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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
 
 
 
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!

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Dyfi Forest

Gwynedd, SY20 8QJ, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresources.wales/dyfiforest

Walk Route: Cascade Trail and Nant Gwernol Trail

Nant Gwernol, a rocky river gorge & waterfalls, lies above the picturesque Tal-y-llyn valley in the shadow of Cader Idris. The trails follow the riverside and explore the remains of Bryn Eglwys Slate Quarry. Grid Reference: SH681067

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
bore gaeafol llyn tegid winter morning
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Llanfor, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7DU, Tel: 01678 520036, Email, www.melaniewilliams.net

Type: Painting Holiday

Fancy learning to paint using hot wax? - Come and stay for an introduction to encaustic artwork

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Lake Vyrnwy

Llanwddyn, Powys, SY10 0LY, Tel: 01691 870278, Email, www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/l/lakevyrnwy/

Heather moorland, woodland, meadows, rocky streams and a large reservoir attract a wide variety of wildlife to this reserve set at the southern end of the Berwyn Mountains.

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  • Rail station: Welshpool (20 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Ffestiniog Railway
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Harbour Station, PORTHMADOG, Gwynedd, LL49 9NF, Tel: 01766 516000, Email, www.festrail.co.uk

Rail Route: Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

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

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  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Carriage driving at Dyfnant Forest

Powys, SY21 0QH, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresources.wales/dyfnant

Hendre Car Park is the starting point for the carriage driving routes in the Dyfnant Forest. Experience beautiful countryside and breathtaking views.
OS grid Ref: SJ 029148

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  • Rail station: Welshpool (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • 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.

 
 
 
 
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