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Your 6 Week Holiday Guide

We know the Summer holidays can leave you out of pocket and your little ones a little bit restless, so we’ve put together a list of events for you and your family to enjoy this Summer. You can horse around at the Hay Horse show or watch fellow holiday goers go mountain bike bog snorkelling, or take part yourself!

  1. Royal Welsh Show

The Royal Welsh show is a prestigious annual event that takes place in Builth Wells, Mid Wales. Bringing together a farming industries, rural communities and tourists to celebrate the best of British Agriculture. Guarantee your place to create the perfect day for your family, with the very best produce, flowers, crafts and county pursuits. Click here for more info

2. Hay Horse Show

Horse around at the Hay Horse Show this summer holidays with your family. Enjoy dressage, combined training and show jumping. There’s no equestrian about it, you have to go! You can find more information on their website here

3. Phoenix Alternative Festival

A friendly, alternative boutique festival in the the beautiful Llanfyllin Victorian Workhouse. With an eclectic mix of acts to see for around the globe, along with crafts, workshops and kids area. This is a definite one for your family this Summer. If you're liking the sound of this, you can purchase tickets at EventBrite

4. Solarsphere 2017

Music and education, what more could you want in a festival?! Solarsphere are providing the opportunity to learn about space related topics at their Astrocamp! Learn how to capture the perfect star with your lens this summer. Tickets can be purchased here

5. World Mountain Bike Bog snorkelling

If other events is too main stream for you, then we have the ultimate challenge for you. How about trying your luck at swimming through the bog instead! You can reserve your place here

6. Green Man Festival

The Green Man Festival showcases the best of music, film, comedy theatre and poetry. Families are more than welcome at The Green Man Festival, with families going religiously each year. Tickets have unfortunately sold out, but you can watch out for resales.

7. Good Day Out, Brecon

Good Day Out based in Brecon Market Town has plenty of unusual stuff for you and your family to do. Take them on a ‘pig-nic’, or a little sheep walk. With accommodation nearby for camping, B&B stays or a snazzy hotel accommodation, you’ll never be stuck for activities or a night stay.

8. Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre has more than enough to offer in the summer months, offering an excellent range of activities ideal for families to do together. Why not horse ride 25 miles, or take the adrenaline filled outdoor zipwire. See what they have on offer here

9. Cantref Adventure Farm

If you’re an animal lover, then Cantref Adventure Farm is the perfect place for you and your family this summer. Ever wondered what it’d be like to do some ferret racing or get up close and personal with some creepy crawlies? Wonder no more! They have so much on offer for you and your family this summer, find out what else here

10. King Arthurs Labyrinth

Be swept into an underground adventure by a mysterious hooded boatman through a magical waterfall; your gateway to the time of the late King Arthur. Be guided around caverns and windy tunnels where you’ll be informed of the stories of other local legends. Discover the myth here

11. Want to canoe?

Want to canoe is the perfect summer experience for you and your family, amateur or not. The guides at Want to Canoe? will take you through this so you’ll be ready for the olympics when you’ve finished! Based in the lovely, literature filled town of Hay, indulge yourself in a book or two whilst you’re there. Visit their website to find out more

12. Corris Mine Explorers

Explore The Braich Goch Mine which were abandoned in the 1970’s after over 100 years. Relive into historic stories of the miners which brings the scenery back to life after such a long period of time.

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