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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Mid Wales

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The Magic of Life Butterfly House

  • Aberystwyth
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

There are not only hundreds and hundreds of exotic butterflies of all sizes flying freely around the facility, but also unusual insects too and giant...

The Silver Mountain Experience

  • Aberystwyth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Steeped in myths and legends, tucked away high in the ancient Cambrian Mountains, the Silver Mountain Experience features tumbling streams, mysteriou...

Rheidol Riding Centre

  • Aberystwyth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Rheidol Riding Centre are a family run, British Horse Society Approved Riding, Training and Examination Centre, who hgave lovingly built up a thrivin...

Fantasy Farm Park

  • Llanrhystud
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

At Fantasy Farm Park there is a heated indoor play area for toddlers, with ride on equipment, inflatable slides, ball pit and the usual bright and co...

Lion Royal Hotel Trekking

  • Rhayader
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Lion Royal Hotel Trekking offer a friendly welcome to join in their daily ride out from the farm every morning around 10:30am. You can j...

Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Rhayader
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Gilfach Nature Reserve is set in the heart of the Marteg Valley in the Cambrian Mountains, about 4 miles north of Rhayader. It's a lovely place to go...

Gigrin Farm

  • Rhayader
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

For a truly natural nature trip you can beat the thrills of the Gigrin Farm flocks! Use the five large hides (three of which are accessible to the di...

The Vale of Rheidol Railway

  • Aberystwyth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Bring your family to the stunning valleys of Rheidol at The Vale of Rheidol Railway. Hop aboard a train you’re great grandparents may have visited. R...



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Aberystwyth Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Aberystwyth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take on the role of detective for the day to work on whodunit on the Aberystwyth Mystery Treasure Trail. It’s a chance to stretch your code busting a...

Jungle Jos

  • Aberystwyth
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jungle Jos offering a jungle and rainforest themed adventure play experience with all the classic and neo-classic elements kids expect from today's s...

Dolaucothi Gold Mines

  • Llanwrda
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

These unique Dolaucothi Gold Mines in are set amid the deeply wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley, so you're surrounded by gorgeo...

Quackers Indoor Soft Play Centre

  • Newbridge-on-Wye
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Quackers is colourful, clean and bright with lots to do. Bring along your friends for a party because they do special rates for group bookings or you...

Llanerchaeron

  • Aberaeron
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Visit Llanerchaeron, a remarkable Georgian villa, which is fully self-sufficient and has not been changed in over 200 years. Find out what life in th...

The Animalarium

  • Borth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The Animalarium at Borth is a collection of rather unusual and highly interesting animals to amuse and delight your family! They have domestic and fa...

Blue Island Ceramics

  • Ynyslas
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Blue Island Ceramics Paint Your Own Pottery is a great fun place for children. Do you like Dragons? Fairies? Horses? Would you like to paint your own...

Borth Beach

  • Borth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Take the kids down to Borth beach in South Wales, a brilliant sandy beach that’s excellent for the little ones to take a dip in the sea.  There’s a l...

National Cycle Museum

  • Llandrindod Wells
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If your kid is crazy about bikes then the National Cycle Museum is the place for you! Discover the 200 year history of the bicycle through the museum...

Aberdyfi Beach

  • Aberdyfi
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Aberdyfi Beach in North Wales, a huge beach that stretches out for over 3 miles with golden sand and bright blue waters.  Don’t forget t...

Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre

  • Machynlleth
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre is an ideal place for some active fun, whether you fancy a swim and a splash about, some badminton, climbing, indoor bowls,...

Glyndwrs Way National Trail

  • Machynlleth
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Glyndwrs Way National Trail is a great way to celebrate Welsh cultural and natural history, with market towns, museums and castles to visit, plus lak...

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