Locally


The Llanerchaeron Estate is situated in the lovely Aeron valley, managed by the National Trust and open to visitors in season. The estate has a fine late 18th century mansion, designed by John Nash, walled gardens with glass houses, a range of historic farm buildings, and extensive grounds offering walks and beautiful views. A traffic-free cycleway and riverside walk runs between Llanerchaeron and Aberaeron, passing through Panteg Woods, which are decorated with daffodils and bluebells in springtime, where kingfishers and dippers can be glimpsed. The Aeron is a small river that rises in the uplands of Mynydd Bach, a wild, unspoilt moorland area.

 

The Aberaeron Wildlife and Leisure Park and Fantasy Farm Park has milking demonstrations, lamb feeding, etc.

 

New Quay is quaint fishing village, hugging the hills overlooking Cardigan Bay, with terraces of narrow streets, delightful houses, and a selection of shops, pubs and restaurants. With its sheltered harbour, surf school, life boat station, and wide, sandy beaches, New Quay is popular for family holidays, as well as attracting sailing and water sports enthusiasts. The well known New Quay Cliff Walk climbs steeply above the town giving fabulous, far reaching views from the top. Regular boats leave the harbour for dolphin-watching trips, as these delightful creatures have become quite a tourist attraction. There is a cycle route from New Quay to Aberaeron.

 

Cardigan Bay is an important environment for a variety of marine life. The “Heritage Coast” between New Quay and Tresaith  was created in 1992, and the adjacent sections of sea were designated as a Conservation Area in 1996. Even hump back whales have been seen travelling across the bay.

 

Lampeter, a traditional market town standing by the River Teif on the border of Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, providing good shops, main post office, a leisure centre with swimming pool, cafes, restaurants, pubs and the historic university. The University of Wales at Lampeter is the oldest in the country (1822) and the smallest in Britain, occupying a beautiful setting in the Cambrian Mountain foothills. Lampeter's summer events include a Food Festival, the Rhys Thomas James Eisteddfod, the Drovers Arts Festival and a Carnival.

 

The Upper Teifi Valley offers delightful places to visit. Tregaron is a walking/cycling/fishing/bird-watching tourist centre at the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains, which offer magnificent landscapes with heathered hills, mountain peaks, lakes and river valleys, with paths and tracks for walking, riding, and mountain biking. To the north of Tregaron is the remarkable, red-tinted Cors Caron Marshland Nature Reserve a haven for a wide variety of birds, including the Red Kite. The romantic ruins of Strata Florida Abbey are on the banks of the Teifi, and dates back to the 12th Century, where many Welsh princes are buried. A few miles north-east of the Abbey are the Teifi Pools, the source of the river Teifi, which journeys over about 70 miles down to its estuary at Cardigan. The river forms most of the boundary between Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, and is popular with canoeists and anglers. The Cambrian Mountains occupy the region between the Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons National Park.


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Llanerchaeron Masion

 

 

New Quay harbour

 

 

New Quay beach

 

 

Strata Florida Abbey

 

 

 

         

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