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Aberystwyth Castle

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 2AG

The first true castle built at Aberystwyth was erected about a mile south of the current site by Gilbert de Clare circa 1110, and was variously called Castell Tan-y-castell, Aberrheidol Castle and Old Aberystwyth, among others.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Constitution Hill & Parc Natur Penglais

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23, Tel: 01970 612125, Email, www.aberystwyth.org.uk/attractions/parc-penglais-reserve.shtml

Famed for its spring displays of bluebells, the Penglais Nature Park is situated on the north end of Aberystwyth. The beautiful woodland scenery of the park is a favourite local haven.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 2DN, Tel: 01970 617642, Email, www.aberystwythcliffrailway.co.uk

The Aberystwyth Electric Cliff Railway is the longest in Britain and the only one in Wales. Its 778 feet undulating track and tilted carriages are the unique work of Victorian engineer G. Croyden Marks.

 
 
 
Vale of Rheidol Railway
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Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1PG, Tel: 01970 625819, Email, www.rheidolrailway.co.uk

Rail Route: Aberystwyth - Devil's Bridge

All aboard the Vale of Rheidol for an unforgettable journey through the beautiful Rheidol Valley by narrow gauge steam train.

Sit back, relax and let us take you on a nostalgic journey through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
National Library of Wales
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Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais, SY23 3BU, Tel: 01970 632801, Email, www.llgc.org.uk

The National Library is one of the great libraries of the world. Since 1911 it has enjoyed the right to collect, free of charge, a copy of every printed work published in Britain and Ireland

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Aberystwyth Art
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Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DE, Tel: 01970 623232, Email, www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk

The award winning Aberystwyth Arts Centre is Wales’ largest arts centre and facilities includes the Great Hall, Theatre, Galleries, Cinema, Craftshop, Bookshop, Workshop spaces, Pottery, Restaurant, Cafe and Bars.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Mid Wales Paragliding
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Cilolwg Farm, Borth, Abersytwyth, Ceredigion, SY24 5NY, Tel: 01974 241574

The Mid Wales Paragliding Centre is the longest established BHPA school serving the West Wales, Mid Wales and Pembrokeshire areas offering paragliding and paramotoring lessons to anyone over the age of 16.

 
 
Pennau Crafts & Coffee Shop

Bow Street, Nr Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY24 5AA, Tel: 01970 820050, Email, www.craftshopwales.co.uk.

Pennau Craft and Coffee Shop in the village of Bow Street is just four miles north of the busy coastal resort of Aberystwyth. At Pennau Craft Coffee Shop, the accent is firmly on offering the best that Wales has to offer.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Borth Animalarium
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Borth Zoo, Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5NA, Tel: 01970 871224, Email, www.animalarium.co.uk

The Animalarium Borth Zoo is a collection of exotic, unusual and interesting animals to amuse and delight you.

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  • Rail station: Borth (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Borth TIC

Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5JU

According to legend, Cantre’r Gwaelod was the rich and fertile ‘lowland hundred’ and sixteen cities swallowed by the sea. The remains of a submerged forest can sometimes be seen, evokes the myth of Cantre'r Gwaelod, the Welsh Kingdom

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  • Rail station: Borth (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Borth Station Museum

Station Road, Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5HT

Borth Station Museum is a new and fascinating community heritage centre, where you can wallow in nostalgia for the heydey of the railways and those happy holidays by the sea.

 
 
 
Ynyslas Nature Reserve
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Visitor Centre, Ynyslas, Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5JZ, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresources.wales/dyfiynyslas

The whole Reserve is made up of three parts: Cors Fochno, an internationally important peat bog; Dyfi Estuary, an internationally important feeding ground for thousands of wading birds and the beach and sand dunes of Ynyslas.

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  • Rail station: Borth (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Rheidol Power Station

Rheidol Hydro Power Station, Cwmrheidol, nr Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3NF, Tel: 01970 880667, Email, www.statkraft.com/about-statkraft/visitor-centres/rheidol-visitor-centre/

The Rheidol hydropower plant is the largest of its kind in England and Wales. Guided tours of the power station at set times, visitor centre and interactive display.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Magic of Life Butterfly Farm

Cwmrheidol, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3NB, Tel: 01970 880928, Email, www.magicoflife.org

Come and see some of the largest and most colourful butterflies in the world! We exhibit species from all over the tropics. Our wildlife garden has many varieties of plants specifically for butterflies.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Parc Penrhos

Llanrhystud, nr Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 5AY, Tel: 01974 202999, Email, www.penrhosgolf.co.uk

Parc Penrhos is a family owned leisure & holiday complex with accommodation, restaurant & golf club with immaculate 18 hole course & 9 hole academy course situated between Aberystwyth & Aberaeron.

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  • Rail station: Llanrhystud (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Bwlch Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre
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Bwlch Nant Yr Arian, Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AD, Tel: 01970 890453, Email, www.naturalresources.wales/bwlchnantyrarian

Enjoy the red kites and views in our most popular woodland in mid Wales with a range of walking and mountain biking trails, visitor centre and cafe.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (10 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 

Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, LL35 0SB, Tel: 01654 767213, www.trefwales.com/

Rain or shine, there's lots to do and enjoy at the Trefeddian Hotel in Mid Wales. Set in over 15 acres of perfectly-presented grounds, the Trefeddian Hotel in Aberdovey offers panoramic views from two terraces.

 
 
 
Silver Mountain Experience
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Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AB, Tel: 01970 890620, Email, www.silvermountainexperience.co.uk

A family attraction with actor led shows in one of Wales’ scariest underground experiences. Above ground a 7 acre fantasy realm with water play, caters for younger children, whilst the Miners Trail & exhibition offers a glimpse of the past.

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  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (12 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
 
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