Finn-Me-Oot Cenarth Guidebook

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Finn-Me-Oot Cenarth Guidebook

Our favourite beaches
Enjoy the unspoilt beaches of Cardigan Bay on the West Wales Coast.
Mwnt is a haven for wildlife, one of the best places in Ceredigion to spot dolphins and always popular for days out on the beach. On beautiful sunny days, Mwnt is perfect families and one of our favourites to enjoy this hidden cove’s golden sand and rolling waves. When visiting, a walk to the top of Foel y Mwnt is a must, take in the panoramic views over Cardigan Bay and see if you’re lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the mountains of Snowdonia in the distance. Dolphins can often be seen playing in the bay, with Mwnt locally recognised as one of the best places to regularly spot them. Every summer our team of National Trust rangers host Dolphin Watch events to gather data to assist with monitoring the population. Located on the Ceredigion coast, a few miles north of Cardigan town centre, you’ll drive down the windy country lines to be presented with dramatic views over Cardigan Bay upon arrival. To reach the beach there is a series of steps leading down to the sheltered sandy bay. You can also reach the beach by walking the local stretches of Wales’ Coastal Path. On site facilities include the National Trust car park, toilets run by Ceredigion Council and a kiosk selling ice creams and all those little essentials you need to enjoy your day on the beach. Don’t miss 1. Catch a glimpse of dolphins in Cardigan Bay 2. Watch the sunset from the top Foel y Mwnt 3. Enjoy dramatic coastal views whilst walking the Coastal Path
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Mwnt beach Car Park
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Mwnt is a haven for wildlife, one of the best places in Ceredigion to spot dolphins and always popular for days out on the beach. On beautiful sunny days, Mwnt is perfect families and one of our favourites to enjoy this hidden cove’s golden sand and rolling waves. When visiting, a walk to the top of Foel y Mwnt is a must, take in the panoramic views over Cardigan Bay and see if you’re lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the mountains of Snowdonia in the distance. Dolphins can often be seen playing in the bay, with Mwnt locally recognised as one of the best places to regularly spot them. Every summer our team of National Trust rangers host Dolphin Watch events to gather data to assist with monitoring the population. Located on the Ceredigion coast, a few miles north of Cardigan town centre, you’ll drive down the windy country lines to be presented with dramatic views over Cardigan Bay upon arrival. To reach the beach there is a series of steps leading down to the sheltered sandy bay. You can also reach the beach by walking the local stretches of Wales’ Coastal Path. On site facilities include the National Trust car park, toilets run by Ceredigion Council and a kiosk selling ice creams and all those little essentials you need to enjoy your day on the beach. Don’t miss 1. Catch a glimpse of dolphins in Cardigan Bay 2. Watch the sunset from the top Foel y Mwnt 3. Enjoy dramatic coastal views whilst walking the Coastal Path
Tresaith sits in a sheltered bay between Aberporth and Penbryn. The name comes from the River Saith which cascades down the cliffs and on to the sandy beach below. Apparently, the little waterfall was created by a glacier blocking the course of the River Saith many millennia ago. Tresaith beach is a great spot for families and the Blue Flag award reflects the range of facilities on offer. These include a shop, cafe, the Ship Inn pub and public toilets - all within a stone's throw of the beach. There are also plenty of rock pools to explore at either end of the beach. Tresaith is a popular location for a range of water sports; it can be a good surfing beach but it is most popular for sailing with a well-established club and slipway. There is a smaller beach just around from the waterfall at the northern end of the beach. However, keep an eye on the tide as it is only possible to access (and get back) when the tide is out.
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Tresaith
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Tresaith sits in a sheltered bay between Aberporth and Penbryn. The name comes from the River Saith which cascades down the cliffs and on to the sandy beach below. Apparently, the little waterfall was created by a glacier blocking the course of the River Saith many millennia ago. Tresaith beach is a great spot for families and the Blue Flag award reflects the range of facilities on offer. These include a shop, cafe, the Ship Inn pub and public toilets - all within a stone's throw of the beach. There are also plenty of rock pools to explore at either end of the beach. Tresaith is a popular location for a range of water sports; it can be a good surfing beach but it is most popular for sailing with a well-established club and slipway. There is a smaller beach just around from the waterfall at the northern end of the beach. However, keep an eye on the tide as it is only possible to access (and get back) when the tide is out.
Aberporth is known for being a charming little village on the coast of Ceredigion and Aberporth Beach is one of the prettiest in the area. Aberporth Beach is something of a misnomer as it is actually two separate beaches bisected by a headland with Dyffryn Beach to the west and Dolwen Beach to the east. Still, Aberporth Beach is often used to describe both of these beaches together. The beach has a gentle slope into the water and is made up of sand rather than shingle which means this is a great place for a swim and other favourite seaside activities. For this reason, it is popular with families and is one of the top holiday destinations in Ceredigion. At low tide, there are a number of rock pools here where you can look for marine life, and you can enjoy the vast swathe of sand where you can build sandcastles or sunbathe. From Aberporth Beach, you can take a picturesque clifftop walk to neighbouring Tresaith. One of the highlights of this walk is the chance to take in the sea views and if you are lucky you may even spot one of the bottlenose dolphin found in Cardigan Bay. With reference to this, you will even find a statue of one of these dolphins carved from wood on the headland between Dolwen and Dyffryn beaches. Orcas and porpoises have also been spotted in these waters as well as sunfish and sharks. This area has always had a strong maritime heritage and the herring industry, in particular, was a cornerstone of the local economy. Nowadays if you want to sample some seafood caught off the coast of Aberporth then Cardigan Bay lobster and crab are both specialities. Dogs are allowed on Dyffryn Beach all year round although Dolwen Beach has some restrictions from September to June.
Aberporth Bay
Aberporth is known for being a charming little village on the coast of Ceredigion and Aberporth Beach is one of the prettiest in the area. Aberporth Beach is something of a misnomer as it is actually two separate beaches bisected by a headland with Dyffryn Beach to the west and Dolwen Beach to the east. Still, Aberporth Beach is often used to describe both of these beaches together. The beach has a gentle slope into the water and is made up of sand rather than shingle which means this is a great place for a swim and other favourite seaside activities. For this reason, it is popular with families and is one of the top holiday destinations in Ceredigion. At low tide, there are a number of rock pools here where you can look for marine life, and you can enjoy the vast swathe of sand where you can build sandcastles or sunbathe. From Aberporth Beach, you can take a picturesque clifftop walk to neighbouring Tresaith. One of the highlights of this walk is the chance to take in the sea views and if you are lucky you may even spot one of the bottlenose dolphin found in Cardigan Bay. With reference to this, you will even find a statue of one of these dolphins carved from wood on the headland between Dolwen and Dyffryn beaches. Orcas and porpoises have also been spotted in these waters as well as sunfish and sharks. This area has always had a strong maritime heritage and the herring industry, in particular, was a cornerstone of the local economy. Nowadays if you want to sample some seafood caught off the coast of Aberporth then Cardigan Bay lobster and crab are both specialities. Dogs are allowed on Dyffryn Beach all year round although Dolwen Beach has some restrictions from September to June.
New Quay is a delightful, bustling seaside resort on the Ceredigion coast. The bay is home to colonies of seals and bottlenose dolphins, and wildlife watching is an important part of the local economy. Boats taking visitors to look for wildlife and enjoy the coastal views leave from the harbour, in addition to the many fishing boats, some of which may be chartered for crab hunting and fishing trips. There are a number of lovely beaches here, and the village can get understandably busy in peak season. As the name would suggest, Harbour Beach is a relatively sheltered beach. Forming a broad sweep of golden sand it is located immediately to the south of the harbour and pier. This is the village’s most popular beach, offering opportunities for both sailing and bathing, with zoning to enhance safety. The beach is usually patrolled by lifeguards from the end of May until the start of September.
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New Quay
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New Quay is a delightful, bustling seaside resort on the Ceredigion coast. The bay is home to colonies of seals and bottlenose dolphins, and wildlife watching is an important part of the local economy. Boats taking visitors to look for wildlife and enjoy the coastal views leave from the harbour, in addition to the many fishing boats, some of which may be chartered for crab hunting and fishing trips. There are a number of lovely beaches here, and the village can get understandably busy in peak season. As the name would suggest, Harbour Beach is a relatively sheltered beach. Forming a broad sweep of golden sand it is located immediately to the south of the harbour and pier. This is the village’s most popular beach, offering opportunities for both sailing and bathing, with zoning to enhance safety. The beach is usually patrolled by lifeguards from the end of May until the start of September.
