Local Area

Tanrallt Cottage – an ideal base for exploring

Aberystwyth is one of Wales favourite traditional seaside resorts.  It’s Victorian prom spans both north and south beaches, a marina at one end and a clifftop railway to the other. The town offers a wide range of visitor attractions, including the Vale of Rheidol steam railway which links Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge and its spectacular waterfalls.

More recently the areas surrounding Aberystwyth have been home to the many spectacular locations of the BBC Hinterland series.

Borth lies to the north of Aberystwyth on the Cardigan Bay coast.  Its award-winning family friendly beach leads onto Ynyslas and the Dyfi National Nature Reserve with its magnificent sand dunes. It offers a range of cafés and pubs and an historic, traditional links golf course.

Machynlleth, the ancient capital of Wales is home to a weekly market and near to the Centre for Alternative Technology, Britain’s leading eco-centre.

East of Aberystwyth, Bwlch Nant yr Arian is a Red Kite feeding centre with walking and mountain bike trails, and to the north, the Ynys-Hir RSPB nature reserve offers five miles of nature trails.

This is a great area for outdoor activities.  Touring, walking, water sports, golf, fishing, riding and cycling are all well catered for.  More information on these and details of many other visitor attractions in Ceredigion are available at www.tourism.ceredigion.gov.uk.

See also: Places of Interest