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Powis Castle


Powis Castle

Powis Castle is a medieval castle rising dramatically above its celebrated garden.

Powis Castle garden is world-famous. Laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles, it retains its original lead statues and an orangery on the terraces. High on a rock above the terraces, the castle, originally built circa 1200, began life as a medieval fortress.

A link to the Powis Castle website is here



Locomotives "Earl" and "Countess" at Llanfair Caerinion on Gala Day


The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway was opened in 1903 to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion. The steam railway uses 2 foot 6 inch narrow gauge. It now provides a tourist service for all the family. Built as a Light Railway to avoid some of the costs of railway construction, the narrow gauge allows for tight curves and steep gradients, enabling the line to follow the contours of the countryside.

Click here to visit the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Website



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Theatre Hafren

Hafren is a mid-scale professional theatre which seats over 550. It features a varied repertoire including plays, opera, music, entertainment, comedy, film and conferences. Theatre Hafren is a 10 minute drive from Maesmawr Hall.

A link to the Theatre Hafren website is here



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Discover The Elan Valley

There are many reasons to visit Elan Valley. Part of the rugged Cambrian Mountains, Elan is a beautiful and unspoilt area made even more compelling by the dams and reservoirs which together create a wonderful, living landscape. The views are stunning and you are never far away from points of interest.

Click here to visit The Elan Valley Website




Hafren Forest - photo by Phillip Halling

About Hafren Forest

Hafren Forest takes its name from Afon Hafren which is the Welsh name for the River Severn.

The source of the River Severn is in a deep, blanket-peat bog on the slopes of Plynlimon, 800 metres outside Hafren Forest’s boundary.

You can walk to the source of the Severn and to Blaenhafren Falls from Hafren Forest.

Click here to visit The Hafren Forest Website



Zip World - photo by Mike Hudson

Zip World Adventures

There are a variety of adventures for all the family at Zip World including Europe's longest zip line, tree hoppers, sky rides and slate cavern tours.

Click here to visit Zip Wire website



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Mid Wales Arts Centre

Mid Wales Arts Centre is home to a unique permanent collection of large scale enamels and sculptures by international artist Stefan Knapp and stone carvings by the late John Paddison. The gallery holds changing exhibitions and events that promote and provide opportunities to artists living and working in Wales.
Opening hours
Thursday - Sunday
11am - 4pm

Click here to visit Mid Wales Arts Centre website




Glansevern Hall Gardens

Glansevern Hall Gardens

Glansevern Hall Gardens extend to 25 acres and there are a mixture of formal planting, lawns, a huge lake and many unusual and ancient specimen trees.

The Naissance Cafe and Gardens are now open - Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm.

A link to the Glansevern Hall website is here



Beyong Breakout Newtown

Beyond Breakout

Indoor escape rooms.
Outdoor Escape Challenges
Digital Games
Fun with Friends
Team Building & Corporate

Click here to visit the Beyond Breakout website



Yamaha Off-Road

Off-road motorcycle experience days for all abilities

The Yamaha Off Road Experience is an unforgettable day out for new and experienced dirt bike riders!

We supply all participants with fully prepared Yamaha Off Road machines, riding kit and protection, tuition and coaching. Our unrivaled vast riding area covering more than ten thousand acres of farmland, forest, moors, and mountains offers miles and miles of varied trails in some of the UK’s most stunning countryside .

For the Off Road Experience you will be able to select a bike from the Yamaha Enduro range that suits your previous riding experience and physical stature, these include WR 250F, WR 450F, TT-R 230 and TT-R 125. For the Tenere Experience we run a fleet of the all new Yamaha Tenere 700’s.

Click here to visit Yamaha Off-road Experience




Gigrin Farm

Gigrin Farm

We are a 160 acre family-run working farm, now famous for our Red Kite Feeding Centre. Hundreds of Red Kites feed here every day. It is a truly breath-taking spectacle which we hope you will come along and witness for yourself.
The Red Kite Centre is located in the most beautiful countryside, in the heart of Mid Wales, overlooking both the Wye and Elan Valleys, and just half a mile from the market town of Rhayader. The Kites are fed once daily. We have general hides for you to watch from, as well as specialist photographic hides, all of which are just a few metres away from where the Red Kites are fed.

The Kites are currently fed at 2pm and the farm opens at 12.30pm.

There is a car park, coffee shop, gift shop, picnic site, and farm trail on site.

Everyone is welcome. We cater for families, specialist photographers, film-makers, schools trips and coaches.

A link to the Gigrin Farm website is here



Forest Rally Experience

Forest Rally Experience

A 900 Acre Forest in the middle of Wales with miles of real gravel rally stages. Professional drivers to young enthusiasts discover what it’s really like to handle a Rally car. Take on the challenging roads getting behind the wheel of a classic MKII Escort or the iconic Subaru Impreza.*

Looking for something more bespoke give our friendly team a call or drop us an email.

*Other vehicles may be available on request.

Click here to visit the Forest Experience website