The Spaceguard Centre in Knighton is the only organisation in the UK addressing the hazard of Near Earth Objects and the threat of asteroid and comet impacts, the ways in which they can be predicted and dealt with. They bring the wonders of the universe to everyone in a fun and understandable way through regular tours of the observatory.
Aardvark books and Café near Brampton Bryan is a giant bookstore with over 50,000 titles all at great prices and a lovely café serving home-made cakes. Always worth checking out their website for details of events they hold throughout the year.
Discover how the Shropshire landscape evolved at the Secret Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms with 25 acres of walks a simulated hot air balloon flight.
Visit the dams and reservoirs of the Elan Valley estate before going to the Red kite feeding station at Gigrin Farm where you will see breathtaking feats of aerial piracy as red kites compete with buzzards and ravens for choice pickings.
Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre just outside Kington is A magical place to experience animals, birds and owls.- perfect for the children.