Events in Wales during June You may be arranging a family holiday in Wales during the spring half term, or you may in fact be planning the opposite and having a kids-free holiday when the schools go back. Either way, you’ll want to plan some fun things to do during your stay in Wales, so here are a few ideas to get you started. Monmouthshire Food Festival Monmouthshire Food Festival by 02 – 03 June Set in the beautiful surroundings of Caldicot Castle and Country Park, the Monmouthshire Food Festival lets you experience the very best from the Food Capital of Wales. Come and watch demonstrations featuring Monmouthshire’s top chefs, offering you a taste of the county’s finest hotels and restaurants, then enter the Castle courtyard, filled with fantastic local producers offering everything from cider and wine to cheese and bread. Find out more about Monmouthshire Food Festival The Three Castles Trophy An MG MGA at the Three Castles Classic Trials, Llandudno by Rally Pix 05 - 08 June Open to classic cars of all ages from 1921 up to 1985 based in Llandudno, the route will be around 160 miles covering some of the best driving roads North Wales has to offer. Find out more about the The Three Castles Trophy Man v Horse Marathon The start of the Man v Horse marathon, Llanwrtyd Wells, Mid Wales by Scott Kuperus 09 June The Man versus Horse Marathon is an annual 22 mile race, where runners compete against riders on horseback, in the Welsh town of Llanwrtyd Wells. The event started in 1980 after a pub landlord overheard two drinkers discussing the merits of men and horses running over mountainous terrain. The course was changed in 1982 to provide a more even match between the man and the horse but it took until 2004 before a man finally beat a horse. Find out more about the Man v Horse Marathon Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by Le Tour de France by 10 June Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by Le Tour de France is one of the most iconic sportives in the UK, organised by Human Race and ASO to offer an inspiring Tour de France riding experience to UK cyclists. With a selection of four distances to choose from ranging from the Macmillan 100 over 100km, to the gruelling 305km Dragon Devil, the famous route features epic climbs which are most comparable to the alpine like ascents in Le Tour itself. Signature climbs include Devil’s Elbow, Rhigos, Bwlch, Black Mountain and Devil’s Staircase. Find out more about Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales The WAAT4 Challenge Brecon Beacons WAAT4 Challenge by WAAT4 16 June The Brecon Beacons WAAT4 Challenge – reaches it’s 10th year next year. Teams from all over the UK take part every year and this years challenge offers 2 routes - 20km and 40km whilst taking in some of the best views in the Brecon Beacons. Find out more about The WAAT4 Challenge Drovers' Walks Countryside near Llanwrtyd Wells, Mid Wales by alanhitchcock49 16 June These walks follow in the footsteps of the Drovers of old who used to drive their sheep, cattle, pigs and geese across the mountains to the market towns of England. There is a choice of 10, 15 or 25 mile distances, through the beautiful summer countryside around Llanwrtyd Wells, using where possible some of the old Drovers' trails which still criss cross the area. Find out more about the Drovers' Walks Gregynog Festival Ensemble Nevermind by Gregynog Festival 22 June – 01 July Gregynog Festival began in 1933 as a private house party and continues this tradition with intimate, historic venues and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, where local people mingle with visitors from all parts of the world. Find out more about Gregynog Festival The Cardiff Triathlon allowfullscreen&gt; 24 June Located in Cardiff Bay this triathlon is one not to miss. You will swim in the legendary Cardiff Bay, cycle on flat scenic roads around Cardiff and finish with a stunning run out to the Cardiff Bay Barrage. The Event Village and transition zone will be held on Roald Dahl Plass in front of the Wales Millennium Centre. Find out more about The Cardiff Triathlon Hijinx Unity Festival Borderlines, the Mozambican dance piece by Panaibra Gabriel Canda / Culturate by Michael Bause TBC Five days of performances showcasing inclusive and disability arts from around the world. Performers from Mozambique, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy and aross the UK will perform in Cardiff’s vibrant City Centre and at the prestigious Wales Millennium Centre. Find out more about the Hijinx Unity Festival Search more events Enjoy this? Share it with friends Related items Welsh Music Prize 15 Find out this year's winner. 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