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The National Library of Wales (Welsh: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales and is one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies. It is the biggest library in Wales, holding over 6.5 milli

National Library of Wales, Rhiw Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3BU

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The Rheidol hydropower plant is the largest of its kind in England and Wales. Guided tours of the power station are available by prior booking, visitor centre and interactive display.

Rheidol Hydro Power Station, Cwmrheidol, nr Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3NF

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According to legend, the original Devil’s Bridge was built by the Devil himself. He constructed the bridge for a little old lady in exchange for her soul, or the soul of the first person to cross...

Devil's Bridge Waterfalls & Nature Trail, Devils Bridge, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3JW

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There are many legends associated with Cadair Idris, one of Wales’s most iconic mountains and it is rumored that if you sleep on Cadair Idris you will awaken either as a madman, a poet or may never wake again.

Cadair Idris (NRW), Southern Snowdonia, LL39 1AX

 

Mary Jones World in Bala is an award-winning state of the art visitor centre & cafe that tells the story of Mary Jones and Thomas Charles, and the impact of world's best-selling book – on Wales and the world!

Mary Jones World, Llanycil, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7YF

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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

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The Castle overlooks Craig-y-Nos Country Park, in the Brecon Beacons National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Brecon Road, Penycae, Swansea, SA9 1GL

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The Aberystwyth Electric Cliff Railway is the longest in Britain and the only one in Wales. Its 778 feet undulating track and tilted carriages are the unique work of Victorian engineer G. Croyden Marks.

Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 2DN

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A rare opportunity to explore the virtually untouched historic workings of an old Welsh slate mine (1836-1970) with one of Wales' most experienced Mine Explorers. More than 130 years of history is captured inside awaiting discovery.

Corris Mine Explorers, Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

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According to legend, Cantre’r Gwaelod was the rich and fertile ‘lowland hundred’ and sixteen cities swallowed by the sea. The remains of a submerged forest can sometimes be seen, evokes the myth of Cantre'r Gwaelod, the Welsh Kingdom

Y Borth | Borth, Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5JU

 

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

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Gwybr (the shining white dragon) of Llanrhaeadr

Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfalls, Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant, Powys, SY10 0BZ

 

An elegant Georgian villa, set in the wooded Aeron valley. Remarkably unaltered for over 200 years, this self-sufficient estate includes a farm, walled gardens and lake.

Aberaeron, Ceredigion, SA48 8DG

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Travelling on the Vale of Rheidol Railway is the finest way to explore the stunning Rheidol Valley. Opened in 1902, the railway has been delighting passengers young and old for over a century.

Rail Route: Devil's Bridge to Aberystwyth

Pontarfynach | Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion, SY23 3JW

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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.

Rail Route: Tywyn - Abergynolwyn

Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9EY

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The Pales is a Historic Meeting House, built in 1717, and burial ground with a Warden’s Cottage attached. It is the oldest Quaker Meeting house in continuous use in Wales.

The Pales Quaker Meeting House, Llandegley, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5UH

 

In 1923 County War Memorial was completed to commemorate fallen servicemen from Montgomeryshire County. It was built by means of public subscription.

Trefaldwyn | Montgomery, Powys, SY15 6HN

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Robert Owen was one of the most influential thinkers and social reformers of his time. The Robert Owen Museum in Newtown, Powys houses a collection of objects, pictures and written material relating to the life of Robert Owen.

Robert Owen Memorial Museum, The Cross, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BB

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