Days Out Powys

Machinations
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Machinations
Enjoy a great day out at this unique visitor centre in mid-Wales. Open All Year from 9.30 - 4.30  and until 5 pm in the holiday season. We have something for everyone whatever your age,...
MITCHELL'S FOLD STONE CIRCLE
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MITCHELL'S FOLD STONE CIRCLE
The focus of many local legends, Mitchell's Fold is a Bronze Age stone circle set in dramatic moorland on Stapeley Hill. It once consisted of some 30 stones, 15 of which are still visible. BEFORE...
Centre for Alternative Technology
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Centre for Alternative Technology
Nestled in the hillsides of Southern Snowdonia is one of the world’s most renowned eco-centres, featuring interactive displays and practical examples of sustainable living, renewable energy and...
Corris Railway
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Corris Railway
The Corris Railway was the first narrow Gauge railway in Mid-Wales. Built originally in 1859 as a 2' 3" gauge horse-hauled tramroad, steam locomotives arrived in 1878 and...
Lost Legends of The Stone Circle - Machynlleth
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Lost Legends of The Stone Circle - Machynlleth
Navigate the snaking paths of a maze and find 8 mythical stories, intriguing characters and, at its centre, The Stone Circle; the dramatic portal through which our cast of characters emerged. ...
Corris Craft Centre
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Corris Craft Centre
At Corris Craft Centre you’ll find a great collection of shops, attractions and activities to keep the whole family entertained for hours. There's free parking and free WIFI available in the...
Corris Mine Explorers
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Corris Mine Explorers
Delve around the secret underground world of a Welsh slate mine, with one of Wales' top Mine Explorers; abandoned and forgotten yet full of relics, stories & adventure. Our 3 underground...
King Arthur's Labyrinth - Machynlleth
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King Arthur's Labyrinth - Machynlleth
Set sail through the cascading veil of an underground waterfall and discover a magical place where tales from the mists of time are retold. Tales of dragons, giants and the legendary King Arthur. ...
Crazy Knights - Oswestry
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Crazy Knights - Oswestry
Crazy Knights has been designed to be clean, safe and secure for the children to play under the supervision of parents or guardians, it is also a family pub and restaurant. Crazy Knights Indoor Play...
Crazy Knights
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Crazy Knights
razy Knights has been designed to be clean, safe and secure for the children to play under the supervision of parents or guardians. The soft play area is for children of all ages to develop and...
The House on Crutches Museum
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The House on Crutches Museum
The House on Crutches Museum is situated in a remarkable timber framed building dating back to Elizabethan times. It houses an extensive social history collection covering many aspects of community...
Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre
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Long Mountain Pony Trekking Centre
Long Mountain Centre pony trekking is a fully licensed family run centre. We welcome visitors of all ages and abilities. All treks are accompanied by friendly and experienced guides who know the...

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Stagecoach Theatre Arts Schools Oswestry - Shropshire
At Stagecoach we teach children and teenagers how to sing, dance and act, not only to perform on stage and beyond, but more importantly to perform better in life. For almost 25 years we have seen...
Fantastic Funhouse
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Fantastic Funhouse
Fantastic Funhouse, a fantastic soft play centre, situated within a beautiful grade two listed building, formerly the Cambrian Rail Works. Parents can relax in our fully furbished coffee shop while...
Oswestry Town Museum
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Oswestry Town Museum
The Oswestry Museum Project has come about through the work of the Heritage Open Days committee which after holding a successful event in 2010 (followed up in Sept 2011) looked towards the idea of an...
OLD OSWESTRY HILL FORT
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OLD OSWESTRY HILL FORT
The huge hillfort at Old Oswestry was probably the stronghold and principal settlement of an Iron Age tribe, with its 40 acres protected by formidable ramparts. BEFORE YOU GO Access: The site...
Springhill Farm Riding Stables
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Springhill Farm Riding Stables
Although called riding stables, we are a comprehensive BHS approved equestrian centre and are situated just 7 miles from both Oswestry and Llangollen, on the Wales / England border, overlooking the...
Park Hall Countryside Experience
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Park Hall Countryside Experience
Park Hall near Oswestry in Shropshire is one of the region’s most exciting all weather family visitor attractions. With regular hands-on animal activities, two massive indoor playbarns, lots...
