Aberaeron and District
The coast road above Aberaeron gives a glorious view of Cardigan Bay from Snowdonia to New Quay.
The town, founded in the 19th century and with distinctive Georgian—style architecture, has a population of 1,700. It has a beautiful little harbour with a ﬂourishing Yacht Club. There is a safe beach of shingle and within six miles are the sandy beaches of New Quay and Cei Bach.
Aberaeron has a heated indoor swimming pool, leisure complex and bowls court. Pony trekking is available at Tregaron and Llanybydder. There is game ﬁshing in the Aeron and sea ﬁshing in Cardigan Bay. Golf courses are at Llanrhystyd, Lampeter and Cardigan. Beautiful walks are to be found both to the north and south of the town and also along the banks of the River Aeron.
Numerous opportunities exist to visit local potteries, woollen mills and craft studios. The Vale of Rheidol steam railway runs from Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge.
The Llanerchaeron Estate, owned by the National Trust, is only 2.5 miles away. A cycle track runs from Aberaeron.