What to do - Mid West Wales Ceredigion
Fantasy Farm Park, Llanrhystud
The adventure that lasts all day.
A great family adventure in the heart of beautiful mid-Wales countryside. Enjoy feeding time at the farm, exciting rides for kids (and grown-ups too !).
Lots to do all day, with over 10,000 sq. ft. under cover. Open every day from Whitsun until the end of September, also open during Easter and October half term. Open weekends only from Easter to Whitsun.
Visit the Website at www.fantasypark.co.uk
Aberystwyth and Aberaeron
Two towns nearby Penrhos, both of which warrant a visit.
Aberystwyth has been a popular seaside resort for many years and is also home to the National Library of Wales. There are several world class attractions there, including the Electric Cliff Railway and the Camera Obscura. On a fine day you can see for many miles around using the Obscura, located on the top of Constitution hill in Aberystwyth.
Only 9 miles north of us, and accessible by Public Transport, it's worth spending a day out with all the family. You can get more information from the town's Website at www.aberystwyth.com.
Aberaeron is a delightful fishing village about 7 south of Penrhos and is renowned for its architectural layout. Visit the town's Website at www.aberaeron.co.uk.
Pembrokeshire and Oakwood Leisure Park
Less than an hour's drive south from Pehnrhos you can find yourself in Pembrokeshire. Famous for it's coastal walks, this delightful county has much to offer the tourist. And, of course, the kids will love Oakwood Leisure Park, with it's white knuckle rides and all the excitement you associate with a well featured entertainment complex.
Click here to visit the Oakwood Leisure Park Website.
The Snowdonia National Park
The Snowdonia National Park is roughly one hours drive north from Penrhos. This large area of outstanding beauty has attracted visitors from all over the world with its many delights and challenges.
Amongst the many activities catered for in the area are: hillwalking and climbing on the hills and mountains within the park, canoeing - particularly on the nearby Dyfi Estuary - and other water sports available at the coastal towns of Aberdyfi, Tywyn and Barmouth.
The wild beauty of Snowdonia will always leave its stamp on your heart. Click here to visit the Snowdonia National Park Website.
The Centre for Alternative Technology
The Centre for Alternative Technology is a located on the southern edge of the Snowdonia National Park, just north of Machynlleth. The Centre is designed to show the public just how many alternatives are available that can enhance our lifestyle without damaging our environment.
The seven acre site has been prepared to inspire, inform and entertain you - whatever your age or interest. Visit their Website at www.cat.org.uk
Corris Craft Centre
The Corris Craft Centre is only a few miles north of Machynlleth and features some of the ancient crafts of this area. Whilst there you can see craftsmen working with their ancient skills in the workshops. You can also purchase the produce that you see being made.
In addition, you can take an underground boat trip through King Arthur's Labyrinth where tales of King Arthur's deeds, and other legends, are re-told in spectacular underground settings.
The Vale of Rheidol Narrow Gauge Railway.
Operating daily from the end of March until the end of October, this delightful narrow gauge line runs from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge through the stunning Rheidol Valley. For further details visit their website at www.rheidolrailway.co.uk/
ALL our trains are hauled by Coal-fired Steam Engines.