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








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

Aberystwyth University | Fferm Penglias


Campus Accommodation with 800 bedrooms

Y Grange


Guest Accommodation with 3 rooms, £135-£170 prpnb

Parc yr Hebog Cottages


Self-catering with 3 units, £565-£924 pupw sleeps 1-4

Y Gelli @ Plas Dolau


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

Hotel Portmeirion


Hotel with 42 rooms, £109-£290 prpnb

Penllwyn Cottages

New Quay

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

Dinas Camping


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

Min-Y-Don Holiday Home & Touring Park


Holiday & Touring Park with 112 pitches

Dolffanog Fawr


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

Over the Rainbow Vegetarian Retreat


Guest House with 5 rooms, £52-£175 prpnb

Tyddyn Rhys Farm


Farmhouse with 3 rooms, £75-£80 prpnb

Fron Farm


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

Maes y Mor


Hostel with 9 bedspaces, £60-£100 prpn

Pant-y-Celyn Holiday Cottages


Self-catering with 2 units, £295-£420 pupw sleeps 2-5

Harry's Hotel, Bar & Bistro


Hotel with 22 rooms, £210-£240 prpn, £58-£140 prpnb

Dyfi Cottages - Self Catering Agency


Holiday Letting Agency with 52 units

Llanllwyda Caravan Site


Camping Park with 30 pitches, £14-£20 ptpn

Static Caravans @ Aeron View Camping


Self-catering with 3 units, £50 pupn sleeps 0-4

Troedyrhiw Holiday Cottages


Self-catering with 5 units, £495-£1995 pupw sleeps 2-8

Country House Hostel @ Plas Dolau


Hostel with 39 bedspaces, £22 pppnb

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


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 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


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.

Aberystwyth - Tanybwlch Beach


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

Tywyn Beach


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

Aberdyfi | Aberdovey Beach


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.

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.

Aberaeron South Beach


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

Llandanwg Beach


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

Fairbourne Beach


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

Llangrannog & Cilborth Beaches


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.

Aberporth - Dolwen & Dyffryn Beaches


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.

Cwmtydu Beach

New Quay

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

Ynyslas Beach


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.

Penbryn Beach


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

Aberystwyth North Beach


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

Clarach South Beach


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.

Tal-y-bont Beach/Bennar Beach


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.

Harlech Beach


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

Borth Beach


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.

Llanrhystud Beach


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

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. 



Mid Wales Tours


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

Aberystwyth Arts Centre


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.

Bwlch Nant yr Arian


Perched on a hilltop near Aberystwyth, Bwlch Nant yr Arian is famous for feeding red kites daily. Range of waymarked walking, mountain biking, running and horse-riding trails and a mountain bike skills park. Café, shop and play area.

Over the Rainbow


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 Golf Club


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.

Abermaw | 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.

Royal St David's Golf Club


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.

Aberystwyth Cliff Railway


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.

Portmeirion Hotel


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

Mid Wales Mine Adventures


Experience untouched passages and unspoilt landscape of silver, lead, copper and zinc mines in Mid Wales, some of which date back over 4,000 years. Specialist-led Mid Wales Mine Adventures.

Aberystwyth University


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


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!

Cymru Stock


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.

Harry's Bar & Bistro


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.

Nyth Robin


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

Morfa Harlech Nature Reserve (NRW)


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.

Rheidol Visitor Centre and Power Station


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.

Parc Penrhos | Penrhos Park


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.

Trenewydd Farm Holiday Cottages


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.

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery


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.



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