Mid Wales Tourism

August 28, 2017
And Mid Wales tourism

Picture of the Elan Valley Dam in Powys, click through for detailed information including nearby accommodation, attractions and eventsThe Elan Valley in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains is home to the Elan Valley Reservoirs, examples of incredible engineering complimenting outstanding natural beauty. They were built to provide water for the population of industrialised Birmingham; work was begun in 1894 and opened by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in 1904. The worker’s village, designed by Herbert Tudor Buckland is the only purpose built Arts and Crafts model Village in Wales. The nearest towns are Rhayader and Llanidloes.

Dyfi Biosphere, click through for information about the Dyfi Biosphere. Find nearby accommdoation and attractionsThe Dyfi Biosphere

The historic town of Machynlleth sits in the Dyfi Valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty and diversity. In order to celebrate and protect this unique environment it is the only UNESCO Biosphere Reserve site in Wales. With award-winning beaches and National Nature Reserves, the Dyfi Biosphere sits the edge of both Southern Snowdonia and the Cambrian Mountains - a perfect blend of slope and sand.

Image of Pumlumon in the Cambrian MountainsThe area offers terrific opportunities for walking and cycling including sections of the Wales Coast Path, Glyndwr's Way National Trail and NCN Route 8.

Pumlumon

Pumlumon is the name of a massif that contains the highest five peaks in the Cambrian Mountains. Offering a tough challenge to walkers, the peaks of Pen Pumlumon Fawr, Pen Pumlumon Arwystli, Y Garn, Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pumlumon Fach offer incredible views to the Mid Wales Marches on one side and to the Cardigan Bay Coast on the other. Pen Pumlumon Fawr is the tallest peak at 2, 467 feet.

Image of the towns in the cambrian mountain. This page contains information about the towns and what to do around the area. Explore some fantastic walks and beautiful scenic areas Picture of a sign for Glyndwrs Way, Wales, click through for stages of the walk and find nearby accommodation and attractions around the area Image of Devils Bridge, click through for more information about the bridge including the ledgend behind this historic site. Find nearby accommodation and attractions and activities to make the most of your holiday Picture of the Elan Valley Dam, reserve in Mid Wales, Click through for more information about the reservoir including nearby accommodation and attractions around the Elan Valley
Source: www.visitmidwales.co.uk
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