Nature & Wildlife

  • Cors Caron National Nature Reserve - At just over two thousand acres, Cors Caron fills the valley of the upper Teifi river between Tregaron and Pontrhydfendigaid. It’s hard to miss this magnificent reserve in this part of Wales. Great for bird spotters with two hides and boardwalks out onto the bog.
  • The Hafod Estate - Hafod Uchtryd is recognised as one of the finest examples in Europe of a Picturesque landscape. With some lovely signed walks and stunning waterfalls. No surprise this was a tourism mecca in the picturesque period, not to be missed.
  • Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Centre - a little piece of heaven in the Cambrian Mountains. From scenic walks and world class mountain biking to adventure play areas and Animal Puzzle Trail. Red Kites are fed daily, and can be viewed from the café with a breathtaking lakeside view.
  • Cambrian Mountains - The Cambrian Mountains comprise some of the most beautiful, unspoilt landscapes in Europe, as well as rare wildlife habitats.They offer a beautiful backdrop to many memorable holidays, where activities can range from exploring the rugged landscape, to relaxing along the spectacular coastline of Cardigan Bay.
  • Cambrian Safaris - Cambrian Safaris provides excursions into the Cambrian Mountains in a Land Rover Discovery. Come and enjoy fantastic views and scenery, local history and wildlife.
  • Devils Bridge Waterfalls - a world famous tourist attraction 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". Today, the Falls Nature Trail provides a unique opportunity to see this great natural feature in the Rheidol Gorge.
  • Cae Hir Gardens and Tea Room - A Welsh garden with a Dutch history. Cae Hir has become one of Wales' best loved gardens. Still owned, managed and maintained by the Akkermans family who first moved over from Holland in 1983, the garden continues to be a love affair between nature and nurture.
  • Dyfi Osprey Project - Situated on Cors Dyfi which is a wonderful little nature reserve that is teaming with wildlife for most of the year. Best time to see Ospreys is between April & September. Small shop & outside cafe. 
  • Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre & boat trips - Our visitor centre is free to enter and is open seven days a week between April and November. The facilities include interpretative and interactive displays showcasing the huge variety of marine wildlife found in Cardigan Bay.
  • Seamor Dolphin Watching Trips - Join us on a one and a half hour guided Dolphin Watching Boat Trip, leaving from the picturesque fishing village of New Quay, West Wales. Learn about the local history, geology and wildlife from our marine biologist guides and knowledgeable skippers.
  • The National Botanic Gardens of Wales - Although over an hour away (aprox 1h 15m from Murmur Aeron and 1h 30m from Station House) it is worth the trip! Open all year with cover when raining a great full day out! Plenty to see and regular events and courses (see their website for details) and choice of places to eat on site.
  • The Rheidol Hydro scheme Visitor Centre - The Rheidol Hydro scheme is a great visitor attractions in mid-Wales, learn about how the power station works, the social history of its creation whilst enjoying its very reasonably priced cafe then take a walk along one of the nature trails.
  • Twm Treks - Guided walks through and around the Cambrian Mountains and Cardigan Bay, based in Tregaron.
  • Wales costal path -The Ceredigion Coast Path follows the spectacular and varied coastline of Cardigan Bay on the west coast of Wales. Stunning scenery, picturesque villages and a wealth of wildlife - including the highest numbers of dolphin sightings in the UK
  • Welsh Wildlife Centre - Located near Cardigan the Welsh Wildlife Centre has many ways to enable you to enjoy the nature reserve, including seasonal guides, guided tours, walking and trail maps, tip sheets, activities like pond dipping, listening to bats. On site cafe and shop. 
  • Ynys Hir - RSPB - a little further away but ideal for bird spotters and nature lovers. Spring Watch has been filmed here many times. Mixture of woodland and estuary. Plenty of hides and miles of walking. Open all year.