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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 (15 miles, 23 km)

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The whole Reserve is made up of three parts: Cors Fochno, an internationally important peat bog; Dyfi Estuary, an internationally important feeding ground for thousands of wading birds and the beach and sand dunes of Ynyslas.

Visitor Centre, Ynyslas, Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5JZ (17 miles, 27 km)

 

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 (16 miles, 26 km)

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The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the heritage centre. Vintage train.

The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY (17 miles, 27 km)

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A small craft village in Mid Wales home to 9 unique studios where you can meet the Makers and see many of the crafts being made. Get creative in a craft workshop. All-weather King Arthur's Labyrinth and Corris Mine Explorers start here too.

Corris, nr Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF (7 miles, 11 km)

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The Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort occupies 64 acres of parkland on the edge of Southern Snowdonia includes a Leisure Club & Wellness Spa

Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort, Pennal, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9JY (11 miles, 18 km)

 

Cadair Idris Visitor Centre & Tea Room is 250 metres from the car park. The Minffordd path to the Cadair Idris summit passes by them.

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Navigate the snaking paths of a maze to find 8 mythical stories, intriguing characters and The Stone Circle. Legends of a fairy lady, changelings - human babies switched with elves & the Lord of Lyn's secret. Medals to be won in our quiz.

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF (7 miles, 11 km)

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This unique village is set on its own private peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdonia. It was created by Welsh architect Clough Williams-Ellis to demonstrate how a naturally beautiful place could be developed without spoiling it.

Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER (15 miles, 24 km)

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The Dyfi Biosphere is part of a network of UNESCO 'Biosphere Reserves' throughout the world where information and experiences can be shared and new ideas explored. Others include the Central Amazon, Niagara Escarpment and Gran Canaria!

Dyfi Valley & Coast, Mid Wales, SY20 8SR (11 miles, 18 km)

 

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 (15 miles, 24 km)

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Heather moorland, woodland, meadows, rocky streams and a large reservoir attract a wide variety of wildlife to this reserve set at the southern end of the Berwyn Mountains.

Lake Vyrnwy | Llyn Efyrnwy, Llanwddyn, Powys, SY10 0LY (17 miles, 28 km)

 

The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is located at the Tywyn Wharf terminus of the Talyllyn Railway. It is an important collection of artifacts relating to Narrow Gauge Railways in the UK throughout the last 200 years.

Talyllyn Railway, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9EY (15 miles, 23 km)

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It’s all in the name – Forest Experience are a genuine Full Rally Test Stage set in 900 acres of Welsh Forest with 7 miles of twisting, turning, hilly forest roads!!

Cambrian House, Carno, Powys, SY17 5LU (20 miles, 32 km)

 

A grade II listed Georgian mansion. Formerly the home of the Marquess of Londonderry, the property was left to the people of Machynlleth in 1948 and eventually aquired by Machynlleth Town Council in 2008.

Y Plas Machynlleth, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8ER (11 miles, 18 km)

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The new Dyfi Wildlife Centre in the heart of the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere will re-open in Spring 2021 in a a stunning new building with leading-edge ‘carbon positive’ energy performance.

Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8SR (13 miles, 20 km)

 

In the Heart of the Land of the Little Trains, The Corris Railway is a narrow gauge (2 foot 3 inch) railway whose origins date back to the 1850's.

Station Yard, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9SH (7 miles, 11 km)

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The National White Water Centre has over 30 years of experience in providing white water rafting at the best summer white water facility in the UK.

Canolfan Tryweryn, Frongoch, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7NU (17 miles, 27 km)

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