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Visiting Beaches 
The coast of Cardigan Bay is dotted with small rocky coves with sandy beaches. In the estuaries of the larger rivers there are some considerable expanses of sand in places like Poppit Sands (Cardigan) Borth and Aberdovey.  More info


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Places to Visit
There are a number of castles to visit in West Wales as well as many seaside and coastal towns. There are many attractions such as the  Centre for Alternative Technology at Corris and many  museums. More information Here.


Walking
There are a considerable number  of scenic walks - footpaths and trails in the area  - a choice of wooded valleys coastal paths, beaches, and historic trails. The photo shows Seal Bay along the Ceredigion coastal path between New Quay and Llangrannog.


Sailing and Watersports
The estuaries, harbours and marinas of the West coast provide safe moorings for thousands of boats. The newly opened Watersports centre in New Quay provides tuition in dinghy sailing, kayaking and power boat handling.


Fishing
There is a wide variety of fishing in West Wales. There is boat and beach fishing, Trout, Salmon and Sewin fishing on the rivers, and a number of commercial fisheries with trout, carp and mixed coarse fishing.  More info


Golf in Ceredigion
There are a number of Golf courses in the area open to visitors. 
More info


Cycling
There are many cycling trails in Ceredigion. The Council has produced three packs of cycling trail information that are available locally. 


Horse Riding
There are stables providing horse riding facilities throughout the area. Click here for riding stables in Ceredigion.


Shopping, Markets and Car Boot Sales
The many small market towns of West Wales provide a wide variety of shopping with a range of specialty shops. Most towns have  regular markets and there are numerous car boot sales. The photo shows the large Sunday market at Beulah near Tanygroes.


Festivals and Special Events
Throughout the summer there are a number of festivals and shows in the region. These include the Aberaeron Welsh Cob and Seafood  festivals, the Cardigan River Festival, the Croeslan antique vehicle and steam show, and the Aberystwyth and Ceredigion County Show. The photo shows the Antiques Roadshow filmed at Lampeter.


 
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