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Whats on in Mid Wales
Whats on in Mid Wales

What's on in Mid Wales

Discover what's on in Mid Wales to help plan your visit.

We have concerts, shows, exhibitions, music, food & drink events, countryside fairs... there's lots going on all year round.

Check out the many leisure and sporting events held across the Mid Wales region every year including walking festivals, cycling events, watersports, car rallies and enduros 

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Enjoy our many events in Mid Wales ...

Major Events

Bogsnorkelling Triathlon

Bogsnorkelling Triathlon

Sat 25 Aug 2018

The Bog Triathlon first ran in 2005, following a demand for more dirty fun around our famous Waen Rhydd Bog.

Tregaron Trotting Club Festival

Tregaron Trotting Club Festival

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Aug 2018

The Tregaron Trotting Club Festival will feature two days of racing, a highlight of the British Harness Racing Season.

World Bogsnorkelling Championships

World Bogsnorkelling Championships

Sun 26 Aug 2018

The 33rd annual World Bog Snorkelling Championships are to be held on Sunday 26th August 2018 in Llanwrtyd Wells - an event that Lonely Planet described as one of the top 50 "must do" things from around the world.

Festival No6

Festival Number 6

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Portmeirion is home to Festival Number 6, a multi-award-winning music, arts and culture festival.

Wales Rally GB - Stages 5 & 6

Wales Rally GB - Stages 5 & 6

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Friday's Wales Rally GB schedule is based in the fearsome forests of North Wales. Stages 5 & 6 are at the Llechwedd slate caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Wales Rally GB - Stage 14

Wales Rally GB - Stage 14

Sat 6 Oct 2018

'Super Saturday', the rally's longest/most demanding day, is set in the mountains to the east of Aberystwyth. Stage 14 is set in Dyfnant Forest, north-west of Welshpool.

Wales Rally GB

Wales Rally GB - Stages 10 & 11 + 15 & 16

Sat 6 Oct 2018

'Super Saturday', the rally's longest/most demanding day, is set in the mountains to the east of Aberystwyth. Stages 10, 11, 15 & 16 (Myherrin & Sweel Lamb/Hafren) are located to the west of Llanidloes.

Wales Rally GB - Stages 12 & 13 + 17 & 18

Wales Rally GB - Stages 12 & 13 + 17 & 18

Sat 6 Oct 2018

'Super Saturday', the rally's longest/most demanding day, is set in the mountains to the east of Aberystwyth. Stages 12, 13, 17 & 18 (Dyfi & Gartheiniog) are located to the north of Machynlleth.

Wales Rally GB - Stage 19

Wales Rally GB - Stage 19

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Sunday sees the Rally action return to North Wales with forest stages in Snowdonia and at the Great Orme preceding the finish at Llandudno. Stage 19 Elsi is in the forests above Betws-y-coed.

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Mon 26 - Tue 27 Nov 2018

Come and celebrate Christmas and witness the finest prime stock show in Europe at this year’s Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race

Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race

Sat 15 Jun 2019

The Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race combines yachting, mountain running and cycling into one of the greatest adventure challenges in British sport.

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 22 - Thu 25 Jul 2019

The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh' flavour.

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 20 - Thu 23 Jul 2020

The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh' flavour.

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 19 - Thu 22 Jul 2021

The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh' flavour.

Families and Kids

Learn a new skill at a one-day workshop event, children's summer activities and much more.....

What's on in Mid Wales by location ...

Snowdonia Events

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Sun 19 Aug 2018

A lively market with a variety of stalls including local foods and crafts. Location: Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS

Children's Activity Event

Junior Rangers

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Mini Beast Safari, Magical Woodlands, Survival Skills, Animal Trakking, Archery & Bow making and Building a bird cafe - these activities are suitable for 4 - 10 year olds.

Harlech Castle - Dragon Days

Dragon Days

Wed 22 - Thu 23 Aug 2018

Come to our fun-packed family days, with Alchemy Dragons and Flotsam the Fool!

Mini Steam Gala

Mini Steam Gala

Sat 25 - Mon 27 Aug 2018

Our home fleet of engines will be taking part in a mini steam gala with an intensive timetable and a chance to have a go yourself with our 'Driver for a Fiver'.

