Wildlife holidays in Mid Wales
Natural Mid Wales offers information about the wildlife of mid Wales along with a choice of places to stay with local wildlife enthusiasts.
Rivers, valleys, woodlands, meadows and mountains, and abundant wildlife of all kinds- on this site you will find information to help you plan your visit to Mid Wales and to see, study, explore and enjoy this spectacular countryside.
Natural Mid Wales is a group of like minded tourism businesses with an interest in promoting and preserving the biodiversity and natural beauty of our local area, as well as the economic wellbeing of communities here. To find out more about our members click here.
We value the special nature of our area and are working together with conservation organisations so that we can all learn more about and enjoy the natural world and be optimistic that the wildlife and habitats of Mid Wales are preserved and enhanced for the benefit of everybody in the future.
Here in Mid Wales you can watch Salmon leaping and see Dippers, Kingfishers, Common Sandpipers, Otters and Sea Lamprey in our rivers.
Here in Mid Wales you can eat wild Whinberries on the hillsides and Raspberries from summer hedgerows and forage for Ceps and Chanterelle fungi in the autumn.
NMW days out
4 July 2017 See the ospreys at Cors Dyfi
2 August 2017 Beaver watching
This can be taken as a one day course on the Saturday or a two day course. An introduction to dry stone walling including construction, different styles of walling, the basic techniques of dry stone walling and building your own piece of wall. Tutor: Stuart Fry who holds the Advanced qualification of the Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.
Contact Margot Porter firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
Bushcraft Skills Course. 19th - 20th July 2017 with Learn Outdoors
for more details email@example.com or tel. 01597 811107
We have bird nesting boxes for £6, bat boxes £6, and hedgehog houses at £25 for sale. All made at a local sheltered workshop and of lovely quality. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to order.
January - Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding Centre
February - Llanbwchllyn Lake for wintering wildfowl
March - The Elan Valley for birds of prey and spectacular scenery
April - Carngafallt Nature Reserve for springtime birdsong
May - Nant Irfon and Vicarage Meadows for bluebells
June - Tylcau Hill (Flossie Brand) Nature Reserve for butterflies
July - Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve for nesting Ospreys
August - Cnwch Bank, Beacon Hill for blooming heather moorland
September - Gwenffrwd-Dinas for wild riverside walks
October - Radnor Forest for autumn colours and fungi
November - Gilfach Nature Reserve for leaping salmon
December – Cors-y-Llyn a magical place for mosses and lichens
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