Family days out in Wales

What to do on a day out in Wales

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A warm welcome awaits you at Llwyndrain, a traditional Welsh farmstead, nestling in the stunning backdrop of the Preseli Mountains in Pembrokeshire. They also specialise in bespoke art courses for all abilities, offering weekly art classes, ‘Art Taster Days’, one day art workshops, short courses, summer schools, and bespoke courses. Why not join them for an art holiday with tuition to suit you?

Cefn Mably Farm Park near Cardiff is a great destination for family days out in any kind of weather. The park provides lots of opportunities for children to observe the animals closely in an enjoyable and safe manner. It also offers facilities for birthday parties and has a dedicated party room.

The Ucheldre Centre is Anglesey’s premier community arts centre, drawing visitors from across Snowdonia and North Wales. It offers a varied programme, combining appearances by performers and artists of international standing with community events led by local people.

Wandering Aengus Treks – offering self-guided and fully inclusive guided walking holidays in the Lake District, Northern England, Scotland and North Wales

Greenwood Forest Park – voted Best Family Attraction in North Wales, GreenWood Forest Park boasts amazing family adventure play including the world’s only people powered coaster

Greenmeadow Community Farm  has been a working farm for over 250 years. Set in over 120 acres, we have a wide range of pedigree and rare breed animals which you can come and meet up close.

Derwen Garden Centre and Farm Shop -you will find the Derwen Garden Centre nestling in the beautiful Montgomeryshire countryside on the outskirts of a small village called Guilsfield.

Pure Outdoor- Mountain Skills Week – Be self sufficient in the Mountains, do some Night Navigation, or try the Wild Camp and Mountain Scrambling. This course is ideal for complete beginners. It is also a good grounding for anyone looking to gain pre-requiste experience before attending a Mountain Leader training course

Adventure Britain – Discover your wild side in Wales with Adventure Britain! Outdoor adventurous activities for all ages and abilities such as gorge walking, caving and climbing.

Canoe Camping Tour along the River Wye – Two or more days travelling the River Wye, stopping at riverside camp sites.  Mountain and Water offer outdoor Activities for all  in the Brecon Beacons, Wye Valley, and locations throughout Wales and the Borderland.

Dinefwr became Wales’s first parkland National Nature Reserve in 2007.  Visit the 12th-century Welsh castle, historic house and 18th-century landscape park, enclosing a medieval deer park.  Dinefwr is famous for its ancient woodland, White Park cattle and fallow deer.

Set in the beautiful Tywi valley of Carmarthenshire, Aberglasney House features one of the finest gardens in Wales.  Aberglasney also holds regular events in and around the House and Gardens, including art exhibitions, including shows by some well known and loved local watercolourists.

Watercolour Workshops are offered by Graham Hadlow in Carmarthen on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Concentrating exclusively on Watercolour, Graham Hadlow has worked in Wales since 1970.