Tresaith Beach / Mid Wales
Tresaith Beach / Mid Wales

 

The Mid Wales Coast

Unspoilt landscapes, award-winning beaches, golden sands…

What more could you ask for?

Exploring the Mid Wales Coast

 

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WE KNOW JUST THE PLACE

You’re into tasting local delicacies and wandering small seaside towns or villages? Tick.

Walking a vast coastline and taking in the tranquil wildlife is more your thing? Great.

Adrenaline and big swells feature heavily in your vocabulary? Nice, we’re fluent.

Mid Wales has one of the largest and finest shorelines in the UK and the Wales Coast Path hugs the coast which means we have a whole lot to offer.

Its Mid Wales' authenticity that makes it a really big deal, and that means the hardest decision you’ll ever have to make while visiting is: “What’s next?”

Whatever you look for in a retreat, rest assured – this is where you’ll find it.

Have a scroll and plan your perfect visit.

Find plAces to Stay on the Mid Wales coast

Plas Y Nant

Barmouth

Self-catering with 2 units, £350-£650 pupw sleeps 2-5

Welsh Hideaways

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 2 units, £350-£795 pupw sleeps 1-6

Tynllwyn Caravan Park

Tywyn

Holiday Park with 7 units, £330 pupw sleeps 1-6

Tynrhelyg Holiday Cottages

Talybont

Self-catering with 2 units, £490-£950 pupw sleeps 1-6

Gwersyll Yr Urdd Llangrannog

New Quay

Activity Accommodation with 73 bedrooms

Dyfi Cottages - Self Catering Agency

Aberdovey

Holiday Letting Agency with 52 units

Dyffryn Seaside Estate

Dyffryn Ardudwy

Self-catering with 4 units, £340-£410 pupw sleeps 4-6

Cae Du Campsite

Tywyn

Camping Park with 80 pitches, £15 ptpn

Dolffanog Fawr

Tywyn

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £100-£125 prpnb

Dysynni Valley Shepherd’s Hut

Tywyn

Glamping with 1 unit, £55-£75 pupn sleeps 4

Fedwen Uchaf

Cardigan

Self-catering with 1 unit, £350-£750 pupw sleeps 4-5

Hendy Farm Cottages

Tywyn

Self-catering with 5 units, £210-£795 pupw sleeps 1-6

Dolgoch Holiday Homes

Tywyn

Self-catering with 4 units, £255-£705 pupw sleeps 1-8

Ynysymaengwyn Caravan Park

Tywyn

Holiday, Touring & Camping Park with 100 pitches, £15-£30 ptpn

Lounge Holidays

Barmouth

Holiday Letting Agency with 30 units

Dinas Caravan Park

Llanbedr

Holiday & Camping Park (SC) with 5 units, £42-£60 pupn sleeps 1-4

Cynfal Farm Cottages

Tywyn

Self-catering with 2 units, £300-£720 pupw sleeps 2-6

Trefeddian Hotel

Aberdovey

Country House Hotel with 59 rooms, £82-£200 pppn, £100-£125 pppnb

Awel Môr

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 3 units, £450-£1420 pupw sleeps 1-6

Pen-Y-Bont Hotel

Tywyn

Inn with 5 rooms, £96-£165 prpnb

Mid Wales Coast Path

Mid Wales Coast Path

The Wales Coast Path runs for 870 miles and is the first path in the world to follow a country's coastline in it's entirety. Explore the Mid Wales section which goes from Cardigan in the South up to Harlech in the North.

Mid Wales Coast Path

Aberystwyth Beach

Scenic Places

There is no denying that Mid Wales offers some of the most beautiful coastline in the UK, but do you know what else we have to offer just a stones throw from the water?

Scenic Places

Dyfi Biosphere

UNESCO DYFI BIOSPHERE

The Dyfi Biosphere is part of a network of UNESCO 'Biosphere Reserves' throughout the world and one of only six in the UK.

UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere

 

Mid Wales Beaches

Mwnt Beach

Cardigan

Mwnt is a haven for wildlife, one of the best places in Ceredigion to spot dolphins and always popular for days out on the beach.

