Cwm Chwefru cottages

Some Places of Interest

The area around Cwm Chwefru is full of places of interest, here are just a tiny sample.

The Elan Valley Estate

The Elan Valley Estate is an area of spectacular beauty and abundant wildlife right in the heart of mid Wales. It is wonderful place to visit in any season.

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Abbeycwmhir

Abbeycwmhir , a village situated in the centre of Wales amongst the Cambrian mountains in the old county of Radnorshire steeped in history and natural beauty,virtually undiscovered by the modern world.

The name Abbeycwmhir derives from the Cistercian monastery built there in 1143 and translates as Abbey in the long (hir) valley (cwm). Abbeycwmhir is also the burial place of the last native Prince of Wales "Llewellyn the Last".His head was taken to London and his body buried there, there is a memorial stone for him in the ruins of the old Abbey.

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Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding Centre

Wild Red Kites are fed at Gigrin Farm every day of the year. With breathtaking feats of aerial piracy red kites compete with buzzards and ravens for choice pickings.

Feeding takes place at 2pm GMT and 3pm in summer & 2pm winter.

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