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


Picton Castle

Picton Castle comprises 40 acres of some of the most beautiful woodland gardens and grounds in West Wales. The estate is situated close to the Cleddau Estuary, known locally as the ‘hidden waterway’. Picton Castle is a most unusual ancient building being in design half fortified manor house and

Ffos Las Racecourse

Ffos Las has brought back top class racing to West Wales for the first time since 1937. Situated in the heart of Carmarthenshire between the towns of Llanelli and Carmarthen, Ffos Llas is surrounded by rolling hills and countryside with a magnificent view down the Gwendraeth Valley to Carmarthen Ba

The Big Cwtch

There’s no better mix: good music, good food and a magical atmosphere. The Big Cwtch is back for the third year for a unique fundraising event showcasing over 30 artists from all over Wales. From stage performances to impromptu acoustic and campfire sets there will be something for everyone and

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

Really Wild Food and Countryside Festival

The Really Wild Food & Countryside Festival was founded by Julia Horton-Powdrill (Reallywildjulia) who has lived in Wales all her life and is passionate about the Welsh countryside. Julia’s dream to champion rural life and how to make the most of it became a reality when she started the Festival in

Lampeter Food Festival

Lampeter's annual Food Festival is held in the beautiful grounds of Wales’ oldest university. We now look forward to next summer's festival, usually held in July. This year there were about 70 stands with all sorts of food from ice-cream to wine, vegetables to cheese, water to waffles.

Aberaeron Festival of Welsh Ponies and Cobs

The Aberaeron Festival of Welsh Ponies and Cobs is an action packed fun-filled day on the Square Field at Aberaeron, held in mid-August each year. The Festival celebrates the beauty and versatility of Welsh Ponies and Cobs. The day is filled with in-hand, ridden and driven demonstrations and e

Pembrokeshire Folk Music

Lively music and entertainment for all the family at many different venues to suit all interests, from pub sessions to theatre events, from chapel to mansion, from folk and traditional performers, shanties, Welsh songs, Irish jigs and reels, singer/songwriters, and more. Pembrokeshire Folk attemp

Pembrokeshire Jazz 'n Blues Festival

Offering a cornucopia of musical pleasure for five days over the August Bank Holiday, the Aberjazz festival brings the coastal town of Fishguard to life, creating a party atmosphere with live music, performed by top national and international artistes, oozing out of the pubs and clubs of Fishgua

Pembrokeshire Fish Week

Pembrokeshire Fish Week is a seriously fishy festival which celebrates not just the abundance of mouthwatering sea-food of West Wales, but also Pembrokeshire’s breathtaking coastline, culture, great angling and fishing heritage. Jam-packed with more than 250 events, the festival attracted over 22

Aspirations Outdoors Adventure

Aspirations Outdoors Adventure are an award winning centre, offering activities for all ages from 6+. Book just one or book multiple activities and make a day of it. Offering unique activities such as Archery tag. You won’t have had a day like it anywhere else.