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Aberporth

Aberporth is a very popular small town in the county of Ceredigion in Mid Wales. It overlooks two sandy beaches and is one of Ceredigion's favourite holiday destinations, proving popular with tourists throughout Western Europe. Rock pools are exposed at low tides and the cliff top walks along the Ceredigion Coast offer extensive views.

Bottlenose dolphins are seen frequently close to shore. In 2006 orcas and harbour porpoises have also been seen but such sightings are rare. Even rarer was a turtle seen in 2005. Sunfish and basking sharks are often seen offshore in the summer.

Aberporth is also a popular recreational fishing village in the summer and is also popular with divers and boating people. It has two good beaches and has been awarded a blue flag for its beaches several years running due to the high water quality found in this area.

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  • Get in 1
  • Get around 2
  • See 3
  • Do 4
  • Buy 5
  • Eat 6
  • Drink 7
  • Sleep 8
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Get in

The town lies at the southern end of Cardigan Bay about six miles north of Cardigan and ten miles south of New Quay approximately two miles west of the A487, on the B4333 and about 2 miles from Tresaith.

Bus services (552, 554 and T5) available from Aberaeron, Llangrannog, Beulah, Cardigan, Aberystwyth, New Quay - Dinas - Newport (Pembrokeshire), Fishguard, Letterstone and Haverfordwest.

Get around

See

  • Internal Fire Museum of PowerCastell Pridd, Tanygroes . displays of internal combustion engines from 1911 to the present day.

Do

  • Aberporth beach. Blue Flag beach

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Galwad Y MorGalwad Y Mor , e-mail: . 4 star coastal holiday let with views of Cardigan Bay.
  • Over The RainbowSA43 2JD (B4333 near Gogerddan Arms pub),  , e-mail: . Vegetarian guest house, 3 miles from Cardigan bay coastline (Aberporth and Tresaith). Quite secluded guest house, a restored georgian mansion nestled in 18 acres of garden and woodlands. Single from £45 Double £80-120.
  • Piggery Poke 4 star hostelFfrwdwenith Isaf, Felinwynt, Cardigan, SA43 1RW (On a loop off the coast path between Mwnt and Aberporth, near the village of Felinwynt),  , e-mail: . 4 star hostel with 16 beds arranged as a double bunk with a single over in one room, 5 beds in a second room and 8 bunks in the third room, all with en suites. Pick-up/drop-off service available from points along the coast path. Cycle lock up and transport available. £21 per person per night.
  • Cardigan Coastal CottagesFfrwdwenith Isaf, Felinwynt, Cardigan, SA43 1RW (On the coast road, between Mwnt and Aberporth, near the village of Felinwynt),  , e-mail: . Luxury 12 person farmhouse, offering both B&B and self-catering holidays. A large, luxury barn cottage sleeping up to 16 and a 2/4 person barn cottage, both available for self-catering breaks. From £35 per night B&B, £300 per week self catering.

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