Poppit Sands is a sandy beach, backed with sand dunes at the mouth of the Teifi Estuary. It is a blue flag bathing beach making it an ideal holiday location. Lifeguards patrol the beach between July and August from 10.00 - 6.00 each day. It is also the start of the Pembrokeshire coastal path to Amroth which is 180 miles away. Poppit Sands Beach Cardigan Bay is great for all activites Power Kiting is a rapidly growing sport. Whether its buggying, land boarding, kite boarding or just Power kiting Poppit Sands Beach is a perfect location. With almost 1/2 a mile of beach to play with it means there is room for everyone, the high tide line due to the beach being at the mouth of the River Teifi means there is lots of hard sand for buggiers and boarders. There is a permanent Life Guard station for peace of mind and during summer months a cafe set just off the beach. The Webley hotel just before Poppit Sands, and The Ferry Inn in St Dogmael's serve food.
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Poppit Sands Beach
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Poppit Sands is a sandy beach, backed with sand dunes at the mouth of the Teifi Estuary. It is a blue flag bathing beach making it an ideal holiday location. Lifeguards patrol the beach between July and August from 10.00 - 6.00 each day. It is also the start of the Pembrokeshire coastal path to Amroth which is 180 miles away. Poppit Sands Beach Cardigan Bay is great for all activites Power Kiting is a rapidly growing sport. Whether its buggying, land boarding, kite boarding or just Power kiting Poppit Sands Beach is a perfect location. With almost 1/2 a mile of beach to play with it means there is room for everyone, the high tide line due to the beach being at the mouth of the River Teifi means there is lots of hard sand for buggiers and boarders. There is a permanent Life Guard station for peace of mind and during summer months a cafe set just off the beach. The Webley hotel just before Poppit Sands, and The Ferry Inn in St Dogmael's serve food.
Parrog Beach, Newport, Great for rock pools and at low tide it is possible to wade across to Newport Sands but this stretch has strong tides and is not recommended for swimming. The coast path runs along the beach here and is worth exploring in either direction.
Parrog Car Park
Parrog Beach, Newport, Great for rock pools and at low tide it is possible to wade across to Newport Sands but this stretch has strong tides and is not recommended for swimming. The coast path runs along the beach here and is worth exploring in either direction.
Penbryn is owned by the National Trust. The beach is almost a mile in length. There is a turning circle and dropping off point at the beach edge for disabled visitors, which should be kept clear for any emergency vehicles. Penbryn is about 9 miles north of Cardigan. There is a car park on Llanborth Farm as you arrive, some 400 metres from the beach. The National Trust charge a small fee for parking. There’s also The Plwmp Tart café and shop here with outdoor and indoor seating. The walk down to the beach is either on the lane, or follow the footpath signs from the back of the car park [behind the café] which takes you into a beautiful wooded valley, full of wood anemones in the spring. This shady path suddenly opens up to the wide expanse of the beach and the sound of the waves, a lovely approach to the beach. Penbryn Cave As you walk on to Penbryn beach, particularly if the tide is low, you can explore the cave at the far right hand side of the beach, and at very low tide, go round this headland to a very quiet and large sandy beach – but beware – there is no other way to leave this sandy cove, so check the tide tables before exploring far (Aberporth tide table will be closest). The walk from Penbryn to Llangrannog which starts from the car park takes you along some of the most beautiful stretches of the Cardigan Bay coast, past Morfa Cove and ending up in the village of Llangrannog.
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Penbryn
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Penbryn is owned by the National Trust. The beach is almost a mile in length. There is a turning circle and dropping off point at the beach edge for disabled visitors, which should be kept clear for any emergency vehicles. Penbryn is about 9 miles north of Cardigan. There is a car park on Llanborth Farm as you arrive, some 400 metres from the beach. The National Trust charge a small fee for parking. There’s also The Plwmp Tart café and shop here with outdoor and indoor seating. The walk down to the beach is either on the lane, or follow the footpath signs from the back of the car park [behind the café] which takes you into a beautiful wooded valley, full of wood anemones in the spring. This shady path suddenly opens up to the wide expanse of the beach and the sound of the waves, a lovely approach to the beach. Penbryn Cave As you walk on to Penbryn beach, particularly if the tide is low, you can explore the cave at the far right hand side of the beach, and at very low tide, go round this headland to a very quiet and large sandy beach – but beware – there is no other way to leave this sandy cove, so check the tide tables before exploring far (Aberporth tide table will be closest). The walk from Penbryn to Llangrannog which starts from the car park takes you along some of the most beautiful stretches of the Cardigan Bay coast, past Morfa Cove and ending up in the village of Llangrannog.
Perfect for families with rock pools and for older kids great Jumping off area into the sea! We like to join this day with a walk through the woods to Pwllgwaelod Beach
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Cwm-yr-Eglwys
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Perfect for families with rock pools and for older kids great Jumping off area into the sea! We like to join this day with a walk through the woods to Pwllgwaelod Beach
Pwllgwaelod Beach is a small sandy beach that is encircled by cliffs with views across the water to Fishguard Harbour. The cliffs offer some protection from the wind and at low tide there is a good stretch of sand. The beach is also one of the starting points of a trek that stretches for three miles following the Pembrokeshire National Park Coastal Footpath which follows the coast around to Dinas Head. The walk takes you up a steep cliff which rises to 465 feet passing plenty of pretty flora and fauna as you go. From here you can take in the views over Fishguard Bay from a different vantage point. Some of the bird species that you are likely to see in the area include chough, fulmar, and peregrine falcon. We like to join this day with a walk to Cwm-yr-Eglwys. Also the pub here The Old Sailor is a MUST for a cream tea or Lunch.
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Pwllgwaelod Beach
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Pwllgwaelod Beach is a small sandy beach that is encircled by cliffs with views across the water to Fishguard Harbour. The cliffs offer some protection from the wind and at low tide there is a good stretch of sand. The beach is also one of the starting points of a trek that stretches for three miles following the Pembrokeshire National Park Coastal Footpath which follows the coast around to Dinas Head. The walk takes you up a steep cliff which rises to 465 feet passing plenty of pretty flora and fauna as you go. From here you can take in the views over Fishguard Bay from a different vantage point. Some of the bird species that you are likely to see in the area include chough, fulmar, and peregrine falcon. We like to join this day with a walk to Cwm-yr-Eglwys. Also the pub here The Old Sailor is a MUST for a cream tea or Lunch.
Our Favourite places to eat
Where to begin, there are so many fabulous places to eat and amazing food producers within a short distance of Finn Me Oot
Crwst has been called the best place in Wales for brunch. So, you can't get a higher recommendation than that! Crwst, specialise in homemade bread, bakes, coffee and food made with quality ingredients using locally sourced produce! Oopen for brunch Tuesday to Sunday – where you can choose from our favourites such as the Crwst Benedict, Vegan Brekkie, Brioche Breakfast Bap and much more. On Friday and Saturday nights, the evening menu includes a selection of great seasonal food. Homemade cakes and bakes are made fresh every day. They have Vegetarian and Vegan options and are happy to adapt dishes if you have a certain food allergy.
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Crwst
9 Priory St
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Crwst has been called the best place in Wales for brunch. So, you can't get a higher recommendation than that! Crwst, specialise in homemade bread, bakes, coffee and food made with quality ingredients using locally sourced produce! Oopen for brunch Tuesday to Sunday – where you can choose from our favourites such as the Crwst Benedict, Vegan Brekkie, Brioche Breakfast Bap and much more. On Friday and Saturday nights, the evening menu includes a selection of great seasonal food. Homemade cakes and bakes are made fresh every day. They have Vegetarian and Vegan options and are happy to adapt dishes if you have a certain food allergy.
Fantastic Stonebake handmade pizzas, breads and delicious sweets.. Great atmosphere but check they are open before going as opening times vary throughout the year Great coffee, welsh craft beers & wine in a riverside courtyard.
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Pizzatipi
1 Cambrian Quay
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Fantastic Stonebake handmade pizzas, breads and delicious sweets.. Great atmosphere but check they are open before going as opening times vary throughout the year Great coffee, welsh craft beers & wine in a riverside courtyard.
Great location overlooking the sea. Good traditional menu and spotting dolphins either on the terrace or from the large bay windows is always an added bonus!
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The Ship Inn
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Great location overlooking the sea. Good traditional menu and spotting dolphins either on the terrace or from the large bay windows is always an added bonus!
This is one of our favourite pubs and luckily it is the closest to us. Great traditional food, and a lovely welcoming old pub.
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The Nags Head
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This is one of our favourite pubs and luckily it is the closest to us. Great traditional food, and a lovely welcoming old pub.
Artisan bread and patisserie baked fresh on the premises; locally sourced breakfasts and lunches; speciality coffee; great for vegans and vegetarians; secret garden; licensed bar.
Bara Menyn Bakehouse
45 Saint Mary Street
Artisan bread and patisserie baked fresh on the premises; locally sourced breakfasts and lunches; speciality coffee; great for vegans and vegetarians; secret garden; licensed bar.
