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

 

BREATHTAKING
COASTAL
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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

Dolgoch Holiday Homes

Tywyn

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

Plas Hafan Seaview Apartment

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £651-£749 pupw sleeps 2-4

Dolau Afon Self Catering

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 2 units, £60-£70 pupn sleeps 2 , £70-£400 pupw sleeps 2-4

Fedwen Uchaf

Cardigan

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

Gwesty Cymru

Aberystwyth

Guest Accommodation with 8 rooms, £70-£180 prpnb

Ty Llyn Holiday Cottage

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £425-£950 pupw sleeps 2-8

Penllwyn Cottages

New Quay

Self-catering with 3 units, £345-£970 pupw sleeps 2-6

Sea Moss Cabin

Tywyn

Chalet with 1 unit, £85-£120 pupn sleeps 2

Townhouse

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £990-£1980 pupw sleeps 8-11

Dysynni Valley Shepherd’s Hut

Tywyn

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

Trenewydd Farm Holiday Cottages

Cardigan

Self-catering with 6 units, £570-£1040 pupw sleeps 2-9

Min-Y-Don Holiday Home & Touring Park

Harlech

Holiday & Touring Park with 112 pitches

Aeron View Touring & Camping Park

Aberystwyth

Touring & Camping Park with 69 pitches, £12-£22 ptpn

Tynllwyn Caravan Park

Tywyn

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

Hendy Farm Holidays

Tywyn

Farmhouse with 3 rooms, £35-£40 pppnb

Castle View Holiday Park

Harlech

Holiday Home Park with 49 units

Aeron Coast Holiday Touring/Camping Park

Aberaeron

Holiday, Touring & Camping Park with 99 pitches, £26 ptpn

Bryn Melyn Apartments

Barmouth

Serviced Apartments with 3 units, £300-£750 pupw sleeps 1-4

Gwersyll Yr Urdd Llangrannog

New Quay

Activity Accommodation with 73 bedrooms

Dyfi Cottages - Self Catering Agency

Aberdovey

Holiday Letting Agency with 52 units

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

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.

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.

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.

Llanrhystud Beach

Llanrhystud

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

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.

Fairbourne Beach

Fairbourne

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

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

Aberaeron South Beach

Aberaeron

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

Ynyslas Beach

Borth

Ynyslas has three stunning miles of golden beach stretching from Borth in the south to the sand dunes in the north. It is a majestic spot for walking, picnics and windsurfing.

Cwmtydu Beach

New Quay

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

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.

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.

Tywyn Beach

Tywyn

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

Aberystwyth South Beach

Aberystwyth

Quieter than the town's North Beach, Aberystwyth's long South Beach is sandwiched between the town's castle and the harbour breakwater.

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.

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.

Harlech Beach

Harlech

A large, sandy and peaceful beach surrounded by dunes within the Snowdonia National Park.

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.

Dyffryn (Llanendwyn) Beach

Barmouth

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

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.

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.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Aberystwyth

Award winning Aberystwyth Arts Centre is Wales’ largest arts centre and recognised as a 'national flagship for the arts'. It has a wide-ranging programme across all art forms including drama, dance, music, visual arts film & new media.

The Old College, Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth

The Old College, Aberystwyth is a building that forms part of the University of Aberystwyth. It was built in 1795 by John Nash and is the site of the original University of Aberystwyth - the first University in Wales founded in 1872.

Cardigan Golf Club

Cardigan

Cardigan Golf Club is one of the most startling of the unsung courses of Wales and is to be found high on a hill overlooking the Teifi Estuary at Gwbert, 2 miles from Cardigan.

Portmeirion Hotel

Penrhyndeudraeth

Vouchers for overnight stays, afternoon teas and days out available. Treat someone to something extra special.

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

Mermaid Spa Portmeirion

Portmeirion

A haven of tranquillity overlooking the Dwyryd Estuary

Over the Rainbow

Cardigan

Over the Rainbow is a restored Georgian mansion, secluded in 18 acres of woodland and gardens. Hire the venue exclusively for small group holidays, family celebrations, civil wedding ceremonies, residential courses and workshops.

Cardigan Castle & Gardens

Cardigan

Cardigan Castle is one of the most important castles in Wales - the first stone castle built by a Welshman and the birthplace of the first eisteddfod in 1176.

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.

Cadair Idris | Visitor Centre & Tea Room

Tywyn

Cadair Idris Visitor Centre & Tea Room is 250 metres from the car park. The Minffordd path to the Cadair Idris summit passes by them.

Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

Aberystwyth

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.

Bwlch Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre

Aberystwyth

Bwlch Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre sits at the head of the dramatic Melindwr valley with commanding views of Cardigan Bay and the Cambrian Mountains. It's an established Red Kite feeding site with multiple outdoor trails to suit everyone.

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways

Porthmadog

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

Abermaw | Barmouth

Barmouth

Abermaw / Barmouth in Southern Snowdonia is a great location for Mountain, Sand and Sea. Extensive sandy beach with attractions, water sports and boat trips. Situated on the Coast Path with walking and cycling available for all abilities.

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.

Silver Mountain Experience

Aberystwyth

The Silver Mountain Experience is a visitor attraction encompassing a 250 year old Victorian mine, exciting Escape Rooms and much more. With a Gift Shop, the on site Miner's Rest Cafe and beautiful hillside views - well worth the visit!

Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

Porthmadog

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the heritage centre. Vintage train.

Morfa Harlech Nature Reserve (NRW)

Harlech

Morfa Harlech is one of two extensive sand dune systems which make up much of the Meirionnydd coastline, extending from the Mawddach estuary in the south to Black Rock Sands in the north west.

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