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What's on in Mid Wales

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

We have concerts, shows, exhibitions, festivals, fairs... there's lots going on all year round.

Some are annual events and some take place every month, like farmers markets where you can pick up tasty local produce.

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Enjoy our many events in Mid Wales ...

Major Events

Machynlleth Comedy Festival 2015

Machynlleth Comedy Festival

Fri 28 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

Machynlleth will be filled with laughter, music and plenty of family fun. The festival is a firm fixture in many people’s diaries.

International Antiques Fair

International Antiques & Collectors Fair of Wales

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

The International Antiques fair of Wales takes place twice a year at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells. It attracts up to a thousand standhoders from across the continent.

Spring Fair@ Royal Welsh Showground

Welsh Spring Festival

Sat 20 - Sun 21 May 2017

A celebration of smallholding and rural life, this two-day festival, with its action-packed programme of entertainment and educational activities, free workshops, displays and main ring performances offers the perfect family day out.

Man v Horse Marathon

Man v Horse Marathon

Sat 10 - Sun 11 Jun 2017

Man has always pitted his wits and body against his fellow men, the animal kingdom and the natural world to demonstrate superior athleticism and mental strength. This is never more apparent than the Llanwrytd Wells' Man v Horse Marathon.

Bob Jones Air Show & Festival of Transport

Bob Jones Air Show & Festival of Transport

Sun 11 Jun 2017

Air Show & Festival of transport featuring daring performances of aerial maneuvering, aircraft new and old. And much more incredible machines at the Welshpool airport.

Music

Welshpool Country Music Festival

Thu 13 - Mon 17 Jul 2017

The Country Western Festival takes place over a lazy music filled weekend on the Powis Castle Showground

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 24 - Thu 27 Jul 2017

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.

Food and Drink Event

Cardigan River and Food Festival

Sat 12 Aug 2017

Location: Quay Street Car Park, Cardigan. Cardigan's River & Food Festival is one of West Coast Wales' premier food festivals celebrating the River Teifi and the diversity of food grown or prepared in the area.

Music Festival

Green Man Festival

Thu 17 - Sun 20 Aug 2017

PJ Harvey, Ryan Adams and Future Islands to headline Green Man 2017.

International Antiques Fair

International Antiques & Collectors Fair of Wales

Sat 2 - Sun 3 Sep 2017

The International Antiques fair of Wales takes place twice a year at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells. It attracts up to a thousand standhoders from across the continent.

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Royal Welsh Winter Agricultural Fair

Mon 27 - Tue 28 Nov 2017

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

Santa Trains / Trenau Sion Corn

Santa Trains / Trenau Sion Corn

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec 2017

Meet Santa and his little Helpers at the Vale of Rheidol Railway for some festive Christmas magic!

Santa Trains / Trenau Sion Corn

Santa Trains / Trenau Sion Corn

Wed 20 - Sat 23 Dec 2017

Meet Santa and his little Helpers at the Vale of Rheidol Railway for some festive Christmas magic!

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 23 - Thu 26 Jul 2018

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 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.

Farmers Markets

Check dates and times of upcoming farmers markets in Mid Wales.

The place to find fresh, local, quality food and drink produce, not to mention crafts.

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Snowdonia Events

Year of Legends - Harlech and the War of the Roses

Year of Legends - Harlech and the War of the Roses

Sat 29 Apr - Mon 1 May 2017

Step back in time and discover what life was truly like in the 1460s, when members of the Wythe Retinue take you back to the War of the Roses.

Maid Marian 50 years in Preservation Celebration

Maid Marian 50 years in Preservation Celebration

Sat 6 May 2017

It was 50 years ago to this date that Maid Marian was rescued from Dinorwic quarry for preservation by the Maid Marian Locomotive Fund.

Walking Event

The Bala Challenge Charity Walk

Sat 6 May 2017

The Bala Challenge route around Bala lake offers a choice of route: 8, 14, or 20 miles. Families can choose either the guided walk with a local expert or the 8 mile walk with return by steam railway.

Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge

Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge

Sat 13 - Sun 14 May 2017

Accompanying the Snowdon 500 challenge, the Welsh 3 Peaks challenge is a more difficult climb - taking on 3 mountains in two days!

Railway Event

Bala Lake Festival of Transport

Sat 27 - Sun 28 May 2017

Two great family shows on one weekend at either end of the railway - the Bala Lake Festival of Transport and the Bala Model Railway Show.

Men of Harlech

Men of Harlech

Sat 27 - Sun 28 May 2017

During the day meet the regiment that were at Rorke`s drift and then on Sunday evening join them as Zulu is shown in the Castle.

North Wales Garden Festival

North Wales Garden Festival

Sat 27 May - Sun 4 Jun 2017

Portmeirion’s 70 acres of woodlands feature everything from Chinese temples and scenic grottos to rare and exotic flowers.

Music Festival

Rock Ardudwy Music Festival

Sat 3 Jun 2017

There will be live bands, all day long from rock to folk music and a mix of great local food and drink.

Bala Middle Distance Triathlon

Bala Middle Distance Triathlon

Sun 4 Jun 2017

The Bala Middle Distance Triathlon (Swim 2k, Bike 81k, Run 20k) is set in the lakeside town of Bala in beautiful North Wales.

The Pig Ultra Duathlon

The Pig Ultra Duathlon

Sun 11 Jun 2017

The PIG is the UK's toughest Ultra Duathlon with a 6 mile mountain run, 105 mile road bike and a 20 mile trail run.

Salomon Trail Marathon Wales

Salomon Trail Marathon Wales

Sat 17 Jun 2017

Trail Marathon Wales will have full (26 mile / 42 km) and half (13 mile / 21 km) marathon race routes in the stunning trails and tracks of the world-renowned Coed y Brenin Forest Park in the Snowdonia National Park.

Summer Knight School

Summer Knight School

Tue 25 Jul - Tue 22 Aug 2017

Do you have what it takes to be a successful knight?

Alice the Little Welsh Engine Day

Alice the Little Welsh Engine Day

Sat 29 Jul 2017

Come along and meet “Alice the Little Welsh Engine” from Pauline Hazelwood’s beautiful childrens' books.

Barbeque Specials

Barbeque Specials

Thu 3 Aug 2017

A very pleasant way to spend the evening on a return journey by steam departing Llanuwchllyn at 6:30pm.

Barbeque Specials

Barbeque Specials

Thu 10 Aug 2017

A very pleasant way to spend the evening on a return journey by steam departing Llanuwchllyn at 6:30pm.

Barbeque Specials

Barbeque Specials

Thu 17 Aug 2017

A very pleasant way to spend the evening on a return journey by steam departing Llanuwchllyn at 6:30pm.

Dragon Adventures

Dragon Adventures

Wed 23 - Thu 24 Aug 2017

Come to our fun-packed family weekend, with Alchemy Dragons and Flotsam the fool!

Bank Holiday Fun

Bank Holiday Fun

Sat 26 - Sun 27 Aug 2017

Step back in time with the Ardudwy knights, with have-a-go archery, combat displays, birds of prey and weaponry demonstrations.

Sioe Talybont

Sioe Talybont Show

Sat 26 Aug 2017

Sioe Talybont Show, Cae Llew Du, Talybont SY24 5ER

Bala Standard Distance Triathlon

Bala Standard Distance Triathlon

Sun 3 Sep 2017

The Bala Standard Distance Triathlon (Swim 1.5k, Bike 39k, Run 10.25k) is set in the lakeside town of Bala in beautiful North Wales.

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And plenty of places to stay ...

Glandwr Mill B&B

Glandwr Mill

Barmouth

Both rooms are 2nd floor & south facing, offering stunning views of the Mawddach Estuary & Cader Idris range. Glandwr Mill, an idyllic location, nestled away beside the Mawddach Estuary less than 2 miles from Barmouth

Guest House with 2 rooms, £44-£51 pppn, £60 pppnb

Penbontbren Farm Hotel

Penbontbren Boutique B&B

Cardigan

The definitive luxury bed and breakfast with home comforts and more. An Ideal base for a short break or long holiday near the West Wales coast.