This pub is a MUST for a cream tea or a Sunday lunch after a walk from Cwm-Yr-Eglwys. You can can either do the 2 hours round the coastal path or the 25minute walk through the woods.
The Old Sailors
This pub is a MUST for a cream tea or a Sunday lunch after a walk from Cwm-Yr-Eglwys. You can can either do the 2 hours round the coastal path or the 25minute walk through the woods.
For the children
Return to the Iron Age! Castell Henllys Iron Age Village is set within thirty acres of beautiful woodland and river meadows in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. As well as being home to expertly-recreated Iron Age roundhouses built exactly where they would have stood more than 2,000 years ago, these natural surroundings are teeming with wildlife such as otters, swallows and bats. Dogs on leads are welcome on the site but are not permitted inside the café. Dogs are, however, allowed on the veranda and outside seating areas.
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Castell Henllys
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Return to the Iron Age! Castell Henllys Iron Age Village is set within thirty acres of beautiful woodland and river meadows in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. As well as being home to expertly-recreated Iron Age roundhouses built exactly where they would have stood more than 2,000 years ago, these natural surroundings are teeming with wildlife such as otters, swallows and bats. Dogs on leads are welcome on the site but are not permitted inside the café. Dogs are, however, allowed on the veranda and outside seating areas.
Join Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Charlie Bucket and all your favourite fairytale characters at Oakwood Theme Park - it’s a little slice of fantasy with lots of fun rides thrown in. Come face-to-face with scary ghosts and monsters on Spooky Street – home to all the ghastliest creatures in Oakwood. Put your bravery to the test on the ‘Creepy Crawler’ ride and enter the Witch Hunt scare maze (only if you dare). Bounce away at the Cauldrons mini-trampolines, before recharging with a spooktacular meal at the Haunt pizzeria. From here journey to Neverland where you can join the Lost Boys on a swashbuckling adventure aboard the Jolly Roger Pirate Ship.
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Oakwood Theme Park
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Join Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Charlie Bucket and all your favourite fairytale characters at Oakwood Theme Park - it’s a little slice of fantasy with lots of fun rides thrown in. Come face-to-face with scary ghosts and monsters on Spooky Street – home to all the ghastliest creatures in Oakwood. Put your bravery to the test on the ‘Creepy Crawler’ ride and enter the Witch Hunt scare maze (only if you dare). Bounce away at the Cauldrons mini-trampolines, before recharging with a spooktacular meal at the Haunt pizzeria. From here journey to Neverland where you can join the Lost Boys on a swashbuckling adventure aboard the Jolly Roger Pirate Ship.
Adventure play parks, pirate galleons, long-legged giraffes - take your pick at Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo, where the wild side comes to life. If you love animals this is the place to be. Wave hello to over 100 species of wildlife including magnificent lions, cheeky penguins and endangered rhinos. Equally, at the barn, your little ones can meet the lovely, fluffy rabbits, miniature ponies and even pigs for any Peppa fans in the family - there must be one or two!
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Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo
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Adventure play parks, pirate galleons, long-legged giraffes - take your pick at Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo, where the wild side comes to life. If you love animals this is the place to be. Wave hello to over 100 species of wildlife including magnificent lions, cheeky penguins and endangered rhinos. Equally, at the barn, your little ones can meet the lovely, fluffy rabbits, miniature ponies and even pigs for any Peppa fans in the family - there must be one or two!
If you love your historic buildings, you’ll definitely enjoy a day at Cardigan Castle! The attraction is comprised of a restored medieval castle, Georgian house and 2 acres of landscaped grounds. Situated in a picturesque riverside location, the castle is a beautiful place to enjoy a day out. Fun fact: Cardigan Castle is the birthplace of National Eisteddfod. There are loads more where this came from! With 900 years of history to be discovered at the castle, your kids will learn many fascinating stories from the past. Who knows, by the end of the day, history may have climbed to the top of their favourite school subjects’ list!
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Cardigan Castle
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If you love your historic buildings, you’ll definitely enjoy a day at Cardigan Castle! The attraction is comprised of a restored medieval castle, Georgian house and 2 acres of landscaped grounds. Situated in a picturesque riverside location, the castle is a beautiful place to enjoy a day out. Fun fact: Cardigan Castle is the birthplace of National Eisteddfod. There are loads more where this came from! With 900 years of history to be discovered at the castle, your kids will learn many fascinating stories from the past. Who knows, by the end of the day, history may have climbed to the top of their favourite school subjects’ list!
Rainy Day? Theatre Mwldan in Cardigan is our nearest cinema Live theatre stage and 3-screen cinema.
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Theatre Mwldan
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Rainy Day? Theatre Mwldan in Cardigan is our nearest cinema Live theatre stage and 3-screen cinema.
Looking for something nearby to entertain the children with a walk and a run-around? We like Newcastle Emlyn Castle which is a ruined castle, in Newcastle Emlyn. The ruined castle is strategically located on a steep-sided promontory overlooking the River Teifi and was probably built by the Welsh lord Maredudd ap Rhys in about 1240.
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Newcastle Emlyn Castle
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Looking for something nearby to entertain the children with a walk and a run-around? We like Newcastle Emlyn Castle which is a ruined castle, in Newcastle Emlyn. The ruined castle is strategically located on a steep-sided promontory overlooking the River Teifi and was probably built by the Welsh lord Maredudd ap Rhys in about 1240.
Walking
The coast and countryside around Cardigan Bay is an ideal hiking country, offering a delightful range of walks for both experienced and casual walkers. Seaside saunters along the fronts of coastal towns and villages.
One of our favourite walks follows the River Teifi from the bridge at Llechryd, down through Cilgerran and the Welsh Wildlife Centre and into Cardigan arriving via Cardigan old bridge. Along the way there are wildflowers, two castles, chance to see herons, otters and water buffalo [depending on the time of year]. Start The walk starts at the bridge in Llechryd, if you are driving you can park at the wide part of the road to Monordeifi and return to your car either by foot or by bus. Grid Ref reference SN 175 460 River Teifi Walk Llechryd to Cardigan 1. The path begins between the river and the gate house and follows the river Teifi past salmon traps, an old quarry and abandoned ferry point cottage to reach Cilgerran coracle information centre [with toilets] after a beautiful riverside walk 2. Continue past the picnic tables for about 50 metres and look out for a path up the side of the hill. A short climb brings you out below Cilgerran castle. Here the path loops around the castle and you pass in front of a cottage bearing right along a narrow track which leads to the NT castle entrance round to your right. 3. Turn left away from the castle and then right onto a small road which shortly bends round to the left giving a view of the church in the distance. 4. Within 200 metres, look out for a footpath down to your right and follow it down to cross a stream via a small bridge. The path skirts in front of and around a small group of cottages, bringing you out on a lane where you turn left. 5. Within 200 metres, turn right through a 'kissing gate' and follow the path along the edge of the field with the old hedge bank on your right to the next 'kissing gate' which leads into woodland high above the river. 6. The path curves round to the left to cross a small bridge before skirting high above the river, with quite dramatic views down through the trees into Cilgerran gorge below. 7. The path narrows and in spring and early summer is bordered by wildflowers, particularly the bluebells are a delight on this stretch. The path passes badgers set on the left before climbing to a gate where you have a choice of routes. 8. a - the gorge walk - turn right, pass through a gate and after about 300 metres take the path signposted to your right and enter the Welsh Wildlife Centre where the gorge walk, though steep in places is well signposted b - the more direct walk - carry straight on across the top of a field [private gate to left] and drop down onto a lovely path which skirts fields to bring you out at the Welsh Wildlife Centre 9. From the wildlife centre car park, pass through the large gate and follow the old Cardigan Railway track with the River Teifi on your right and the marshes on your left to Cardigan. To return to your car from Cardigan, the 460 Carmarthen bus run by Richard Brothers leave from Finch Square passing through Llechryd. 10. Circular walk - from the car park, turn right and follow the track to Cilgerran village. Turn left to take the first small road into the village which drops down before passing the church. On seeing the sign for Cilgerran castle, retrace your steps from 3, or enter the village and follow the road via Garnons mill to Llechryd bridge.
