Retail therapy, Independent shops, markets and local produce

Explore Mid Wales market towns with their traditional market halls, small independent shops, and sample local produce at one of the many farmers markets across the region.

Mid Wales has some fabulous food and drink producers, supplying our restaurants, pubs, bars, inns and café’s with lots of lovely local produce for you to enjoy. Whilst you’re here, remember to ask the people you meet about local stories passed down between the generations - perhaps over a drop of gin, or award-winning ale?

If you’re in need of some fresh air after all that local produce, we’ve got the coast and countryside to explore. Many of our attractions in Mid Wales also have café’s or tearooms on-site, so you can really make a day of it.

Stay for a short break and spoil yourself in one of Mid Wales many places to stay recognised for their award-winning restaurants Treat yourself to a visit to a local vineyard, brewery and even a gin distillery.

Retail therapy

Brecon Market Hall

The High Street, Brecon, LD3 7LF

Brecon Market Hall is located in the centre of the town of Brecon in Powys Mid Wales. The Market Hall is the venue for many community events including Antique Fairs, Crafts and the popular Brecon Farmers Market

Craft Shop at Artisans

Artisans, The Old Sawmill, Lake Vyrnwy, Oswestry, Powys, SY10 0NA

With Chocolate made locally in Bala, Love spoons from Mid Wales and some Welsh love rings, Artisans can provide you with this and more. Just pop in and have a look.

Oriel Davies Gallery Shop at Oriel Davies Gallery

Oriel Davies Gallery, The Park, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2NZ

Jewellery & Crafts, giftware, books & magazines and much more. Original art can also be purchased through the Arts Council of Wales Collectorplan.

The Welsh Deli at The Corris Cafe

The Corris Cafe, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

Browse the shelves for delicious food and drink which has been grown, reared and produced in Wales. Great gift ideas and a range of exciting ingredients for spicing up your own recipes. Welsh food & drink gift hampers a speciality.

Hafod Hardware

East Street, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5DS

Situated in the centre of Rhayader in the heart of Mid Wales is one of the oldest businesses in the town- Hafod Hardware, a traditional old fashioned Ironmongers with wooden flooring and walls and ceiling lined in pine.

Salop Leisure -Shrewsbury at Salop Leisure - Shrewsbury

Salop Leisure - Shrewsbury, Emstrey, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 6QS

Salop Leisure is a leading supplier of static, touring and motor homes - all of which have evolved from basic units to the luxury models of today.

Chez Louise Bridal

First Floor, The Cambria, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, SY23 2AZ

Chez Louise is an award winning bridal boutique, offering bespoke bridal gowns, bridesmaids, mother of the bride/groom and prom-wear.

Arthurian & Celtic Shop at King Arthurs Labyrinth

King Arthurs Labyrinth, Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF

The Arthurian and Celtic Shop at King Arthur's Labyrinth sells a great range of items inspired by the myths & legends of King Arthur and Welsh folklore. Items include Arthurian swords, Arthurian chess sets, goblets, fairies, dragons & more.

CAT Eco Store at Centre For Alternative Technology

Centre For Alternative Technology, Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ

The perfect complement to a visit to CAT, the gift shop stocks eco-friendly and ethical products and books and is housed in a sustainable building.

Ian Snow - Interiors, Crafts & Clothing Shop at Ian Snow - Machynlleth

Ian Snow - Machynlleth, The Old Post Office, 8 Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AF

Ian Snow started his business in 1978 selling from a trestle table on Machynlleth market. Since these early days it's now grown into three shops and a small wholesale business, with the main shop situated in Machynlleth.

Berriew Village Store

Berriew, Welshpool, SY21 8PG

The Courtyard Shop at Powis Castle and Garden

Powis Castle and Garden, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF

The Courtyard Shop at Powis Castle is open 10.30am-3.30pm (closed Wednesdays & Thursdays) and has a beautiful selection of homeware, gifts, souvenirs and delicious treats to choose from.

Camlan Garden Centre at Camlan Garden Centre & Farm Shop

Camlan Garden Centre & Farm Shop, Dinas Mawddwy, Machynlleth, SY20 9LN

Camlan Garden Centre stocks a wide range of Welsh-grown shrubs and bedding plants, as well as British-grown perennials, annuals and alpine plants; as well as the usual garden centre essentials such as compost and pots!

Portmeiron | Craft & Gift Shops at Portmeirion Village & Gardens

Portmeirion Village & Gardens, Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER

Portmeirion Village is home to a diverse range of shops that make finding the perfect gift a piece of cake! All stores in Portmeirion Village sell an eclectic range of gifts & homeware.

Rhiannon Welsh Craft Design Centre at Rhiannon Centre

Rhiannon Centre, Main Square, Tregaron, Ceredigion, SY25 6JL

The Rhiannon Welsh Craft Design Centre, which is a treasure trove of fine crafts, unique homewares and delicious local foods, from today's souvenirs to tomorrow's heirlooms.

Sammi Wilson Art

Unit 2 Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Powys, SY20 9RF

Mixed media artist and photographer in residence at Corris Craft Centre.

The Original Butterfly Man

Tyddyn Yr Eos , Ty Celyn Bach, Carrog, Corwen, LL21 9BH

The Original Butterfly Man stock a complete range of original and authentically produced metal ornamental wall Butterflies.

Dyfi Distillery

Unit 5 Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, SY20 9RF

Dyfi Distillery produces artisan gins crafted with wild Welsh botanicals foraged in the Dyfi Biosphere. Based at Corris Craft Centre, near Machynlleth and regularly open to visitors. Best British Gin trophy two years running.

In the Welsh Wind Distillery

In the Welsh Wind Distillery, Tanygroes, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA432HP

In The Welsh Wind Distillery is an award-winning distillery specialising in gin and Welsh whisky. Overlooking Cardigan Bay, this distillery offers visitors gin making experiences and gin tasting experiences.

Gifts of Wales

3 Church Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7DL

We work with artisans and businesses across Wales, to offer you a selection of some of the best products available from Wales. Many of the products are handmade, some are unique and all are made with care and attention to detail.

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