From blue flag beaches to golf courses, woodland walks and the magnificent Ceredigion Coast Path, this area of west Wales has attractions for the whole family.
Properties and Gardens Open to Visitors
Local beaches such as Penbryn and Mwnt are protected by the National Trust and a short distance away are beautiful gardens to visit.
- Aberglasney House and Garden. Spectacularly set in the beautiful Tywi valley of Carmarthenshire, Aberglasney House features one of the finest gardens in Wales. Aberglasney Gardens have been an inspiration to poets since 1477. The story of Aberglasney spans many centuries.
- Llanerchaeron Gardens near Aberaeron. The villa, designed in the 1790s, is the most complete example of the early work of John Nash. It has its own service courtyard with dairy, laundry, brewery and salting house, and walled kitchen gardens
- National Botanic Garden of Wales Open every day, apart from Christmas Day with an amazing collection of over 8000 different plant varieties, spread across 560 acres of beautiful countryside. The domed greenhouse is a magical place to explore.
Canoeing, dinghy sailing, yacht cruising, power boating, windsurfing and kayaking are all available locally
- Cardigan Bay Watersports operates from its purpose built centre overlooking the beach, below the town of New Quay and its variety of amenities
The beaches on the Cardigan Bay coast are clean and child friendly. There is a lovely cycle track from Aberaeron to Llanerchaeron, and further afield a number of attractions for children.
- Canoeing on River Teifi Expect to see native wildlife including kingfishers, rare dragonflies and if you’re really lucky an otter! Minimum age 3 years, no experience is necessary and you can even bring a well behaved dog!
- Dolaucothi Gold Mines in use from Roman times to the 20th century
- Folly Farm Something for everyone, whatever the weather, whatever your age
- Llys-y-Frân Reservoir and Cycle Track reservoir is set in a peaceful country park of grass and mature woodland with picturesque views of the nearby Preseli Hills. There is a circular walk and cycle track.
- Oakwood Theme Park
- Rheidol Steam Railway
From golf to The Honey Farm, this area has a wide range of attractions, and is a fantastic base for walking the coast path or the beautiful countryside.
Restaurants and Pubs We Recommend
West Wales has a good selection of Restaurants, here are just a few we are happy to recommend
- Harbourmaster Restaurant Aberaeron
The harbourside restaurant and bar serve the best of local produce at breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have been included in the Good Food Guide since we established in 2002.
- New Inn
Good Sunday carvery
- Pentre Arms – Llangrannog
Choose off the menu or daily specials board from an excellent variety of dishes to suit all tastes
- Ship Inn – Tresaith
We are always updating our menu to ensure it reflects the season – delivering you the freshest dishes possible. Our focus remains on seafood due to the wide array of fresh, local produce available to u