Elan Valley, Rhayader

Whilst visiting our self catering accommodation in Wales, visit the magnificent Victorian Dams of the Elan Valley, a network of 6 stunning dams and a nature reserve of 2000 acres! This opens up fabulous countryside for exploring. Enjoy the flat sweeping paths alongside Caban Coch Dam or head off for a more strenuous mountainous walk. The perfect location for your luxury weekend away to spend the day exploring the great outdoors or just sit and marvel at the structures – especially if the water is flowing fast!

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Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away
Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away

The Cambrian Mountains, Llanidloes

The Cambrian Mountains and the Wye Valley offer completely different experiences and landscapes. The area boasts a dark sky status, perfect for stargazing on a romantic evening. The ideal location for those hot tub breaks away!

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Portmeirion, Gwynedd

Take a day out to Portmeirion Village in Gwynedd, North Wales! A fabulous Italian Style tourist village, designed by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis. – Yes, this really is a Welsh Village! Definitely one to pencil in when looking at our unusual places to stay in Wales!

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Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away
Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away

Gilfach Nature Reserve, Rhayader

Take a trip to Gilfach Nature Reserve, where you will find over 400 acres of open moorland, flower rich grassland and oak woodland, offering a circular nature trail and a great place to enjoy a picnic at one of the spots and simply relax and let the world go by.

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Local Kite Feeding, Rhayader

Why not take some time to visit the local kite feeding stations at Gigrin Farm in Rhayader? Watching the majestic Red Kites circle and feed in large numbers is truly breath-taking and it’s worth taking time to sit back and simply gaze at the national bird of Wales. Truly making this one of the best places to stay in Wales for families.

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Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away
Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away

Zip World, Bethesda

Prepare for a truly magical and breathtaking experience; the fastest zip line in the world! Fly over Penrhyn Quarry where you could travel at speeds of over 100mph!

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Lion Royal Pony Trekking Centre, Elan Valley

Enjoy horse and pony trekking in the peace and beauty of the the Mid Wales countryside with us.

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Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away
Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away

Climb Cadair Idris, Dolgellau

Cadair Idris is a mountain in the historic county of Meirionnydd, Wales. It lies at the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park near the town of Dolgellau. Quite the challenging climb but there are so many gorgeous colours and scenery to see!

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Climb Snowdon, Llanberis

Visit the tallest mountain in Wales! With so many different tracks to the summit, this mountain is perfect for everyone! A cherry on top of your luxury weekend away!

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Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away
Self Catering Wales | Best Places to Stay in Wales for Families | Luxury Weekend Away

Visit The Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

This is the National Stadium of Wales, located in Cardiff. It is the home of Wales National Rugby Union Team, filled with excitement, passion and pride!

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Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon

For the history lovers, why not visit Caernarfon Castle, in North Wales. This castle is recognized around the World as being one of the greatest buildings of the Middle Ages!

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