Black Hawk
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Black Hawk
Black Hawk Laser is based at The Venue at Park Hall just outside Oswestry in Shropshire.  We have free parking, toilets, café, restaurant, licensed bar and access to all the facilities...
Rednal Karting
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Rednal Karting
Admission: From £15 per person for a junior.    Opening Times:  Open daily on a session timetable. Phone booking necessary for arrive and drive plus others.
The Venue
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The Venue
he Venue at Park Hall is a delightful family leisure complex just a short drive from the centre of Oswestry. FUN FOR KIDS! Children can enjoy themselves on the Softplay whilst parents can catch...

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Nesscliffe Hill Country Park
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Nesscliffe Hill Country Park
Waymarked circular routes provide easy off-road cycling and horse riding as well as walking. Some easy, reasonably level walking from Pine car park. Also long walks over mixed terrain. Stout footwear...
Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn
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Mickey Millers Family PlayBarn
Admission: £4.50 per person. Babies free.    Opening Times: Wednesday and Thursday: call for availability. Friday: 10am to 7pm Saturday: 10am to 6pm Sunday: 10am to...
Clun Castle
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Clun Castle
The dramatic riverside ruins and extensive earthworks of this Welsh border castle sit high on a rocky mound on the edge of the small, picturesque town of the same name. Unusually, the castle's...
Chirk Castle
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Chirk Castle
Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches The last Edward I Welsh castle still lived in today 700 years of history on one site Award-winning gardens with thatched 'Hawk House',...
RSPB Nature Reserve Eglwysfach
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RSPB Nature Reserve Eglwysfach
nys-hir mixes Welsh oak woodland with wet grassland and saltmarshes. In the spring, the ground is carpeted in flowers, and birdsong fills the air. You might see flycatchers and redstarts...
It's a Girl Thing - Shrewsbury
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It's a Girl Thing - Shrewsbury
It's a Girl Thing is Shropshire's No.1 Pamper Party Provider. Since 2004 we have provided fabulous themed parties from magical princess and Fairy parties for our younger guests to our popular...
Fuzzy Ed's Funhouse @ The Grapes - Bicton Heath
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Fuzzy Ed's Funhouse @ The Grapes - Bicton Heath
Fuzzy Ed’s Fun House is a soft play area for ages 0-12 years! Children must be under 4ft 9 and supervised at all times! We have a baby area which caters for children 0-4 years and the older...
Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre
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Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike Centre
Welcome to The Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike And Outdoor Pursuit Centre Website Set in the picturesque Shropshire Hills, this is the only Mountain Bike Centre in the UK that has all the...
Llangollen Railway
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Llangollen Railway
LLANGOLLEN RAILWAY is a mainly Steam hauled Heritage Railway Line starting at Llangollen Station located beside the Dee River Bridge in Llangollen Town, and continuing for 7 ½ miles ...
Llangollen Wharf
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Llangollen Wharf
Llangollen Wharf is one of the major attractions in the North Wales market town of Llangollen and is now part of a World Heritage Site. From the Wharf you can embark on either a horse drawn boat ...
Fuzzy Eds Funhouse
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Fuzzy Eds Funhouse
Admission: From £3   Opening Times:  Play open daily 11.30am to 7pm.
Topaz Dance School
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Topaz Dance School
Topaz dance school offers classes for adults and children, from beginners through to professionals. We specialise in Ballroom, Latin, Rock'n'roll, Salsa and Argentine Tango. Our children's classes...
Supercamps
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Supercamps
Activity day camps for children aged 4-14 combining Sports and Arts into a fun-fuelled programme keeping children active, alert, safe and happy during the Easter and Summer holidays!
GO APE Coed-y-Brenin - Gwynedd
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GO APE Coed-y-Brenin - Gwynedd
If you like the idea of an amazing high wire forest tree top course then Go Ape could be just your thing. We have Tarzan swings, rope bridges, ladders, tunnels and zip lines suspended up to 40...
Coed y Brenin Forest Park
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Coed y Brenin Forest Park
Set within Snowdonia National Park, Coed y Brenin Forest Park is one of Forestry Commission Wales’ premier recreation sites. If you fancy trying some exciting outdoor activities, Coed y...
ACTON BURNELL CASTLE
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ACTON BURNELL CASTLE
Tucked away in a quiet part of Shropshire is the graceful red sandstone shell of Acton Burnell Castle. It was built between 1284 and 1293 by Bishop Burnell, Edward I's  Lord Chancellor, and...
