See and Do

Whether you prefer to relax and unwind by watching the wildlife in the grounds or prefer more active pusuits, there is certainly something for everyone.

On the right you will find links to some of the activities, attractions and heritage sites in the area. Although not an exhausive list, we provide many brochures and guides on site.

We will even help you book trips or arrange transport.

Activities

Walking


Mid Wales is reserved especially for you. No crowds, no hassle, no pressure. You enter a gentle heartland where the scenery is spectacular, the roads are quiet and the vibrant towns welcome you with open arms.

More information - www.walking.visitwales.com

Cycling


By nature of the Ceredigion coastline, the cycle routes in the Aberaeron and New Quay area are hilly, but, what goes up, can come whizzing down pretty fast.

More information - www.cycling.visitwales.com

Fishing


The lakes, rivers and coastal waters of Mid Wales offer opportunities for all sorts of fishing.

More information - www.fishing.visitwales.co.uk

Water Sports


You can choose from dinghy sailing, power boating, windsurfing and kayaking with short sessions and courses suitable for all levels and abilities whether: you are a first timer; you wish to enhance your skills/qualifications; build up your team; you simply want a fun experience whilst on a weekend break or longer holiday.

More information - www.waleswatersports.co.uk

Golfing


For golfers, Wales is a voyage of discovery. It is a country so perfectly designed for the game, it's as if the forces of nature conspired to make it this way.

More information - www.golf.visitwales.com

Attractions

Dylan Thomas Guided Tours


Dylan Thomas Guided Tours provide personalised guided tours taking in the life, history and beautiful Welsh scenery associated with Dylan Thomas, the most famous Welsh poet.

More information - www.dylanthomasguidedtours.com

Aberaeron, South - Traeth y De


The picturesque town of Aberaeron is situated at the mouth of the Aeron valley. Aberaeron is one of Wales' first planned towns and was once a thriving port, but is now a busy holiday centre, famous for its well laid out streets, squares and brightly painted Georgian houses. The charming stone walled harbour is nowadays awash with many-coloured yachts.

New Quay Honey Farm


New Quay Honey Farm is a working honey farm with nearly 500 hives of bees. The old Chapel houses a bee exhibition with live colonies in trees and hives. See the inner workings of a bee colony. Audio and visual displays .There is also a meadery with an exhibition about the history of mead and how it is made a shop selling honey from our hives, mead made on the farm (you can taste it) and related products. There is also a tea room serving home made cakes, cream teas and light meals.

More information - www.thehoneyfarm.co.uk

Fantasy Farm Park


A great family adventure in the heart of the beautiful mid-wales countryside. There's something here for all ages to enjoy, from friendly animals to exciting adventure, or just relax in the splendour of Fantasy Farm Park.

More information - www.fantasyfarmpark.co.uk

Vale of Rheidol Railway


"An unforgettable journey through the spectacular Rheidol Valley by narrow gauge steam train."

The Vale of Rheidol Railway is one of the Great Little Trains of Wales and was the last steam railway owned by British Rail until it was privatised in 1989. Trains depart from the centre of the resort town of Aberystwyth on the Cambrian coast..

More information - www.fantasyfarmpark.co.uk

Cambrian Coast Steam Trains Aberystwyth


Cambrian Coast steam trains starting at either Machynlleth or Aberystwyth, and running along the Cambrian Coast Line as far as Porthmadog or Barmouth, take in some of Wales' most stunning mountain and coastal scenery. Sights along the line include the white sands of the Mawddach estuary and the famous Barmouth Bridge, Harlech and Cricieth castles, Snowdonia Mountains - and all from the comfort of vintage carriages.

More information - www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk

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 artistic programme, both producing and presenting, across all art forms including drama, dance, music, visual arts, applied arts, film, new media, and community arts and is recognised as a national centre for arts development.

More information - www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk

Devils Bridge Waterfalls


ake a walk along the Nature Trail and see the spectacular 300ft waterfalls and the three bridges which span the breathtaking woodland gorge. Follow in the footsteps of the moks past, along the path and decend Jacobs Ladder(100 steps) Discover the ledgend of how an old lady and her dog outwitted the Devil. Not suitable for the elderly or disabled due to many steps.

More information - www.woodlandsdevilsbridge.co.uk

Llywernog Silver-Lead Mine


An authentic Silver & Lead mine dating from 1742 with underground workings, restored buildings and machinery, exhibitions and displays. Relive the 'silver boom' of the 1860's. Pan for minerals and take the underground tour of the old mine to the 'Earthquake Zone'.

More information - www.silverminetours.co.uk

Heritage

Llanerchaeron Country Estate


Llanerchaeron Country Estate will give you a wonderful insight into how the Welsh gentry and staff lived 200 years ago. It's a timeless, fascinating and utterly charming - an unmissable experience.

More information - www.nationaltrust.org.uk

The National Library of Wales


In our building in Aberystwyth, a mountain of knowledge about Wales and the world – millions of books on every subject, thousands of manuscripts and archives, maps, pictures and photographs, films and music, and electronic information.

More information - www.llgc.org.uk

Ceredigion Museum


Ceredigion Museum is housed in a restored Edwardian Theatre. It has been described as 'one of the most beautiful museum interiors in Britain'.

More information - www.ceredigion.gov.uk