Things to do and places to visit on holiday in Ceredigion
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The Moody Cow Farmshop and Welsh Bistro

The Moody Cow is a unique farm shop and bistro, where quality food is freshly home cooked, and local producers are celebrated! Ideally situated just off the A487 coast road, between the villages of Llanarth and Llwyncelyn and not far from the popular harbour towns of Aberaeron and New Quay. With a

RSPB Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir is a real gem in the Dyfi valley. Overlooking Snowdonia National Park, it is home to an array of birds, other animals and plants. Home to BBC Springwatch for three years. Discover a feeling of wildness and peace whatever time of year you visit. There are lots of different habitats, walki

Mwnt Beach

Mwnt is a sheltered sandy cove, owned by the National Trust and although it is off the beaten track it is very popular in the summer. Perfect for families, it offers safe bathing, rock pools to play in and the chance to spot seals and bottle-nosed dolphins in the bay. Birdwatchers may see Chough,

Bwlch Nant-yr-Arian

Bwlch Nant-yr-Arian is a forest recreation centre famous for the daily Red Kite feeding which can be seen in the afternoon from around the lake and from the award-winning Visitor Centre. Here there are also restaurant facilities and a gift shop. Outside are an adventure playground, a virtual bird hi

Vale of Rheidol Railway

Travelling on the Vale of Rheidol Railway is the finest way to see the stunning Rheidol Valley as you journey through wide open fields, woodland and rugged mountain scenery. The line is a masterpiece of engineering, opened in 1902 to carry lead ore, timber and passenger traffic. The narrow gauge

Devil’s Bridge

Devil’s Bridge is a village in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains 12 miles from Aberystwyth which is famous for its three bridges, built one on top of the other, and the cascading waterfalls of the River Mynach. It is also known for the Vale of Rheidol narrow gauge steam railway which takes one

Cenarth Falls

The falls are a stretch of greenery-covered rocks on the River Teifi, interspersing several small waterfalls and pools in drier seasons, turning to a dramatic view of amazing floodwaters in the rainy season. They are also well-known for the salmon leap, when the salmon travel to their spawning groun

Llangrannog Beach

Llangrannog beach is a sheltered, sandy bay known as ‘Traeth y Pentref’ – the village beach. It is popular with families and surfers and is a great place to relax and watch for dolphins out at sea. There is a distinctive rock on the shore called ‘Carreg Bica’ which according to legend was once a g

Cilborth Beach

Cilborth beach is a small sandy beach sitting under steep cliffs to the north of Llangrannog. The beach is sheltered and a distinctive large rock on the shore’s edge, Carreg Bica (Giant’s Tooth) marks the entrance to Llangrannog main beach to the South. There are a few smaller sandy coves beyond Ci

Aberystwyth North Beach

Aberystwyth's North Beach and seafront is a focal point of the town and a favourite attraction for visitors and locals alike. The mile-long promenade is popular with walkers, joggers, skaters, roller-bladers, bikers - and those who just want to relax by the seaside. Close to the town, the clean

Aberystwyth South Beach

Quieter than the town’s North Beach, Aberystwyth’s long South Beach can be found between the town’s castle and the harbour breakwater. The southernmost part of the sheltered sand and shingle beach is a great favourite for experienced surfers and body boarding. It is a good place to spot Cardigan

Clarach Beach

Clarach Bay is a small sand and shingle beach about one mile north of Aberystwyth and looks out across Cardigan Bay. The beach is flanked by cliffs and the river, Afon Clarach flows into the sea on the north side. The valley behind the beach is populated by hundreds of caravans and holiday chal

Borth Beach

Borth has a three-mile stretch of sandy beach, backed for the most part by a pebble storm beach. There are rock pools at the south end of the beach where there is also a Lifeboat station and a small slipway. The beach then extends for approximately 3 miles northwards. The first two miles or so are i

Llanrhystud

Llanrhystud is a half-mile long sandy beach at low tide, backed by a storm bank of shingle. Heading south the shore becomes rockier, backed by low cliffs where you will find the remains of five historic lime kilns next to the path. To the north is the Afon (river) Wyre, and the shore beyond here is

Llanerchaeron

Llanerchaeron is an 18th-century Welsh gentry estate built by John Nash which is now in the care of the National Trust. It is set in the beautiful Aeron valley with extensive estate and parkland walks. It has many unaltered features including the dairy, laundry, brewery and salting house and a worki
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Cors Caron Nature Reserve, Tregaron

This wild and beautiful wetland reserve is on the upper reaches of the River Teifi and is a great location for wildlife. It includes areas of raised bogs, wet grasslands and reedbeds, all interspersed with streams and ponds, and small areas of woodland. Used for peat extraction until the mid-20t

Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

Climb aboard the Aberystwyth Cliff Railway for breathtaking views over the seaside town of Aberystwyth and the surrounding West Wales landscape. Gaze down the steep slope to the sea as the carriages are hauled up to the summit of Constitution Hill. Opened in 1896 and operated on a water balance s

Aberystwyth Castle

The original castle was built on the present site by Llywelyn the Great, it changed hands several times before finally became useless against new weapons. The last castle built at Aberystwyth was considered to be among the greatest in Wales, but today lies entirely ruined. As early as the 14th c

A Bay To Remember

Fully-guided marine tours suitable for all ages using a modern purpose built vessel with all the latest equipment. Trips of between 1 and 1 1/2 hours exploring Cardigan Island, Mwnt, Aberporth and Cemaes Head. Bottlenose Dolphins, Atlantic Grey Seals and a variety of bird life, together with a

SeaMor Boat Trips

Do something different this holiday! Hire a commercially coded and licensed motorboat Islander for a fabulous day out for the whole family. Let us make your holiday a little more special. Observe seabirds, seals, porpoises and dolphins with a marine biologist and experienced skipper. Take part in d
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