Cambrian Mountains

Cambrian Wildwood – an ambitious project to restore the wildwood to a large area in the Cambrian Mountains of Mid Wales

The Hafod Trust – conserving one of Europe’s finest “picturesque” landscapes

FreeRein Riding Holidays offer trail riding in the Cambrian Mountains

Dark Skies The Cambrian Mountains enjoy low levels of light pollution, and fantastic night skies

Cambrian Mountains Initiative – a project that aims to help promote rural enterprise, protect the environment and add value to products and services in Mid Wales

The Miners’ Bridge, Pontrhydygroes

Elan Valley Estate – spectacular beauty and abundant wildlife

Edward Richard Centre – community/conference/meeting/event facility in Ystrad Meurig

400th Anniversary of the death of Twm Siôn Cati (1530-1609)

Paul White – striking landscapes by Ceredigion-based photographer

The Silver Mountain Experience heritage attraction, on A44 near Ponterwyd

Welsh Mines Society – includes much of Cambrian Mountains interest, and links to the Welsh Mines Preservation Trust website

Mid Wales Geology Club

Red Kite Trail Running and Walking Festival

Cambrian Way – The Mountain Connoisseur’s Walk

Elenydd Wilderness Hostels Trust – independent charity now operating two former YHA hostels in the Cambrian Mountains

Radnorshire Wildlife Trust

Across Wales Walk – 45 miles, including Pumlumon

Central Wales Regionally Important Geodiversity Site Group

Elenydd – a gallery of Cambrian Mountain images, through the eyes of Rhys Davies

Aberystwyth Ramblers Association Group – programme features many walks in the Cambrian Mountains

Powys Area Ramblers

Pentir Pumlumon – Tourism website for the north-west part of the Cambrian Mountains

Heart of Wales railway line – A comprehensive guide to this beautiful railway line that runs from Shrewsbury to Swansea via the south-eastern Cambrian Mountains; site features over 230 pages and 35 interactive maps

Nant y Moch Skyline Fell Race 1999-2005

Llanidloes: historic market town – the highest on the river Severn

Machynlleth: loads of info about this historic town which sits in the gap between Snowdonia and the Cambrian Mountains

Rhandirmwyn – comprehensive information source for this historic settlement in the beautiful upper Tywi valley

Rhayader: gateway to the Elan Valley

Tregaron: market town in the heart of drovers’ country


General Wales & UK Links


British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) Wales

Clwb Mynydda Cymru – Hyrwyddo mynydda drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg

West & Wales Web: directory, including sites giving information on the Cambrian Mountains area


Open Spaces Society: protects common land and public rights of way

The John Muir Trust: Wild places for nature and people