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The legendary tale of the Red & White Dragon

Sail deep in the mountains of Southern Snowdonia, through a magical waterfall, into a mythical world filled with dragons, giants, fierce battles and the legendary King Arthur. Welsh legends unfold as your Dark Age Boatman guides you.

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

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Dyfi Biosphere

The Dyfi Valley opens wide as it approaches the Cardigan Bay Coast and ends in sandy beaches and dunes. It cradles the westerly spur of Powys, Ceredigion north of Aberystwyth, and the southern rim of Snowdonia National Park.

Mid Wales, SY20 8SR

 
Robert Owen Memorial Museum

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.

The Cross, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2BB

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Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

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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Dyfi Distillery

Dyfi Distillery produces artisan gins crafted with wild Welsh botanicals foraged in the Dyfi Biosphere.Based at Corris Craft Centre, near Machynlleth and recognised in the Great British Food Awards 2017 for the best gin produced in the UK.

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

 
Borth Beach

Borth is a coastal village just 7 miles north of Aberystywth. During summer its many camp sites and holiday parks are home to hundreds of visitors to the area - many of whom have been returning here for years.

Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5JU

 
Bala Lake Railway

One of the Great Little Trains of Wales, the railway offers a delightful 9 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train along the shores of Wales' largest natural lake.

Llanuwchlyn Station, Llanuwchlyn, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7DD

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The Judge's Lodging

Step into the 1870s at the award-winning Judge's Lodging in Presteigne on the Mid Wales border and discover the world of a most unusual household.

Broad Street, Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2AD

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National Library of Wales

The National Library is one of the great libraries of the world. Since 1911 it's enjoyed the right to collect, free of charge, a copy of every printed work published in Britain and Ireland. Situated on Penglais Hill overlooking Aberystwyth.

Rhiw Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3BU

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Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

A narrow gauge train trip up the steepest gradients in Britain. Steam locos and coaches from around the world. Shops and picnic areas at both termini.

The Station, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0SF

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Tregaron

Tregaron nestles in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains near the source of the river Teifi. In the 19th Century, it was a thriving market town and an important stop for drovers on their routes through Wales to English markets.

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Portmeirion Village

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

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David Lloyd George was one of the 20th century’s most famous radicals. He was the first and only Welshman to hold the office of Prime Minister.

Gwynedd, SY20 8TG

 
Cader Idris / Cadair Idris

Cader/Cadair Idris meaning 'Chair of Idris' from the giant warrior poet of Welsh legend. Rugged summits, glacial lakes and a mossy wooded gorge cover over 450 hectares of breathtaking landscape.

Southern Snowdonia, LL39 1AX

 
Piglets in the stockyard

Llanerchaeron is a very special place. Its history, architecture and its setting combine to make it a rare survivor of traditional Welsh, self-sufficient, agricultural estate. Dark Sky Discovery Site.

Aberaeron, Ceredigion, SA48 8DG

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Powis Castle Autumn Colours

Powis Castle, built circa 1200, began life as the medieval fortress of the Welsh Princes of Powys. The world-famous gardens, overhung with clipped yews, shelters rare plants laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles.

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Pistyll Rhaeadr

Pistyll Rhaeadr is often referred to as one of the Seven Wonders of Wales. The waterfall is formed by the Afon Disgynfa falling in three stages over a 240-foot cliff-face, into the Afon Rhaeadr below.

Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant, Powys, SY10 0BZ

 
 
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