Barmouth Beach

Barmouth

Barmouth is southern Snowdonia’s most popular seaside resort. In summer, its big sandy beach is a magnet for visitors, yet there’s so much space along miles of unbroken sands that it never gets overcrowded.

Tal-y-bont Beach/Bennar Beach

Talybont

Known locally as Benar Beach, Tal-y-Bont Beach is a sandy beach and good for surfing. The beach forms part of the large sand system of Morfa Dyffryn which are designated as an area of Special Scientific Interest.

Llandanwg Beach

Harlech

Llandanwg beach is just south of Harlech; the village is famous for its church which stands just a stone's throw from the sea.

Borth Beach

Borth

Borth's sandy beach is the longest in Ceredigion. With three miles of gently shelving golden sand this Blue Flag Beach is especially popular with families with younger children and sailboard enthusiasts.

New Quay Harbour, Dolau & Traeth Gwyn

New Quay

New Quay’s Harbour Beach on the Mid Wales Cardigan Bay Coast has stunning golden sands to rival any and has become a favourite for fishing and water sports enthusiasts. New Quay’s other beaches are Dolau & Traeth Gwyn.

Llangrannog & Cilborth Beaches

Llangranog

Originally a hidden village above the old port, Llangrannog is now a popular beach and together with Cilborth immediately to the north, provides a favourite destination for families on days out, beach holidays and with surfers.

Tywyn Beach

Tywyn

The west facing beach at Tywyn is a long stretch of sand and pebbles backed by sand dunes.

Penbryn Beach

Cardigan

Owned by the National Trust, Penbryn lies between Tresaith and Llangrannog, two other popular coves linked by the Wales Coast Path and a network of quiet wooded lanes. Dark Skies Discovery Site

Aberporth - Dolwen & Dyffryn Beaches

Cardigan

Aberporth, a pretty coastal village, shelters two beautiful sandy beaches named Dolwen and Dyffryn. Low tide comes complete with little rock pools on the sandy beach where children gather for hours of entertainment.

Clarach South Beach

Aberystwyth

Clarach South beach lies about a mile along the Ceredigion Coast Path over Constitution Hill from Aberystwyth, or about three miles through a nature reserve and the village of Llangorwen.

Tresaith Beach

Cardigan

The small village of Tresaith, just to the east of Aberporth, overlooks this attractive sandy beach; popular for sailing and surfing; there are rock pools to explore and even a waterfall.

Llanrhystud Beach

Llanrhystud

The beach at Llanrhystud is a narrow shingle bank at high tide, but at low tide it becomes wide and sandy.

Dyffryn (Llanendwyn) Beach

Barmouth

Dyffryn (Llanendwyn) is a long sandy beach backed by an extensive sand dune system between Shell Island and Dyffryn Ardudwy.

Aberystwyth - Tanybwlch Beach

Aberystwyth

The large sweep of the pebbled Tanybwlch beach is to the south of the harbour at Aberystwyth.

Cwmtydu Beach

New Quay

Cwmtydu is a very attractive and quiet beach that was once a harbour used as a traditional smugglers’ hideaway.

Aberaeron South Beach

Aberaeron

Aberaeron South Beach is a rock and shingle beach just to the south of the town and harbour.

Fairbourne Beach

Fairbourne

Fairbourne Beach is a two mile stretch of sand backed by steep pebble banks and surrounded by the Snowdonia National Park.

Aberdyfi | Aberdovey Beach

Aberdovey

Aberdyfi Beach in Southern Snowdonia is a popular beach of perfect sand and the occasional sand dune extends for miles, from Aberdyfi all the way to Tywyn.

Aberystwyth North Beach

Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth's North Beach and seafront is a focal point of the town and a favourite attraction for visitors and locals alike.

Uniting communities through nature and culture, the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere Reserve straddles towns and villages along the Dyfi Estuary, including the towns of Machynlleth and Aberdyfi in Southern Snowdonia.

With the Snowdonia Coast a stone’s throw away from Mid Wales, the Cambrian Coast Line is recognised as one of the world’s finest and links the many distinctive coastal villages and impressive beaches.

Visit the likes of Portmeirion, Barmouth and Cader Idris with ease. So, if you weren’t on-board already, what’s stopping you now?

Our historic town of Cardigan is the textbook starting point for a real Mid Wales adventure. Follow the Wales Coast Path north to Aberystwyth, Mid Wales largest town. 