Bed & Breakfast with 5 rooms, £105-£150 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

Rhoslwyn

Rhoslwyn

Lampeter

Rhoslwyn is a charming detached stone Welsh cottage with garden set in rural surroundings 10 miles from Lampeter. Rhoslwyn sleeps 3 in two bedrooms, pets welcome. Home cinema.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £252-£500 pupw sleeps 1-3

Station House

Station House & Station Cottage

Ystrad Meurig

Station House & Station Cottage were originally part of Strata Florida Railway Station and now located by Cors Caron National Nature Reserve and Cambrian Mountains and the Ystwyth cycle trail ideal for bird watchers, cyclists and walkers.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £270-£540 pupw sleeps 1-4

Murmur Aeron

Murmur Aeron

Tregaron

A relaxing and spacious holiday home in the heart of the Aeron Valley, with scenic views from all the rooms. Located between the Cambrian Mountains and Cardigan Bay. Ideal holiday location for families, walkers, cyclists and nature lovers.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £315-£607 pupw sleeps 1-6

Wyevale

Wyevale

Builth Wells

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

Afon Rhaiadr Country House

Afon Rhaiadr Country House

Dolgellau

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

Dyfiview B&B

Dyfiview B&B

Machynlleth

A warm welcome at Dyfiview B&B with fabulous views over the Dovey Valley and the Snowdonia National Park. Comfortable, spacious and modern accommodation within walking distance of the centre of the historic town of Machynlleth.

Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £60-£100 prpnb

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, £50-£165 prpnb

 Blaencwm Cottages

Blaencwm Cottages

Boncath

Blaencwm, near Cardigan, is set in 4 acres and situated in an idyllic rural location with lovely views over open fields and the Preseli Hills.

Self-catering with 2 units, £67-£350 pupn sleeps 1-5

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, £0-£105 prpnb

Highbury Farm

Highbury Farm

Llandrindod Wells

A delightful home one mile from the Spa town of Llandrindod Wells within the village of Llanyre. Wheelchair accessible.

Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £35 pppnb

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, £55-£150 prpnb

Guest Bedroom

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-£1750 prpnb

Aber Cottage Guest House - Dolgellau

Aber Cottage Guesthouse

Dolgellau

Aber Cottage is a 250 year old listed building situated in the picturesque market town of Dolgellau, in the heart of Wales' beautiful Snowdonia National Park. The guest house offers quality en-suite accommodation with private parking.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £75-£80 prpnb

Shepherds Watch King

Cyfie Farm

Lake Vyrnwy

Minutes from Lake Vyrnwy. Magnificent and peaceful setting. Luxury 17thC Barn Conversions with a wealth of original features including oak beams. Each cottage sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms. Hot Tub and sauna spa; beautiful gardens.

Self-catering with 2 units, £250-£575 pupw sleeps 2-4

Esgair Wen

Esgair Wen

Devil's Bridge

Relax and unwind in this enchanting cottage, steeped in history. Enjoy the warm welcome, the tranquility, dramatic countryside and remarkable wildlife. Even gaze at the stars without the distraction of light pollution. Inspirational.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £590 pupw sleeps 6

The relaxing garden at Bodiwan B&B, Bala, Gwynedd

Bodiwan

Bala

Bodiwan is located in Bala a short walk from local shops, restaurants and the lake. This grade II listed historic building is run by Mark and Sarah as a modern, friendly, family bed and breakfast.

Bed & Breakfast with 5 rooms, £65-£105 prpnb

Gogarth Hall Farm Holidays

Gogarth Hall Farm Holidays

Aberdovey

4 Self-catering cottages on a working farm between Machynlleth & Aberdyfi. Gogarth Hall Farm and its tranquillity offers Barn Owls, Bats and Kites a safe haven, thus the farm has won the Countryside Caretakers Award for conservation.

Self-catering with 5 units, £150-£600 pupw sleeps 4-6

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