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 boasts 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 makes it a real 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 Hafan Seaview Apartment

Aberystwyth

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

Pant-y-Celyn Holiday Cottages

Aberaeron

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

Min-Y-Don Holiday Home & Touring Park

Harlech

Holiday & Touring Park with 112 pitches

Dyffryn Seaside Estate

Dyffryn Ardudwy

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

Maes y Wennol

Tywyn

Self-catering with 1 unit, £600 pupw sleeps 2-10

Penllwyn Cottages

New Quay

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

Tynrhelyg Holiday Cottages

Talybont

Self-catering with 2 units, £440-£950 pupw sleeps 1-6

Llwyndu Farmhouse

Barmouth

Guest Accommodation with 7 rooms, £110-£124 prpnb

Broncoedwig

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £85-£125 pupn sleeps 1-5

Parc yr Hebog Cottages

Aberaeron

Self-catering with 3 units, £416-£924 pupw sleeps 1-4

Nyth Robin Glamping & Touring Park

Aberdovey

Touring Park with 20 pitches, £0-£36 ptpn

Gogarth Hall Farm

Aberdovey

Farmhouse with 2 rooms, £40 pppnb

Glandwr Mill Cottage

Barmouth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £440-£550 pupw sleeps 2-4

Pen-Y-Bont Hotel

Tywyn

Inn with 5 rooms, £90-£165 prpnb

Cae Du Farm Holidays

Tywyn

Self-catering with 2 units, £80-£1784 pupn sleeps 2-10

Welsh Hideaways

Aberystwyth

Self-catering with 2 units, £306-£795 pupw sleeps 1-6

Gwrach Ynys Country Guest House

Harlech

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

Lodges, Cabins & Caravans @ Penrhos Park

Llanrhystud

Holiday Park with 18 units, £179-£700 pupw sleeps 1-6

Penbontbren Boutique B&B

Cardigan

Bed & Breakfast with 5 rooms, £89-£165 prpnb

Fron Haul

Aberdovey

Bed & Breakfast with 5 rooms, £65-£95 prpnb

Mid Wales Coast Path

Mid Wales Coast Path

The Wales Coast Path runs for 870 miles and i the first path int he wold 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.

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.

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

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.

Aberaeron South Beach

Aberaeron

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Uniting communities through nature and culture, the UNESCO Dyfi Biosphere Reserve straddles towns and villages along the Dyfi Estuary, including the quaint, picturesque 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 interjection. Follow the Wales Coast Path north to Aberystwyth, Mid Wales largest town. 

EXPLORE COASTAL TOWNS

WHERE'S GOOD TO VISIT?

Dolphin Survey Boat Trips

New Quay

Dolphin Survey Boat Trips based in New Quay on the Mid Wales Coast, operate a choice of Boat Trips from 1 hour, 2 hours, 4 hours or all day.

Plas Dolau Country Estate

Aberystwyth

Plas Dolau Country Estate is set in 25 acres of peaceful countryside in the heart of the Rheidol Valley just 3 miles from the sea. The main lounge in Plas Dolau provides comfortable accommodation for small to medium sized meetings.

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.

Vale of Rheidol Railway

Aberystwyth

All aboard for an unforgettable 12 mile journey from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge travelling up 700ft through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery on a historic narrow-gauge steam railway.

Fantasy Farm Park

Llanrhystud

Fantasy Farm Park is situated in the heart of the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside. It has all the fun of the farm, plus a Petting area, an outdoor Play Area, pedal boats, tractor rides and lots more.

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.

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.

Mermaid Spa Portmeirion

Portmeirion

A haven of tranquillity overlooking the Dwyryd Estuary

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.

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.

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.

Magic of Life Butterfly House

Aberystwyth

Come and see some of the largest and most colourful butterflies in the world! We exhibit species from all over the tropics. Our wildlife garden has many varieties of plants specifically for butterflies.

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.

Dragon Trails Walking Holidays

Cardigan

Guided walking holidays on the Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion Coasts with full board in an idyllic country house near Cardigan. Singles, couples and groups all welcome.

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways

Porthmadog

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

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.

Parc Penrhos

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.

Crys Melyn Cycling

Aberystwyth

Crys Melyn Cycling offer a range of bikes available to hire, including hybrid and e-bikes, and bikes, tag-alongs and trailers for children.

Mid Wales Mine Adventures

Aberystwyth

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.

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