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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

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.

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.

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 ...

Dolffanog Fach

Dolffanog Fach

Tywyn

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

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.

Bed & Breakfast with 4 rooms, £45-£55 pppnb

The Old School

The Old School

Welshpool

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

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

Hendy Farm Cottages

Hendy Farm Cottages

Tywyn

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

Entrance

Penygelli Apartments

Newtown

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

Troedyrhiw Holiday Cottages

Cardigan

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

Hot Tub and Heated Gazebo

Gwynfan

Llandrindod Wells

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

Beautiful Room with Panoramic sea views

Gwesty Ael y Bryn Hotel

Dyffryn Ardudwy

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

House in setting

Glan y Gro

Bala

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

View over Dyfi Valley from bedroom balcony

Plas Dolguog Hotel

Machynlleth

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

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

Yr Hen Felin

Yr Hen Felin / The Old Mill

Machynlleth

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

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

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

Rm 7 - Einion House Bed and Breakfast

Einion House

Fairbourne

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

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

Maes Y Mor - Double

Maes y Mor

Aberystwyth

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

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

Tyddyn Rhys Farm

Tyddyn Rhys Farm

Aberdovey

Tyddyn Rhys commands a privileged position half a mile above the village of Aberdovey with a panoramic view overlooking the Dovey Estuary and Cardigan Bay.

Individual Caravan with 1 unit, £320 pupw sleeps 4

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