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The Mid Wales Coast

Unspoilt landscapes, award-winning beaches, golden sands…

What more could you ask for?

Mwnt Beach, Ceredigion

Exploring the Mid Wales Coast | Ceredigion and Southern Snowdonia

 

BREATHTAKING
COASTAL
GETAWAYS

 

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

Trefeddian Hotel

Aberdovey

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

Nyth Robin | Glamping Holidays

Aberdovey

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

Maes Carafannau Trefeddian Uchaf

Aberdovey

Holiday Park with 2 units

Tynllwyn Caravan Park

Tywyn

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

Broncoedwig

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £90-£160 pupn sleeps 1-5

Gypsy Pod @ Woodlands Caravan Park

Aberystwyth

Glamping with 1 unit, £45-£60 pupn sleeps 1-3

Maes y Mor

Aberystwyth

Hostel with 9 bedspaces, £60-£75 prpn

Lounge Holidays

Barmouth

Holiday Letting Agency with 30 units

Cambrian Coast Cottages

Borth

Self-catering with 5 units, £279-£499 pupw sleeps 2-10

Aeron View Touring & Camping Park

Aberystwyth

Touring & Camping Park with 69 pitches, £14-£25 ptpn

Clarach Bay Holiday Village

Aberystwyth

Holiday Park with 368 units, £500 pupw sleeps 6

Gwrach Ynys Country Guest House

Harlech

Bed & Breakfast with 6 rooms, £55-£95 prpnb

Tynllwyn Caravan and Camping Park

Tywyn

Holiday, Touring & Camping Park with 50 pitches, £18-£28 ptpn

Dolgoch Holiday Homes

Tywyn

Self-catering with 4 units, £263-£725 pupw sleeps 1-8

Ty Llyn Holiday Cottage

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £0-£925 pupw sleeps 2-8

Gwesty Cymru

Aberystwyth

Hotel with 8 rooms, £70-£160 prpnb

Penrhos Park Hotel

Llanrhystud

Hotel with 15 rooms, £49-£160 prpnb

Cothi Cottage

Cardigan

Self-catering with 1 unit

Penglanowen Fawr

Aberystwyth

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

Y Gelli @ Plas Dolau

Aberystwyth

Guest House with 11 rooms, £24-£72 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

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.

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

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.

Tywyn Beach

Tywyn

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

Aberystwyth - Tanybwlch Beach

Aberystwyth

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

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.

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.

Llanrhystud Beach

Llanrhystud

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

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.

Dyffryn (Llanendwyn) Beach

Barmouth

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

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

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.

Aberaeron South Beach

Aberaeron

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

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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WHERE'S GOOD TO VISIT?

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Magic Lantern Cinema

Tywyn

The Magic Lantern has been here since 1893. First built as the town assembly rooms, it was used for such noble pursuits as badminton practice and variety performances.

Dyfi National Nature Reserve

Borth

Stunning estuary and huge sand dunes 14 miles from Aberystwyth. Ynyslas Visitor Centre has exhibition about Dyfi National Nature Reserve, shop and refreshments. Walking trails through dunes and along seashore.

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.

Bwlch Nant yr Arian

Aberystwyth

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.

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.

Fron Farm Fishery

Aberystwyth

Fron Farm Fishery is just 12 miles from Aberystwyth and consists of four lakes ranging from 1-2.5 acres, each with a generous selection of top quality fish for you to catch.

National Library of Wales

Aberystwyth

The National Library is one of the great libraries of the world. Since 1911 it's enjoyed the right to collect, free of charge, a copy of every printed work published in Britain and Ireland. Situated on Penglais Hill overlooking Aberystwyth.

Mwldan

Cardigan

With superb facilities for cinema, you can watch the latest releases and the very best of world cinema or choose from a range of excellent live shows… plus there’s a visual arts gallery, café and bar!

The Animalarium

Borth

The Animalarium is a sanctuary for farm and domestic pets.

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.

Portmeirion Village & Gardens

Portmeirion

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.

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.

In The Welsh Wind | Bar 45

Cardigan

Tucked away behind Cardigan Castle, just off the High Street, in the west Wales market town of Cardigan/Aberteifi, you'll find Bar 45 - Cardigan's first - and only - gin bar!

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.

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.

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