Tresaith Beach
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

Gwesty Cymru

Aberystwyth

Hotel with 8 rooms, £70-£160 prpnb

Nyth Robin | Glamping Holidays

Aberdovey

Glamping with 6 units, £85-£180 pupn sleeps 1-8

Tyddyn Rhys Farm

Aberdovey

Individual Caravan with 1 unit, £400-£405 pupw sleeps 4

Dolffanog Fach

Tywyn

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £80-£120 prpnb

Aberystwyth University | Campus Accomm.

Aberystwyth

Campus Accommodation with 600 bedrooms, £30-£36 pppn

Trefeddian Hotel

Aberdovey

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

Hendy Farm Holidays

Tywyn

Farmhouse with 3 rooms, £35-£40 pppnb

Plas Y Nant

Barmouth

Self-catering with 2 units, £450-£690 pupw sleeps 2-5

Dinas Camping

Llanbedr

Touring & Camping Park with 33 pitches, £18-£22 ptpn

Penllwyn Cottages

New Quay

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

Cefn Crib Caravan Park

Aberdovey

Holiday, Touring & Camping Park with 28 pitches, £10-£20 ptpn

Fron Farm

Aberystwyth

Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £45-£120 prpn

Fedwen Uchaf

Cardigan

Self-catering with 1 unit, £350-£800 pupw sleeps 4-5

Y Gelli @ Plas Dolau

Aberystwyth

Guest House with 11 rooms, £24-£72 prpnb

Maes Carafannau Trefeddian Uchaf

Aberdovey

Holiday Park with 2 units

Trenewydd Farm Holiday Cottages

Cardigan

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

Glamping Hideaway in the Hills

Llanbedr

Alternative Accommodation with 3 units, £375-£425 pupw sleeps 1-4

Dyfi Cottages - Self Catering Agency

Aberdovey

Holiday Letting Agency with 52 units

Penglanowen Fawr

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £300-£500 pupw sleeps 5

2 Glandwr

Aberdovey

Self-catering with 1 unit, £610-£1540 pupw sleeps 8

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.

Dyffryn (Llanendwyn) Beach

Barmouth

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

Harlech Beach

Harlech

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

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.

Poppit Sands Beach

Cardigan

Facing north, the beach is sheltered from the prevailing southwesterly winds and is popular for windsurfing, kayaking, surfing and wildlife watching.

Cwmtydu Beach

New Quay

Cwmtydu is a small cove that was once a harbour used as a traditional smugglers’ hideaway.

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.

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.

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.

Aberystwyth - Tanybwlch Beach

Aberystwyth

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

Tywyn Beach

Tywyn

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

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.

Fairbourne Beach

Fairbourne

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

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.

Aberaeron South Beach

Aberaeron

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

Llanrhystud Beach

Llanrhystud

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Trenewydd Farm Holiday Cottages

Cardigan

Trenewydd Farm. 6 cottages onsite, foot golf, outdoor heated swimming pool, hot tubs and more - Trenewydd is the ideal place to unwind, relax, and escape from the stresses of everyday life.

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.

Royal St David's Golf Club

Harlech

Nationally and Internationally renowned, Royal St David's Golf Course in Harlech is one of Wales' premier golf courses and a traditional championship links course of quality.

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.

Portmeirion Village & Gardens

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.

Gwersyll yr Urdd Llangrannog

New Quay

Gwersyll yr Urdd, Llangrannog is a residential centre on the West Wales coast that was set up in 1932.

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth is a lively university town and a home-from-home to 9,000 students. With over 300 Undergraduate courses to choose from and a high level of flexibility to adapt your learning to meet your individual needs.

Silver Mountain Experience

Aberystwyth

The Silver Mountain Experience is a visitor attraction encompassing a historic Silver-Lead mine, exciting Escape Rooms and much more. With a Gift Shop, the onsite Miner's Rest Cafe and beautiful hillside views it is well worth the visit!

Cardigan Bay Watersports

New Quay

New Quay’s sheltered water is a natural home for water based activities and Cardigan Bay Watersports Centre provides high quality experiences and a good range of up to date equipment.

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.

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.

Welsh Hideaways

Aberystwyth

Escape to the Cambrian Mountains with a stay at Welsh Hideaways – dog-friendly, self-catering, holiday cottages in the heart of Mid-Wales.

Dyfi National Nature Reserve & Centre

Borth

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.

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.

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.

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.

Parc Penrhos | Penrhos Park

Llanrhystud

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

Harry's Bar & Bistro

Aberystwyth

Join us at Harry’s Bar & Bistro and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, occasional live music and delicious food. Come for a quiet drink in our bar or partying the weekend away.

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