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Coed Nercwys Forest is a conifer woodland which provides an excellent habitat for wildlife – look out for birds such as buzzards, gold crest and coal tits.

In or near Mold

 

As well as the walking trails above a trail through an arboretum which contains all of the UK's native tree species. There is a numeracy trail for teachers to use with pupils and an outdoor classroom area at the back of the arboretum

 

Moel Famau Country Park is at the heart of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

 

Walk the award winning Lake Vyrnwy Sculpture Trail with superb works of art dotted around the shores of the lake. The sculpture trail will help tens of thousands people who visit the lake each year to discover artwork.

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Nant Gwernol, a rocky river gorge & waterfalls, lies above the picturesque Tal-y-llyn valley in the shadow of Cader Idris. The trails follow the riverside and explore the remains of Bryn Eglwys Slate Quarry. Grid Reference: SH681067

Walk Route: Cascade Trail and Nant Gwernol Trail

 

The Dyfi Forest is located mainly to the north of the Afon Dyfi between Dolgellau to the north and Machynlleth to the south. Dyfi is a 6000ha forest - a spectacular landscape well worth exploring.

 

Dôl Idris nature trail is located in the parkland on the foothills of Cadair Idris in the south of the Snowdonia National Park. Dol idris has around ¾ miles of accessible paths to take you around the parkland.

 

The main path from the entrance by the bridge at Bont Newydd to the foot of the Rhaeadr Fawr waterfall is approx. 1¼ miles (2 km). A network of footpaths extends through the reserve, some of which are designated public rights of way.

 

RSPB Ynys-hir Mid Wales, the perfect place on The Coastal Way to unwind amongst stunning wild spaces and spectacular views. For keen wildlife watchers to wild families, amongst the various trails and hides there is something for everyone.

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This unique nature trail brings Shakespeare's words to life as it links his words back to the animals and plants which inspired them; while taking you on a memorable journey along this magical and enchanting trail.

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Take a walk along the Nature trail and see the spectacular 300ft waterfalls with the 3 bridges, built one on top of the other. Alternatively you can take a short 10 minute walk to see the unique three bridges built one on top of another.

In or near Devil's Bridge

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A Community Owned not for profit Enterprise that offers itself as a free facility for walkers, riders and cyclists to enjoy all year round. A visitor centre is open during the week serving bean to cup coffee. The enterprise is self funding

In or near Lampeter

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Experience a rich variety of habitat including sand dunes, seashore, farmland and then saltmarsh, with stunning views of the estuary.

In or near Borth

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Try out Lake Vyrnwy's two new Children's Puzzle Trails! The trails are the Animal Puzzle Trail set in the spectacular surroundings of the Sculpture Park below the dam. The trails are designed to be educational and fun.

In or near Lake Vyrnwy

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Rhiwagor Trail (2 miles, 3.2 km); Llechwedd-du Walk (5.5 miles, 9.1 km); Ty Uchaf Walk (5 miles, 7.8 km); Craig Garth Bwlch Trail (3 miles, 4.8 km); Grwn Oer Trail (1-2 miles, 3.2 km)

In or near Lake Vyrnwy

 

The trail explores the wildlife and biodiversity of the old slate quarry on which CAT is built and looks at the history of changing land-use and industry in the area.

In or near Machynlleth

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Llangoed Hall Hotel is set within 17 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. It is the 'home from home' that you would expect from your 'best friend's Country House'.

 
 
 
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Bryncarnedd Cottages are located 1 mile from Aberystwyth’s town center. Nestled in the immediate countryside at the top of Aberystwyth, these cottages enjoy the closeness to the town as well as being just far enough out to enjoy the country

 
 
 
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A warm welcome awaits you at Hendy, situated in the Snowdonia National Park. Enjoy Self Catering accommodation on a working farm with the privilege of its own halt on the Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway.

 
 
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