Dyfi: Ynyslas National Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre, near Aberystwyth
Natural Resources Wales
The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. Penglais Hill, Aberystwyth. SY23 3BU
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Vale of Rheidol Railway. "An unforgettable journey through the spectacular Rheidol Valley by narrow gauge steam train."
Ceredigion Museum, is housed in a restored Edwardian Theatre. It has been discribed as 'one of the most beautiful museum interiors in Britian', Admission Free
Bwlch Nant Yr Arian. Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Visitor Centre is located on the A44 between Aberystwyth and Llangurig. Red Kite feeding can be enjoyed every day at 3pm(2pm winter), Two scenic waymarked walks with breathtaking views begin at the Visitor Centre. Click Here for: Bwlch Nant Yr Arian
Fantasy Farm Park
A fun day for the whole family, situated in the heart of the beautiful Mid Wales Countryside. Lamb feeding, milking demonstrations, and much more.
The reserve is open from 9 am-9 pm, or dusk if earlier. The visitor centre is open daily 9 am-5 pm from April to October and 10 am-4 pm from November to March (closed Mondays and Tuesdays).
Borth & Ynyslas Golf Club / Club Golff Borth & Ynyslas Links Golf since 1885. 2010 Open entry forms now available "Great days out and excellent value for money" Click Here for: Borth & Ynyslas Golf Club
The Haford Estate
Hafod Uchtryd, 12 miles south-east of Aberystwyth, is recognised as one of the finest examples in Europe of a Picturesque landscape. Today the Hafod estate occupies some 200 hectares of the Ystwyth valley and surrounding hills. Most is owned by the Forestry Commission who, in partnership with the Hafod Trust, is managing a conservation and restoration project with public and private funding. Click Here for: The Hafod Estate
Borth to Aberystwyth Coastal Walk
This coastal walk offers impressive views over Cardigan Bay with Snowdonia and the Llyn Peninsula in the north, and across Cardigan Bay to Pembrokeshire to the south. Click Here for: Borth to Aberystwyth Coastal Walk
Rheidol Riding Centre, Capel Bangor. SY24 4EL 01970-880-863
We are a family run British Horse Society Approved Riding, Training and Examination Centre. The Centre has full-size floodlit indoor and full-size floodlit outdoor riding arenas, a showjumping and cross-country course, and fantastic trekking around the Rheidol Valley. Click Here for: Rheidol Riding Centre
July to September Re Live The Ultimate Steam Train Experience. Travel aboard ‘The Cambrian’ from Machynlleth to Porthmadog or Pwllheli and revel in the romance of the steam train. Sit back and view beautiful Cardigan Bay on one side and the mountains of Snowdonia on the other. A day for all the family to relax and discover the magnificent Cambrian Coast. Book Online Click Here for: West Coast Railways or pay on the day.
Canolfan Hamdden Plas Crug Leisure Centre. Llanbadarn fawr, Aberystwyth, SY23 1HL (01970-624-579) This facility offers excellent leisure and health benefits for locals and visitors alike, offering a wide variety of activities and courses. We are the largest leisure centre in Ceredigion and offer a program for all the community, including a 25m swimming pool with family/teaching area and a newly refurbished fitness suit.
The Aberystwyth Cliff Railway. Cliff Railway House, Cliff Terrace, Aberystwyth. SY23 2DN. 01970 617642 At the northern end of Aberystwyth promenade Constitution Hill rises dramatically to provide a spectacular natural viewpoint. On a clear day it is possible to see 26 mountain peaks spanning much of the length of Wales. The Aberystwyth Cliff Railway opened in 1896 and operated on a water balance system until electrification in 1921. A powerful motor and high-tensile steel cables, supported by a sophisticated electronic safety system, haul the carriages to the summit at a stately 4 miles per hour.
Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ Built in an old slate quarry in the foothills of Snowdonia our visitor centre has 7 acres of interactive displays, organic gardens, cafe, shop and adventure playground. It opened in 1974 when CAT was only a small community starting to put sustainable living to the test.Now the organisation has grown in size and reach, welcoming 50,000 visitors and school children every year, providing free information to over 200,000 people and offering postgraduate courses to 500 students each year. Click Here for: Centre for Alternative Technology
Borth Wild Animal Kingdom Ynysfergi, Borth. SY24 5NA
We are a small Zoo in mid-Wales, we like to offer a home to unwanted Zoo animals and exotic pets. Visit us for a day to remember! Now open all year round. Tel: 01970 871224
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. Click for: What's on
Paint Your Own Pottery at Blue Island Ceramics
Glan Dylan, Ynyslas, Borth. SY24 5JX
Blue Island is a paint-your-own ceramics studio situated on the edge of the beautiful, West Wales Coastline in Ynyslas, approx. 8 miles north of Aberystwyth. We offer a fun and relaxing place for people of all ages to come and create something that is uniquely yours - whether it be a holiday souvenir, a gift for someone, or simply just a couple of hours of relaxation doing something creative with family and friends.