Mid Wales is a land guarded by castles along the Welsh Marches in the west and dominated by spiritual mountains, sparkling lakes, acres of unspoilt countryside and woodland nestling picturesque market towns and villages. Take a deep breath, relax, and enjoy vistas of mountains and valleys, caves and waterfalls, gardens and castles - all of which combine to ensure a fantastic destination for all.
Why visit Mid Wales?
It’s ideal whether you want to relax or get your heart racing. From the Cambrian Mountains in the north to the Beacons in the south, there are plenty of wonderful gardens, caves, waterfalls and magical gorges to explore in this part of the country, plus a whole host of sporting activities to get stuck in to.
Things to do in Mid Wales:
Gaze in amazement at the night sky over the Brecon Beacons or, in the daytime, climb the highest peak in southern Britain, Pen Y Fan, and admire the beautiful panoramic views across unspoiled countryside. For foodies, choose from an abundance of inviting country pubs and visit traditional farmers' markets selling delicious treats.
Why stay in a Mid Wales cottage?
From romantic retreats in the middle of the Brecon Beacons to converted shepherds’ huts, via large country houses overlooking valleys, there’s something for everyone in our selection of self-catering holiday cottages in Mid Wales. Find your perfect home-from-home above.
Three must see things in Mid Wales:
Visit the beautiful town of Hay-on-Wye, often described as "the town of books", and marvel in its choice of over 20 bookshops.
Enjoy a trip to Builth Wells, a friendly market town which is home to the Royal Welsh Show.
Climb Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales, and revel in views of the Brecon Beacons.