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Vale of Rheidol Railway
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Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1PG, Tel: 01970 625819, Email, www.rheidolrailway.co.uk

Rail Route: Aberystwyth - Devil's Bridge

All aboard the Vale of Rheidol for an unforgettable journey through the beautiful Rheidol Valley by narrow gauge steam train.

Sit back, relax and let us take you on a nostalgic journey through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Welshpool & llanfair Railway

The Station, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0SF, Tel: 01938 810441, Email, www.wllr.org.uk

Rail Route: Llanfair Caereinion - Welshpool

A narrow gauge train trip up the steepest gradients in Britain. Steam locos and coaches from around the world. Shops and picnic areas at both termini.

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  • Rail station: Welshpool (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Machinations
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The Old Village Hall, Llanbrynmair, Powys, SY19 7AA, Tel: 01650 521738, Email, www.machinationswales.co.uk

Machinations has something for everyone, a play barn to bounce off energy, a rabbit village where you can feed and stroke the animals and the model museum where you can turn handles, push buttons and watch everything work.

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  • Rail station: Caersws (12 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
MOMA WALES - Y Tabernacl
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Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AJ, Tel: 01654 703355, Email, moma.machynlleth.org.uk

MOMA WALES (Museum Of Modern Art, Wales) flourishes in four beautiful galleries alongside The Tabernacle, a former Wesleyan chapel which opened as a centre for the performing arts in 1986.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (0 mile)
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Meirion Mill

Dinas Mawddwy, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9LS, Tel: 01650 531311, Email, www.meirionmill.co.uk

Melin Meirion Mill Shop and Cafe is on the A470 between Machynlleth and Dolgellau near the village of Dinas Mawddwy.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (12 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
 
 
 
King Arthur's Labyrinth
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Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF, Tel: 01654 761584, Email, www.kingarthurslabyrinth.co.uk

Set sail through the cascading veil of an underground waterfall and discover a magical place where tales from the mists of time are retold. Tales of Dragons, Giants and the Legendary King Arthur. New for 2017 - Dragon River.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Oriel Davies Gallery

The Park, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2NZ, Tel: 01686 625041, Email, www.orieldavies.org

A contemporary art gallery in the heart of Wales. Oriel Davies Gallery is the largest and most significant visual arts venue in the region, and a key gallery of Wales, showing groundbreaking national and international art and craft.

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  • Rail station: Newtown Station (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
National Trust Llanerchaeron
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Aberaeron, Ceredigion, SA48 8DG, Tel: 01545 570200, Email, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/llanerchaeron

Llanerchaeron is a very special place. Its history, architecture and its setting combine to make it a rare survivor of traditional Welsh, self-sufficient, agricultural estate.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (18 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Powis Castle
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Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF, Tel: 01938 551944, Email, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle/

Powis Castle, built circa 1200, began life as the medieval fortress of the Welsh Princes of Powys. The world-famous gardens, overhung with clipped yews, shelters rare plants laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles.

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  • Rail station: Welshpool (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
National Library of Wales
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Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais, SY23 3BU, Tel: 01970 632801, Email, www.llgc.org.uk

The National Library is one of the great libraries of the world. Since 1911 it has enjoyed the right to collect, free of charge, a copy of every printed work published in Britain and Ireland

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Monty's Brewery Visitor Centre
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The Cottage, Montgomery, Powys, SY15 6QT, Tel: 01686 668933, Email, www.montysbrewery.co.uk/visitor-centre.html

This brand new Brewery Visitor Centre is the ideal place to enjoy a pint of your favourite Monty's tipple and learn more about the brewery.

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  • Rail station: Welshpool (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Heart of Wales Railway Line

Shrewsbury - Swansea, LD1 6BG, Tel: 01597 822053, www.heart-of-wales.co.uk

The Heart of Wales Line is one of Britain's favourite rural railways. The line runs for 120 scenic miles from Shrewsbury to Swansea and on this unforgettable journey you will travel through spectacular scenery and bustling market towns.

 
 
Bala Lake Railway
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Llanuwchlyn Station, Llanuwchlyn, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7DD, Tel: 01678 540666, Email, www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk

Rail Route: Llanuwchllyn - Bala

One of the Great Little Trains of Wales, the railway offers a delightful 9 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train along the shores of Wales' largest natural lake.

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  • Rail station: Barmouth (23 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Magic of Life Butterfly Farm

Cwmrheidol, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3NB, Tel: 01970 880928, Email, www.magicoflife.org

Come and see some of the largest and most colourful butterflies in the world! We exhibit species from all over the tropics. Our wildlife garden has many varieties of plants specifically for butterflies.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Rhayader Museum and Gallery

East Street, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5ER, Tel: 01597 810561, Email, www.carad.org.uk

Rhayader Museum and Gallery has been described as a little gem. There is a strong focus on the history of the local area, including the Cambrian Mountains and the Elan Valley.

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  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (11 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Cardigan Castle

Green Street, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1JA, Tel: 01239 615131, Email, www.cardigancastle.com

Cardigan Castle is one of the most important castles in Wales - the first stone castle built by a Welshman and the birthplace of the first eisteddfod in 1176.

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  • Rail station: Carmarthen (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Quackers
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Newmead Farm, Newbridge-on-Wye, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6HR, Tel: 01597 860111, Email, www.quackersnow.com

Quackers is a childrens play centre and facilities include a cafeteria, themed party rooms, an astro slide s, a tube slide, a maze, roller racers, a rope bridge, ball pool and many other exciting features.

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  • Rail station: Llandrindod Wells (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
 
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