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Aber Corris Nature Reserve

Nr Machynlleth, Southern Snowdonia, SY20 9SP, Tel: 01248 351541

This is one of very few areas of ancient broadleaved woodland left in the Corris valley.

 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Visitor Centre
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Llanwddyn, Brynawel, Oswestry , Powys, SY10 0LZ, Tel: 01691 870278, Email, www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/find-a-reserve/reserves-a-z/reserves-by-name/l/lakevyrnwy/index.aspx

The RSPB welcomes you to our shop by the dam, with its wide range of gifts and books, from where you can access nature trails and information about the surrounding countryside.

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  • Rail station: Welshpool (22 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
White Water Rafting Bala
Adventure Activities Licensing AuthorityWelsh Canoeing AssociationVisit Wales Activity Tourism Accreditation

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
 
 
 
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

UNESCO has designated the area in and around the Dyfi estuary, Aberystwyth and surroundings as a Biosphere Reserve – a special place, internationally recognised and one of only six in the UK

 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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

 
 

Unit 5 Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, SY20 9RF, Tel: 01654 761551, Email, www.dyfidistillery.com

Dyfi Distillery produces artisan gins crafted with wild Welsh botanicals foraged in the Dyfi Biosphere.Based at Corris Craft Centre, near Machynlleth and recognised in the Great British Food Awards 2017 for the best gin produced in the UK.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
 
 
 
Corris Mine Explorers
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

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
 
 
 
Bala Adventure & Watersports
Adventure Activities Licensing AuthorityRoyal Yachting AssociationVisit Wales Activity Tourism AccreditationSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Cader Idris / Cadair Idris

Southern Snowdonia, LL39 1AX, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresources.wales/cadairidris

Tea room and visitor centre.

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  • Rail station: Tywyn (10 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Mawddach Trail

Southern Snowdonia, LL40 2TA, www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/m/mawddach-coedgarthgell/

RSPB Mawddach Valley takes in two very different habitats around the Mawddach estuary which are open to the public - the woodland of Coed Garth Gell and the wetland of Arthog Bog.

 
 
 
Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog)
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The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY, Tel: 01766 513402, Email, www.whr.co.uk

The WHR (Porthmadog) is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the sheds. Vintage train.

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  • Rail station: Porthmadog (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
 
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