Places to visit in and around the Cambrian Mountains
Gwybodaeth am leoedd i ymweld â nhw a lleoedd i aros
We hope you enjoy discovering them. Please let us know your own favourites, and we will add them to the list.
Places to visit and places to stay
Visit Mid Wales – places to stay and attractions
Vale of Rheidol Railway – scenic route from Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge
Discover Ceredigion – more information about the Cambrian Mountains including suggested driving tours
Twristiaeth Pumlumon Tourism – attractions, activities and accommodation in the Pumlumon area
Elenydd Wilderness Hostels – a real escape from the modern world
See also Camping in our Activities section
Some of our favourite places to visit
Strata Florida Abbey – medieval Cistercian abbey
The Hafod Estate – one of the finest examples in Europe of a Picturesque landscape
The Arch – picnic area, trails and car park by the Jubilee Arch to the Hafod Estate
Soar y Mynydd – the remotest chapel in Wales
The Elan Valley – a beautiful unspoilt area with spectacular dams and reservoirs
Hafren Forest – A haven for wildlife, including rare birds. Trails include a walk to the source of the River Severn, or shorter strolls to some of the many waterfalls.
Dolaucothi Gold Mines – the only known Roman gold mines in the U.K.
The Silver Mountain Experience – explore a 19th century mine
See our Towns and Villages section for more ideas
Are you a fan of the tv series ‘Hinterland?’
Many of the locations for the series were filmed in the Cambrian Mountains. Why not follow in the footsteps of DCI Mathias and his team, and discover them for yourself?
You will find more details here: Hinterland: an inside guide to the TV show’s secret locations