History and Local Interest

We live in a very ancient landscape with plenty of evidence of Iron Age land works and Roman activity.  Since the Celts and Romans, the area has continued to develop its rich heritage, as a home for the Britons, an area contested by the Welsh princes of Powys and Brecheiniog and later the Normans.  More recently the Victorians developed the area for tourism with numerous spa towns and they use the region’s geography to develop ambitious projects such as the Elan Valley Dam.

 

Other places of historical and general interest to visit in Mid Wales:

Abbey Cwm Hir

Castell Tinboeth

Hay Castle

National Cycle Collection

Judge’s Lodging

Clun Castle

Bryn-y-Castell

The Elan Valley

Strata Florida Abbey

Blaenavon Ironworks

Aberglasney House and Gardens

National Botanic Gardens

Penderyn Whisky

Llanthony Priory

Brecon Cathedral

More Thing To Do in Mid Wales

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