They include the “Dan-yr-Ogof Cave“, found in 1912 by 2 brothers who were local farmers;“the Cathedral Cave”, discovered in 1953, where a lake is fed by 2 cascading waterfalls; and ”the Bone Cave”, so-called because over 42 human skeletons were found there, many dating back to the Bronze Age.There is also a replica Iron Age Farm; a Shire Horse Centre, a Victorian Farm, and the award winning “Dinosaur Park” is one of the largest in the world.River Wye - Rhayader and Fishing - The name Rhayader is derived from “Rhaeadr Gwy” - Waterfall on the Wye.
The National Showcaves Centre for Wales, in the Brecon Beacons, is “one of the principality’s top visitor attractions”.
In addition to many other things, there are famous caves, narrow gauge railways, gardens, museums, a glass factory, and the theatre to visit.
Also, mainly in the summer, there are Festivals - e.g. Or if you are interested in alternative technology there is a Centre for you to visit at Machynlleth.
The enclosed meadow, high moorland, woodland and rocky upland rivers of the Reserve support an abundance of animals and birds.
The Cambrian Mountains area encompasses Plynlimon, which is the highest mountain in Mid Wales at 2468ft., and the huge upland area known as Elenydd.
For more information on Rhayader and places that might interest you please visit the local town website