LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

ABERYSTWYTH….. a picturesque University town provides a marriage of both coast and countryside with scenery that you’ll never forget. It has an excellent selection of individually owned shops, pubs, supermarkets, cinema etc., with an array of places to have morning coffee, snack lunches or a romantic evening meal in one of the local restaurants on the sea front.

Aberystwyth from Constitution Hill

Aberystwyth from Constitution Hill

Further inland, the quiet Welsh countryside – a walkers’ paradise and an area full of surprises has an abundance of local inns and craft centres ideal for a relaxing lunch or an afternoon tea whilst exploring the many country lanes in Ceredigion. For the energetic there is a wealth of activities to suit the whole family, whether a bracing walk along the promenade, a round of golf on one of the local courses, a game of tennis or indoor swimming. In Clarach Bay and Aberystwyth there is always plenty to do and see.

Some of the local attractions and things to do – too many to list, but the popular ones are…

Vale of Rheidol – steam railway meandering through the Rheidol Valley
Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest and Visitor Centre – breathtaking scenery and the rare red kite feeding centre
Ceredigion Museum – good display of artwork
National Library of Wales – worth the walk to the top of the hill – superb views
Aberystwyth Castle – ancient ruins and a marvellous view of Cardigan Bay
Aberystwyth Cliff Railway – longest electric cliff railway in Britain
Hafod Uchtryd – gardens/forest in picturesque countryside
Llywernog Lead Mine – fun place for adults and little ones
Aberystwyth Arts Centre – theatre, cinema, cafe, book shop, exhibitions
Dyfi National Nature Reserve at Ynys Las – miles of open sand dunes where parking of cars is allowed
Devil’s Bridge – can be approached by a narrow gauge railway – 3 spectacular bridges built on top of another

 

Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth Seafront

 

Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth Marina

 

Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth Beach