SPREAD THE WORD: Stay 7 nights for the price of 6 and enjoy these activities* 




MONDAYS. Tootle off on a Narrow Gauge Steam Railway: Rhiedol Railway from Devils Bridge to Aberystwyth. www.rheidolrailway.co.uk Regular Service. OR the beautiful Brecon Mountain Railway from Merthyr. www.breconmountainrailway.co.uk About £13.50 adult and £6.50 child

TUESDAYS. Book an Electric Day Boat for a day on the Brecon and Monmouth Canal. Boat pole and the lock key included etc. Up to 2 dogs welcome. www.beaconparkdayboats.co.uk A half day from £40.00, seating 6 people

WEDNESDAYS.  Red Kite Feeding at Gigrin Farm Rhayader. Spectacular Bird Watching. www.gigrin.co.uk

THURSDAYS. Take to the skies and Go Gliding. Black Mountain Gliding. www.blackmountainsgliding.co.uk (from £95) The office is staffed, mornings only Mon, Tues. Thurs and Friday

FRIDAYS. Watch Sheep Dog Trials, 5th Newbridge on Wye, 12th Cynghordy, 19th Lower Chapel, 26th Hundred House. Free. (www.isds.org.uk)

SATURDAYS. Go Pony Trekking, riding or Hacking out at Tregoyd Riding Centre, from £25.00. www.tregoydriding.co.uk

SUNDAYS. Go canoeing on the River Wye. From Glasbury to Hay on Wye. From £20 pp. www.wyevalleycanoes.co.uk

(*Activities are extra)

And Now For Something Completely Different


There are many unusual and interesting events that take place in our area.

These are just some of them in August!

Trotting Races, sometimes called Harness Racing, take place throughout August.

3rd at Penybont, 13th at Talsarn, 20th at Newbridge and 29th at Penybont.

So if you fancy a flutter, get along to a raceday.  http://www.welsh-trotting.co.uk/


The High Trees Challenge. Platforms, bridges, unusual obstacles, a zip line and an adrenalin jump, all in a stunning setting alongside Caban Coch Reservoir in the Elan Valley. 10th and 17th. www.elanvalley.org.uk/events/info/392


The smallest town in Britain, Llanwrtyd Wells, hosts some really unusual events in August. These are some of them.

Red Kite Bash & Cider Cycle on the 12th,  Mountain Bike Bogsnorkelling on the 27th and the famous  World Bogsnorkelling Championships  28th




Step Back in Time at the Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival between the 22nd and 28th.

Street entertainment, evening events and a big Firework Finale. www.victorian-festival.co.uk