Mid-Wales

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Mid-Wales - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Centre for Alternative Technology

    Local Interest–Sight

    At an abandoned slate quarry in the hills north of Machynlleth, a railway transports you to a futuristic village equipped with all things green...Read More

  • 2. Constitution Hill

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    At the northern end of the beach promenade, Constitution Hill dominates the skyline. From the top you can see much of the Welsh coastline (and...Read More

  • 3. Llynwenog Silver-Lead Mine

    Mine

    Outside the village of Ponterwyd, 10 miles east of Aberystwyth, this 200-year-old mine is now a museum where you can tour reproductions of mining...Read More

  • 4. Penglais Woods

    Forest

    For a couple of weeks in late April or May, a stretch of woodland east of Aberystwyth comes alive with a carpet of purple-hued bluebells. It...Read More

  • 5. Ty Siamas

    Museum/Gallery

    The National Centre for Welsh Folk Music is in the converted Victorian Market Hall and Assembly Rooms. It has a fascinating interactive folk...Read More

  • 6. Vale of Rheidol Railway

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    At Aberystwyth Station you can hop on the steam-powered Vale of Rheidol Railway for an hour-long ride to the Devil's Bridge ( Pont y Gwr Drwg...Read More

  • 7. Ynyslas Beach

    Ynyslas | Beach–Sight

    About 9 miles up the coast from Aberystwyth is Ynyslas Beach (pronounced " Inn -iss-lass"), a popular local beauty spot. Where the River Dyfi...Read More

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