1. World Bog Snorkelling Championships 2011, 28 August, Llantwrtyd Wells
Bog snorkelling is a major event in the Welsh sporting calendar. A host of crazy competitors will battle it out in a sixty-yard peat bog for the coveted title of ‘World Champion Bog Snorkeller’. The dirtiest water sport of the year!
2. Cardiff Harbour Festival, 27 – 29 August, Cardiff
This free family friendly event is held in Cardiff Bay and there’s lots going on all weekend. Highlights include, Breitling Wing walkers, Tall Ships, a continental market, sea shanty singers, comedy walkabouts, fairground rides, music and the British Fish Craft Championships 2011.
3. Rhuddlan Castle Medieval Event, 27 – 29 August, Denbighshire
In the grounds of the maginficant Rhuddlan Castle the Plantagenet Medieval Society provide a weekend of dancing and devastation, exciting and expert displays of music, archery and the terrible arts of war from the 1300s.
4. Brecon Beacons Summer Fayre, 27 August, Brecon Beacons
Over 50 Welsh food and craft exhibitors will be showcasing their beautifully crafted items and delicious produce at the Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre. Buy some lunch and relax in the picnic area and garden surround the visitor centre.
5. Hands on Craft Activities at Colby Woodland Gardens, 29 August, Pembrokeshire
Take the family on a day out to the glorious informal Colby woodland garden, set in a tranquil valley with a fascinating industrial past the woodlands are always bursting with colour and wildlife. Children will love the bank holiday fun event featuring ‘hands-on’ craft activities.
Discover more ideas for how to make the most of your bank holiday on the Visit Wales website.