The Belle Vue Hotel

Family friendly hotel with bar and restaurant with locally sourced ale. Situated on the edge of Llanwrtyd Wells 01591 610237

Ardwyn House

4 Star Graded, Ardwyn House is a Art Nouveau style Guest House 150 metres from the centre of town

Llanerchndda Farm

Family run 3 star guest house & self catering cottages, picturesque location with view of the brecon beacons, 20mins from Llanwrtyd Wells

Manor Adventure Family Holidays

Abernant Lake Hotel activity centre offers exceptional facilities for multi activity family holidays within a 55 acre site

Lasswade Country House

2 A.A. Rosettes, Good Food/Good Hotel Guides, Evenings only, changing daily menu. Visitors & locals welcome, pre book required

World Worm Charming Championship

Event Date: 21st of August

Worm Charming

Current World Worm Charming champion, Welshman, Dave Ashman of Newport, met recently with members of the World Alternative Games committee to pledge his support for the event.

The World Worm Championships have taken place since 1980 and boast a World Record of 567 worms collected from a 3m square in 30 minutes (2009).

The Worm Charming event was first devised by Mr John Bailey who was the deputy headmaster of Willaston County Primary School, Nantwich, Cheshire from 1961 to 1983.

It is governed by the IFCWAP (International Federation of Charming Worms and Allied Pastimes) and these rules will be adopted by the World Alternative Games and include rule 18 which states that 'Worms will be released back to site only after the birds have gone to evening roost'.

Rules are available in over thirty different languages and the organisers are always interested in adding to this total. Click here for further rules.


Category Price  
Junior Team (of 2) 4.00 Register
Adult Team (of 2) 5.00 Register

Worm Charming

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