Get Back to Nature

It is no secret that Mid Wales has an abundance of natural environments and some of the rarest species of birds and animals in the UK (including the Dyfi Ospreys - our latest visitors)

getting back to nature

 

WILDLIFE & NATURE IN

MID WALES

Mid Wales has an abundance of natural environments and is home to some of the rarest species of birds and animals in the UK.

These include visiting ospreys, red kites, otters, beavers and dolphins.

Experience the thrill of a wildlife boat trip in Cardigan Bay and you may be lucky enough to see a pod of dolphins or explore the Cambrian Mountain uplands and you will be sure to see red kites and buzzards overhead.

Mid Wales is like no other place in the UK and offers some of the best wildlife and birdwatching opportunities and you can even get up close and personal with a Falconry Experience Day

Visit one our many Mid Wales nature reserves, forests and wildlife attractions incliuding the new Dyfi Wildlife Centre in the heart of the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere and see red kites up close at the Bwlch Nant yr Arian visitor centre near Aberystwyth.

Enjoy the thrills of the dark night skies at one of the many Dark Sky Discovery sights or just get outdoors. We even have our very own Spaceguard Centre near Presteigne where you can to a guided tour of the faciity and discover how they monitor near earth objects (NEO's).

All Wildlife Attractions and Places to Visit

Wildlife & Nature Experiences

Guided Wildlife Tours

Great for Wildlife Accommodation

Hafren Forest Bunkhouse

In or near Llanbrynmair

Hafren Forest Bunkhouse Bed and Breakfast. Set on the edge of the Hafren Forest, a 15 minute walk to the beautiful Llyn Clywedog and set in the Cambrian Mountains. We offer a warm and comfortable stay, throughout the year. Dog friendly.

Bed & Breakfast with 4 rooms, £28-£30 pppnb

The Bell Country Inn

In or near Llandrindod Wells

Situated 1 1/4 miles on the outskirts of the beautiful Victorian town of Llandrindod Wells, which nestles amongst the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons. 10 en-suite rooms. Two bars and a restaurant.

Inn with 9 rooms, £110-£130 prpnb

Bryncarnedd Cottages

In or near Aberystwyth

Bryncarnedd Cottages are located 1 mile from Aberystwyth’s town center. Nestled in the immediate countryside at the top of Aberystwyth, these cottages enjoy the closeness to the town as well as being just far enough out to enjoy the country

Self-catering with 20 units, £95-£550 pppn sleeps 1-2 , £65-£150 pupn sleeps 1-6 , £500-£4000 pupw sleeps 2-18

Brynarth Country Guest House

In or near Aberystwyth

17th Century 8 acre property in the foothills of Cambrian Mountains, south of Aberystwyth, near the coast, The Ystwyth & Elan Valleys. Great birdwatching, walking, stunning scenery. Licensed Snug Bar.

Guest House with 8 rooms, £52-£158 prpnb

Nannerth Country Holidays

In or near Rhayader

Choose from 3 quality self catering cottages near Rhayader & The Elan Valley. Set on our 200 acre farm, Nannerth is set in astonishingly beautiful countryside. Relax under the stars in your own private hot tub.

Self-catering with 3 units, £330-£1332 pupw sleeps 2-7

Blue Grass Cottages

In or near Aberystwyth

Set in the heart of Cardigan Bay, Blue Grass Cottages are situated in the hamlet of Chancery just a short drive form Aberystwyth. Tranquil and relaxing surroundings where you can unwind and enjoy the countryside. Spectacular views.

Self-catering with 3 units, £57-£150 pupn sleeps 1-5

Cyfie Farm

In or near Lake Vyrnwy

Minutes from fairytale Lake Vyrnwy, Cyfie Farm offers excellent five star self-catering accommodation in four luxury cottages. With spectacular views overlooking the Vyrnwy Valley

Self-catering with 4 units, £400-£900 pupw sleeps 2-4

Offa's Dyke Cottage Bed and Breakfast

In or near Montgomery

Offa's Dyke Bed and Breakfast situated on the Offa's Dyke footpath between Knighton and Welshpool. It is set in one and a half acres of garden with rural views across to the Corndon hills, the Kerry Ridgeway and the Welsh Marches.

Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £55-£80 prpnb

Gwerniago Campsite

In or near Machynlleth

Gwerniago campsite is located in the heartland of rural Wales,between Machynlleth and Aberdovey on a working farm,run by a Welsh speaking family.Campfires allowed,parking by tent.Ideal base for beaches,mountains, countryside & bird watching

Touring & Camping Park with 33 pitches, £16-£22 ptpn

Tan y Graig

In or near Welshpool

Tan y Graig is a family run establishment presenting a warm welcome to guests. Situated in the beautiful Vyrnwy valley 1 mile from the village of Meifod and 10 minutes from the market town of Welshpool. Castles, lakes, walking & adventure.

Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £40-£43 pppnb

Cader View & Arran Cottage

In or near Dolgellau

Ideal base for biking, walking, climbing and exploring Snowdonia National Park with plenty others activities nearby such as world famous underground trampoline and zip wire any many other activities suitable for families, couples etc.

Self-catering with 2 units, £135-£175 pupn sleeps 1-4

Torrent Walk Campsite and Bunkhouse

In or near Dolgellau

Torrent Walk Campsite sits on the outskirts of Dolgellau, Snowdonia and enjoys views of Cadair Idris.

Touring & Camping Park with 106 pitches, £20-£120 ptpn

Llanoddian Isaf Holiday Cottages

In or near Welshpool

Close to the Snowdonia National Park, these two spacious, attractive comfortable properties boast stunning views over the countryside.

Self-catering with 2 units, £795-£895 pupw sleeps 2-6

Helmau Cottages

In or near Dolgellau

Helmau Cottages are situated 2 miles from Dolgellau within the Snowdonia National Park, and just 10 minutes walk direct to the spectacular waterfalls at Torrent Walk and near to Coed Y Brenin mountain-bike centre.

Self-catering with 3 units, £700-£2100 pupw sleeps 2-8

Old Mill

In or near Brecon

A 16th century converted corn mill, peacefully situated, en-suite rooms, residents lounge. Ideal for walking and touring the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and Hay-on-Wye. Single Occupancy £50.00 per night

Farmhouse with 3 rooms, £75 prpnb

Woodlands Caravan & Camping Park

In or near Aberystwyth

The Woodlands is a well established, family run caravan park set amidst some of the most beautiful scenery Mid Wales has to offer. It is situated in Devils Bridge, a small village nestling at the top of the Rheidol Valley.

Touring & Camping Park with 54 pitches, £12-£27 ptpn

Dolffanog Fawr

In or near Tywyn

Dolffanog Fawr offers truly luxurious accommodation in the heart of Snowdonia.

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £100-£125 prpnb

Ty Poeth Family Holiday Cottages

In or near Machynlleth

Set in the heart of Wales, this group of cottages are in a unique situation, surrounded by five acres of garden with lawns over looking the Dyfi valley. Each cottage is private with garden views.

Self-catering with 5 units, £360-£485 pupw sleeps 1-5

Tynrhelyg Holiday Cottages

In or near Talybont

Two new barn conversions tastefully renovated to a very high standard throughout. Situated in a peaceful and picturesque valley. Convenient to the seaside and the Cambrian Mountains. Croeso Cynnes Cymreig yn aros amdanoch.

Self-catering with 2 units, £500-£880 pupw sleeps 1-6

Aber Accommodation - Seafront Apartments

In or near Aberystwyth

Aber accommodation offer boutique self catered apartments located on the seafront of Aberystwyth in Wales. With a view of the ocean and less than 5 minutes walk to the Town centre and train station.

Self-catering with 5 units, £110-£165 pupn sleeps 2

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