Wales Coast Path Aberaeron

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Section 5 - total distance 11.9km (7.4 miles) Aberaeron to Llanrhystud

The easiest stretch of coastpath in Ceredigion runs mostly along the top of soft cliffs on the coastal flats. Although these cliffs are low, care should be taken as they are subject to rapid erosion and may be undercut.

Aberaeron to Aberarth
Distance 3.1km (1.9miles), grade - easy

Aberarth to Llanon
Distance 4.8km (3.0 miles), grade - moderate / easy
The southern half of this section involves a gentle climb up Graig-ddu while the northern half returns to the coastal flats. There are no stiles on this section of path and to the north both the terrain and the gates are push chair friendly.

Llanon
Two route options exist through Llanon. The foreshore route near the car park can be impassable when the river is in full flow. The route through the village is also signed and allows access to shops and other facilities. Route maps are displayed at either end of this section.

Llanon to Llanrhystud
Distance 4.0km (2.5 miles), grade - easy
The southern end of this stretch of coastpath runs a little inland for a while before returning to the low cliff tops. A highlight of this section is at Craig-las (top left) where four lime kilns stand in a row.

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Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Cash Point

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Parking

  • EV Charging
  • Free Parking
  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Telephone (public)

Routes

  • Description of route - 5th Section Ceredigion Coastal Path
  • Length of route (miles) - 7

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

On the A487 between Aberystwyth and Cardigan.

Accessible by Public Transport: Aberystwyth station is 18 miles away.

Ceredigion Coast Path | Aberaeron - Llanrhystud

Type:Walking Route

Aberaeron, Aberaeron, Ceredigion, SA46 0BT

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Aberaeron HarbourAberaeron, AberaeronAberaeron is one of Wales's most stylish coastal towns. It is on the Ceredigion coast and the Wales Coast Path is accessible from the town. Sited at the mouth of the river Aeron, the harbour operated as a port in the 19th century and steam ships continued to visit until the 1920's.

Aberaeron | CyclingAberaeron | Cycle Routes, AberaeronThere are two cycle routes that start from Aberaeron Tourist Information Centre. There is also a 2 mile cycle trail from Aberaeron to Llanerchaeron.

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