Ultra Trail Wales

Ultra Trail Wales

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Aug 2018

Ultra Trail Wales will be special in that the race route will take in one of Wales’ most iconic mountains, a world renowned estuary and the majesty of Wales’ greatest forest.

Ardudwy Knights

Ardudwy Knights

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Aug 2018

What was life like in the 13th Century in a castle?

Sporting Event

Trail 10k Wales

Sun 2 Sep 2018

Trail 10k Wales is the latest addition to the event roster at Run. Coed y Brenin.

Festival No6

Festival Number 6

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Portmeirion is home to Festival Number 6, a multi-award-winning music, arts and culture festival.

Glyndwr Day

Glyndwr Day

Thu 13 - Sun 16 Sep 2018

Join the Ardudwy Knights as they tell the story of Owain Glyndwr at Harlech.

Cambrian Coast Sportive

The Cambrian Coast Sportive

Sat 15 Sep 2018

The Cambrian Coast Sportive is set entirely within the Snowdonia National Park, the routes follow the coast and beaches, climb the mountains, skirt around lakes and descend through forests.

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Sun 16 Sep 2018

A lively market with a variety of stalls including local foods and crafts. Location: Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS

Llanbedr Beer Festival

Llanbedr Beer Festival

Fri 21 - Sat 22 Sep 2018

Once again we will be offering a wide range of beers from North and Mid Wales and cider as well. Venue: Ty Mawr Hotel, Llanbedr LL45 2NH.

Guided Tour

Open Doors

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep 2018

Join a tour with Harlech Castle's very own custodian. Find out more about its fascinating history and architecture, and take a walk around to learn more about the castle .

Wales Rally GB - Stages 5 & 6

Wales Rally GB - Stages 5 & 6

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Friday's Wales Rally GB schedule is based in the fearsome forests of North Wales. Stages 5 & 6 are at the Llechwedd slate caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Wales Rally GB - Stage 19

Wales Rally GB - Stage 19

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Sunday sees the Rally action return to North Wales with forest stages in Snowdonia and at the Great Orme preceding the finish at Llandudno. Stage 19 Elsi is in the forests above Betws-y-coed.

Sporting Event

Petzl Night Trail Wales

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Taking place on Saturday 13th October 2018 at 6.00pm at Coed y Brenin forest park in Wales, the Petzl Night Trail Wales is a race with a difference!

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Sun 21 Oct 2018

A lively market with a variety of stalls including local foods and crafts. Location: Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS

Fire & Sea Festival

Harlech Fire and Sea Festival

Sat 27 - Sun 28 Oct 2018

At each festival event learn more about the legend of Meirion and his struggle to harness the power of the magical Harlech Torc.

Halloween Trains

Halloween Trains

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Be Prepared to be Scared!!! We are running these very popular trains again this Halloween.

Halloween Trains

Halloween Trains

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Be Prepared to be Scared!!! We are running these very popular trains again this Halloween.

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Ceredigion Events

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And plenty of places to stay ...

Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall

Brecon

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-£700 prpnb

Richmond Hotel

The Richmond

Aberystwyth

The Richmond boasts the prime seafront location on the main Aberystwyth Promenade overlooking Cardigan Bay and is at the heart of town. All room have ensuite facilities. The hotel has its own large private car park.

Guest Accommodation with 15 rooms, £55-£110 prpnb

Lounge Bar

The Wynnstay

Machynlleth

The Wynnstay Machynlleth is a charming old Coaching Inn. The restaurant appeals to gourmets, hungry locals and travellers. Open fires, log stoves, excellent wines and real ales. "This one is different", said Martin Bright in The Observer.

Hotel with 23 rooms, £65-£120 prpnb

Farmhouse

Brynarth Country Guest House

Aberystwyth

17th Century 8 acre property in the foothills of Cambrian Mountains, south of Aberystwyth, near the coast, The Ystwyth & Elan Valleys. Great birdwatching, walking, stunning scenery. Licensed Snug Bar.

