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Ceredigion’s largest Town and situated at the mouth of the Rivers Ystwyth and Rheidol.

Aberystwyth is a seaside University Town and also home to the National Library of Wales. It was very popular during Victorian times as a beachside resort and much of its Victorian past is still visible along the seafront.

Along the seafront there are a pier, a promenade and a still working Funicular Railway which climbs high above the town and offers splendid views over Ceredigion from Constitution Hill.

Aberystwyth is also home to three beaches – north beach, south beach and Tanybwlch beach. North beach is very popular and retains a feel of Victorian splendour with its pier and groynes. The south beach is situated below Aberystwyth’s now ruined castle and is quite a popular surfing beach and Tanybwlch is on the outskirts, just south of town.

Other amenities in the area include a marina and a golf course which is situated high up on a hill above Aberystwyth and offering fine views over the surrounding countryside.

In Town, you will find everything you need including a good selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafe’s.

Map showing location of Aberystwyth in Ceredigion

New promenade at Aberystwyth New promenade at Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth Pier Aberystwyth Pier
View of Aberystwyth from Constitution Hill View of Aberystwyth from Constitution Hill
Ruins of Aberystwyth Castle Ruins of Aberystwyth Castle
Seafront along north beach Seafront along north beach
Pier at north beach Pier at north beach

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