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Whats on in Mid Wales
Whats on in Mid Wales

What's on in Mid Wales

Discover what's on in Mid Wales to help plan your visit.

We have concerts, shows, exhibitions, music, food & drink events, countryside fairs... there's lots going on all year round.

Check out the many leisure and sporting events held across the Mid Wales region every year including walking festivals, cycling events, watersports, car rallies and enduros 

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Enjoy our many events in Mid Wales ...

Major Events

Wonderwool Wales

Wonderwool Wales

Sat 27 - Sun 28 Apr 2019

Wonderwool Wales is the premier Wool & Natural Fibre Festival in Wales promoting wool and natural fibre production and its use in Wales.

Royal Welsh Smallholding and Countryside Festival

Royal Welsh Smallholding and Countryside Festival

Sat 18 - Sun 19 May 2019

With an emphasis on celebrating rural life, the festival will be packed with all different types of livestock, horses and other animals.

Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race

Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race

Sat 15 Jun 2019

The Barmouth to Fort William Three Peaks Yacht Race combines yachting, mountain running and cycling into one of the greatest adventure challenges in British sport.

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 22 - Thu 25 Jul 2019

The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh' flavour.

Green Man Festival

Green Man Festival

Thu 15 - Sun 18 Aug 2019

Whatever kind of festival-goer you happen to be, there’s bound to be an area that floats your boat.

Bogsnorkelling Triathlon

Bogsnorkelling Triathlon

Sat 24 Aug 2019

The Bog Triathlon first ran in 2005, following a demand for more dirty fun around our famous Waen Rhydd Bog.

World Bogsnorkelling Championships

World Bogsnorkelling Championships

Sun 25 Aug 2019

The 34th annual World Bog Snorkelling Championships are to be held on Sunday 25th August 2019 in Llanwrtyd Wells - an event that Lonely Planet described as one of the top 50 "must do" things from around the world

Wales Rally GB

Wales Rally GB 2019

Thu 3 - Sun 6 Oct 2019

Wales Rally GB will be the 12th round of the FIA World Rally Championship in 2019 and will take palce from Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th October.

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Mon 25 - Tue 26 Nov 2019

Come and celebrate Christmas and witness the finest prime stock show in Europe at this year’s Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

Hay Festival Winter Weekend

Hay Festival Winter Weekend

Thu 28 Nov - Sun 1 Dec 2019

The Hay Festival Winter Weekend promises to be a fun-filled festive couple of days for all the family. Come to Hay for sparkling stories, Christmas inspiration and fine shopping.

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 20 - Thu 23 Jul 2020

The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh' flavour.

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Mon 30 Nov - Tue 1 Dec 2020

Come and celebrate Christmas and witness the finest prime stock show in Europe at this year’s Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 19 - Thu 22 Jul 2021

The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh' flavour.

Families and Kids

Learn a new skill at a one-day workshop event, children's summer activities and much more.....

What's on in Mid Wales by location ...

Snowdonia Events

Trinity through the Tulips

Mother's Day

Fri 29 - Sun 31 Mar 2019

Whoever you are celebrating this Mother’s Day, there are plenty of ways to say thank you to the special lady in your life at Portmeirion.

Prisoner Convention Weekend

Prisoner Convention Weekend

Fri 5 - Sun 7 Apr 2019

Join in the fun of the annual “The Prisoner” convention, held in the grounds of Portmeirion, the colourful setting that doubled for “The Village” in the TV series.

Race the Train

Race the Train

Sat 6 Apr 2019

"Race the train" with a twist! Paddleboarders race the train along the length of the lake.

Gwyl Gwrw ~ Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau ~ Beer Festival

Gwyl Gwrw ~ Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau ~ Beer Festival

Sat 6 Apr 2019

Gwyl Gwrw ~ Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau ~ Beer Festival. Venue: Ty Siamas, Sgwar Eldon, Dolgellau LL40 1PY.

Walking Event

Hope House/Ty Gobaith Barmouth Beach Walk

Sat 13 Apr 2019

Starting from the Yacht Club on the harbour at 9:30am, join in the 4 mile beach walk and help raise money for this brilliant local organization.

