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Eat, drink & shop in Mid Wales

Mid Wales has some fabulous food and drink producers, supplying our restaurants, pubs, bars, inns and café’s with lots of lovely local produce for you to enjoy. Whilst you’re here remember to ask the people you meet about local stories passed down between the generations - perhaps over a drop of gin, or award-winning ale.

If you’re in need of some fresh air after all that local produce, we’ve got the coast and countryside to explore. Many of our attractions in Mid Wales also have café’s or tearooms on-site, so you can really make a day of it.

Stay for a short break and spoil yourself in one of Mid Wales many places to stay recognised for their award-winning restaurants. Treat yourself to a visit to a local vineyard, brewery and even a gin distillery.

Explore Mid Wales market towns with their traditional market halls, small independant shops and sample local produce at one of the many farmers markets across the region.

Plenty of places to eat and drink ...

Restaurants, Bistros & Inns

Y Consti

Y Consti Restaurant

Aberystwyth

The Trout Inn

Restaurant

Llanwrtyd Wells

Felin Fach Inn

Restaurant

Brecon

Restaurant

1176 Restaurant

Cardigan

Bell Country Inn

The Bell Country Inn

Llandrindod Wells

Y Sospan Dolgellau

Y Sospan

Dolgellau

1812 Bar

Restaurant

Hay-on-Wye

Dragon Hotel - Montgomery

Dragon Hotel

Montgomery

Penrhos Park

Grill & Restaurant

Llanrhystud

The Clytha Arms

The Clytha Arms

Abergavenny

Milebrook House

Milebrook House

Knighton

Penrhos Bar

The Penrhos Arms

Machynlleth

Harry's Bar & Bistro

Bistro

Aberystwyth

Dining Room

Fine Dining

Brecon

Lounge Bar

Restaurant

Machynlleth

Welsh Crafts

Locally produced crafts and produce can be found in most market towns and villages where you will find small independant retailers, farmers markets and craft fairs.

Explore Shopping in Mid Wales

Explore Craft Centres & Woollen Mills

And plenty of cafes and tearooms

Rhiannon Celtic Design Centre

Rhiannon Centre

Tregaron

In the heart of a small Welsh speaking town surrounded by spectacular scenery, the Rhiannon Celtic Design Centre is an outstanding showcase of all that is best in Welsh jewellery, arts and crafts.

Welsh Wildlife Centre

Welsh Wildlife Centre

Cardigan

Visitor centre situated on Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve containing Glasshouse Cafe, Welsh Wildlife Centre Gift Shop, Wildlife Trust information. Discover nature through play, adventure, creativity & reflection. Several walks.

The Packhorse Bridge

Meirion Mill Woollen Centre

Dinas-Mawddwy

Melin Meirion Mill Shop and Cafe is on the A470 between Machynlleth and Dolgellau near the village of Dinas Mawddwy.

Delicious cake selection at Y Crochan cafe

Y Crochan Cafe

Machynlleth

Our all-day menu features lots of fresh, seasonal and local produce. Call in for morning coffee, lunches and afternoon tea whilst enjoying the surrounding 9 Craft Studios and a range of visitor experiences including King Arthur's Labyrinth.

The Miners Trail

Silver Mountain Experience

Aberystwyth

A family attraction with actor led shows in one of Wales’ scariest underground experiences. Above ground a 7 acre fantasy realm with water play, caters for younger children, whilst the Miners Trail & exhibition offers a glimpse of the past.

Machinations - Automata Exhibition

Machinations

Llanbrynmair

Machinations has something for everyone, a play barn to bounce off energy, a rabbit village where you can feed and stroke the animals and the model museum where you can turn handles, push buttons and watch everything work.

Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre

Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (NRW)

Dolgellau

Coed y Brenin visitor centre is the gateway to Coed y Brenin Forest Park. Try world-class mountain bike trails, family walks, café, cycle shop, all-ability play area and an easy access trail.

Pennau Crafts & Coffee Shop

Pennau Craft & Coffee Shop

Bow Street

Pennau Craft and Coffee Shop in the village of Bow Street is just four miles north of the busy coastal resort of Aberystwyth. At Pennau Craft Coffee Shop, the accent is firmly on offering the best that Wales has to offer.

Corris Mine Explorers

Corris Mine Explorers

Machynlleth

Delve around the secret underground world of a Welsh slate mine, with one of Wales' top Mine Explorers; abandoned and forgotten yet full of relics, stories & adventure. Get kitted up with helmet,lamp & safety clips for something different..

Bwlch Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre

Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Visitor Centre (NRW)

Devil's Bridge

Enjoy the red kites and views in our most popular woodland in mid Wales with a range of walking and mountain biking trails, visitor centre and cafe.

Gregynog Hall

Gregynog Hall & Gardens

Newtown

Gregynog Hall is surrounded by 750 acres of grounds containing many different landscapes including Grade 1 listed formal gardens.

Hergest Croft Gardens

Hergest Croft Gardens

Kington

Hergest Croft Gardens lie in the heart of the Welsh Marches with stunning views towards the Black Mountains.

Visitor Centre Cafe

Rheidol Visitor Centre and Power Station

Aberystwyth

The Rheidol hydropower plant is the largest of its kind in England and Wales. Guided tours of the power station at set times, visitor centre and interactive display.

Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog)

Welsh Highland Heritage 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.

Indoor Zip Line

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

Brecon

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre is the home of the largest indoor Climbing and Riding Centre in Wales. Activities include Sky Trek with 2km of zip lines high above the ground and an indoor climbing centre.

The Oriel Gallery

Oriel Davies Gallery

Newtown

A contemporary art gallery in the heart of Wales. Oriel Davies Gallery is the largest and most significant visual arts venue in the region, and a key gallery of Wales, showing groundbreaking national and international art and craft.

Corris Craft Centre

Corris Craft Centre

Machynlleth

Home to 9 Craft Studios and the resident designer-makers. Find unique items handcrafted with care for your home, garden and gifts for others. You can also have fun making your own crafts.

Tea room

Erwood Station Gallery

Builth Wells

Erwood Station Gallery showcases the very best in contemporary craft and applied arts in Wales and the Borders. Set in two thousand square feet of exhibition space housed within a railway station and 3 vintage carriages.

Glansevern Hall Gardens

Glansevern Hall Gardens

Welshpool

Romantically positioned on the banks of the River Severn in Mid Wales, Glansevern Hall Gardens offer over 25 stunning acres of diverse landscape and exotic planting.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Aberystwyth

The award winning Aberystwyth Arts Centre is Wales’ largest arts centre and facilities includes the Great Hall, Theatre, Galleries, Cinema, Craftshop, Bookshop, Workshop spaces, Pottery, Restaurant, Cafe and Bars.

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