Afon Teifi
One of our favourite walks follows the River Teifi from the bridge at Llechryd, down through Cilgerran and the Welsh Wildlife Centre and into Cardigan arriving via Cardigan old bridge. Along the way there are wildflowers, two castles, chance to see herons, otters and water buffalo [depending on the time of year]. Start The walk starts at the bridge in Llechryd, if you are driving you can park at the wide part of the road to Monordeifi and return to your car either by foot or by bus. Grid Ref reference SN 175 460 River Teifi Walk Llechryd to Cardigan 1. The path begins between the river and the gate house and follows the river Teifi past salmon traps, an old quarry and abandoned ferry point cottage to reach Cilgerran coracle information centre [with toilets] after a beautiful riverside walk 2. Continue past the picnic tables for about 50 metres and look out for a path up the side of the hill. A short climb brings you out below Cilgerran castle. Here the path loops around the castle and you pass in front of a cottage bearing right along a narrow track which leads to the NT castle entrance round to your right. 3. Turn left away from the castle and then right onto a small road which shortly bends round to the left giving a view of the church in the distance. 4. Within 200 metres, look out for a footpath down to your right and follow it down to cross a stream via a small bridge. The path skirts in front of and around a small group of cottages, bringing you out on a lane where you turn left. 5. Within 200 metres, turn right through a 'kissing gate' and follow the path along the edge of the field with the old hedge bank on your right to the next 'kissing gate' which leads into woodland high above the river. 6. The path curves round to the left to cross a small bridge before skirting high above the river, with quite dramatic views down through the trees into Cilgerran gorge below. 7. The path narrows and in spring and early summer is bordered by wildflowers, particularly the bluebells are a delight on this stretch. The path passes badgers set on the left before climbing to a gate where you have a choice of routes. 8. a - the gorge walk - turn right, pass through a gate and after about 300 metres take the path signposted to your right and enter the Welsh Wildlife Centre where the gorge walk, though steep in places is well signposted b - the more direct walk - carry straight on across the top of a field [private gate to left] and drop down onto a lovely path which skirts fields to bring you out at the Welsh Wildlife Centre 9. From the wildlife centre car park, pass through the large gate and follow the old Cardigan Railway track with the River Teifi on your right and the marshes on your left to Cardigan. To return to your car from Cardigan, the 460 Carmarthen bus run by Richard Brothers leave from Finch Square passing through Llechryd. 10. Circular walk - from the car park, turn right and follow the track to Cilgerran village. Turn left to take the first small road into the village which drops down before passing the church. On seeing the sign for Cilgerran castle, retrace your steps from 3, or enter the village and follow the road via Garnons mill to Llechryd bridge.
A spectacular walk that includes the famous 'Witches Cauldron' and the picturesque National Trust headland of Ceibwr Bay and ends in the small welcoming town of Newport. To start the walk from Moylgrove car park. Grid reference SN 118 447 add 1.5 miles and to finish the walk in Newport town, add a further 1.8 miles. [10.3 miles total] Moylgrove to Newport Walk PLEASE NOTE Some stretches of this path are steep and the cliffs are very high, less experienced walkers may wish to allow longer and be sure to check the return Poppit Rocket bus is running. Moylgrove - Turn left out of car park & after few metres turn right by the chapel. Continue along the road until you reach Ceibwr Bay. Alternatively, start your walk at Ceibwr where there are a couple of lay-by's to park. Ceibwr Bay - (The cliffs here are famous for their amazing strata produced in the Caledonian period 450 million years ago.) Carry on along the road for short distance to coast path sign on right, go over stile & follow coast path for about west a mile to the dramatic bay known as the 'Witches Cauldron'. Look out for Gannets, Choughs, Gulls, Fulmars, Shags, Cormorants, Buzzards, Ravens and Kestrels Witches Cauldron - (This is a collapsed cave and at certain points of the tide the water makes wonderful noises as it is sucked under the narrow arch of rock). Castell Treryffydd - is an Iron Age Hill Fort, look out for seals particularly along this stretch. Foel Goch - Another good place to spot seals and dolphins from the escarpment above the cliff. Pen Pystyll - The small waterfall at Pen Pystyll is above a tiny beach from where you can enjoy the sunset or a secluded swim before the last of the walk to Newport Sands or further to Newport town. Newport - The coastal path turns inland at the beach to follow the estuary to the bridge across the River Severn which will take you up into the town of Newport, with pubs serving food, cafes and shops. It is possible to do this walk in either direction and use the Poppit Rocket Bus service from early May until late September, to return to the start of the walk
Moylgrove
A spectacular walk that includes the famous 'Witches Cauldron' and the picturesque National Trust headland of Ceibwr Bay and ends in the small welcoming town of Newport. To start the walk from Moylgrove car park. Grid reference SN 118 447 add 1.5 miles and to finish the walk in Newport town, add a further 1.8 miles. [10.3 miles total] Moylgrove to Newport Walk PLEASE NOTE Some stretches of this path are steep and the cliffs are very high, less experienced walkers may wish to allow longer and be sure to check the return Poppit Rocket bus is running. Moylgrove - Turn left out of car park & after few metres turn right by the chapel. Continue along the road until you reach Ceibwr Bay. Alternatively, start your walk at Ceibwr where there are a couple of lay-by's to park. Ceibwr Bay - (The cliffs here are famous for their amazing strata produced in the Caledonian period 450 million years ago.) Carry on along the road for short distance to coast path sign on right, go over stile & follow coast path for about west a mile to the dramatic bay known as the 'Witches Cauldron'. Look out for Gannets, Choughs, Gulls, Fulmars, Shags, Cormorants, Buzzards, Ravens and Kestrels Witches Cauldron - (This is a collapsed cave and at certain points of the tide the water makes wonderful noises as it is sucked under the narrow arch of rock). Castell Treryffydd - is an Iron Age Hill Fort, look out for seals particularly along this stretch. Foel Goch - Another good place to spot seals and dolphins from the escarpment above the cliff. Pen Pystyll - The small waterfall at Pen Pystyll is above a tiny beach from where you can enjoy the sunset or a secluded swim before the last of the walk to Newport Sands or further to Newport town. Newport - The coastal path turns inland at the beach to follow the estuary to the bridge across the River Severn which will take you up into the town of Newport, with pubs serving food, cafes and shops. It is possible to do this walk in either direction and use the Poppit Rocket Bus service from early May until late September, to return to the start of the walk
River Teifi Walk Llechryd to Cardigan Distance 5 miles [8 miles circular walk omitting Cardigan] Approximate Time 2.5 – 3 hours [4 – 4.5 hours circular] River Teifi Walk Llechryd to Cardigan Description One of my favourite walks follows the River Teifi from the bridge at Llechryd, down through Cilgerran and the Welsh Wildlife Centre and into Cardigan arriving via Cardigan old bridge. Along the way there are wild flowers, two castles, chance to see herons, otters and water buffalo [depending on time of year]. Start The walk starts at the bridge in Llechryd, if you are driving you can park at the wide part of the road to Monordeifi and return to your car either by foot or by bus. Grid Ref reference SN 175 460 Refreshments are available from the shop in Cilgerran or at the Welsh Wildlife Centre and there are lots of options in Cardigan. The path begins between the river and the gate house and follows the river Teifi past salmon traps, an old quarry and abandoned ferry point cottage to reach Cilgerran coracle information centre [with toilets] after a beautiful riverside walk Continue past the picnic tables for about 50 metres and look out for a path up the side of the hill. A short climb brings you out below Cilgerran castle. Here the path loops around the castle and you pass in front of a cottage bearing right along a narrow track which leads to the NT castle entrance round to your right. Turn left away from the castle and then right onto a small road which shortly bends round to the left giving a view of the church in the distance. Within 200 metres, look out for a footpath down to your right and follow it down to cross a stream via a small bridge. The path skirts in front of and around a small group of cottages, bringing you out on a lane where you turn left. Within 200 metres, turn right through a ‘kissing gate’ and follow the path along the edge of the field with the old hedge bank on your right to the next ‘kissing gate’ which leads into woodland high above the river. The path curves round to the left to cross a small bridge before skirting high above the river, with quite dramatic views down through the trees into Cilgerran gorge below. The path narrows and in spring and early summer is bordered by wild flowers, particularly the bluebells are a delight on this stretch. The path passes a badgers set on the left before climbing to a gate where you have a choice of routes. a – the gorge walk – turn right, pass through a gate and after about 300 metres take the path signposted to your right and enter the Welsh Wildlife Centre where the gorge walk, though steep in places is well signposted b – the more direct walk – carry straight on across the top of a field [private gate to left] and drop down onto a lovely path which skirts fields to bring you out at the Welsh Wildlife Centre From the wildlife centre car park, pass through the large gate and follow the old Cardigan Railway track with the River Teifi on your right and the marshes on your left to Cardigan. To return to your car from Cardigan, the 460 Carmarthen bus run by Richard Brothers leaves from Finch Square passing through Llechryd. Circular walk – from the car park, turn right and follow the track to Cilgerran village. Turn left to take the first small road into the village which drops down before passing the church. On seeing the sign for Cilgerran castle, retrace your steps from 3, or enter the village and follow the road via Garnons mill to Llechryd bridge.
