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Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog)

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.

The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY (17 miles, 27 km)

tel: 01766 513402

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Dyfi Biosphere

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!

Dyfi Valley & Coast, Mid Wales, SY20 8SR (11 miles, 18 km)

tel: 01654 703 965

Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the world, established in 1832.

Rail Route: Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Harbour Station, PORTHMADOG, Gwynedd, LL49 9NF (16 miles, 26 km)

tel: 01766 516000

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Mary Jones World

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!

Llanycil, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7YF (15 miles, 24 km)

tel: 0808 1784 909

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Borth Animalarium

The Animalarium Borth Zoo is a collection of exotic, unusual and interesting animals to amuse and delight you.

Borth Zoo, Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5NA (19 miles, 31 km)

tel: 01970 871224

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The Greenman in Lost Legends of The Stone Circle

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.

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01654 761584

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Dyfi Distillery

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.

Unit 5 Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, SY20 9RF (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01654 761551

The dragons fighting beneath Dinas Emrys

Once there was a King desperately tring to build himself a tower at Dinas Emrys as defense against the invading saxons. Every morning the stones placed the previous day had disappeared-could this be the work of 2 fiery underground dragons?

King Arthurs Labyrinth, Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01654 761584

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Plas Talgarth Holiday Resort

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

Plas Talgarth Holiday Resort, Pennal, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9JY (11 miles, 18 km)

tel: 01654 791631

Aber Corris Nature Reserve

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

Nr Machynlleth, Southern Snowdonia, SY20 9SP (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01248 351541


It’s all in the name – Forest Experience are a genuine Full Rally Test Stage set in 900 acres of Welsh Forest with 7 miles of twisting, turning, hilly forest roads!!

Type: Rally Experience Days

The Forest Experience, Cambrian House, Carno, Powys, SY17 5LU (20 miles, 32 km)

tel: 01686 420201

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Ystradlyn Centre

Cadair Idris Visitor Centre & Tea Room is 250 metres from the car park and the Minffordd path to the Cadair Idris summit passes by them.

Minffordd, Talyllyn, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9AJ (5 miles, 8 km)

tel: 01654 761505

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MOMA Machynlleth

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.

Y Tabernacl, Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AJ (11 miles, 17 km)

tel: 01654 703355

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Corris Steam Railway & Museum

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.

Station Yard, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9SH (7 miles, 11 km)

tel: 01654 761303


The RSPB Ynys-Hir nature reserve is wildlife haven in the heart of Mid Wales. Located within the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere, Ynys-hir has miles of trails, 7 view hides and has been awarded Ramsar, Natura 2000 and SSSI status.

Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8TA (14 miles, 23 km)

tel: 01654 700222

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The Packhorse Bridge

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

Meirion Mill Woollen Centre, Dinas Mawddwy, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9LS (8 miles, 13 km)

tel: 01650 531311

Morfa Harlech Nature Reserve

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.

Morfa Harlech Nature Reserve (NRW), Harlech, Gwynedd, LL46 2UR (12 miles, 20 km)

tel: 0300 065 3000

Mermaid Spa Portmeirion

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

Portmerion Village, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER (15 miles, 24 km)

tel: 01766 772444

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