Places to go in Mid Wales

Mid Wales

Find out more about some of the wildlife hotspots on your doorstep. Or check out other places to go in Mid Wales with our A-Z listing.

Brecon Beacons

A vast expanse of high peaks and upland habitats.

Cors Caron

One of the finest raised bog systems in the whole of Britain.

Dolydd Hafren

The diverse habitats around the River Severn are teeming with wildlife.

Dyfi Estuary

An international Biosphere Reserve and SSSI.

Dylife walk

This weatherman walk skirts the Glyndwr Way.

Elan Valley

A huge reserve with habitats perfect for a range of wildlife.

Gigrin Farm

One of the main feeding stations for this raptor.

Lapwing Trust

Pennant land managed for this beautiful bird.

Llangorse lake

This upland walk is from Weatherman Walking 2008.

Nant Yr Arian

A forested lakeside haven for wildlife including red kite.

New Quay

A haven for dolphins, porpoises and even whales.


This waterfall walk is from Weatherman Walking 2008.

River Wye

The longest river in Wales is known for its stunning scenery

Ynys Hir

The RPSB reserve is popular with bird watchers.

BBC Local

Upper Ddwli waterfall. Photo: Peter Thomas

Mid Wales places

Take a trip to one of Mid Wales' nature reserves.

Nature reserves

Iolo Williams

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Iolo Williams reveals his favourite wildlife hotspots.

Wild About Nature

Seaside spotter guide

Spotter Guides

Tick off what you've spotted with our handy wildlife spotter guides.

Breathing Places

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