Llechryd
River Teifi Walk Llechryd to Cardigan Distance 5 miles [8 miles circular walk omitting Cardigan] Approximate Time 2.5 – 3 hours [4 – 4.5 hours circular] River Teifi Walk Llechryd to Cardigan Description One of my favourite walks follows the River Teifi from the bridge at Llechryd, down through Cilgerran and the Welsh Wildlife Centre and into Cardigan arriving via Cardigan old bridge. Along the way there are wild flowers, two castles, chance to see herons, otters and water buffalo [depending on time of year]. Start The walk starts at the bridge in Llechryd, if you are driving you can park at the wide part of the road to Monordeifi and return to your car either by foot or by bus. Grid Ref reference SN 175 460 Refreshments are available from the shop in Cilgerran or at the Welsh Wildlife Centre and there are lots of options in Cardigan. The path begins between the river and the gate house and follows the river Teifi past salmon traps, an old quarry and abandoned ferry point cottage to reach Cilgerran coracle information centre [with toilets] after a beautiful riverside walk Continue past the picnic tables for about 50 metres and look out for a path up the side of the hill. A short climb brings you out below Cilgerran castle. Here the path loops around the castle and you pass in front of a cottage bearing right along a narrow track which leads to the NT castle entrance round to your right. Turn left away from the castle and then right onto a small road which shortly bends round to the left giving a view of the church in the distance. Within 200 metres, look out for a footpath down to your right and follow it down to cross a stream via a small bridge. The path skirts in front of and around a small group of cottages, bringing you out on a lane where you turn left. Within 200 metres, turn right through a ‘kissing gate’ and follow the path along the edge of the field with the old hedge bank on your right to the next ‘kissing gate’ which leads into woodland high above the river. The path curves round to the left to cross a small bridge before skirting high above the river, with quite dramatic views down through the trees into Cilgerran gorge below. The path narrows and in spring and early summer is bordered by wild flowers, particularly the bluebells are a delight on this stretch. The path passes a badgers set on the left before climbing to a gate where you have a choice of routes. a – the gorge walk – turn right, pass through a gate and after about 300 metres take the path signposted to your right and enter the Welsh Wildlife Centre where the gorge walk, though steep in places is well signposted b – the more direct walk – carry straight on across the top of a field [private gate to left] and drop down onto a lovely path which skirts fields to bring you out at the Welsh Wildlife Centre From the wildlife centre car park, pass through the large gate and follow the old Cardigan Railway track with the River Teifi on your right and the marshes on your left to Cardigan. To return to your car from Cardigan, the 460 Carmarthen bus run by Richard Brothers leaves from Finch Square passing through Llechryd. Circular walk – from the car park, turn right and follow the track to Cilgerran village. Turn left to take the first small road into the village which drops down before passing the church. On seeing the sign for Cilgerran castle, retrace your steps from 3, or enter the village and follow the road via Garnons mill to Llechryd bridge.
Circular walk Cardigan - Mwnt - Cardigan Distance 10.5 miles circular Approximate Time 4.5 hours Description An excellent walk that offers the walker wonderful views of the Teifi Estuary and a chance to rest midway at the scenic National Trust property of Mwnt with its picturesque chapel hiding beneath a triangular hill. A possibility of seeing dolphins and seals in the waters around Mwnt Circular Walk Cardigan / Mwnt Start The walk starts from Cardigan Quay car park Cardigan. Grid reference SN 175 460 Refreshments are available in the summer (open for Easter and closed after October half term) at the cafe above the beach at Mwnt and in Cardigan. Car Park – With supermarket on right go to end of car park & follow track, turn right uphill & straight ahead past some houses to waterworks. At works take path to left of gates & follow this to stile just before Old Castle Farm. After stile turn right up farm road, follow it to right & then left at T junction. At gate ahead, where track bears left At gate ahead, where track bears left, go through gate & follow waymarkers across 4 fields. When path dips downhill cross stile & follow field edge to corner, turn right & go through field gate onto road & turn right. Go along road for 100m, looking carefully for gap in hedge & footpath sign. Turn left here to go in front of next house & then turn right up green lane. Follow this for 1/2 mile & bear right over stile & left up farm lane. Follow this track for about 500m & then turn right through gate just before next farm. Go across 4 fields keeping about 50m from trees on right. On seeing line of houses ahead go to right hand corner of field across stream & over stile. Clos-y-Graig – Turn left in lane & left again in Verwig for 300m. Take the no through road. Follow this for 3/4 of a mile until road turns right & then before it turns left there is cattle grid ahead, cross this & follow farm track. On reaching farm buildings look for footpath sign directing you to left in front of large barn. Go through gate & down green lane towards sea. Follow this lane for 600m & at gate with lovely view of Mwnt go straight ahead & follow path to cafe & beach. Now retrace your tracks for about 500m & just before reaching Clos-y-Graig farmhouse turn up towards and through gate. Heol-Cwm – Follow this track, which becomes an unclassified road, for about 1.5 miles; 300m after Heol-Cwm turn left at junction & after 250m turn right through farm buildings to 4 gates. Go through second from left gate & follow green lane until it turns right. Take kissing gate on left & follow lane to house & turn right at road. Follow this road for nearly 3/4 of mile & then, when it turns sharp right, go across stile to right of gate ahead & down right hand side of 2 fields. Turn right in field corner & then left into rather muddy green lane. Follow this for nearly 500m. Turn right & then bear left down track past farmhouse. Pass chapel, go left uphill & follow this road for 450m until it bears left. Take track on right and follow this to junction of Felinban & Cnwc-y-Dintir. Turn left & go down edge of car park & then down road ahead back to start of walk.
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Mwnt
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Circular walk Cardigan - Mwnt - Cardigan Distance 10.5 miles circular Approximate Time 4.5 hours Description An excellent walk that offers the walker wonderful views of the Teifi Estuary and a chance to rest midway at the scenic National Trust property of Mwnt with its picturesque chapel hiding beneath a triangular hill. A possibility of seeing dolphins and seals in the waters around Mwnt Circular Walk Cardigan / Mwnt Start The walk starts from Cardigan Quay car park Cardigan. Grid reference SN 175 460 Refreshments are available in the summer (open for Easter and closed after October half term) at the cafe above the beach at Mwnt and in Cardigan. Car Park – With supermarket on right go to end of car park & follow track, turn right uphill & straight ahead past some houses to waterworks. At works take path to left of gates & follow this to stile just before Old Castle Farm. After stile turn right up farm road, follow it to right & then left at T junction. At gate ahead, where track bears left At gate ahead, where track bears left, go through gate & follow waymarkers across 4 fields. When path dips downhill cross stile & follow field edge to corner, turn right & go through field gate onto road & turn right. Go along road for 100m, looking carefully for gap in hedge & footpath sign. Turn left here to go in front of next house & then turn right up green lane. Follow this for 1/2 mile & bear right over stile & left up farm lane. Follow this track for about 500m & then turn right through gate just before next farm. Go across 4 fields keeping about 50m from trees on right. On seeing line of houses ahead go to right hand corner of field across stream & over stile. Clos-y-Graig – Turn left in lane & left again in Verwig for 300m. Take the no through road. Follow this for 3/4 of a mile until road turns right & then before it turns left there is cattle grid ahead, cross this & follow farm track. On reaching farm buildings look for footpath sign directing you to left in front of large barn. Go through gate & down green lane towards sea. Follow this lane for 600m & at gate with lovely view of Mwnt go straight ahead & follow path to cafe & beach. Now retrace your tracks for about 500m & just before reaching Clos-y-Graig farmhouse turn up towards and through gate. Heol-Cwm – Follow this track, which becomes an unclassified road, for about 1.5 miles; 300m after Heol-Cwm turn left at junction & after 250m turn right through farm buildings to 4 gates. Go through second from left gate & follow green lane until it turns right. Take kissing gate on left & follow lane to house & turn right at road. Follow this road for nearly 3/4 of mile & then, when it turns sharp right, go across stile to right of gate ahead & down right hand side of 2 fields. Turn right in field corner & then left into rather muddy green lane. Follow this for nearly 500m. Turn right & then bear left down track past farmhouse. Pass chapel, go left uphill & follow this road for 450m until it bears left. Take track on right and follow this to junction of Felinban & Cnwc-y-Dintir. Turn left & go down edge of car park & then down road ahead back to start of walk.
