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Attractions in the Surrounding Area

Children are most welcome at the Metropole. We have a selection of family rooms and children’s menus, so all ages can enjoy the experience of staying at the Metropole.

Silver Mountain Experience

Where fact meets fantasy! A day out for the whole family with a choice of guided tours, a mining museum, gem panning, den building, two quiz trails, fun games and much more set around a uniquely preserved silver-lead mine. Café and gift shop.

The National Cycle Collection

The collection houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections in the UK, including examples from 1819 through to the present day.

The Vale of Rheidol Railway

One of the great little trains of Wales. Steam railway which passes through some of the most beautiful and rugged terrain of any railway in the United Kingdom.

Erwood Station Craft Centre

An inspiring hidden marvel. A centre of local excellence supporting over 80 Welsh artists. Woodturner working, refreshments, river side walks, picnic site, nineteenth century carriages with gallery exhibitions.

Welsh Royal Crystal

Wales’ only commercial maker of hand made Welsh Crystal with all stages of manufacture carried out in our own factory.

Phil Price Rally School

Learn and develop the unique skills of rally driving in a controlled and safe environment with professional tuition. Drive real forest rally stages in the Welsh hills.

The Judge’s Lodging

Stunningly restored, award-winning Victorian townhouse, adjoining court and cells, capturing the ‘upstairs, downstairs’ life of a most unusual household.

Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre

A magical place to experience animals, birds, and owls. Herefordshire family attraction of the year.

Underhill Riding Stables

Family owned business set in 100 acres of beautiful rolling Mid Wales countryside to suit all ages and abilities.

Heart of Wales Riding School

Ponies and Horses for all standard of riders and an ideal way to see the beautifull countryside.

Cycle Hire on the Elan Valley Estate

Situated at the heart of the Elan Valley Cycle trail, there are bikes of different types for all ages at very reasonable rates by the hour or day.

Red Kite Feeding Station & Nature Trail

Wild Red Kites are fed at Gigrin Farm every day of the year – breathtaking feats of aerial piracy. N.F.U. Finalist – Rural Attraction of the Year.

Black Mountain Activities

Great outdoor activities from climbing to abseiling, to pot holing or white water rafting.

The Magic of Life

Hundreds of colourful butterflies, giant caterpillars and bizarre insects. Valley and woodland walks nearby.

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