CANTLOP BRIDGE
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CANTLOP BRIDGE
The cast-iron Cantlop bridge, built in 1813, was part of an expanding network of bridges built to improve communication and trade in Shropshire. It was possibly designed and certainly approved by...
LANGLEY CHAPEL
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LANGLEY CHAPEL
The enchanting little chapel at Langley is set in tranquil countryside. Its atmospheric interior contains a perfect set of 17th century timber furnishings, including a musicians' pew. Read more...
Mawddach Woodlands RSPB Reserve
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Mawddach Woodlands RSPB Reserve
If you are looking to visit somewhere truly breathtaking, why not try the Mawddach Valley? Our beautiful Coed Garth Gell reserve has one of the best views in Wales. You'll enjoy the wide variety...
Shrewsbury Castle and The Shropshire Regimental Museum
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Shrewsbury Castle and The Shropshire Regimental Museum
The oldest parts of the Castle were built between 1066 and 1074, during the reign of William the Conqueror. There were additions over several centuries. Later, in the late 18th century, Thomas...
The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre
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The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre
We have the following facilties available: Quarry pool - 51 metre flume (available during recreational swimming sessions), 1,3 and 5 metre diving boards (available during recreational swimming...
The Shrewsbury Mystery Treasure Trail
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The Shrewsbury Mystery Treasure Trail
"It takes a little exploration on foot to reveal the delights of this medieval town" John Betjeman This lovely historic county town has something for everyone from modern and...
Shropshire Wildlife Trust
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Shropshire Wildlife Trust
Shropshire Wildlife Trust  To protect and enhance the wildlife and wild places of Shropshire and to promote understanding, enjoyment and involvement in the natural world. With strength of...

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Stagecoach Theatre Arts Schools Shrewsbury - Shropshire
At Stagecoach we teach children and teenagers how to sing, dance and act, not only to perform on stage and beyond, but more importantly to perform better in life. For almost 25 years we have seen...
Stokesay Castle
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Stokesay Castle
Stokesay Castle is the finest and best preserved 13th century fortified manor house in England. It offers visitors a unique glimpse into a distant age, when strength and elegance were combined. Set...
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
The perfect place to begin your exploration, or rediscovery, of the Shropshire Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We will tell you some of the stories of this varied landscape, its...
Land of the Lost Content Museum
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Land of the Lost Content Museum
The Land of Lost Content is an independent museum containing Britain’s foremost collection of pop culture ephemera, obscure objects and ordinary things from the pre digital era. Belonging to...
The Two Henrys
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The Two Henrys
PLAY ZONE - Indoor Play Building OPENING TIMES    Sunday - Thursday 10am - 9pm.Friday & Saturday 10am - 9pm. TOTS TIME    Held during Term Time only.Monday -...
The Adventure Rope Course
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The Adventure Rope Course
We have a wealth of experience working with Students from Year 5 to Postgrad level on a range of topics including:   Teamwork, Leadership, Effective Communication, Bushcraft and Campcraft,...
The Two Henrys Playzone
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The Two Henrys Playzone
The Two Henrys is the perfect place for any occasion, whether you’re celebrating a special day, meeting up with friends or wanting to enjoy a relaxing family meal, the team at the Two Henrys...
Plas Madoc Leisure and Activity Centre
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Plas Madoc Leisure and Activity Centre
Plas Madoc is renowned for its Leisure Pool 'The Tropical Lagoon'. It is the perfect place for the family to have FUN . Walk along the surf, climb on the crocodile, slide down...
Beezy Buddies Chilldren's Activity Centre - Shrewsbury
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Beezy Buddies Chilldren's Activity Centre - Shrewsbury
Shropshire is buzzzzzing about us and you are about to find out why. You will BEE very impressed. Treat your kids to Shropshire's most exciting and most popular soft play facility and...
Gigrin Farm
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Gigrin Farm
Mid Wales has the greatest density and diversity of birds of prey in southern Britain...Mid Wales was home to the last remaining Native Red Kites. Now, due to the hard work of the Conservation bodies...
Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre
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Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre
Gilfach Nature Reserve is set in the heart of the Marteg Valley in the Cambrian Mountains, about four miles north of Rhayader. It's a lovely place to go for a walk, with a number of well laid-out...
