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What to do at Tylau Cottages ,
Lampeter, Ceredigion

Rural Cottages between the Mountains and the Sea
in West Wales 

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We are situated in the countryside equi- distance from the coast and the Cambrian Mountains making this a wonderful base to explore this unspoilt part of West Wales . Here are a few ideas of some of the many things to do in the area .

Beaches

Walking

Tourist Attractions 

We are in easy access to the West Wales coast and  many beautiful Beaches all of each have their own special features.

  • LLanrhystud Beach

  • Cei Bach Beach ....our favourite at low tide you can walk from here into New Quay and have fish and chips on the harbour and go on a boat trip to see the Dolphins

  • Llangrannog Beach 

  • Aberporth Beach 

  • Borth Beach longest in Ceredigion, shallow waters, petrified forest sometimes visible at low tide.

  • Mwnt Beach National Trust

  • Tresaith Beach

  • Penbryn Sands

  • Local Walks from the property into the Teifi Valley with stunning views.

  • The West Wales Coastal Path which is wonderful and has the most amazing views.

      Try Llanon Coastal path or            Llanrhystud​

  • The Cambrian Mountains amazing stunning beautiful walks of all lengths.

  • Cors Caron National Wetland Nature Reserve

  • Elan Valley Trail 

  • Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

  • Rheidol Railway 

  • Devil's Bridge

  • National Trust Llanerchaeron Estate

  • Dolphin Watching in Newquay

  • Gold panning at National tRust Dolaucothi Gold Mines

  • National Library of Wales 

  • Bwlch Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre, Aberystwyth to see red kites also often seen at the small holding 

  • ruins of the Cistercian monastery of Strata Florida, near Tregaron 

  • Centre of Alternative Technology at Machynlleth

Markets and Farm Shops

Lovely Towns, Villages

Other Activities

  • Lampeter Saturday every 2 weeks 

  • Aberystwyth Farmer's Market Saturday 2x a month

  • Tregaron Riverbank Cafe and Farmshop

  • Watson and Pratt Organic Shop and fresh bread in Aberaeron and Lampeter

  • Aberaeron harbour town known for its honey icecream, colourful houses 

  • Lampeter historic university market town with nice shops and cafes  inthe Teifi Valley

  • Tregaron an ancient market town

  • Newcastle Emlyn market town with lovely cafes arts, antiques and cafes 

  • Aberystwyth coastal town with great shops,nice beach, the university and fantastic places to eat

  • Cardigan another nice town 

  • Fishing in Lampeter at Celtic Lakes 

  • Canoeing on the River Teife with Heritage Canoes and visit the Welsh Wildlife Centre 

  • Cardigan Bay Watersports in Newquay do kayaking ,paddleboarding , Windsurfing, Wing Surfing etc 

  • Coasteering with Cardigan Bay Active 

  • Body Boarding

  • Swimming in the sea or lakes

  • Star Gazing from our small holding

  • Cycling eg Aberaeron to Llanerchaeron Estate

  • Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife centre

  • NewQuay Honey Farm Cross Inn

  • Fantasy Farm Park Llanrhystud

  • Meet the Alpacas at Fort Alpaca, Tregaron

  • Horseriding Saddletramps in Lampeter

Artist's Delights 

  • Jane Beck Welsh Blankets by appointment , Tregaron

  • Amgueddfa Rhiannon Museum , Celtic Art in Tregaron 

  • MOMA Modern Welsh Art ,Machynlleth

  • Calico Kates in Lampeter for a vast selection of quilting fabrics 

  • Creative Cove shop in Lampeter

  • Oriel King St Gallery Camarthen

  • The Wesh Quilt Centre , Lampeter

  • National Wool Museum Llandysul 

  • Ceredigion Art and Craft Trail

  • Honorwood Flocks LLandysul

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Llyn Fanod

River Aeron

Lakes and Rivers

  • Lampeter Sainsburys, Watson and Pratt (Organic) and Coop plus bakers, butchers, veg shop , Mulberry Bush health shop and fantastic cafe .Petrol as you come into town. Fresh fish on Fridaysat the cross roads . 

  • Aberystwyth Tesco Marks and Spencers and Morrisons alongside many health food shops , butchers , post office etc 

  • Cross Inn local shop and Post office

  • Llanrhystud local shop and post office and Texaco (Petrol) has a good small shop

  • Llangeitho local shop and cafe

  • Tregaron small shops, butchers , post office 

  • Aberaeron Watson and Pratt, organic food , Costcutter ( with some local produce)and sell Cook quality ready meals . Fresh fishmonger at The Hive by the Harbour.

Food, Post Office, Petrol

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