Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.
Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.

General Information

Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of WalesUnited Kingdom and is a popular little university town; filled with students for most of the year.  Not much change has happened to the promenade area through the years with beautiful gabled hotels still in evidence.  The town is located at the joining of the Ystwyth and Rheidol rivers, although it is only the Rheidol river that actually flows through the town.  

During the summer months the Vale of Rheidol Railway runs approximately 12 miles (19 kms) to Devil's Bridge, which is the location of a series of picturesque​ waterfalls.  The Electric Cliff Railway is the longest electric cliff railway in Britain and ascends Constitution Hill from the promenade running during the Spring and Summer.

Aberystwyth although a fairly isolated town, is a major tourist destination with many things to do and see, one of which is the Arts Centre.  This is one of the largest and busiest arts centres in Wales, holding a 900 seat concert hall, cinema, galleries and studio, along with a cafe and bar.

Things to do and see in Aberystwyth

There are many attractions in and around Aberystwyth​ to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  Some of the activities are :-

  • Constitution Hill - scaled in summer on the electric Cliff Railway built in 1896
  • Aberystwyth Castle - ruins located south of the promenade
  • Ceredigion Museum - in the town centre, traces the history of the town
  •  The Aberystwyth Cliff Railway a funicular railway
  • A Victorian Camera Obscura - at the top of Constitution Hill
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre
  • Parc Penglais Nature Reserve
  • The Ystwyth Trail cycle path
  • National Library of Wales
  • Beaches and Promenade
  • Forest walks

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Aberystwyth

There is a large variety of accommodation options in and around this town;  from bed and breakfasts and hotels to inns.  Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Aberystwyth

There are a variety of businesses in the town which provide a range of outlets from retail to industry and wholesale.  

The restaurant and business directories will provide more information, or you can add your own free business listing.

Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.Aberystwyth is located in the Ceredigion region of Wales, United Kingdom.

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