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Corris Steam Railway

Station Yard, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9SH, Tel: 01654 761303, Email, www.corris.co.uk

The Corris Railway is a narrow gauge (2 foot 3 inch) railway whose origins date back to the 1850's. The line was initially built as a horse-and-gravity worked tramroad to carry slate from the quarries of Corris Uchaf and Aberllefenni.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Dyfi Biosphere

Mid Wales, SY20 8SR, Tel: 01654 703 965, Email, www.dyfibiosphere.wales/

The Dyfi Biosphere is part of a network of UNESCO 'Biosphere Reserves' throughout the world where information and experiences can be shared and new ideas explored. Others include the Central Amazon, Niagara Escarpment and Gran Canaria!

 
 
 
CAT's water powered cliff railway
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Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ, Tel: 01654 705950, Email, visit.cat.org.uk

This eco-centre features hands-on displays and working examples of sustainable living, alternative technologies and organic growing. A ride on a water-balanced cliff railway starts off a fun and inspiring day out.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Dyfi Osprey Project

Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8SR, Tel: 01654 781414, Email, www.dyfiospreyproject.com

Visitors to the Dyfi Osprey Project are able to see live, high resolution nest camera footage at the visitor centre on large plasma screens and view the resident wildlife from a specially built tower-hide with telescopes and binoculars.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
White Water Rafting Bala
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Canolfan Tryweryn, Frongoch, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7NU, Tel: 01678 521083, Email, www.ukrafting.co.uk

The National White Water Centre has over 25 years of experience in providing white water rafting at the best summer white water facility in the UK.

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  • Rail station: Wrexham (39 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Artisans Cycle Hire

The Old Sawmill, Lake Vyrnwy, Oswestry, Powys, SY10 0NA, Tel: 01691 870317, Email, www.artisans-lakevyrnwy.co.uk

Why not hire one of our bikes when you visit Lake Vyrnwy? Take a pleasant ride around the lake and experience some of the most beautiful scenery in Mid Wales.

 
 
 
Mermaid Spa Portmeirion
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Portmerion Village, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER, Tel: 01766 772444, Email, www.portmeirion-village.com/spa/

The Mermaid Spa removes you a little from your normal life and touches you with a little of the magic of the Portmeirion experience.

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  • Rail station: Minffordd (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Talyllyn Railway
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Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9EY, Tel: 01654 710472, Email, www.talyllyn.co.uk

Rail Route: Tywyn - Abergynolwyn

Historic narrow-gauge steam railway set in beautiful, unspoilt Snowdonia. Running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol, the line passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls and there are excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol.

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  • Rail station: Tywyn (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Portmeirion Village
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Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, LL48 6ET, Tel: 01766 770000, Email, www.portmeirion-village.com

This unique village is set on its own private peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdonia. It was created by Welsh architect Clough Williams-Ellis to demonstrate how a naturally beautiful place could be developed without spoiling it.

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  • Rail station: Minffordd (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Lake Vyrnwy
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Lake Vyrnwy, Llanwddyn, Mid Wales, Powys, SY10 0LY, Tel: 01691 870692, Email, www.lakevrynwy.com

Fly fishing at Lake Vyrnwy started in 1818 after the lake was flooded and stocked with 40,000 loch leven brown trout. This reservoir is the world’s second oldest manmade trout fishery.

 
 
 
Dovey Valley Activity Centre

Brynmelin, Llanwrin, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8DJ, Tel: 01650 511252, Email, www.doveyvalley.co.uk

Dovey Valley Shooting Ground is set in its own wooded valley near the coast in Central Wales, it features a large sporting layout with over 100 different variations offering targets to suit everyone from a complete beginner to the most expe

 
 
Ynyslas Nature Reserve
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Visitor Centre, Ynyslas, Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5JZ, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresources.wales/dyfiynyslas

The whole Reserve is made up of three parts: Cors Fochno, an internationally important peat bog; Dyfi Estuary, an internationally important feeding ground for thousands of wading birds and the beach and sand dunes of Ynyslas.

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  • Rail station: Borth (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Yr Ysgwrn
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Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, LL41 4UW, Tel: 01766 772508, Email, www.yrysgwrn.com/

Yr Ysgwrn is not your typical Welsh farmhouse. By protecting and enhancing the site the aim is to share the story of Hedd Wyn and the universal messages of Yr Ysgwrn to all who visit.

 
 
 
Fairbourne Golf Club

Penrhyn Drive North, Fairbourne, Gwynedd, LL38 2DJ, Tel: 01341 250979, Email, www.fairbournegolfclub.co.uk

The Golf Club is a Community Project with a 1,000 yard hole par 3 lcourse set in an idyllic location and open to the general public. It is challenging enough for the old hands, but not too daunting for beginners.

 
 
 
Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve

Glandyfi, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8SR, Tel: 01938 555654, Email, www.montwt.co.uk/reserves/cors-dyfi

The Cors Dyfi reserve is a mixture of bog, swamp, wet woodland and scrub supporting a plethora of animals and plants, including the magnificent Osprey, which bred on the reserve, for the first time, in 2011.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Y Plas

Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8ER, Tel: 01654 702571, Email

A grade II listed Georgian mansion. Formerly the home of the Marquess of Londonderry, the property was left to the people of Machynlleth in 1948 and eventually aquired by Machynlleth Town Council in 2008.

 
 
 
Mary Jones World
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Llanycil, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7YF, Tel: 0808 1784 909, Email, www.bydmaryjonesworld.org.uk

Mary Jones World is a new state of the art visitor and education centre that tells the story of Mary Jones and Thomas Charles, and the impact of world's best-selling book – on Wales and the world!

 
 
 
Dyfi Biosphere

Mid Wales, SY20 8ER, Tel: 01654 703695, Email, www.biosfferdyfi.org.uk

Our area here in the Dyfi Valley, Aberystwyth and surroundings is one that simply must be experienced. Since 2009, UNESCO has designated the area as a Biosphere.

 
 
 
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