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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Machynlleth

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 193 fun things to do in Machynlleth for you and the family to discover, including beaches, indoor and soft play areas and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 105 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Machynlleth day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Machynlleth with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Swimming pool and slide at Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre in Machynlleth

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,...

View from Glyndwrs Way National Trail in Machynlleth

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...

Centre for Alternative Technology

Centre for Alternative Technology

  • Machynlleth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Surrounded by 7 acres of beautiful woodlands, Centre for Alternative Technology or Canolfan y Dechnoleg Amgen in Machynlleth, is an educational chari...

Girls in tunnel at Corris Mine Explorers in Machynlleth

Corris Mine Explorers

  • Machynlleth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Delve around the secret underground world of a Welsh slate mine, with one of Wales' top Mine Explorers; abandoned and forgotten yet full of relics, s...

Steam train at Corris Railway in Machynlleth

Corris Railway

  • Machynlleth
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Corris Railway was the first narrow Gauge railway in Mid-Wales, built in 1859. The train runs almost every weekend, with other periods of availab...

Family painting pottery at Corris Craft Centre in Machynlleth

Corris Craft Centre

  • Machynlleth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Corris Craft Centre Come along to the Corris Craft Centre and get creative. Paint your own pottery in the Paint Pot Studio: choose your pottery and t...

Guard man at entrance at King Arthurs Labyrinth in Machynlleth

King Arthurs Labyrinth

  • Machynlleth
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

King Arthur’s Labyrinth is a magical underground experience led by costumed characters, installations and legends of yore. Will you live to tell the...

Girl standing on a sandy beach

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...

Machinations

  • Llanbrynmair
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Machinations has something for everyone, a play barn to bounce off energy, a rabbit village where you can feed and stroke the animals and the model m...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Tywyn Beach

  • Tywyn
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Want a huge sandy beach for the kids to run around and explore? Look no further than Tywyn beach in North Wales, a long stretch of sand that’ll be pe...

Lynx at The Animalarium in Borth

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...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

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...

People on horse back at Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre in Arthog

Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre

  • Arthog
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Love horses? Spend a day at Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre in Gwynedd, North Wales and enjoy an up-close interaction with your favourite animals...

Mini train at Fairbourne Steam Railway

Fairbourne Steam Railway

  • Fairbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Fairbourne Steam Railway travels two and a half miles between Fairbourne and Penrhyn Point where it connects with a ferry which takes passengers acro...

Baby imprinting footprint at Blue Island Ceramics in Ynyslas

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...

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

Fairbourne Beach

  • Fairbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Fancy a family day out to the seaside? Fairbourne beach in North Wales is a great spot, and at low tide, there’s even 2 miles of sandy beach for your...

A toddler standing on a pebble beach

Llwyngwril Beach

  • Llwyngwril
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Got little explores? Head down to Llwyngwril beach in North Wales, a pebbled beach that has some great rock pools for kids to discover.  Peek into al...

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...

Dragon's Tale at The Silver Mountain Everest

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...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Barmouth Beach

  • Barmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a great sandy beach in North Wales? Barmouth beach, also known as Abermaw, has a huge amount of golden sand, stretching out, so you’ll de...

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