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Pales Quaker Meeting House

The Pales is a Historic Meeting House, built in 1717, and burial ground with a Warden’s Cottage attached. It is the oldest Quaker Meeting house in continuous use in Wales.

The Pales Quaker Meeting House, Llandegley, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5UH

 
Talyllyn Railway

Historic narrow-gauge steam railway set in beautiful, unspoilt Snowdonia. Running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol, the line passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls and there are excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol.

Rail Route: Tywyn - Abergynolwyn

Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9EY

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National Library of Wales

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

National Library of Wales, Rhiw Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3BU

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Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog)

The WHR (Porthmadog) is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the sheds. Vintage train.

The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY

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Vale of Rheidol Railway

All aboard the Vale of Rheidol for an unforgettable journey through the beautiful Rheidol Valley by narrow gauge steam train. Sit back, relax and let us take you on a nostalgic journey through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery.

Rail Route: Aberystwyth - Devil's Bridge

Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1PG

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Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

A narrow gauge train trip up the steepest gradients in Britain. Steam locos and coaches from around the world. Shops and picnic areas at both termini.

Rail Route: Llanfair Caereinion - Welshpool

The Station, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0SF

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Underground

Dating back to over 250 years ago, there is a wealth of history to be explored at Llywernog Silver-Lead mine. Take the Miner's Life guided tour, follow The Miner's Trail, visit our Mining Museum and experience new live show Time Lab!

Silver Mountain Experience, Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AB

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Mary Jones World

Mary Jones World is a new state of the art visitor and education centre that tells the story of Mary Jones and Thomas Charles, and the impact of world's best-selling book – on Wales and the world!

Llanycil, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7YF

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Cardigan Castle

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.

Green Street, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1JA

 
Powis Castle

Powis Castle, built circa 1200, began life as the medieval fortress of the Welsh Princes of Powys. The world-famous gardens, overhung with clipped yews, shelters rare plants laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles.

Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF

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Corris Steam Railway & Museum

The Corris Railway is a narrow gauge (2 foot 3 inch) railway whose origins date back to the 1850's. The line was initially built as a horse-and-gravity worked tramroad to carry slate from the quarries of Corris Uchaf and Aberllefenni.

Station Yard, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9SH

 
Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

The Aberystwyth Electric Cliff Railway is the longest in Britain and the only one in Wales. Its 778 feet undulating track and tilted carriages are the unique work of Victorian engineer G. Croyden Marks.

Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 2DN

 
The Hall at Abbey Cwm Hir

Within a setting of breathtaking beauty, history & romance, the 52 roomed Hall & its 12 acres overlook the church & the ruins of the 12th century "Abbey of The Long Valley" containing the monk's pond, & the grave of Llewellyn The Last.

Abbeycwmhir, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6PH

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The Judge's Lodging

Step into the 1870s at the award-winning Judge's Lodging and discover the world of a most unusual household.

Broad Street, Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2AD

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The dragons fighting beneath Dinas Emrys

Once there was a King desperately tring to build himself a tower at Dinas Emrys as defense against the invading saxons. Every morning the stones placed the previous day had disappeared-could this be the work of 2 fiery underground dragons?

King Arthurs Labyrinth, Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

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Bala Lake Railway

One of the Great Little Trains of Wales, the railway offers a delightful 9 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train along the shores of Wales' largest natural lake.

Rail Route: Llanuwchllyn - Bala

Llanuwchlyn Station, Llanuwchlyn, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7DD

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The "Orange Waterfall" in Corris Mine Explorers

A rare opportunity to explore the virtually untouched historic workings of an old Welsh slate mine (1836-1970) with one of Wales' most experienced Mine Explorers. More than 130 years of history is captured inside awaiting discovery.

Corris Mine Explorers, Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

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Piglets in the stockyard

Llanerchaeron is a very special place. Its history, architecture and its setting combine to make it a rare survivor of traditional Welsh, self-sufficient, agricultural estate.

Aberaeron, Ceredigion, SA48 8DG

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