Llangranog Coastal Walk Distance 3 – 4 miles Approximate Time 2 hours Description A wonderful circular coastal walk with views across to the Lleyn peninsula on clear days and a gentle wooded section. Start The walk starts from the car park above Llangrannog or you can park by the sea and start your circular walk there. Walk around Llangrannog West Wales Holiday Walks Above Llangrannog – a lovely place from which to start your walk. St. Mary’s Well – This ancient well is as old as Llangrannog itself, and was a popular destination for pilgrims who would take the water for health purposes. Waterfall – The height of the water was used to drive a woollen mill situated a few yards away [which is now in ruins on private land] St. Crannogs Church -Originally built in wood about 500AD by St.Carantoc who also visited Crantock, Cornwall, Carhampton, Somerset and Carantec in Brittany. The present church building dates from 1885, but houses many treasures dating from Norman times. The grave of Sarah Jane Rees [Cranogwen], a local female Master Mariner, crowned bard and equal rights campaigner is situated in the graveyard. Lime Kiln – The only remaining kiln of five that were used in Llangrannog for burning the imported limestone. The lime was then sold to local framers to spread on the acid soil. Carreg Bica – According to legend Carreg Bica is the tooth of the giant Bica who lived in the Cardiganshire area, and who was forced to spit his tooth onto the beach following a bad toothache. In reality, the rock is a stack of Ordavician rock weathered by the sea, one of many along the coastline. Urdd Centre Lochtyn Headland – Panoramic views across the sea to the Lleyn Peninsula and the Welsh Mountains, and offering the chance to see seals and dolphins.
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Llangrannog Beach
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Llangranog Coastal Walk Distance 3 – 4 miles Approximate Time 2 hours Description A wonderful circular coastal walk with views across to the Lleyn peninsula on clear days and a gentle wooded section. Start The walk starts from the car park above Llangrannog or you can park by the sea and start your circular walk there. Walk around Llangrannog West Wales Holiday Walks Above Llangrannog – a lovely place from which to start your walk. St. Mary’s Well – This ancient well is as old as Llangrannog itself, and was a popular destination for pilgrims who would take the water for health purposes. Waterfall – The height of the water was used to drive a woollen mill situated a few yards away [which is now in ruins on private land] St. Crannogs Church -Originally built in wood about 500AD by St.Carantoc who also visited Crantock, Cornwall, Carhampton, Somerset and Carantec in Brittany. The present church building dates from 1885, but houses many treasures dating from Norman times. The grave of Sarah Jane Rees [Cranogwen], a local female Master Mariner, crowned bard and equal rights campaigner is situated in the graveyard. Lime Kiln – The only remaining kiln of five that were used in Llangrannog for burning the imported limestone. The lime was then sold to local framers to spread on the acid soil. Carreg Bica – According to legend Carreg Bica is the tooth of the giant Bica who lived in the Cardiganshire area, and who was forced to spit his tooth onto the beach following a bad toothache. In reality, the rock is a stack of Ordavician rock weathered by the sea, one of many along the coastline. Urdd Centre Lochtyn Headland – Panoramic views across the sea to the Lleyn Peninsula and the Welsh Mountains, and offering the chance to see seals and dolphins.
THE PEMBROKESHIRE COAST PATH You can walk all the way around the head from the beach village of Cwm-yr-Eglwys to the nearby beach Pwllgwaelod Beach, Dinas Cross, a stop for a cream tea or Sunday lunch at The Old Sailors Pub is a MUST> And those of you who are more avid walkers can go as far as the beautiful coastal town of Newport. This 7-mile walk is moderate in difficulty, but the views you will see along the way will be well worth the trek.
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Cwm yr Eglwys
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THE PEMBROKESHIRE COAST PATH You can walk all the way around the head from the beach village of Cwm-yr-Eglwys to the nearby beach Pwllgwaelod Beach, Dinas Cross, a stop for a cream tea or Sunday lunch at The Old Sailors Pub is a MUST> And those of you who are more avid walkers can go as far as the beautiful coastal town of Newport. This 7-mile walk is moderate in difficulty, but the views you will see along the way will be well worth the trek.
A Short Weekend?
Here would be our idea of a perfect weekend at Finn-Me-Oot....
Friday - Arrive settle in then head off to The Nag's Head for some supper and a pint.
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The Nags Head
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Friday - Arrive settle in then head off to The Nag's Head for some supper and a pint.
Time allowing we wouldn't want to go far on our first evening, so, a walk along the river path at Cenarth Falls would be perfect
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Cenarth Falls
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Time allowing we wouldn't want to go far on our first evening, so, a walk along the river path at Cenarth Falls would be perfect
Saturday morning, after a nice lay in we, would head to Crwst for a fabulous brunch.
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Crwst
9 Priory St
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Saturday morning, after a nice lay in we, would head to Crwst for a fabulous brunch.
A quick stop off just around the corner at this amazing bakery for some supplies for a late picnic on the beach.
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Bara Menyn Bakehouse
45 St Mary St
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A quick stop off just around the corner at this amazing bakery for some supplies for a late picnic on the beach.
Spend the afternoon on the beach at Mwnt. Then as most people are leaving we get out a disposable BBQ and cool box from the car and have an evening BBQ on the beach for supper.
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Mwnt beach Car Park
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Spend the afternoon on the beach at Mwnt. Then as most people are leaving we get out a disposable BBQ and cool box from the car and have an evening BBQ on the beach for supper.
Pool time - Head off back to Finn- Me- Oot to the pool and let the children blow off the last off their steam then back home for drinks on the porch.
Penlan Holiday Park
Pool time - Head off back to Finn- Me- Oot to the pool and let the children blow off the last off their steam then back home for drinks on the porch.
Sunday morning perfection to us is the Sunday papers and coffee at The Patio Cafe in Llangrannog.
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Llangrannog
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Sunday morning perfection to us is the Sunday papers and coffee at The Patio Cafe in Llangrannog.
Next, you will see steps to the right-hand side off the Patio Cafe which lead up to the coastal path. Depending on your time you can walk as far as your time permits but the spectacular Ynys Lochtyn is just a short walk along with the head. Then it may be time head home... we hope you had a wonderful weekend at Finn-Me- Out!
Ynys Lochtyn
Next, you will see steps to the right-hand side off the Patio Cafe which lead up to the coastal path. Depending on your time you can walk as far as your time permits but the spectacular Ynys Lochtyn is just a short walk along with the head. Then it may be time head home... we hope you had a wonderful weekend at Finn-Me- Out!
Our Lodge and Holiday Park
Our lodge and park facilities
Our Holiday Home.
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Cenarth Falls
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Our Holiday Home.
Local independent supermarket. Address: Station Rd, Newcastle Emlyn SA38 9BX Hours: Tuesday 7:30am–9pm Wednesday 7:30am–9pm Thursday 7:30am–9pm Friday 7:30am–9pm Saturday 7:30am–9pm Sunday 10am–4pm Monday 7:30am–9pm Phone: 07741 546462
C K's Supermarket
Local independent supermarket. Address: Station Rd, Newcastle Emlyn SA38 9BX Hours: Tuesday 7:30am–9pm Wednesday 7:30am–9pm Thursday 7:30am–9pm Friday 7:30am–9pm Saturday 7:30am–9pm Sunday 10am–4pm Monday 7:30am–9pm Phone: 07741 546462
Nisa Local Siop Y Ffrydiau Siop Y Ffrydiau Cenarth Newcastle EmlynSA38 9JP 01239 712714 Opening Hours Day of the Week Hours Tuesday 6.30 - 19.30 Wednesday 6.30 - 19.30 Thursday 6.30 - 19.30 Friday 6.30 - 19.30 Saturday 6.30 - 19.30 Sunday 8.30 - 16.00 Monday 6.30 - 19.30
Nisa Local
Nisa Local Siop Y Ffrydiau Siop Y Ffrydiau Cenarth Newcastle EmlynSA38 9JP 01239 712714 Opening Hours Day of the Week Hours Tuesday 6.30 - 19.30 Wednesday 6.30 - 19.30 Thursday 6.30 - 19.30 Friday 6.30 - 19.30 Saturday 6.30 - 19.30 Sunday 8.30 - 16.00 Monday 6.30 - 19.30
Adventure Activities
Coasteering Adrenaline-filled Coasteering along the beautiful rugged coast of West Wales! We provide Coasteering sessions in West Wales for all ages and abilities. Looking for a half day's activity to get the blood pumping? - then you're in the right place. Coasteering is a mixture of swimming and climbing around the coastline to gain access to inlets, caves and coves that are otherwise inaccessible. To add to the fun we throw in some jumps that will make you shudder, and we play in some natural features to really get the adrenaline pumping. If you are lucky you will get to see some of the local wildlife - from seals and dolphins to jellyfish and sea birds. We offer coasteering close to Cardigan and St davids to give you some amazing venues to choose from. https://adventurebeyond.co.uk/activities-list/coasteering-wales-pembrokshire.html https://youtu.be/13fSvq1t0IE
Cardigan Bay Active
Coasteering Adrenaline-filled Coasteering along the beautiful rugged coast of West Wales! We provide Coasteering sessions in West Wales for all ages and abilities. Looking for a half day's activity to get the blood pumping? - then you're in the right place. Coasteering is a mixture of swimming and climbing around the coastline to gain access to inlets, caves and coves that are otherwise inaccessible. To add to the fun we throw in some jumps that will make you shudder, and we play in some natural features to really get the adrenaline pumping. If you are lucky you will get to see some of the local wildlife - from seals and dolphins to jellyfish and sea birds. We offer coasteering close to Cardigan and St davids to give you some amazing venues to choose from. https://adventurebeyond.co.uk/activities-list/coasteering-wales-pembrokshire.html https://youtu.be/13fSvq1t0IE
Canoeing Adventure Canoe Trip on the lower Teifi heads from Llechryd down the gorge on a peaceful section of river as far Cardigan passing the Teifi marshes. This trip takes between 4-5 hours. This trip is a peaceful paddle looking at the surrounding natural environment, your Guide will talk to you about the history and wildlife in the gorge. During the trip we ask that you bring a packed lunch, as we stop at a peaceful spot to soak in the environment and have a brew before continuing down river. Winding towards the sea the deep, tidal Teifi Gorge is a unique environment where fresh and salt waters meet. Due to it’s wide array of species it forms one of the most varied aquatic landscapes in the country. The gorge itself was hewn through a slate hill by a glacier retreating to the Irish Sea at the end of the last ice age. The gorge offers safe, gentle river paddling in open canoes for people of all ages and abilities. With the river flowing lazily past ancient woodland and wildlife habitats, a canoe trip should be high on your list of must-do’s on your holiday. The Teifi Gorge is one of the best examples of tidal gorge in the whole country and offers a safe and awe inspiring location for your whole family to try a fun new sport. The steep, densely wooded banks form an important habitat to species of Otter, Red deer, Peregrine falcon, Kingfishers, Dragonflies, Salmon and Sewin (Sea trout). The gorge has been an important centre of coracle fishing and slate quarrying for hundreds of years but now the gorge forms part of the Teifi marshes nature reserve. Canoeing in the gorge is a stunning adventure in the silent and untouched Teifi Gorge. The river is very slow, flat water for most of the journey and there are a set of gentle rapids which you can run at the end of the trip. Expect to see native wildlife including Kingfishers, rare Dragonflies and if you’re really lucky an Otter!
