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Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the world, established in 1832.

Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9NF

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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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Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog)

The WHR (Porthmadog) is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the sheds. Vintage train.

The Station Building, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9DY

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Visitor Centre

The Rheidol hydropower plant is the largest of its kind in England and Wales. Guided tours of the power station are available by prior booking, visitor centre and interactive display.

Rheidol Hydro Power Station, Cwmrheidol, nr Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3NF

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Talyllyn Railway

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.

Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9EY

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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

 
Pales Quaker Meeting House

The Pales is a Historic Meeting House, built in 1717, and burial ground with a Warden’s Cottage attached. It is the oldest Quaker Meeting house in continuous use in Wales.

The Pales Quaker Meeting House, Llandegley, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5UH

 
Devil's Bridge

The village of Devil's Bridge, which translated in Welsh is Pontarfynach, means 'The bridge on the Mynach' is internationally famous for its waterfalls, and the Rheidol narrow gauge Steam Railway.

Ceredigion, SY23 3JW

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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

 
Vale of Rheidol Railway

All aboard the Vale of Rheidol by narrow gauge steam train. An unforgettable journey from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge, through the beautiful Rheidol Valley and sit back, relax on a journey through the spectacular Mid Wales countryside.

Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1PG

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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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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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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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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

 
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

 
Y Plas, Machynlleth

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.

Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8ER

 
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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