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Local Area

Perfectly positioned between coast, mountains and valleys, Awel yr Awen is an ideal base for exploring West Wales.

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Cardigan Bay

Cardigan bay has so many unique and beautiful beaches to choose from. The coastal path can be walked at any point and offers stunning views and terrain.

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Just down the road is this elegant National Trust Georgian villa, also designed by architect John Nash in 1790, complete with a walled garden, farmyard lake and wild parkland. Remarkably unaltered for over 200 years.

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Strata Florida Abbey

Grand medieval abbey dating back to 1201, where generations of Welsh princes are buried

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Devil's Bridge

Devils Bridge Falls is a world-famous tourist attraction in the 12 miles from Aberystwyth. These unique waterfalls have attracted many thousands of visitors since the 18th century, including William Wordsworth who wrote about the “Torrent at the Devil’s Bridge”. The falls can also be reached via the Vale of Rheiddol steam train!


Dolphine spotting

Dolphins spotting boat trips from nearby Newquay for spectacular wildlife encounters!


Cambrian Mountains

On a clear day, from Pumlumon Fawr, the Llŷn Peninsula and the highest peaks of Snowdonia can be seen to the north, the summits of the Brecon Beacons to the east, and the Preseli Mountains and the full sweep of Cardigan Bay to the west.

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Cors Caron

Cors Caron National Nature Reserve is a vast area of wetland filling the broad valley of the River Teifi near Tregaron.

The three raised bogs are world famous – areas of deep peat that have built up over the last 12,000 years. They are some of the most intact examples of raised peat bogs in Britain, with millions of cubic metres of peat up to ten metres deep.



Brecon Beacons

Brecon Beacons National Park lies on the border between Mid and South Wales covering an area of 520 square miles. The area includes the Fforest Fawr UNESCO Global Geopark and is an International Dark Sky Reserve.

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Carreg Cennen Castle

There are few castles in Wales - or Europe for that matter - which can boast a more spectacular location than Carreg Cennen. Its ruins crown a precipitous crag in a remote corner of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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Kidwelly Castle

See Kidwelly Castle (featured in the very first scene of ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’!) rising above the river Gwendraeth on a misty morning and prepare to be amazed. This medieval fortress is impressively presented with tons of history.

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