EXPLORE COASTAL TOWNS

WHERE'S GOOD TO VISIT?

Mid Wales Tours

Aberystwyth

The only licenced tour guiding company in the UK providing clients with fully guided tours on a motorcycle and sidecar.

Epic Fishing Trips

New Quay

Our Epic Fishing Trips are famous on the west coast of Wales for delivering the best of family friendly fishy fun. We pride ourselves on running modern, clean, professional and fun sea fishing trips aboard our boat 'Legend of New Quay'

Portmeirion Village

Minffordd

This unique village is set on its own private peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdonia. It was created by Welsh architect Clough Williams-Ellis to demonstrate how a naturally beautiful place could be developed without spoiling it.

Nyth Robin

Aberdovey

Nyth Robin is a small, secluded glamping and touring site with beautiful surroundings, 3 miles from the sea side village of Aberdovey on the west coast of Wales.Alternative gift for friends and family

Rheidol Visitor Centre and Power Station

Aberystwyth

The Rheidol hydropower plant is the largest of its kind in England and Wales. Guided tours of the power station are available by prior booking, visitor centre and interactive display.

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery

Aberystwyth

Ceredigion museum is a celebration of Welsh history and heritage, housed in a restored Edwardian theatre. It is host to lively events and temporary exhibitions throughout the year. Situated in the heart of Aberystwyth, near the promenade.

Narrow Gauge Railway Museum

Tywyn

The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is located at the Tywyn Wharf terminus of the Talyllyn Railway. It is an important collection of artifacts relating to Narrow Gauge Railways in the UK throughout the last 200 years.

Cardigan Bay Watersports

New Quay

Learn the basics or develop your skills in wonderful surroundings under the guidance of our expert staff.

Pennau Craft & Coffee Shop

Bow Street

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.

Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway

Tywyn

Historic narrow-gauge steam railway set in beautiful, unspoilt Snowdonia. Running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol, the line passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls and there are excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol.

Silver Mountain Experience

Aberystwyth

Where history, myth and legend collide in a fantastic day out for the whole family. Embark on an adventure discovering the history of our original Victorian Silver-Lead Mine, or Welsh fantasy and myth theatrical experiences.

Cardigan Bay Active

Cardigan

We are currently able to offer activities on the land, on the sea and on the river which include: Bushcraft, Coasteering, Gorge Walking, River & Sea Kayaking, Rock Climbing & Abseiling and even White Water Tubing!

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways

Porthmadog

The Ffestiniog Railway is the oldest independent railway company in the world, established in 1832.

Dolphin Spotting Boat trips

New Quay

One and two hour 'Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips' from New Quay within the Special Area of Conservation, enjoying breathtaking views of the welsh coast. Hopefully to encounter dolphins, porpoise and seals on our large stable boats. Book online

Fairbourne Golf Club

Fairbourne

The Golf Club is a Community Project with a 1,000 yard hole par 3 course set in an idyllic location and open to the general public. It is challenging enough for the old hands, but not too daunting for beginners.

Cymru Stock

Aberystwyth

Cymru Print is a digital gallery for our Welsh Creative members, enabling them to showcase, engage and sell their photography, art and illustrations to a world wide audience. Give the gift of print this christmas.

Llanerchaeron

Aberaeron

The National Trust Llanerchaeron Estate near the coastal town of Aberaeron is a traditional welsh estate with a villa, servants' quarters, stables, farm buildings and walled garden, set in a landscape which is both beautiful and productive.

Awesome Angling

New Quay

Enjoy a days fishing in one of the most vibrant wildlife areas in the UK! The Dunbar Castle II departs daily for 2, & 4 hour fishing trips from the main pier in New Quay, Mid Wales. Rod,tackle & bait FOC & Children under 16 half price.

Mwnt Beach

Cardigan

Mwnt is a haven for wildlife, one of the best places in Ceredigion to spot dolphins and always popular for days out on the beach.

Ultimate Xscape Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth

Enter immersive Escape Rooms and work your way through cryptic clues to solve your escape! With 60 minutes on the clock, your team must work your way through a variety of clues, crack the codes and beat the timer to escape.

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