Situated on the Teifi Estuary in the Cardigan Bay area, Cardigan it is an ideal location for your cottage holiday in Wales, with easy access to the sites and attractions along Cardigan Bay, the Teifi Valley and north Pembrokeshire.
This largely unspoilt town has a rich heritage; it was south Wales’s most important seaport in the 18th and 19th centuries. Here you’ll find numerous craft shops and art galleries to browse, a castle, and a good range of activities on offer for all the family.
Attractions within the area include the Welsh Wildlife Centre, located in the Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve in Cilgerran, the Dyfed Shire Horse Farm in Pembrokeshire, Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort in North Pembrokeshire, the New Quay Honey Farm, the National Wool Museum near Newcastle Emlyn and the 18th Century Llanerchaeron Gentry Estate.
There are a series of circular walks, ranging from 6 to 10 kilometres in length, across woodland, hills and coastal cliffs in the area. Bottlenose Dolphins, Atlantic Grey Seals and porpoises can be spotted from the nearby Ceredigion Coastal Path. Dolphin and seal spotting boat trips are also available as is salmon fishing on the Rive Teifi.
There are lots of beaches to choose from including Cwmtydu Beach, ideal for sailing and windsurfing, Llangronnog, which has two sandy beaches and beautiful coastal scenery, the unspoilt Penbryn Beach, which has shallow water perfect for children, Tresaith Beach which has its own waterfall, Aberporth Beach, Mwnt Beach and Poppit Sands Beach, one of the most popular in the area.
Dinghy sailing, kayaking, powerboating, and coasteering are among the watersports available from New Quay and other towns and villages along the coast. Climbing is also popular in the area.
Book one of our Cardigan holiday cottages and check out this beautiful part of Wales for yourself.