Things to do and see when on holiday in Wales
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Things to do in West Wales


RSPB Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir is a real gem in the Dyfi valley. Overlooking Snowdonia National Park, it is home to an array of birds, other animals and plants. Home to BBC Springwatch for three years. Discover a feeling of wildness and peace whatever time of year you visit. There are lots of different habitats, walki

Folly Farm

Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo is one of the top paid-for visitor attractions in Wales and winner of the Best Family Day Out in Pembrokeshire. Located near Tenby in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside, Folly Farm offers affordable fun days out for the whole family. There are six fun-fille

Bwlch Nant-yr-Arian

Bwlch Nant-yr-Arian is a forest recreation centre famous for the daily Red Kite feeding which can be seen in the afternoon from around the lake and from the award-winning Visitor Centre. Here there are also restaurant facilities and a gift shop. Outside are an adventure playground, a virtual bird hi

Cors Caron Nature Reserve, Tregaron

This wild and beautiful wetland reserve is on the upper reaches of the River Teifi and is a great location for wildlife. It includes areas of raised bogs, wet grasslands and reedbeds, all interspersed with streams and ponds, and small areas of woodland. Used for peat extraction until the mid-20t

Cardigan Island Farm Park

Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park is a wonderful natural tourist attraction with superb panoramic views over Cardigan Island, the estuary of the River Teifi, the Pembrokeshire National Park, Poppit Sands and Cardigan Bay. Atlantic Grey Seals inhabit

Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding Centre

Wild Red Kites are fed at Gigrin Farm, Rhayader, every day of the year. The number of kites visiting the feeding station can exceed 600, depending on weather and time of year. Bad weather attracts greater numbers of birds. You can witness fantastic feats of aerial piracy as red kites compete with bu

Manor Wildlife Park

Anna Ryder Richardson's Wild Welsh Zoo has something for everyone! Experience close-up meetings with endangered animals from all over the world. Meet TV stars Steve and Lisa, Tommy the Tapir and his new mate Rio. Yumusak the Bactrian camel is now a year old already! With its mobs of me

The Red Kite Feeding Centre

The Red Kite Feeding Station fits naturally into the landscape providing the ideal opportunity to see Red Kites, Buzzards and other birds feeding. On the western side of the Black Mountain not far from Llandovery or Llandeilo, the specially built hide allows visitors to sit merely feet away from the

New Quay Honey Farm

New Quay Honey Farm has an indoor live bee exhibition, the largest of its kind in Wales. Bees can be seen working in a variety of natural habitats and also in man-made hives which open to show the mysteries of the bees' nest. All these displays can be viewed behind glass in complete safety. Ther

Marros Riding Centre

Marros Riding Centre is a family owned and run business in between Amroth, Pembrokeshire and Pendine, Carmarthenshire. All our staff are ABRS and or BHS qualified and are first aid trained. We are approved by the ABRS and a Pony Club approved Centre. We offer horse riding for everyone and offer th

Dyfed Shire Horse Farm

Come and join us at Dyfed Shire Horse Farm, a tourist attraction at the foot of the Preseli Mountains in West Wales. Have a day of fun and nostalgia as you get to know these majestic ‘gentle giants’. We have plenty to do for the whole family, whatever the weather. You can take a tractor ride around

Clerkenhill Adventure Farm

A warm welcome awaits you at our working family farm, nestled in a picturesque Pembrokeshire valley. Clerkenhill Adventure Farm is a great value day out for everyone. Follow the safe adventure trail through the spooky woodland with lots of interesting swings and slides and sights along the way, w

Gower Heritage Centre

Set in the heart of the Gower Peninsula just west of Swansea, South Wales, the Gower Heritage Centre was established in 1990 as a countryside crafts centre situated in historical and beautiful surroundings. The 12th century water powered corn and saw mill was renovated, and experienced crafts people

Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre

The Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (CBMWC) was established in 1996 as a non-profit organisation dedicated to conserving Cardigan Bay’s marine wildlife through education and research. Based in a heritage building in the heart of New Quay, overlooking the beautiful beach and harbour, the cent


Just east of Machynlleth in Llanbrynmair, this unique visitor centre is open all year with something for everyone whatever age, interest or need. Machinations is the only permanent exhibition of contemporary Automata (mechanical moving models) in Britain. The hands-on interactive moving model ch

The Royal Welsh Agriculture Show

The permanent showground at Builth Wells is ideally situated in the heart of the scenic mid-Wales countryside to stage its own three events: the Royal Welsh Show, the Smallholder & Garden Festival and the Winter Fair. The shows exhibit livestock, poultry, farm and horticultural produce and fore

The British Bird of Prey Centre

The Welsh Bird of Prey Centre at Eglwyswrw 10 minutes south of Cardigan, offers a wonderful day with the chance to fly birds of prey and to watch them hunting. Experience this 4000 year old sport by participating in an exciting day with plenty of hands on experience and photo opportunities.

Honorwood Flocks

The Honorwood Flocks are based at Cefn Llanfair which is a small working farm situated on a plateau above the beautiful Teifi Valley near the village of Llandysul, specializing in the breeding and keeping of Shetland, Icelandic, Soay, and Jacob sheep together with white Angora Goats. The sheep