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Top Choice Modern Welsh in Builth Wells (Llanfair-Ym-Muallt)

Drawing Room

Set in a Georgian country house flanked by kitchen gardens, this two-rosette restaurant-with-rooms is one of the region's finest. Prime Welsh black beef, Brecon lamb and Cardigan Bay crab feature on the locally sour…
Fair in Builth Wells (Llanfair-Ym-Muallt)

Royal Welsh Show

Over 200,000 people descend on Builth for four days every July for the Royal Welsh Show (founded in Aberystwyth in 1904) to see everything from gussied-up livestock to lumberjack competitions, falconry and a food ha…
Performing Arts in Builth Wells (Llanfair-Ym-Muallt)

Wyeside Arts Centre

A great little venue with a bar, exhibition space, cinema and live shows ('from Pinter to panto').
Welsh in Builth Wells (Llanfair-Ym-Muallt)

Cosy Corner

This timber-windowed, low-ceilinged tearoom lives up to its sobriquet, providing excellent homemade cakes and sandwiches alongside more elaborate dishes such as lasagne and cawl (Welsh stew). Welsh high tea is serve…
Performing Arts in Builth Wells (Llanfair-Ym-Muallt)

Builth Male Voice Choir

You can catch a rehearsal from 8pm on Monday nights in the upper room of the Greyhound Hotel on Garth Rd, which is also one of the town's better pubs. Formed at the local rugby club in 1968, the choir now sings inte…