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Pedal Power in Llandrindod

The first ever Llandrindod Wells Cycling Festival will take place on July 17-19. The event is designed to have a broad appeal and there are events to suit serious road cyclists and mountain bikers, as well as families and complete beginners. Llandrindod … Continue reading

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Countdown to major motorcycle event

The exciting Welsh Two Day Enduro will take place in Llandrindod Wells on June 25 and 26. The event is the biggest single lap enduro event in Europe, and last year attracted more than 500 competitors from all over the … Continue reading

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Four legs better?

One of the most extraordinary sporting events in the UK calendar takes place in Llanwrtyd Wells this weekend, when humans and horses go head to head in the Man v Horse race. Run annually since 1980, a human has beaten … Continue reading

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Rare vintage cars descend on mid Wales

At the weekend, 120 cars from the Light Car and Edwardian section of the Vintage Sports Car Club arrived in Llandrindod Wells for their annual mid Wales gathering. The vehicles included a rare 1912 Iris and a 1913 Swift. On … Continue reading

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There’s more to Easter than bunnies

Escape to glorious, unspoilt mid Wales and enjoy a host of activities on The Metropole’s doorstep.  Hire a bike and take a spin around the Elan Valley reservoir,  go hiking in the beautiful Cambrian Mountains where Red Kites soar,  or … Continue reading

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Keeping it in the family at The Metropole wedding fayre

Family ties are strong at The Metropole hotel and spa in Llandrindod Wells. Five generations of the same family run the hotel, and family connections now extend to the hotel’s first ever Spring Wedding Fayre to be held on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Pupils taste hospitality industry first-hand

Mid Wales pupils enjoyed a taste of running an hotel when they visited the family-run, four-star Metropole hotel and spa in  Llandrindod Wells. Twelve year 11 and sixth form pupils from Llandrindod Wells and Builth Wells high schools, who are … Continue reading

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Love is in the air

Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday in 2015, so it’s perfect for a romantic overnight getaway at The Metropole.  Our fabulous February 14 package includes a special candlelit dinner and dance. Head chef, Nic Edwards, has conjured up a delicious … Continue reading

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Metropole speeds off to classic car show

The Metropole is a mecca for classic cars groups thanks to the fabulous  traffic-free roads on our doorstep. 2014 drew in Maserati, Rolls Royce and Bentley, and so far in 2015 we will host Morgan, Audi TT and the Vintage … Continue reading

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Join the festive ‘Dam Busters Walk’

Meet at the Elan Valley visitor centre on December 28 for a fascinating 4-mile guided hike looking at the history and biodiversity of the area, including the remains of Nant y Gro Dam which was used for tests before the … Continue reading

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Fabulous festive attraction

The Metropole has launched a special gourmet package that includes tickets to The Hall at Abbey-Cwm Hir, the stunning local stately home where each of the 52 rooms is lavishly decorated for Christmas. The Hall has starred in numerous TV … Continue reading

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Shop until you drop in Llandrindod’s stunning Christmas markets

Then enjoy lunch and a glass of wine or coffee and a cake at The Metropole. Llandrindod Wells is the place to be for a spot of Christmas shopping this year. On November 29, the town will hold its special … Continue reading

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