Attractions & Sightseeing

  • Vale of Rheidol Railway - Travelling on the Vale of Rheidol Railway is the finest way to see the stunning Rheidol Valley. Opened in 1902, the railway has been delighting passengers young and old for over a century.
  • 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.
  • Lanachaeron- National Trust - 18th-century Welsh gentry estate - with house, walled gardens and home farm. This rare example of a self-sufficient 18th-century Welsh minor gentry estate has survived virtually unaltered. Cafe and gift shop on site, can be entered without entry to estate. Local walks and bike hire from ticket office.
  • Strata Florida Abbey - a site of huge religious significance in Wales, closed in 1539 the ruins stand in a stunning landscape and you can learn more about this once magnificent site in the visitor centre and gift shop. Also a natural home for Welsh culture. Dafydd ap Gwilym, one of the best known of Wales’s medieval poets, is buried here under a yew tree. Entry fee April - Oct
  • 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. More info here.
  • 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.
  • Cardigan Bay Beaches - Discover Ceredigion's award winning beaches along the coastline of Cardigan Bay. Enjoy Ceredigion's most popular beaches including our bustling holiday resorts, family beaches and quiet secluded coves.
  • 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.
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre - Award winning Aberystwyth Arts Centre is Wales’ largest arts centre and recognised as a 'national flagship for the arts'. Cinema, exhibitions, theatre, shop and cafe.
  • 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.
  • Animalarium - Borth Zoo, we like to offer surplus Zoo animals and exotic pets a new home. There are lots of attractions and daily activities for visitors to enjoy. On site cafe. Open all year.
  • Fansasty Farm Park - There is something here for all ages from friendly animals to exciting adventure or just relax in the splendor of Fantasy Farm Park
  • Aberystwyth Cliff Railway & Camera Obscura - Constitution Hill is a great place to visit for all the family, and once you’re at the summit there are plenty of fun things to do, truly something for everyone. Resturant on top of Constitution Hill.
  • The Silver Mountain Experience - Steeped in myths and legends, high in the ancient Cambrian Mountains, the Silver Mountain Experience has tumbling streams, mysterious forests and long abandoned mine workings that will take you on a journey through the mists of time.
  • Dolaucothi Gold Mines (NT) - These unique gold mines are set amid wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley. Guided tours take you back to experience the conditions of the Roman, Victorian and 1930s underground workings. Onsite shop and cafe.
  • Cilgerran Castle (Cadw & NT) - Located near Cardigan, Cilgerran Castle, which overlooks the Teifi. Almost 800 years young and counting. Take the wall-walk to truly appreciate why it was built here. Stunning location. Open all year. Entry fee between April and October.