Llechryd
Canoeing Adventure Canoe Trip on the lower Teifi heads from Llechryd down the gorge on a peaceful section of river as far Cardigan passing the Teifi marshes. This trip takes between 4-5 hours. This trip is a peaceful paddle looking at the surrounding natural environment, your Guide will talk to you about the history and wildlife in the gorge. During the trip we ask that you bring a packed lunch, as we stop at a peaceful spot to soak in the environment and have a brew before continuing down river. Winding towards the sea the deep, tidal Teifi Gorge is a unique environment where fresh and salt waters meet. Due to it’s wide array of species it forms one of the most varied aquatic landscapes in the country. The gorge itself was hewn through a slate hill by a glacier retreating to the Irish Sea at the end of the last ice age. The gorge offers safe, gentle river paddling in open canoes for people of all ages and abilities. With the river flowing lazily past ancient woodland and wildlife habitats, a canoe trip should be high on your list of must-do’s on your holiday. The Teifi Gorge is one of the best examples of tidal gorge in the whole country and offers a safe and awe inspiring location for your whole family to try a fun new sport. The steep, densely wooded banks form an important habitat to species of Otter, Red deer, Peregrine falcon, Kingfishers, Dragonflies, Salmon and Sewin (Sea trout). The gorge has been an important centre of coracle fishing and slate quarrying for hundreds of years but now the gorge forms part of the Teifi marshes nature reserve. Canoeing in the gorge is a stunning adventure in the silent and untouched Teifi Gorge. The river is very slow, flat water for most of the journey and there are a set of gentle rapids which you can run at the end of the trip. Expect to see native wildlife including Kingfishers, rare Dragonflies and if you’re really lucky an Otter!
Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) with CBA Stand Up Paddle Boarding is a sport originating in Hawaii as an off-shoot of surfing. They enable surfers to paddle further into the ocean than is typical or to paddle standing up as a sport unto itself. You can even teach Yoga on a Board!! Your lesson fee includes hire of the board, leash and wetsuit and instruction from a trained coach. By the end of the session you will be able to stand and turn your board, staying dry is sometimes optional. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/stand-up-paddle-boarding.html
Afon Teifi
Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) with CBA Stand Up Paddle Boarding is a sport originating in Hawaii as an off-shoot of surfing. They enable surfers to paddle further into the ocean than is typical or to paddle standing up as a sport unto itself. You can even teach Yoga on a Board!! Your lesson fee includes hire of the board, leash and wetsuit and instruction from a trained coach. By the end of the session you will be able to stand and turn your board, staying dry is sometimes optional. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/stand-up-paddle-boarding.html
White Water Tubing with CBA Since the invention of the wheel a few years back not a lot of changes have been needed. One to mention how ever is the inner tube it was made for the purpose of giving people pleasure by giving them a nice ride. Take it out of a big wheel, cover it in some fabric, add a couple of handles and what have you got? A Wheely good time. How the Session runs: You meet your guide, get kitted up in full winter wetsuits and some protective equipment for water activities. Listen to the safety brief. Practise controlling it on the flat water Head down the rapids We head through rapids where everyone finds how thrilling mixing white water and tubes can be. After spending many years heading down the rivers, we have found the best places to go tubing in West Wales. For most of the trip you will find yourself laughing with and at your friends as we play in water features. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/tubing.html
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Cardigan Bay
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White Water Tubing with CBA Since the invention of the wheel a few years back not a lot of changes have been needed. One to mention how ever is the inner tube it was made for the purpose of giving people pleasure by giving them a nice ride. Take it out of a big wheel, cover it in some fabric, add a couple of handles and what have you got? A Wheely good time. How the Session runs: You meet your guide, get kitted up in full winter wetsuits and some protective equipment for water activities. Listen to the safety brief. Practise controlling it on the flat water Head down the rapids We head through rapids where everyone finds how thrilling mixing white water and tubes can be. After spending many years heading down the rivers, we have found the best places to go tubing in West Wales. For most of the trip you will find yourself laughing with and at your friends as we play in water features. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/tubing.html
Sea Kayaking with CBA Why Sea Kayak? We are blessed with some of the most impressive coastline in the west. High cliffs, islands, caves and of course the resident bottlenose dolphin pod makes our Sea Kayaking one of our firm favourite activities. A popular activity, that allows you to visit the world in which dolphins and seals have their fun. Sea Kayaking in Pembrokeshire is one of the best ways to see Britain’s only Coastal National Park. What happens? After you are taught to basics of paddling the kayak and given time to practice, the instructor will then take you out into the sea. No two sea kayaking sessions are ever the same. Wind, waves and tide are constantly changing the sea state so you’re always guaranteed a unique journey. Our qualified, local instructors will lead your group into areas of the coast which would be inaccessible any other way, giving you the opportunity to see spectacular geology and marine life in untouched habitats. Our Sea Kayak sessions always adapt to the conditions on the day, so generally the trip is more of a tour in calm sea states and more of a surf/rock hopping type get-wet activity in more ‘lively’ conditions. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/sea-kayaking.html
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Pembrokeshire
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Sea Kayaking with CBA Why Sea Kayak? We are blessed with some of the most impressive coastline in the west. High cliffs, islands, caves and of course the resident bottlenose dolphin pod makes our Sea Kayaking one of our firm favourite activities. A popular activity, that allows you to visit the world in which dolphins and seals have their fun. Sea Kayaking in Pembrokeshire is one of the best ways to see Britain’s only Coastal National Park. What happens? After you are taught to basics of paddling the kayak and given time to practice, the instructor will then take you out into the sea. No two sea kayaking sessions are ever the same. Wind, waves and tide are constantly changing the sea state so you’re always guaranteed a unique journey. Our qualified, local instructors will lead your group into areas of the coast which would be inaccessible any other way, giving you the opportunity to see spectacular geology and marine life in untouched habitats. Our Sea Kayak sessions always adapt to the conditions on the day, so generally the trip is more of a tour in calm sea states and more of a surf/rock hopping type get-wet activity in more ‘lively’ conditions. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/sea-kayaking.html
White Water Rafting with CBA When the river levels increase, it’s time to blow up the raft and get onto some white water (up to grade 4). During the 9.21km of natural river, paddling on white and gently flowing water taking in the best drops on the Teifi. Working as a team with a trained guide, you’ll negotiate the cauldron, surf the wave in preparation for the steep drop finale of Henllan falls. Rafting is one of the few team-based outdoor sports so it’s a popular choice for group activities and events. You don't need to be fit but you will need to paddle for 2 hours, you don't need any experience, you just need to hold on! Available subject to water levels—for availability, call us or join our waiting list. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/white-water-rafting.html
Afon Teifi
White Water Rafting with CBA When the river levels increase, it’s time to blow up the raft and get onto some white water (up to grade 4). During the 9.21km of natural river, paddling on white and gently flowing water taking in the best drops on the Teifi. Working as a team with a trained guide, you’ll negotiate the cauldron, surf the wave in preparation for the steep drop finale of Henllan falls. Rafting is one of the few team-based outdoor sports so it’s a popular choice for group activities and events. You don't need to be fit but you will need to paddle for 2 hours, you don't need any experience, you just need to hold on! Available subject to water levels—for availability, call us or join our waiting list. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/white-water-rafting.html
