Blaenfforrest recommends...
    National Botanical Gardens of Wales

days out

Interesting Days Out:

  • The British Bird of Prey Centre at the National Botanical Gardens of Wales, Carmarthen - great day out for adults and children.
  • Porthgain – Really interesting little Harbour with rich history.A great place to start/finish a coastal walk with The Sloop Inn (est. 1743) and The Shed Bistro both serving great food.
  • St David’s, Pembroke – The UK’s smallest City.Huge Cathedral with important history dating back to the year 589.
  • Aberystwyth Cliff Railway (April to October) – operating since 1896, a really fun experience.
  • The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), Machynlleth – a great day out and well worth the 1hr 30 drive.
  • Carreg Cennen Castle & Farm, Llandeilo – Wales’ most striking castle.
  • Elan Valley Dams & Reservoir, Rhayader – epic feat of engineering.Stunning when in full flow in Winter and beautifully scenic in Summer.
  • Cenarth Falls - only 10 mins drive away and a beautiful spot for a dog walk along the River Teifi.

  • Blaenfforest Recommends:

    The Bosherton Lakes & Stackpole Court, Pembroke – Beautiful National Trust property and home to the Cawdor Family.June is best month for the Lily Ponds.

did you know?

The castle at Newcastle Emlyn dates from at least 1240 and legend has it that the last Welsh dragon was slain here.