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Kayaking, boat trips, walking, shopping, eating, there is plenty to do and see in the Cardigan area. Many of our visitors just want to chill out and enjoy the breath taking scenery and unique coastline. Take a boat trip out to see the dolphins in Cardigan Bay, visit our heritage sites, potter around our galleries and craft.
Meet our Shire horses, Balwen sheep, Welsh pigs, donkeys, llamas and small animals. We have a daily timetable of activities: new sheep racing, horse harnessing demonstrations, horse and cart rides, tractor and trailer tour. Bird of Prey (Tuesdays and Thursdays) and farriery demonstrations throughout summer holidays. Let the kids loose on the outdoor play areas, crazy golf, new go cart track and the sand shed.
The Teifi gorge is one of the best examples of tidal gorge in the whole country and offers a safe and awe inspiring location for your whole family to try a fun new sport. Canoeing in the gorge is a stunning adventure in the silent and untouched Teifi gorge. The river is very slow, flat water for most of the journey and there are a set of gentle rapids which you can run at the end of the trip.
Dolphins, seals and a variety of bird life, together with a stunningly beautiful coastline and spectacular sea caves all add together to make Cardigan Bay truly “A Bay to Remember”. Our fully guided marine tours offer a safe and exhilarating experience suitable for all ages, using a modern purpose built vessel. 1-1.5 hour trips exploring Cardigan Island, Mwnt, Cemaes Head and Ceibwr Bay are a firm family favourite and are available all year round, with offshore trips exploring deeper waters in search of other dolphin species, whales and gannets also available during the summer months.
With more than sixty years experience 'Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips' offer fun, educational tours for all ages, 1 and 2 hour trips along the Ceredigion coast from New Quay to Llangrannog on the biggest boats sailing out of New Quay with part sheltered decks, cushioned seating and a W/C (on 2 Hr). Trained skippers follow the code of conduct to avoid disturbing the dolphins, while 'Sea Watch' survey and photograph them. Enjoy an unrivalled experience from start to finish. Hop on board with us for a day you won’t forget.
Choose from dinghy sailing, windsurfing, kayaking in New Quay’s picturesque bay. Powerboat training also provided. Whether you are a first-timer, wish to enhance your skills or simply have some fun – we have a range of sessions and courses for all levels and abilities. Individuals, families and groups catered for. We are RYA registered and AALA licenced. All sessions led by qualified instructors. Wetsuits, bouyancy aids and safety cover included. Open 1st April to 31st October.
Mwldan is a vibrant arts and entertainment complex situation in the centre of Cardigan. With three fully digital screens we are Wales’ only truly independent multiplex. We also offer a range of facilities suitable for hire for conferences, meetings, classes and performances, plus a bar and cafe. Theatr Mwldan is a community enterprise, a company owned and managed by the community that it serves and offering performances of drama, music, dance, film, literature, opera, visual and applied arts.
A visit to Cardigan Castle isn’t your typical fortress experience – we’ve got eras for all ages. Enjoy the splendour of our Georgian mansion, where you can unlock the story of the Castle, the people who lived here, and find out how it became the birthplace of Wales’ biggest cultural festival, the Eisteddfod. Explore the medieval walls and Castle remains. You can even spend a night in our first class, luxury accommodation. Marvel at our glorious Regency grounds and admire river views from the terrace of our restaurant, 1176.
Visit the studio of David Wilson, an artist and printmaker who creates beautiful original landscapes, still-lifes, surreal compositions and exciting abstracts. He paints in a range of mediums: oil, acrylic, water-colour and ink, while his printmaking is mainly etchings, linocuts and monoprints. Reproductions and postcards of his work are also available from the studio.
An elegant Georgian villa, set in the wooded Aeron valley. Remarkably unaltered for over 200 years, this self-sufficient estate includes a farm, walled gardens and lake. The house was designed and built by John Nash in 1796. The walled gardens at Llanerchaeron, originally a high tech hive of Georgian industry have a much more romantic and dreamy feeling about them today.
Formerly New Image Bicycles, we are the local bike shop for Cardigan and the surrounding district. Sales, Repairs and Accessories. Electric Bikes a speciality. Cycle Hire for periods from 3 hours to one week. Hire a bike for healthy exercise and to explore the wealth of pretty lanes and byways of the area.
Evocative Iron Age settlement set in the rugged, magical landscape of North Pembrokeshire. A visit to Castell Henllys is like stepping back in time to our prehistoric past. You can see how people lived in the Iron Age, what their houses looked like, how they dressed and how they went about their daily life. Enter the roundhouses and step back into the past, soak up the atmosphere of a bygone era and imagine what life must have been like for our ancestors.
The magical world of the bee is revealed to visitors to new Quay Honey Farm,set in an old chapel on a farm just south of new Quay. The attraction includes a fascinating exhibition showing bees working in a variety of habitats, a shop selling honey produced by the farms hives, mead made on the farm, beeswax products and honey beer and offering mead and honey tastings, a tearoom and a picnic area. There is also a purpose built meadery explaining the importance of mead in welsh history and poetry and showing how mead is made.
Cardigan Salon opened its doors in October 2012 and was Andrew’s eighth salon to be opened in West Wales. The aims and objectives of Andrew Price salons is to build and maintain a reputation for providing a high quality service to all our clients at a competitive price and remain at the forefront of technological and artistic advancement.
