Mid Wales Day Explorer Tour

Available for Private Groups up to a maximum of 16 persons. Due to the size of our transport this tour would not be suitable for 2-3 persons.


Images courtesy of © Crown copyright (2008) Visit Wales

Book as a Private Tour for a minimum of 8 persons.


  • Rhayader, the oldest town in Mid Wales
  • Elan Dams & Reservoirs
  • Hidden Valley of Mynydd Eppynt
  • Optional walk
  • Brecon Beacons National Park (West & Central Regions) PRICES GBP on request

Please contact the office to discuss further

Price includes

  • top of the range Mercedes air-conditioned mini-coach
  • driver/ guide.


Not Included
X Lunch & refreshments.


Tour summary

A journey to the centre of Wales, where north meets south and east meets west to visit 'wild Wales',  Central Brecon Beacons National Park, stunning views of  Welsh countryside, scenic reservoirs and dams with the opportunity to take a walk  (optional).

8:50am start / return 17:30 approx
Departs from the National Museum Cardiff - map


Facilities include:  Cafeteria = C   Restaurants = R   Toilet/Washrooms = T    Gift Shop = G

Depart from Cardiff  and travel north to Libanus Visitors Centre, located in the central area of the Brecon Beacons National Park   Ideal location to view the Brecon Beacons Mountain range and the highest peak in the park and southern Britain.  Facilities: C, T & G

Continue our journey northward to view the Cambrian Mountains, located between Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons National Park. Some  say that the 'real Wales' is found in the rugged scenery of the Cambrian Mountains, described as 'Wild Wales', dotted with traditional hill farms and small rural communities. with more sheep than people and far less traffic.  In fact the solitude, emptiness and beauty of its surroundings is one of the features that visitors find most appealing. 

Rhayader, is the oldest town in Mid Wales dating back to the 5th century, offering a natural crossroads between east and west, north and south.  Used by the Roman army as a stop-over camp and drovers to take livestock to far off markets and bring back goods and news. Lunch stop and free time.  Facilities: C, R, T & G

Sightseeing tour of Elan Valley, known as the "Welsh Lake District" an area of moorland, rivers and woodland, and the creation of spectacular dams and reservoirs which blend seamlessly in the natural beauty that surrounds them. Ample photo stops provided.

Stop at Elan Valley Visitors' Centre.  Facilities: C, T & G

In the afternoon we visit the hidden valley of Mynydd Eppynt, an amazing wild and natural area which has been preserved and protected. 

Our journey travels through the central region of the Brecon Beacon National Park, taking a stop at Libanus Visitors' Centre.  Ideal location to enjoy the views, take a short walk and enjoy refreshments.   Facilities: C, T & G

Late afternoon we travel south to return to Cardiff.
Arrive Cardiff at 5:30. approximately.

To make further enquires please click here and advise preferred date of your tour and number of persons