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Bala Adventure & Watersports
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Bala Lake Foreshore, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7SR, Tel: 01678 521059, Email, www.balawatersports.com

Bala Adventure and Watersports is one of the UK’s top specialists in outdoor activity, on water and land. Windsurfing, Sailing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Rock Climbing & Abseiling, Archery, Orienteering, Raft Building, and White Water Rafting.

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  • Rail station: Wrexham (30 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • 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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Narrow Gauge Railway Museum
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Talyllyn Railway, Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9EY, Tel: 01654 710472, Email, narrowgaugerailwaymuseum.org.uk/museum/

The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is an important collection of artifacts relating to Narrow Gauge Railways in the British Isles. From complete locomotives to tickets, it is a unique and comprehensive record of these fascinating railways.

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  • Rail station: Tywyn (mainline) (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Lost Legends of The Stone Circle

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF, Tel: 01654 761584, Email, www.stonecirclelegends.co.uk

Navigate the snaking paths of a maze to find 8 mythical stories, intriguing characters and The Stone Circle. Legends of a fairy lady, changelings - human babies switched with elves & the Lord of Lyn's secret. Medals to be won in our quiz.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre
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Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 2HZ, Tel: 01341 440747, Email, www.naturalresources.wales/coedybrenin

Coed y Brenin visitor centre is the gateway to Coed y Brenin Forest Park. Try world-class mountain bike trails, family walks, café, cycle shop, all-ability play area and an easy access trail.

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  • Rail station: Barmouth (15 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Caerynwch Gardens
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Caerynwch, Brithdir, Nr Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 2RF, Tel: 01341 422263, Email, www.caerynwch.com/

Caerynwch has belonged to the same family since about 1650. Plas Hen (which is part of Torrent Walk Cottages) was the original Caerynwch (C15th)

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (12 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
 
 
 
Morfa Harlech Nature Reserve

Harlech, Gwynedd, LL46 2UR, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresources.wales/morfaharlech

Morfa Harlech is one of two extensive sand dune systems which make up much of the Meirionnydd coastline, extending form the Mawddach estuary in the south to Black Rock Sands in the north west.

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  • Rail station: Harlech (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Corris Craft Centre
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Corris, nr Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF, Tel: 01654 761584, Email, www.corriscraftcentre.co.uk

Home to 9 Craft Studios and the resident designer-makers. Find unique items handcrafted with care for your home, garden and gifts for others. You can also have fun making your own crafts.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
RSPB - Ynyshir Nature Reserve
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Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8TA, Tel: 01654 700222, Email, www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/find-a-reserve/reserves-a-z/reserves-by-name/y/ynys-hir/index.aspx

A beautiful location for a relaxing walk overlooking the Dyfi estuary. Ynys-hir mixes Welsh oak woodland, saltmarshes and wet grassland. We have miles of trails and 7 viewing hides.

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  • Rail station: Dovey Junction (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Plas Dolguog

Felingerrig, nr Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8UJ, Tel: 01654 702 244, Email, www.plasdolguog.co.uk

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
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Plas Talgarth Holiday Resort

Pennal, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9JY, Tel: 01654 791631, Email, www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/resorts/plas-talgarth/

The Leisure Club includes an indoor pool, steam room, sunbed, whirlpool, squash, snooker and much more. There are plenty of outdoor facilities to enjoy including tennis, pitch and putt, children’s play area and heated outdoor pool

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
Corris Mine Explorers
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Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF, Tel: 01654 761244, Email, www.corrismineexplorers.co.uk

Delve around the secret underground world of a Welsh slate mine, with one of Wales' top Mine Explorers; abandoned and forgotten yet full of relics, stories & adventure. Get kitted up with helmet,lamp & safety clips for something different..

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