau opposite Barmouth. Beach 5mins walk from B&B, beautiful scenery, The Mawddach Trail, Wales Coastal Path & Blue Lake, & Sensational sunsets. Great Walks & Cycle trails.
Guest House with 5 rooms, £30-£42 pppnb
This carefully restored & extended 18th Century farmhouse lies at the foot of Cader Idris mountain amongst breathtaking scenery. All bedrooms en-suite with superb mountain views.
Farmhouse with 2 rooms, £86 prpnb
Maes y Mor hostel is situated 80 metres from Aberystwyth beach and 500 metres from the bus and train station and offers superior accommodation at budget prices. Launderette facilities. Lock up shed for bicycles. A warm Welsh welcome !
Hostel with 9 bedspaces, £48-£100 prpn
Attractive character bungalow set in large secluded garden. Easy walking distance to Builth town, the Showground & spectacular riverside strolls. Birdwatching, walking, pony-trekking, fishing, golf available nearby. Children & pets welcome.
Self-catering with 1 unit, £290-£380 pupw sleeps 1-4