Classic Tour of Mid Wales – 1st– 4th July 2022 (now fully booked) and from 1st-4th August 2022. You are welcome to have any car old or new that you wish to bring.
Royal Welsh Show – 18th-21st July 2022. A fantastic day out with so much to see at the Royal Welsh Show Ground in Builth Wells (30 minutes’ drive from Llanerchindda). www.rwas.co.uk
National Botanic Garden of Wales.18th Century estate and pleasure park. www.gardenofwales.org.uk
Aberglasney Garden. Small, intimate garden set in nine acres with a Ninfarium, a unique perfumed garden. www.aberglasney.org.uk
National Trust Garden at Dinefwr, Llandeilo. Offering spectacular landscaping on a grand scale, specifically the work of Capability Brown.
Iron Age Hillforts at Bethlehem in the Tywi Valley.
Dolau Cothi Gold Mines. These unique gold mines are set on a woodland hillside overlooking the Cothi Valley. Children can try their hand at panning for gold.
Dan-yr-Ogof, the National Showcaves of Wales. Truly spectacular. Children will love the dinosaurs set in their natural environment. With a very good café, there is a rare breeds of cattle and shire horse centre.
Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. The theatre is in a stunning location – alongside the head of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal in the heart of the Brecon Beacons.
Black Mountain Activities. Excellent outdoor pursuits centre, catering for all levels of experience.
National Park Visitor Centre (The Mountain Centre). Excellent information centre, the starting point for many walks, with a good restaurant.
Merlin’s Hill Centre. The home of Arthur and Merlin the magician. See if you can separate fact from fiction.
Carreg Cennen Castle. A spectacular ruin overlooking the Black Mountain. Take a torch with you so you can visit the cavern cut into the cliff beneath the foundations. It has fantastic views from the battlements. www.cadw.wales.gov.uk
Kidwelly’s Fortress. So well preserved, it could be 100 years old instead of 1,000 years old.
Craggy Carreg Cennen. A clifftop ruin near Llandeilo.
West Wales Museum of Childhood. Near Newcastle Emlyn. www.toymuseumwales.co.uk
The Heart of Wales Line. It passes over the viaduct in the valley below Llanerchindda.
Brecon Mountain Railway. Travel in an all-weather observation carriage behind a vintage steam engine through beautiful scenery along the full length of the Taf Fechare Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer, on one of the most scenic railways in Wales.
Gwili Railway. An enchanting steam-powered line that puffs its way up a wooded valley from Bronwydd Arms, near Carmarthen. www.gwili-railway.co.uk
Pendine’s Museum of Speed. It overlooks the longest beach in the country.
Pemberton’s Welsh Chocolate Farm. Near Whitland, it has a Chocolate Village. www.welshchocolatefarm.com
Crychan Forest. Near Llandovery, it is ideal for walkers, cyclists and horse riders with lots of waymarked trails to follow. www.crychanforest.org.uk
Golf. There are lots of interesting courses on our doorstep, such as Glynhir Golf Club, www.glynhirgolfclub.co.uk; Builth Wells Golf Club, www.builthwellsgolf.co.uk; Brecon Golf Club, www.cradoc.co.uk; Ashburnham Golf Club at Burry Port, a links course, www.ashburnhamgolfclub.co.uk; Derllys Court Golf Club near Carmarthen, an undulating parkland course, www.carmarthengolfclub.com; Glyn Abbey Golf Club, near Kidwelly, set in 200 acres of rolling countryside, www.glynabbey.co.uk; Machynys Peninsula Golf and Country Club near Llanelli, the only Jack Nicklaus-designed course in Wales, www.machynys.com; and the Parc Garnant Golf Club overlooking the Brecon Beacons near Ammanford, www.parcgarnantgolf.co.uk
Pembrey Motor Sports Centre. South Wales’ main motor sports track. www.barc.net/pembrey.htm
National Wool Museum. Telling the story of the great days of Wales’ woollen industry, situated near Newcastle Emlyn www.nmgw.ac.uk.
The town of Llandovery. Situated just eight miles from Llanerchindda. www.llandovery.org.uk
Big Pit. National mining museum situated just of the A40 near Brecon. www.aocc.ac.uk
Coed Trallwm. Mountain bike trails, visitor centre and forest café. www.coedtrallwm.co.uk
Oakwood Leisure Park. The largest theme park in Wales with over 40 rides set in 80 acres of Pembrokeshire countryside.
Cenarth Paintball Games. www.cenarth-paintball.co.uk
Gigrin Farm. Red Kite feeding station, nature trail, bird reserve, picnic site and children’s play area. www.gigrin.co.uk