Things to Do in Aberystwyth

Devils Bridge Falls take a walk along the breathtaking wooded gorge, see the world famous three bridges and 300ft spectacular waterfalls (8 miles from Brynarth). (

Vale of Rheidol Railway a nostalgic journey through the Rheidol Valley from Aberystwyth to Devils Bridge by narrow gauge steam train (

Nantyfelin Pottery run pottery making sessions for all levels. If you have always wanted to try your hand at throwing a pot, you will not be disappointed. Visitors are welcome to the studio and showroom where they can see how the ceramics are produced. (

Cambrian Safaris provide excursions into the Cambrian Mountains in a Land Rover Discovery and will pick you up from Brynarth - an excellent way to enjoy the fantastic scenery. (

The Silver Mountain Experience (near Ponterwyd 13.5 miles from Brynarth) Steeped in myths and legends, high in the ancient Cambrian Mountains, the Silver Mountain Experience has tumbling streams, mysterious forests and long abandoned mine workings that will take you on a journey through the mists of time. (

Llanerchaeron (Ciliau Aeron, Aberaeron) this lovingly restored National Trust estate will give you an insight into how the Welsh minor gentry and their staff lived 200 years ago (

The Magic of Life Butterfly House (Cwmrheidol) free-flying tropical butterflies in a luxuriant setting of exotic and unusual plants from the world’s warmer regions. (

Gerddi Cae Hir Gardens & Tea Room (Cribyn, Lampeter) a wonderful welsh garden with a Dutch history (

Dolaucothi Gold Mines (Pumsaint, Llanwrda) these unique gold mines are set amid wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley.

WMS Firearms Training (Ffair Rhos) Whether you’re new to shooting or have put thousands of rounds through your rifle, WMS has something for you (

Rheidol Riding Centre (Capel Bangor) With outdoor & indoor arenas, the centre offers the best riding in the area (

Aber Adventures learn to Surf, advanced surf coaching, hire sit on kayaks and surf equipment. (

Gay Friendly B&B, Cambrian Mountains

Strata Florida is an enchanting spot in the western heartlands of Wales among the folds of the Cambrian Mountains. A once a great Cistercian monastery in a landscape of immense spiritual importance to the Welsh people for a thousand years.

The Strata Florida Trust has bought the complex of historic farm buildings, called Mynachlog Fawr or Great Abbey, which lie immediately to the south of the monument. This includes a house which was once the home of the gentry family, the Stedmans, who owned the Abbey site after the Dissolution of 1539. Later it became a farm run by the Arch family.

The Trust was founded in 2016 with the first aim of acquiring and restoring the complex of historic buildings at Mynachlog Fawr (Old Abbey Farm). The acquisition happened in 2016 and conservation has recently begun.

The second aim is to develop the buildings and its surroundings as a Centre celebrating Welsh history, culture and environment in one of its ancient heartlands., culture an environment in one of its ancient heartlands. This will be undertaken as a not-for-profit but economically sustainable enterprise embedded in the local and regional economy. Activities which will work towards this have begun, much of it in co-operation with the local community and businesses.


Beautiful Holiday Cottage Accomodation in a Nature Haven

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Gareth & Melanie Jones

Mid Wales
SY23 4HX

Phone: 01974 261 367

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