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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

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.

Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway

Race The Train!

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Race the Train takes place alongside (as far as practicable) the route taken by the Talyllyn Railway on its journey to Abergynolwyn and back.

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.

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.

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.

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

Children's Activity Event

Junior Rangers

Wed 18 Jul 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 and the Civil War

Harlech Castle and the Civil War

Sat 21 - Sun 22 Jul 2018

Step back in time to the Civil War, when Harlech Castle was the last place standing as a Royalist stronghold to fall.

Children's Activity Event

Junior Rangers

Wed 25 Jul 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.

Owain Glyndwr Silent Disco/Promenade Show

Owain Glyndwr Silent Disco/Promenade Show

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Owain Glyndwr, the legendary rebel Prince of Wales, has disappeared without a trace. Discover his destiny on the dancefloor.

A day with Alice the Little Welsh Engine

A day with Alice the Little Welsh Engine

Sat 28 Jul 2018

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

Children's Activity Event

Junior Rangers

Wed 1 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.

Barbeque Specials

Barbeque Specials

Thu 2 Aug 2018

A very pleasant way to spend the evening on a return journey by steam departing Llanuwchllyn at 6:15pm.

Children's Activity Event

Junior Rangers

Wed 8 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.

Barbeque Specials

Barbeque Specials

Thu 9 Aug 2018

A very pleasant way to spend the evening on a return journey by steam departing Llanuwchllyn at 6:15pm.

Children's Activity Event

Junior Rangers

Wed 15 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.

Barbeque Specials

Barbeque Specials

Thu 16 Aug 2018

A very pleasant way to spend the evening on a return journey by steam departing Llanuwchllyn at 6:15pm.

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'.

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 Number 6

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.

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.

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Ceredigion Events

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And plenty of places to stay ...

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, £495-£1750 pupw sleeps 2-8

Kilsby Country House

Kilsby House

Llanwrtyd Wells

An elegant 19thC house set in 2.5 acres of garden and private woodland with spectacular views and a huge variety of birds. Paradise for walkers, birdwatchers, cyclists, fishermen and horse riders.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £72-£80 prpnb

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

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

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

Harry's Hotel, Bar & Bistro

Harry's Hotel, Bar & Bistro

Aberystwyth

Harry's Hotel and Restaurant is ideally located in the heart of Aberystywth, a busy University Town. Enjoy the delights of Harry's restaurant where Chefs, uses only the finest local ingredients.

Hotel with 22 rooms, £150-£210 prpn, £48-£210 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

Cut Sinc - Shepherds Hut

Mid Wales Luxury Shepherd's Huts

Machynlleth

Newly built and lovingly handcrafted to the highest specification. The perfect ‘get away from it all’ eco-retreat! Comfortable and stylish yet quiet and peaceful!

Glamping with 3 units, £80-£140 pupn sleeps 1-4

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

Gwerniago Camping & Touring Park

Gwerniago Campsite

Machynlleth

Gwerniago campsite is located in the heartland of rural Wales,between Machynlleth and Aberdovey on a working farm,run by a Welsh speaking family.Campfires allowed,parking by tent.Ideal base for beaches,mountains, countryside & bird watching

Touring & Camping Park with 33 pitches, £16-£20 ptpn

Cartref Guest House

Cartref Guest House

Aberdovey

Cartref is a stylish and comfortable guest House in the picturesque sea side village of Aberdovey. Our aim is to provide 4* comforts on a small scale for the visitor who wants restful, contemporary interiors while still enjoying the charm

Guest House with 5 rooms, £45-£110 prpnb

Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage, Corris

Machynlleth

The Old Vicarage, Corris was built 1875, has been completely renovated in the last year. It has 4 large bedrooms, a guest lounge offering first class accommodation and hospitality.

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £120 prpnb

Coedmor Cottage

Coedmor Self Catering Holiday Cottages

Barmouth

Four charming units nestled between the beautiful Mawddach Estuary and Cader Idris mountain range. Minutes away from Barmouth and Dolgellau the cottages are ideally situated for walking, fishing, bird watching or just relaxing.

Self-catering with 4 units, £230-£510 pupw sleeps 1-3

Llwyndu Farmhouse

Llwyndu Farmhouse

Barmouth

Llwyndu Farmhouse stands at the base of the Rhinog Mountains overlooking Cardigan Bay with stunning views over the Lleyn Peninsula and just a couple of miles north of Barmouth on the coast of Snowdonia. 2 Family, 4 Doubles, 1 Twin.

Guest Accommodation with 7 rooms, £95-£124 prpnb

Gwynfan

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-£875 pupw sleeps 2-6

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-£160 prpnb

ABERHIRIAETH FARMHOUSE - SLEEPS 7

Aberhiriaeth

Machynlleth

A lovely Welsh traditional stone farmhouse with its own beautiful garden. Set on a working organic farm the cottage enjoys magnificent views over the Dyfi Valley, Machynlleth. Near to sandy beaches sea and mountains of Snowdonia

Self-catering with 1 unit, £320-£690 pupw sleeps 2-7

Hendreron

Hendreron & Llwyn-y-Gronfa

Machynlleth

A charming 18th century cottage nestling in the hills of the Dyfi Valley, Machynlleth, with amazing views over the surrounding countryside. Part of an organic farm, it offers peace and tranquillity with lovely walks from the cottage.

Self-catering with 2 units, £320-£3980 pupw sleeps 2-6

Aberhiriaeth

Penyglog Farm Cottages

Machynlleth

Dating back to the 17thC these quality cottages nestle in the hills of the picturesque Dyfi Valley with stunning views over the surrounding countryside. An excellent base for walkers and cyclists. Children welcome.

Self-catering with 3 units, £340-£690 pupw sleeps 2-7

Coach House

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-£615 pupw sleeps 4-6

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