Goldrush Trail

Goldrush Trail

Sat 13 Apr 2019

The Goldrush Trail race visits some of the best trails and singletrack that Coed y Brenin has to offer.

World Heritage Day

World Heritage Day - Harlech Castle Bus Tours!

Thu 18 Apr 2019

All aboard the magic bus for an extraordinary tour of Harlech Castle!

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 19 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Your challenge is to find all the Easter Eggs the White Rabbit has hidden around the railway.

Stations at Stations

Stations at Stations

Fri 19 Apr 2019

An event open to everyone to attend which will enhance your understanding on the journey that Jesus Christ made on his way to the Cross.

Fairbourne Railway

Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 20 Apr 2019

Saturday 20th April will see an Easter Egg Hunt at the Fairbourne Railway.

Easter Activities

Easter Activities

Sat 20 - Fri 26 Apr 2019

With children running wild over the Easter Holidays what better place to bring them for a treat than to our Slater Room for fun and creative activities!

Ardudwy Knights

Ardudwy Knights and Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 20 - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Step back in time with the Ardudwy knights and, for added fun, take part in our Easter Egg Hunt.

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Sun 21 Apr 2019

A lively market with a variety of stalls including local foods and crafts. Location: Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS

Talyllyn Railway

Easter Bunny Trail

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Our special guest, the Easter Bunny will be on the platform waving the trains off all day long.

Talyllyn Railway

Cader Explorer

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Escape to the country with this special early morning train from Tywyn Pendre station.

Talyllyn Railway

Monday Market Special

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Head to the hustle and bustle of the Easter Monday Market with our special train.

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Bubble Schmeisis

Fri 26 Apr 2019

In East London’s last remaining bath house writer and performer Nick Cassenbaum finds what he’s looking for. Venue: Neuadd Dyfi, Penrhos, Aberdyfi LL35 0NR.

Return of Freemen of Gwent

Return of Freemen of Gwent

Sat 4 - Mon 6 May 2019

Step back in time, and join the excellent Freemen of Gwent as they set up camp within the castle.

Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway

Abergynolwyn Duck Race

Sun 5 May 2019

Enjoy an atmospheric round trip and view the beauty of the winter countryside.

Walking Event

The Bala Challenge Charity Walk

Sat 11 May 2019

The Bala Challenge route around Bala lake offers a choice of route: 8, 14, or 20 miles. Families can choose either the guided walk with a local expert or the 8 mile walk with return by steam railway.

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And plenty of places to stay ...

The Coach House Brecon front exterior

The Coach House

Brecon

Coach houses were traditionally warm and welcoming places. This particular example is one of a new breed, offering contemporary townhouse accommodation. The Coach house is one of only 2% in the country that hold the five star GOLD award

Guest Accommodation with 6 rooms, £74-£165 prpnb

Tan y Graig

Tan y Graig

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, £38 pppnb

Gwesty'r Conrah Hotel

Gwesty'r Conrah Hotel

Aberystwyth

Set in 18 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens and have one of the finest examples of a Ha Ha in the UK. Peaceful and relaxing accommodation and gardens await you - just 3 miles from Aberystwyth.

Country House Hotel with 17 rooms, £73-£540 prpnb

Tynrhyd Retreat

Tynrhyd Retreat

Aberystwyth

Spectacular five star self catering accommodation with hot tub, on a private estate. Set in the Celtic Cambrian Mountains, Tynrhyd Retreat is country luxury with a soul.

Self-catering with 4 units, £440-£4760 pupw sleeps 5-16

Close up in Comfort

Old Radnor Barn Bed & Breakfast

Brecon

Family friendly Bed and breakfast accommodation with four bedrooms in a 16th century converted stone barn. A warm welsh welcome, with a quality service and excellent food.

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £85-£165 prpnb

Lounge Bar

The Wynnstay

Machynlleth

The Wynnstay Machynlleth is a charming old Coaching Inn. The restaurant appeals to gourmets, hungry locals and travellers. Open fires, log stoves, excellent wines and real ales. "This one is different", said Martin Bright in The Observer.