We are a family run outdoor activity centre based in the beautiful Cardigan Bay in West Wales. We offer real activities and amazing adventures. At Cardigan Bay Active we pride ourselves on fun, adventurous activities, tailored to all abilities. Whether you fancy an adrenaline fix, or a relaxed family day out getting back to nature. We create bespoke adventures to suit you.
Let the story of wool, once the most important industry in Wales, weave its magic in this unique working museum in the Teifi Valley. Admission is free. It all starts with a sheep, but look where it finishes. In this gem of a museum housed in the former Cambrian Mills you can explore the mighty industry that produced clothing, shawls and blankets for the workers of Wales and the rest of the world. We have working textile machinery, traditional tools and craftspeople to guide you through the whole process.
Oojudoo hair salon offers hairdressing with ethics in mind. It is entirely vegan and refurbished using only sustainable, low impact or reclaimed materials. So if you want to look amazing and feel good about yourself then Oojudoo is for you.
The Welsh Wildlife Centre and Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve and visitor centre alongside the River Teifi. The reserve is open all year where seven different habitats can be discovered along a network of self guided nature trails. Families will love exploring our nature trails on foot or two wheels, playing in the adventure playground, discovering our willow maze, meeting our resident water buffalo and friendly giant willow badger. Our Adventure Backpacks provide a variety of fun filled activities including our unique geocaching trail.
A new exhibition each week right in the centre of Cardigan. This is a showcase for local art and craft. Here you will find unique creations and gifts all handcrafted – individual items for yourself or as a gift to say thank you or happy birthday. Free entry.
We make fantastic puppet theatre and deliver thoughtful projects from our near zero carbon venue. Join us for an exciting, entertaining programme of events with a focus on Arts and Sustainability. Children Welcome. Disabled Facilities. Parking Available
The Dunbar Castle II departs for 2 and 4 hour fishing trips from the main pier of the picturesque village of New Quay. The experienced skipper and crew will answer all your questions about the species and methods of fishing. Rod tackle and bait are supplied free of charge on board. You will be fishing in one of the most vibrant wildlife areas in the UK, keep what you catch or catch and release. You are sure to receive a warm welcome on board Dunbar Castle 2, just read our reviews.
A little gem of an Art and Craft gallery featuring work from Cardigan Bay artists. Stop by on your way to Poppit Sands and check out the fabulous variety of art, ceramics and crafts on display. Take a stroll through St Dogmaels and explore the Abbey Cafe, (set in grounds of a medieval Abbey) the Mill and millpond and the award-winning Tuesday farmer's Market at the same time!
The Vale of Rheidol Railway recreates the Edwardian Spirit of Adventure as it follows the twists and turns of the stunning Rheidol Valley. Your steam hauled journey takes you through ancient woodlands and rugged mountain scenery as the train climbs from the coast at Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge in the Cambrian Mountains. The railway has been delighting passengers for generations. Birds of prey, such as Red Kite and Buzzards, can be seen soaring above the valley floor and breathtaking views enjoyed by all.
Oojufink barbershop is a uniquely modern gents shop that has the highest quality, professional staff which to be experienced to believe. We offer traditional barbering services such as hot towel cut throat shaving to modern art with award winning etching. We do everything.
At Priory Vets you will find a friendly, co-operative team ready to help whenever you and your animals should need it. We are a well-established mixed animal practice, serving the needs of local farmers, breeders and pet owners. Our large animal and equine vets are to be found out on the road paying visits to clients, while our small animal vets, nurses and administrative staff are based in our Cardigan, Preseli and Aberaeron surgeries.
Terry and Rose Barter moved from Bristol in 1995 to a run down house in a bare field. Since then they have patiently transformed the 2.5 acres into a fabulous Sculpture Garden described by visitors as "a magical mystery tour". Visitors to Sculpture Heaven can visit the workshops and see how the sculptures are made. There is a studio/gallery displaying the finished work of Terry, Rose, Jon Barnes (a sculptor inspired by Classical art) and Paul Jenkins (who specialises in exquisite wildlife sculpture) as well as the garden where the sculptures are displayed in a variety of settings.
Coracles is a unique venue in the pretty little village of Cenarth offering outstanding Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Steam & Sauna rooms plus Gym facilities – coupled with a splendid bar and function room. A family friendly evening bar menu offers good home-cooked food in a relaxed environment. All under one roof and perfectly located on the privately owned and run Five Star Cenarth Falls Holiday Park.
Situated high above the shores of Cardigan Bay on the Teifi Estuary, Cardigan Golf Club offers views of the sea from all 18 holes – A Jewel in West Wales. Magnificent Greens, Excellent Tees & Fairways. Excellent catering and hospitable Clubhouse. A Memorable and testing Round of Golf. Recent Quote "The last 4 holes will live in your memory forever". 100% Visitor satisfaction following recent visitor survey.
Rhosygilwen provides a stunning venue for a variety of music, arts and culture events in North Pembrokeshire. Concerts and performances take place in the Oak Hall, or occasionally outdoors in the grounds of the estate during summer. Over the years these have included classical, opera, folk, jazz and world music as well as dance, poetry and literary events.
Adventure activity holidays ideal for stag & hen weekends, corporate team building, youth groups, couples and parent and child parties. We offer many fun activities close by such as coasteering, mud assault course, clay shooting, sea kayaking, archery, whitewater rafting. We have over 15 years experience and can provide a personal and a local's advice to assist you in designing your perfect break, including 24hr mobile phone assistance whilst you visit us.