Bushcraft with CBA Fancy yourself as a survivor? Think you could hack it in the woods? Then why not come down and try out your survival skills with one of our Hairy Experts! Fast becoming a Cardigan Bay Active favourite, our bushcraft sessions are designed to give you the basic skills required to living in the outdoors. There is no better way to reconnect with nature and experience first-hand the skills which have helped man live with the elements for thousands of years. We’ll show you how to start a fire, using various methods, using flint and striker, safe use of accelerants, how to build and maintain a fire for warmth, cooking, purifying water whilst being safe and sympathetic to the surroundings. Essential to outdoor living is the safe use of the knife and axe. We aim to introduce you to these important tools in a controlled safe setting where you will learn how to hold, use and pass the knife to others. Whilst making feather sticks for your fire or a support for your pan. You will come to realise how important it is in the wild. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/bushcraft.html
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Cilgerran
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Bushcraft with CBA Fancy yourself as a survivor? Think you could hack it in the woods? Then why not come down and try out your survival skills with one of our Hairy Experts! Fast becoming a Cardigan Bay Active favourite, our bushcraft sessions are designed to give you the basic skills required to living in the outdoors. There is no better way to reconnect with nature and experience first-hand the skills which have helped man live with the elements for thousands of years. We’ll show you how to start a fire, using various methods, using flint and striker, safe use of accelerants, how to build and maintain a fire for warmth, cooking, purifying water whilst being safe and sympathetic to the surroundings. Essential to outdoor living is the safe use of the knife and axe. We aim to introduce you to these important tools in a controlled safe setting where you will learn how to hold, use and pass the knife to others. Whilst making feather sticks for your fire or a support for your pan. You will come to realise how important it is in the wild. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/bushcraft.html
Climbing with CBA Climbing Sessions for all abilities We provide introductory lessons in climbing and abseiling using qualified instructors who are there to show you the ropes. Climbing is a great activity which gives you great views and a workout at the same time. You don’t need to be particularly strong, your qualified instructors will show you correct movement for saving your strength. A large part of climbing is using your legs and balance to help you progress not pulling yourself up a rock. You can try this exciting sport with us in the breathtaking backdrop of sea cliffs or the mystical Preseli mountains. Our climbing sessions are ideal for all ages and abilities, and due to the natural venues we use each session will contain both climbing and abseiling. You don’t need any previous climbing experience, but even if you have climbed before in a indoor wall this is a nice way to experience real rock. Locations Our most popular location is at St David's Head in Pembrokeshire, with stunning views and amazing walks you can't go wrong. The second location is within the little town of Llandysul and is an inland climbing crag surrounded by the forest and next to the river Teifi. What's involved in the session? Basic rope work skills like connecting yourself to the rope. But don't worry we can do this for you and we will always check your knots. Belaying a partner ( controlling the safety rope) Correct climbing style, balance and movement Abseiling (that’s coming down the rock) The venues we use are selected to provide you with an excellent introduction to this exciting sport. All equipment is included and all our climbing staff are climbers, so you’re in safe hands. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/climbing.html
Saint David's Head
Climbing with CBA Climbing Sessions for all abilities We provide introductory lessons in climbing and abseiling using qualified instructors who are there to show you the ropes. Climbing is a great activity which gives you great views and a workout at the same time. You don’t need to be particularly strong, your qualified instructors will show you correct movement for saving your strength. A large part of climbing is using your legs and balance to help you progress not pulling yourself up a rock. You can try this exciting sport with us in the breathtaking backdrop of sea cliffs or the mystical Preseli mountains. Our climbing sessions are ideal for all ages and abilities, and due to the natural venues we use each session will contain both climbing and abseiling. You don’t need any previous climbing experience, but even if you have climbed before in a indoor wall this is a nice way to experience real rock. Locations Our most popular location is at St David's Head in Pembrokeshire, with stunning views and amazing walks you can't go wrong. The second location is within the little town of Llandysul and is an inland climbing crag surrounded by the forest and next to the river Teifi. What's involved in the session? Basic rope work skills like connecting yourself to the rope. But don't worry we can do this for you and we will always check your knots. Belaying a partner ( controlling the safety rope) Correct climbing style, balance and movement Abseiling (that’s coming down the rock) The venues we use are selected to provide you with an excellent introduction to this exciting sport. All equipment is included and all our climbing staff are climbers, so you’re in safe hands. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/climbing.html
Surfing with CBA West Wales has some of the most consistent beach breaks in the country, so join us for an introduction to wave riding. We will take you through the basics on dry land first and your instructor will be on hand throughout to provide tips and encouragement to get you riding waves confidently. West Wales has some of the country’s best and most consistent surf, with breaks at all ends of the region. Our Surf sessions are designed to give you an introduction to the activity with an experienced instructor. You don’t need any experience, just loads of enthusiasm! Your lesson fee includes hire of the board, leash and wetsuit and instruction from a trained coach. By breaking each part of the skill down, our staff pride themselves in being able to get most people standing by the end of their first lesson—but be warned, it’s hard work! Skills are normally covered in the following order to give you the best possible start: Paddling out and turning the board Paddling for a wave Pop-up and taking off Riding the whitewater As well as learning how to stand up on waves, you will be given vital advice in beach safety (spotting rip currents, tides) and surf etiquette. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/surfing.html
Whitesands
Surfing with CBA West Wales has some of the most consistent beach breaks in the country, so join us for an introduction to wave riding. We will take you through the basics on dry land first and your instructor will be on hand throughout to provide tips and encouragement to get you riding waves confidently. West Wales has some of the country’s best and most consistent surf, with breaks at all ends of the region. Our Surf sessions are designed to give you an introduction to the activity with an experienced instructor. You don’t need any experience, just loads of enthusiasm! Your lesson fee includes hire of the board, leash and wetsuit and instruction from a trained coach. By breaking each part of the skill down, our staff pride themselves in being able to get most people standing by the end of their first lesson—but be warned, it’s hard work! Skills are normally covered in the following order to give you the best possible start: Paddling out and turning the board Paddling for a wave Pop-up and taking off Riding the whitewater As well as learning how to stand up on waves, you will be given vital advice in beach safety (spotting rip currents, tides) and surf etiquette. https://cardiganbayactive.co.uk/activities-folder/surfing.html
CROSSWELL RIDING STABLES TREKS From 1/2 hour to a full day’s ride. A variety of routes which take in the Preseli hills, ancient bridleways and woodlands can be explored. What better way to see the beautiful mountainside or the Tycanol woodland. OWN A PONY DAYS These days are perfect for the children and jam packed with fun from start to end so they can be sure to come away having a brilliant day! The day starts at 10:30am and ends at 5pm and is split into different parts to include; Lessons in sand school Stable management Treasure hunt or Hide and Seek on ponies Quiz Gymkahana Rosettes for everyone at the end of the day Don’t forget a packed lunch! PUB RIDES Our Pub rides are offered during Lunch time or later in the Evening and involve a trek through woodlands and country lanes to two different local pubs Individual or Group options avaliable! TRAIL RIDES Trail rides can be over 2 or 3 days, staying at a variety of venues each night to suit your taste and budget. https://www.crosswellridingtrekking.co.uk/
Crymych
CROSSWELL RIDING STABLES TREKS From 1/2 hour to a full day’s ride. A variety of routes which take in the Preseli hills, ancient bridleways and woodlands can be explored. What better way to see the beautiful mountainside or the Tycanol woodland. OWN A PONY DAYS These days are perfect for the children and jam packed with fun from start to end so they can be sure to come away having a brilliant day! The day starts at 10:30am and ends at 5pm and is split into different parts to include; Lessons in sand school Stable management Treasure hunt or Hide and Seek on ponies Quiz Gymkahana Rosettes for everyone at the end of the day Don’t forget a packed lunch! PUB RIDES Our Pub rides are offered during Lunch time or later in the Evening and involve a trek through woodlands and country lanes to two different local pubs Individual or Group options avaliable! TRAIL RIDES Trail rides can be over 2 or 3 days, staying at a variety of venues each night to suit your taste and budget. https://www.crosswellridingtrekking.co.uk/