Hotel with 23 rooms, £65-£120 prpnb

Brandy House Farm Cottage

Brandy House Cottages

Knighton

In its idyllic rural setting nestled into the hills above the village of Felindre, The Brandy House, once a traditional hill farm, now a small-holding is the perfect place for a peaceful and relaxing break.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £284-£681 pupw sleeps 4-5

Gwesty Cymru

Gwesty Cymru

Aberystwyth

Luxury Welsh hotel situated at the centre of Aberystwyth's promenade in Ceredigion. Inviting, fresh and stylish with 8 bedrooms featuring LCD televisions, wifi and Egyptian cotton linen. Seafront terraced restaurant serves local food.

Restaurant with Rooms with 8 rooms, £50-£165 prpnb

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Penygelli Apartments

Newtown

1 Mile from Newtown town centre. Dog friendly accommodation with an 8 acre field for walking, Great for small groups (up to 4) or couples looking to get away. Barbeque, Fire Pit & Free Wifi

Serviced Apartments with 2 units, £79-£104 pupn sleeps 2

Cwm Edw

Cwm Edw

Llandrindod Wells

Comfortable, well equipped granary flat with lots of special touches, set in a small, peaceful rural hamlet. Wood-burning stove. Sunny balcony and beautiful riverside garden. Llandrindod Wells 7 miles. Builth Wells 7 miles.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £170-£290 pupw sleeps 1-4

Ty Derw

Ty Derw

Dinas-Mawddwy

Ty Derw is a charming Victorian stone built house in a picturesque setting in the Dovey Valley about 12 miles from Machynlleth and Dolgellau. The four guest rooms have been refurbished to a very high standard. Ample parking.

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £45-£55 pppnb

brook view

Valley View and Dingle Cottages

Welshpool

Beautifully restored, fully equipped farm cottages, furnished to a high standard. Panoramic views. Lovely walks. Washing machine and dryer facilities. Lawns to rear with own patio furniture.

Self-catering with 5 units, £400-£650 pupw sleeps 1-6

Glandwr Mill

Glandwr Mill

Barmouth

Award-winning Glandwr Mill boasts an idyllic location, nestled away in an elevated position beside the Mawddach estuary, less than two miles from Barmouth in Southern Snowdonia

Guest House with 3 rooms, £92-£120 prpnb

Tynllwyn House

Tynllwyn Farm

Welshpool

A beautiful view and warm welcome awaits you at our 19th century farmhouse. Log fires and comfortable rooms. We are close to Powis Castle and the Llanfair narrow gauge railway and the canal for boat trips.

Farmhouse with 5 rooms, £80-£85 prpnb

Tyddyn Mawr

Tyddyn Mawr

Dolgellau

This carefully restored & extended 18th Century farmhouse lies at the foot of Cader Idris mountain amongst breathtaking scenery. All bedrooms en-suite with superb mountain views.

Farmhouse with 2 rooms, £86 prpnb

The Old School

The Old School

Welshpool

Victorian school in beautiful rural setting adjacent to Glyndwr's Way. Large ensuite rooms. Hearty breakfast and home cooked evening meals. Ten minutes from Welshpool and the historic Powis Castle.

Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £75 prpnb

Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall

Brecon

Llangoed Hall Hotel is set within 17 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. It is the 'home from home' that you would expect from your 'best friend's Country House'.

Country House Hotel with 25 rooms, £99-£736 prpnb

Cambrian View

Bryncarnedd Cottages

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, £3500 pupn sleeps 10-18 , £350-£2800 pupw sleeps 2-10

Bythynnod Pengwernydd Cottages

Bythynnod Pengwernydd Cottages

Aberystwyth

Experience a warm Welsh welcome at Pengwernydd, a traditional family farm in the beautiful, tranquil uplands of north Ceredigion on the edge of the Cambrian Mountains of Mid Wales. Four stone cottages providing high quality & comfort.

Self-catering with 4 units, £195-£625 pupw sleeps 1-5

Richmond Hotel

The Richmond

Aberystwyth

The Richmond boasts the prime seafront location on the main Aberystwyth Promenade overlooking Cardigan Bay and is at the heart of town. All room have ensuite facilities. The hotel has its own large private car park.

Guest Accommodation with 15 rooms, £65-£110 prpnb

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