AMF Shrewsbury
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AMF Shrewsbury
Admission: Kids from £4.50 Adults from £5.50 Families from £18    Opening Times:  10am until late, daily.
Quasar Shrewsbury
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Quasar Shrewsbury
Admission:2015 Prices: From £3 per person per game depending on the size of your group, as groups only.    Opening Times: Booking required as groups only for laser tag. It...
Attingham Park
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Attingham Park
Elegant 18th-century mansion with Regency interiors and deer park     Magnificent Regency interiors, with silver, furniture, painting collections     Costumed guides...
MORETON CORBET CASTLE
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MORETON CORBET CASTLE
The impressive ruins of Moreton Corbet Castle are the product of over 500 years of building. The earliest surviving remains are those of a stone castle begun in about 1200, including a fine...
HAUGHMOND ABBEY
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HAUGHMOND ABBEY
The extensive remains of an Augustinian abbey, including its abbots' quarters, refectory and cloister. The substantially surviving chapter house has a frontage richly bedecked with 12th and 14th...
Quackers Indoor Soft Play Centre
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Quackers Indoor Soft Play Centre
Opened Easter 2004, Quackers is an indoor children’s play centre, situated close to Newbridge-On-Wye, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 6HR (just off the A483 & A470).  Located in the middle of...
The Magic of Life Butterfly House
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The Magic of Life Butterfly House
Free-flying butterflies in a luxuriant tropical display An all-weather visitor attraction in mid Wales What you'll see ... Hundreds of colourful butterflies Giant...
Hawkstone Park Follies
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Hawkstone Park Follies
Highlights include Grotto Hill, where you can explore a pitch-dark labyrinth of ancient mines cut into the cliff; the Swiss Bridge, a rustic wooden structure perched over an unnervingly deep chasm;...
WROXETER ROMAN CITY
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WROXETER ROMAN CITY
Discover urban-living 2,000 years ago at Viriconium (Wroxeter) - once the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. Wander the remains of the bathhouse and explore a reconstructed town house from a city...
Fairbourne Steam Railway
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Fairbourne Steam Railway
The Railway has run from Fairbourne village to Penrhyn Point since 1895 . With the arrival of the Cambrian Coast Railway there were schemes to develop the area for tourism. There were...
Wheely Wonderful Cycling
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Wheely Wonderful Cycling
Choose from a short break or longer holiday ... you can start any day you like. The price of your holiday Includes: all accommodation, brilliant routes, luggage transported, quality bikes &...
WACKY WAREHOUSE - Wrexham
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WACKY WAREHOUSE - Wrexham
Situated outside the town centre of Wrexham, this award winning Two For One pub welcomes everyone to come and enjoy good food, drink and friendly service.  Part of the Two For One concept, we...
Tenpin Wrexham
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Tenpin Wrexham
When it comes to bowling at Wrexham, we're the experts. At Tenpin you'll find plenty of lanes where you can show off your strike to your friends, family or colleagues. We offer children, teen and...
Wrexham County Borough Council
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Wrexham County Borough Council
Wrexham County Borough Council Leisure and Tourism provides information, advice and online facilities for a wide range of leisure and tourism in and around Wrexham, including accommodation, shopping,...
Round the Twist - Wrexham
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Round the Twist - Wrexham
Welcome to the wacky and wonderful world of Round the Twist. Our soft play centres in Wrexham and Dukinfield (Tameside) are a child’s paradise! So come visit a Round the Twist indoor play area...
Run Around Playcentre
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Run Around Playcentre
Runaround Play Centres, Wrexham offers children a great place... to go for indoor activities, parties and fab food, all in a fun but safe and secure environment. Children of all ages can play, learn...
Pavilion Leisure Centre
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Pavilion Leisure Centre
  Facilities at the centre Climbing wall Sports hall (4 badminton courts)   Health suite Fitness room Soft play area (for children under 5)
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom
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Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom
Hoo Farm is a family-run Countryside Attraction nestling in 32 acres of woodland and paddocks in the heart of Shropshire.  The farm is well over 100 years old and has been a dairy farm, tree...
Fantastic Funhouse - Wrexham
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Fantastic Funhouse - Wrexham
Located on Gobowen Road in Oswestry is Fantastic Funhouse, a fantastic soft play centre, situated within a beautiful grade two listed building, formerly the Cambrian Rail Works. Parents can relax in...
