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The Countryside of Mid & West Wales

Dyfed (Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire) & Powys
Discover the countryside of Mid & West Wales on holiday or on your doorstep



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Natural Mid Wales
Discover the landscape, where and when to see wildlife and plan your break.

National Nature Reserves
Details of most of the National Nature Reserve designations in Mid Wales.

Wildlife & Nature In Mid Wales
Information on outdoors places to go, activity ideas and more tourism information.

Mid Wales - Accessible Countryside
Details of countryside places accessible to all.

Countryside & rights of way
At Powys Council find parks and nature reserves, discover the biodiversity and more...

Visit Mid Wales - Visit Wales
Places to go and things to do in the countryside of Mid Wales at VisitWales.

UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere Reserve
Rich in wildlife, culture, walking routes and places to visit...

Summit to Sea - Rewilding
Summit to Sea is a project in mid-Wales offering a different future for the land and sea...

Free leaflets and maps for Wales
Sustrans presents pdf leaflets for cyclists to enjoy routes in Mid Wales.

The Cambrian Mountains
Wikipedia presents information about these mountains with topography, geology...

Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust
Discover the wildlife, nature reserves and latest news at this local wildlife trust.

Radnorshire Wildlife Trust
Discover nature reserves, living landscapes, wildlife and the work of this charity.

Walking in Powys
Mid Wales My Way presents major walking routes in Powys.

The Brecon Beacons
Extensive info including nature reserves, waterfalls, lakes, caves, walking & cycling...

Wales Nature & Outdoors - BBC
Archived and maybe not mobile friendly but a lot of information worth visiting.

Discover Carmarthenshire
With walking and cycling routes and places to explore...

Ramblers - Carmarthenshire
Details of the ramblers groups throughout Carmarthenshire.

Wildlife Trust - Carmarthenshire
Discover the Trusts Nature Reserves in Carmarthenshire.

Places in Carmarthenshire
Wikipedia presents details of places including nature reserves, country parks, cycle routes...

Coast & Countryside - Ceredigion
Find walks and rides, discover wildlife sites, woodlands...

Ceredigion's countryside
Discover the river valleys, wildlife and landscape of Ceredigion.

Local Nature Reserves - Ceredigion
LNR designations and wildlife sites at Ceredigion County Council.

Nature reserves in Ceredigion
Details of nature reserves and parks at Wikipedia.

Walking Pembrokeshire
Details of numerous walks at Pembrokeshire County Council.

Accessible Countryside - Pembs.
Details of countryside sites and greenspaces accessible to all.

Explore Pembrokeshire
These moorland hills, rich with wildlife and history are the origin of the Stonehenge Bluestones...

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CoolStays in West Wales

Castles with incredible views, off-grid treehouses, charming cottages, eco-retreats and campsites with yurts and tipis, grand barn conversions and more places to stay with nature right on your doorstep.

CoolStays in Mid Wales

Enchanting countryside retreats in woodland, truly unique and luxurious treehouses, glamping, tree tents, you could even stay in a contemporary conker on a conservation estate, no seriously!

Rural Retreats in Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Powys

Stunning self-catering cottages across the region. In the valley, on the beach, in a national park or in the hills. Accommodation for all party sizes and budgets with special offers up to 20% off.

Latest News

  • Latest Statement and Call for Urgent Support from our Chief Executive Officer

    On top of this, the restrictions imposed to limit the spread of Covid-19 have meant that our main income source has suddenly stopped. We earn nearly 50% of our income through tourism-related activities; cafes, shops,

  • It’s time to listen!

    The post It’s time to listen! appeared first on Powys Moorland Partnership.

  • We Need Your Support Now More Than Ever!

    This is clearly an unprecedented time for us as a Wildlife Trust and we need your support now more than ever.  Our Visitor Centres and islands of Skomer and Skokholm provide much of the income

  • Skomer Island voted Best Nature Reserve in BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards!

    We are delighted to announce that our wonderful Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire has been awarded the Best Nature Reserve in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards! These annual awards are now in their eighth year and recognises

  • New faces on Skomer Island!

    April marks the beginning of a new season on Skomer and Skokholm Island, ordinarily Lockley Lodge will be full of eager wildlife enthusiasts queuing for their boat tickets. Unfortunately, this is not the case currently

  • Remembering Denys Smith

    Words by Mat Ridley, Chair of East Carmarthenshire Local Group Denys Smith, who has died aged 97, will be fondly remembered by many in in the Wildlife Trust movement in Wales. Denys was a key

  • Planting the Future

    The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales’ Education and People & Wildlife Officers, along with Gwent Wildlife Trust have been helping Cardiff University’s Project Phoenix, schools’ tree-planting initiative in Wales. The tree-planting programme is

  • Flying High for our Red Squirrels

    The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) would like to extend an absolutely massive thank you to volunteer fundraiser Michael Cunningham who undertook a skydive to raise funds for our conservation work with

  • An update from Brecknock

    Introducing our reserves to Crickhowell Walking Festival-goers Pauline, People & Wildlife Officer for Brecknock and volunteer Ruth lead a walk for Crickhowell Walking Festival which included an ancient well, a fort, two of our nature

  • Getting school children outside on farm is always an education

    The post Getting school children outside on farm is always an education appeared first on Powys Moorland Partnership.

  • Ash Dieback at South Lodge Woods

    You might be aware that we have been developing a strategy for dealing with issues arising from Ash Die Back disease. Ash die back is a tree disease that targets and kills off ash trees.

  • Do the little things for wildlife this St David’s Day

    On 1st March, schools and communities up and down the length and breadth of Wales celebrate St David’s Day. Children will wear traditional Welsh dresses and pin leaks and daffodils to their lapels. St David’s

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