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.
NATURAL MID WALES AGM- 11TH April 2018 at Ashfield, Howey. Followed by a talk from Daniel Butler on Goshawks
23 May 2018- see bluebells at Nant Irfon and Vicarage Meadows
19 July 2018 Heather moorland at Cnwch Bank, near Llangynllo
LEARN OUTDOORS "Train the Trainer" Bushcraft course- 21-22 March, Rhayader. More info here
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
Information about our international partner organisations, and wildlife holidays in Scotland, Yorkshire, Finland and Portugal