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Welcome to Aberystwyth: The Ultimate Destination for Your Next Getaway!

Nestled on the stunning coast of West Wales, Aberystwyth is a charming and vibrant seaside town that's perfect for your next holiday. With a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural history, and modern amenities, Aberystwyth offers something for everyone.

The Promenade and Seafront

The town boasts a beautiful seafront, complete with a picturesque promenade that offers breathtaking views of Cardigan Bay. The promenade is perfect for a leisurely stroll, jogging or cycling, and offers access to the beach and the harbour, which is home to a variety of marine wildlife.

Arts, Culture, and Entertainment

Aberystwyth is also steeped in history and culture, making it a perfect destination for those who love the arts. The town is home to the National Library of Wales, which offers a wealth of resources for historians, genealogists, and those who love literature. The Aberystwyth Arts Centre is also a must-visit destination, offering exhibitions, performances, and workshops for all ages. Don't forget to take in a show at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre's cinema, which features the latest movies in a comfortable and modern setting.

Natural Wonders

Aberystwyth is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including rolling hills, forests, and streams. The nearby Cambrian Mountains are perfect for hiking and outdoor adventure, while the Rheidol Valley offers a picturesque train ride through the Welsh countryside.

Shopping and Dining

Aberystwyth is home to a variety of boutique shops, offering unique and locally made products, as well as popular high street chains. The town also offers a variety of dining options, from traditional Welsh cuisine to international cuisine. Be sure to sample some of the fresh seafood from the local fishing boats.

Accommodation

With so much to see and do, you'll want to make Aberystwyth your home away from home. The town offers a variety of accommodation options, from luxurious hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts. You can also choose to stay in a self-catering apartment or a traditional Welsh cottage.

Plan Your Visit

Aberystwyth is easily accessible, with a railway station on the Cambrian line from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth, and a well-connected bus network. There are also several car rental options available. With so much to see and do, make sure to plan your visit in advance, and don't miss the chance to experience the magic of Aberystwyth.

Events

Friday, 23rd August 2024 - Sunday, 25th August 2024

The Big Tribute FestivalThe Big Tribute Festival is THE unmissable family event of the summer – be part of it in Aberystwyth this August!
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Friday, 30th August 2024 - Sunday, 1st September 2024

JDS Machinery Rali Ceredigion, recipient of Motorsport UK Environmental Sustainability Award.2024 JDS Machinery Rali CeredigionThe 2024 JDS Machinery Rali Ceredigion has been confirmed as a round of the 2024 FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) in a move that will see this major international competition return to Wales for the first time in 28 years.
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets

Parking

  • EV Charging - Ceredigion County Council Offices, Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth, SY23 3UE Lower Park Avenue / Boulevard St Brieuc Car Park, Aberystwyth, SY23 1PD
  • Free Parking
  • Parking with charge

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Car: Follow the A487 from the North or South and the A44 from the East.

 

 

Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Aberystwyth railway station is located in the town centre

Aberystwyth

Type:Town

Ceredigion, SY23 2AG

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What's Nearby

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  5. Historic landscape with dramatic walks, waterfalls and views. The Hafod Forest occupies…

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  6. The National Library of Wales is one of the world's great libraries. It is a legal…

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  8. At the northern end of Aberystwyth promenade, Constitution Hill rises dramatically from…

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  9. Constitution Hill rises dramatically 430 feet from the north end of Aberystwyth promenade…

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  10. Clarach South Beach

    Clarach South beach lies about a mile along the Ceredigion Coast Path over Constitution…

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  11. Just three miles from Aberystwyth, Gogerddan is an easy-to-find woodland with a small…

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