Other Attractions in The area:
THE NATIONAL BOTANIC GARDEN OF WALES
THE WELSH WILDLIFE CENTRE -
CANOLFAN BYWYD GWYLLT CYMRU
260 acre nature reserve owned and managed by The Wildlife Trust West
Wales with extensive footpaths (many suitable for all abilities)
leading into woodland, reed beds, meadows and along the river Teifi.
New 'Waterworld' exhibition - mini-beasts and water wildlife.
Wildlife events for all ages, group visits welcomed and enquire about
our educational programme.
Open daily including Bank Holidays: 10.30am-5.00pm. Signposts, from
Cardigan, for `Wildlife Centre' -
follow A478 to Cilgerran.
RSPB YNYS-HIR RESERVE
Machynlleth SY20 8TA
The Ynys-hir Reserve partly re-opened on Sat 5th May providing public
access to the visitor centre will and the ungrazed woodland section of
the reserve. The reserve is on the south side of the Dyfi estuary and
offers a wide range of habitats: salt and freshwater marsh, reed bed,
peat bog, woodland and open hillside. Sixty-seven species of bird
breed here regularly, including pied flycatcher, wood warbler, garden
warbler, blackcap, treecreeper and three species of woodpecker.
The Reserve is open daily. The visitor centre is open daily
9.00am-5.00pm March-September and weekend opening October
until February. Signposted from Eglwysfach on A487 north of
CANOLFAN BWLCH NANT YR ARIAN FOREST CENTRE
Enterprise Wales' Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre will be opening in
time for the Easter holidays following the results of a detailed risk
assessment over foot and mouth. Visitors will be able to enjoy the
spectacle of Red Kite feeding - at 3pm every day - walks in the forest
and snacks in the lakeside visitor centre itself from Thursday 12
Open daily Easter-end October: 10.00am-5.00pm (longer in summer
months). Walks and picnic sites are open all year. East of Aberystwyth
on the A44 near Llywernog.
Aberaeron SA48 8DG
Llanerchaeron was acquired by the National Trust in 1994 having
received minimal maintenance. It is a rare survivor of a classic Welsh
gentry estate of the late 18th century.
BLACK COVERT FOREST WALK
Located off the B4340 from Aberystwyth to Trawsgoed. Black Covert
Picnic Site is 1 kilometre south of Abermagwr. Turn right over the
bridge (signed Llanilar B4575) then turn immediately left and left
again into the car park.
One of the top attractions of mid Wales with a Wales Tourist Board
seal of approval. Here you will experience a unique and close encounter
with the Animal Kingdom.
You will see the antics of the colony of Capuchin monkeys and the
lemurs.In the paddock, you will find wallabies, capybaras etc. Inside
the buildings you will find reptiles, insects, bird aviaries, plus the
usual children's favourites.We have an educational room, play area,
picnic area, souvenir shop and cafe serving light refreshments.
Daily; Easter-September: 10.00am-6.00pm; October: 11.00am-4.30pm.
CANOLFAN Y BARCUD - KITE CENTRE
Information Centre for red kites and other local wildlife including
Tregaron Bog Nature Reserve. Live video film of red kites, otters,
owls, bats and small birds at their nesting sites. Kite feeding in
winter. Museum of local history featuring history of Tregaron and way
of life in rural communities. Welsh tea room serving traditional Welsh
food made from local produce.
Open April-September: Monday-Saturday, 10.00am-5.00pm. Open by
appointment in winter. 200 yds from Tregaron Square, on road to
DEVIL'S BRIDGE FALLS
Aberystwyth SY23 3JW
View the unique three bridges built one on top of the other. The
first - probably built by Cistercian Monks (see Strata Florida Abbey)
was built in the 11th century, the second in 1708, the third in 1901.
Paths are not suitable for the disabled or the infirm. Wear suitable
Coin-operated turnstiles open all year.Party rates available. From Easter to October.
FANTASY FARM PARK
Aberystwyth SY23 5DA
Fantasy Farm Park - a fun day out for the whole family; the all day
adventure in the heart of beautiful countryside. Over 10,000 sq. ft.
under cover. Facilities include: Bumper Boats & Pedal Boats;
Pirate Theme Soft Play Area & Porkies Pantry; Roller Races &
Model Farm - Pedal Tractors & Trailers; Tractor & Trailer
Rides; Gift Shop & Indoor Games.
FELINWYNT RAINFOREST AND BUTTERFLY CENTRE
Cardigan SA43 1RT
Enjoy a visit to the tropical house, near Cardigan, where visitors
can wander amidst exotic plants and butterflies.
Open first Sunday in May-end September from 10.30am-5.00pm. West of
Blaenannerch on A487, turn to Aberporth on the B4333 and follow
Rainforest Centre signs.
Aberaeron SA46 0ED
Gwinllan Ffynnon Las Vineyard is situated north of the 52nd
parallel but has produced surprisingly good wine. Ffynnon Las wine has
a refreshingly flowery nose and a clean, crisp gooseberry-apple tang.
A482 east from Aberaeron.
NEW QUAY HONEY FARM
Maesnewydd, Cross Inn
New Quay SA44 6NN
01545 560 822
The largest honey farm in Wales, with 500 hives and 50,000 bees.
Open daily Spring Bank Holiday-mid September: 11.00am-1.00pm;
PENGLAIS NATURE PARK
TYNYBEDW FOREST WALK
From Aberystwyth follow the B4340 to Trawsgoed. Follow this road
through Trawsgoed until the road crosses the Afon Ystwyth and turn
immediately left following the river.
Acknowledgements: Ceredigion County Council
I The Area