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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.

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Snowdonia Events

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.

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.

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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Atlantic Ladies

Fri 17 May 2019

The true story of three women in a boat who bravely became the oldest female team to row right across an ocean. Venue: Neuadd Dyfi, Penrhos, Aberdyfi LL35 0NR.

Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge

Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge

Sat 18 - Sun 19 May 2019

The Welsh 3 Peaks Challenge is a more demanding challenge where participants scale 3 of the most iconic mountains in wales in just one weekend.

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Sun 19 May 2019

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

Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway

Murder Mystery Train

Thu 23 May 2019

Whodunnit at our Murder Mystery night?

Model Show and Bala Lake Festival of Transport

Model Show and Bala Lake Festival of Transport

Sat 25 - Mon 27 May 2019

The Great Little Trains Model Show (Saturday 25th to Monday 27th May) and the Bala Lake Festival of Transport (Sunday 26th & Monday 27th May).

Steam Gala

Steam Gala

Sat 25 - Mon 27 May 2019

We are delighted to welcome to our gala a former Fairbourne locomotive almost lost to legend.

Harlech Castle and the War of the Roses

Harlech Castle and the War of the Roses

Sat 25 - Mon 27 May 2019

Step back in time and discover what life was truly like in the 1460s, when members of the Wythe Retinue take you back to the War of the Roses.

Ras y Moelwyn 2019

Ras y Moelwyn 2019

Sat 25 May 2019

A British Championship Race - "The best Fell race in Britain".

Boathouse Rocks

Boathouse Rocks

Sun 26 May 2019

From noon at the RNLI boathouse, non-stop music provided by local groups and musicians; tombola and refreshments.

Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway

Villains and Superheroes Day

Tue 28 May 2019

Join in with your favourite characters for photo opportunities at Abergynolwyn station!

Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway

Vintage in the Valley

Fri 31 May - Sat 1 Jun 2019

A Celebration of all things Vintage along the line.

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And plenty of places to stay ...

Red Kite Cottage - Aberystwyth

Red Kite Cottage (Bwthyn Barcud Coch)

Aberystwyth

Renovated 12th Century Grange Farm barn close to Nant Yr Arian Visitor centre situated at the head of the Melindwr Valley with fabulous views and easy access for walking, bird watching and cycling.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £500-£1185 pupw sleeps 2-6

Y Grange - Eirlys Room

Y Grange

Aberystwyth

Fabulous 5 star Bed & Breakfast just outside Aberystwyth. 3 Ensuite rooms available. Pets & Children Welcome. Jacuzzi available

Guest Accommodation with 3 rooms, £90-£120 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

Kilsby Cottage

Kilsby Cottage

Llanwrtyd Wells

A delightful luxury cottage on the edge of 2.5 acres of garden and private woodland with spectacular views and a huge variety of birds. Paradise for walkers, birdwatchers, cyclists , fishermen and horse riders. Children welcome.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £60-£80 pupn sleeps 2-5

Kilsby Country House

Kilsby House

Llanwrtyd Wells

An elegant 19thC house set in 2.5 acres of garden and private woodland with spectacular views and a huge variety of birds. Paradise for walkers, birdwatchers, cyclists, fishermen and horse riders.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £72-£80 prpnb

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

Cyfie Farm

Cyfie Farm

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, £250-£600 pupw sleeps 2-4

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, £65-£165 prpnb

Tyddyn Mawr

Tyddyn Mawr

Dolgellau

This carefully restored & extended 18th Century farmhouse lies at the foot of Cader Idris mountain in Southern Snowdonia. Breathtaking scenery and superb mountain views.

Farmhouse with 2 rooms, £86 prpnb

Gogarth Hall Farm Holidays

Gogarth Hall Farm Holidays

Aberdovey

4 Self-catering cottages on a working farm between Machynlleth & Aberdyfi. Gogarth Hall Farm and its tranquillity offers Barn Owls, Bats and Kites a safe haven, thus the farm has won the Countryside Caretakers Award for conservation.

Self-catering with 5 units, £300-£610 pupw sleeps 4-6

Gogarth Hall Farm

Gogarth Hall Farm

Aberdovey

Situated within Snowdonia National Park in a peaceful part of Mid Wales, Gogarth Hall Farm offers peace and tranquillity that is rich in wild life and a haven for rare birds.

Farmhouse with 2 rooms, £38-£40 pppnb

The Farmhouse

Ty Poeth Family Holiday Cottages

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

Brandy House Farm

Brandy House Farm

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.

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £49 pppnb

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

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, £40 pppnb, £80-£85 prpnb

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

Madog's Wells

Madog's Wells

Welshpool

Madog's Wells is situated in eight acres of beautiful countryside with woodland walks all around, plenty of wildlife and is ideal for bird-watching, walking or touring Mid Wales. Three wheelchair accessible cottages sleeping 3-6.

Self-catering with 3 units, £185-£685 pupw sleeps 1-6

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, £75-£540 prpnb

Y Beudy

Bythynnod Bryn Caled Cottages

Bala

Three barn conversions with private hot tubs out side each cottage. Perfect country holiday for families and romantic couples.

Self-catering with 3 units, £575-£1905 pupw sleeps 2-7

Farmyard gardens next to Granary

Nannerth Country Holidays

Rhayader

Choose from 3 quality country dwellings on our 200 acre farm, set in astonishingly beautiful countryside. Explore from the door, see the wildlife, discover the Elan Valley which joins the farm, relax under the stars in your private hot tub.

Self-catering with 3 units, £272-£903 pupw sleeps 2-7

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