Guest House with 8 rooms, £49-£150 prpnb

Rm 7 - Einion House Bed and Breakfast

Einion House

Fairbourne

Scenic Views to Sea - 4 star Georgian B & B, Southern Snowdonia, nr Dolgellau opposite Barmouth. Beach 5mins walk from B&B. The Mawddach Trail, Wales Coastal Path, Blue Lake, & Sensational sunsets. Great Walks & Cycle trails.

Guest House with 5 rooms, £32-£43 pppnb

Ty Derw

Ty Derw

Dinas-Mawddwy

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.

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £45-£55 pppnb

Y Grange - Eirlys Room

Y Grange

Aberystwyth

Fabulous 5 star Bed & Breakfast just outside Aberystwyth. 3 Ensuite rooms available. Pets & Children Welcome. Jacuzzi available

Guest Accommodation with 3 rooms, £90-£110 prpnb

The Coach House Brecon front exterior

The Coach House

Brecon

Coach houses were traditionally warm and welcoming places. This particular example is one of a new breed, offering contemporary townhouse accommodation. The Coach house is one of only 2% in the country that hold the five star GOLD award

Guest Accommodation with 6 rooms, £74-£1000 prpnb

Old Mill

Old Mill

Brecon

A 16th century converted corn mill, peacefully situated, en-suite rooms, residents lounge. Ideal for walking and touring the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and Hay-on-Wye. Single Occupancy £45.00 per night

Farmhouse with 3 rooms, £68 prpnb

Y Beudy

Bythynnod Bryn Caled Cottages

Bala

Three barn conversions with private hot tubs out side each cottage. Perfect country holiday for families and romantic couples.

Self-catering with 3 units, £525-£1899 pupw sleeps 2-7

Sunset for romantic evenings.

Luxury Lodges Wales

Caersws

The lodges are situated in a peaceful and tranquil setting over-looking the Trannon valley, Mid Wales and provide sumptuous accommodation to a 5-star standard. Sited on a eighty-acre estate with two wild-life ponds.

Self-catering with 7 units, £495-£1074 pupw sleeps 4-6

The Vulcan Lodge

The Vulcan Lodge

Rhayader

Vulcan Lodge Cottages - created by the imaginative conversion of an 18th century country inn into 5 luxury cottages. They are spacious, full of character and have a high specification which brings luxury and style,

Self-catering with 5 units, £290-£860 pupw sleeps 2-6

Winchester

Staycation Wales

Borth

2 Beautiful Caravans Each Sleeping 4 (1 Ensuite Double + 1 Twin) Central Heated and Ensuite. Llocation on the beautiful Ynyslas Peninsula, on the Dovey Estuary

Self-catering with 2 units, £280-£650 pupw sleeps 2-4

Gwesty Cymru

Gwesty Cymru

Aberystwyth

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

Bryniau Golau

Bryniau Golau

Bala

Bryniau Golau is set on a tranquil hillside in the Snowdonia National Park, overlooking Bala Lake, with beautiful views of the Arenig Mountains and sunsets. It affords the perfect venue for a restful break, or as a base from which to enjoy

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £110-£120 prpnb

Bythynnod Pengwernydd Cottages

Bythynnod Pengwernydd Cottages

Aberystwyth

Come and enjoy a warm Welsh welcome at Pengwernydd, a traditional family farm located in the beautiful, tranquil uplands of north Ceredigion in the heart of Mid Wales. Four cottages providing high quality & comfort. Ample parking

Self-catering with 4 units, £195-£595 pupw sleeps 1-5

4 poster bedroom

Ffynnon Cadno

Aberystwyth

A warm welcome awaits you at Ffynnon Cadno. Located in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains close to Devils Bridge and Aberystwyth, a perfect place to explore Mid Wales. Red kites guaranteed & ideal for mountain biking at Nantyrarian.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £50-£65 prpnb

Buzzard Cottage

Cwm Irfon Lodge Holiday Cottages

Llanwrtyd Wells

Four Cottages sleeping from 2 to 6 people in gardens and 3 acres woodland of Victorian Hunting Lodge. Light & airy with glorious views down valley, direct access to network of walking, riding and mountain biking paths. Fishing rights.

Self-catering with 4 units, £300-£600 pupw sleeps 1-6

Tyddyn Mawr

Tyddyn Mawr

Dolgellau

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

Tan y Graig

Tan y Graig

Welshpool

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

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