South Shropshire Leisure Centre
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South Shropshire Leisure Centre
Facilities 25 metre pool with 65 metre Flume Ride Spa Spectator gallery Multi-purpose sports hall 384 Tiered Seating 49 station fitness suite Dance studio Also...
Ludlow Castle
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Ludlow Castle
Ludlow Castle, the finest of medieval ruined castles, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of this superb, bustling black & white market town. Walk through the Castle grounds and...
The Ludlow Mystery Treasure Trail
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The Ludlow Mystery Treasure Trail
Ludlow and its castle are perched on a cliff above the picturesque River Teme in south Shropshire, one of the most unspoiled parts of rural England. The town breathes history at every turn, but it's...
Monkey Mania Ludlow
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Monkey Mania Ludlow
We are a new indoor play centre in Ludlow. Our indoor soft play centre offers a fun and exciting place where children can come, explore and enjoy the adventure of carefree play in a safe and clean...
Teme Ludlow
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Teme Ludlow
Admission: Adult £3.90 Junior (Under 16 years) £2.30 Senior Citizens (Over 60 years) £3.70 Under 3 years Free    Opening Times:  Monday to Friday 7am...
Animalarium Borth Zoo
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Animalarium Borth Zoo
We are a rapidly expanding Zoo in Mid Wales, near Aberystwyth. We are dedicated to conservation and have endangered animals and birds. We now have a pair of young African lions this year, which...
Blue Island Ceramics
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Blue Island Ceramics
Blue Island is a paint-your-own ceramics studio situated on the edge of the beautiful, West Wales Coastline in Ynyslas, approx. 8 miles north of Aberystwyth. We offer a fun and relaxing place...
The Edge Adventure Activities
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The Edge Adventure Activities
Enjoy a huge range of activities including Quad Biking / Trekking, Mountain Boarding / Grass Boarding, 4x Mountain Biking and Clay Pigeon Shooting.
WENLOCK PRIORY
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WENLOCK PRIORY
The tranquil ruins of Wenlock Priory stand in a picturesque setting on the fringe of beautiful Much Wenlock. An Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded here in about 680 by King Merewalh of Mercia, whose...
Owl Centre
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Owl Centre
A magical place to experience animals, birds, and owls. Visit us once and you will come again, year after year. Enjoy a few hours of pure simple pleasure in an enchanting place where the rest of the...

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WACKY WAREHOUSE Telford Bridge Builder
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WACKY WAREHOUSE Telford Bridge Builder
WACKY WAREHOUSE (Indoor Play Building - for children up to 4ft 9ins tall) OPENING TIMES     Term Time - Monday - Friday 9.30am - 9pm. Saturday & Sunday 11am - 9pm. School Holiday...
Wacky Warehouse - Bridge Builder
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Wacky Warehouse - Bridge Builder
The Bridge Builder opened in 1998 and has a modern and well kept interior. It has a large restaurant with bar and a popular Wacky Warehouse for the kids. We have an extensive menu catering for all...
The Bull Inn - Malpas Cheshire
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The Bull Inn - Malpas Cheshire
The Bull Inn Shocklach Malpas Cheshire serves Real Ales. The Bull Inn Shocklach Malpas Cheshire is a Family Friendly Pub, Bar or Inn.      Bull Inn Country Bistro Malpas Cheshire...

Powys
 is a county and principal area in mid Wales. It is more-or-less identical in area to the historic county of Cardiganshire.

Welcome to the fantastic area of Mid Wales. If you need child friendly ideas where to take the kids, kids days out, or fun things to do with the kids in Mid Wales then we can help. We have family pubs with kids play areas, soft play areas, indoor play areas, outdoor play areas, playgrounds, aquariums, castles, stately homes, children's clubs such as Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Guides, youth clubs, activity centres, Air, Sea, Army Cadets. We list children's entertainers in Mid Wales if you are planning a birthday, cinema, theatre, petting zoo, animal farms, children's farms, leisure hire, museum and art gallery, nature areas such as parks, and countryside walks and beaches. We have kids activities related to outdoor pursuits and sports such as swimming, ice skating, ten pin bowling and football centres. We list theme parks and Adventure Parks in Mid Wales. If you are looking for zoos with more exotic animals then we have them. We have days out with the kids in Mid Wales in and near :- Ceredigion, Powys, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea.