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Highlights in Cardigan Bay
- Spectacular waters
- Variety of wildlife
- Fun tourist activities
- Unparalleled landscapes
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Looking for a place to spend a relaxing holiday accompanied by the sea breeze? Visit the largest bay in Wales, The Cardigan Bay. From Gwynedd in the north to Pembrokeshire in the far south, you will find pleasant cottages all around the bay, most of them situated near the sea and only a few miles from the city. Perfect for getting away from the hustle and bustle, relaxing for a few days in the countryside and enjoying the seascapes that the West Coast of Wales has to offer.Cosy cottages with garden and sea view
On your holiday to the bay you will be able to find comfortable cottages with large windows, spectacular sea views and large gardens for your pet to run around in. Yes! You can take your pet with you as there are also a variety of cottages where they are allowed. Most of the rentals you will find have a contemporary style inside but you will also find something more rural with stone and wood walls. Whichever cottage you select, they all come with amenities for the best holiday ever and for any type of group, from large to couples.
Travellers and activities
For nature lovers, the bay has a range of stunning natural landscapes to explore. Around the bay are the coast and the countryside, ideal places for hiking and for appreciating the seascapes and wildlife. In addition, the lanes are perfect for a bike ride through the towns and cities. But if you want to enjoy nature without making any physical effort, you should visit the gardens of the bay, where you will see unusual specimens of plants. Another activity you are sure to enjoy is seeing the great marine fauna of the bay involving the bottlenose dolphin and the Atlantic grey seal. Seals are usually seen on the shores of the bay and in September and October you can see the adorable pups especially in Cwmtydu (Seals Bay).Cardigan Bay for beach lovers
Discover the beautiful beaches that Cardigan Bay has for you! White sand, clear waters, caves and dolphins are what make these beaches the best for those who love sand and sun. If you're looking for a beach to take the kids to, the beach in the coastal town of Aberporth is the one for you. It has protected rock pools, perfect for taking the kids for a swim. If you're looking for an activity, a great option is Poppit Sands Beach, where you can do some Power Kiting to get you up in the air. And if you're looking for one where they sell food, Penbryn Beach has the Plwmp Tart cafe for you to enjoy lunch after a day at the beach, as well as cakes, pastries and Welsh ice cream.
Cardigan Bay is home to the largest population of bottlenose dolphins in Europe.
Top 7 travel tips in Cardigan Bay
Climb aboard Winston Evans Boat Trips and sail from New Quay all the way up the coast, past Birds Rock, Cwmtydu, The Caves, Seales Bay and the Ynys Lochtyn Peninsula. You can see the beautiful marine life that abounds in coastal waters, such as dolphins, porpoises and seals. And to give you a better view, the boat will go slowly as soon as you see the dolphins so you don't scare them away.2. Discover Cardigan Island Farm Park
Situated in the southern part of Cardigan Bay, overlooking the beautiful Teifi estuary, Cardigan Island's Coastal Farm Park is home to Soay's wild sheep as well as a variety of other friendly animals such as goats, rare breed cattle, pigs, donkeys, guinea pigs, rabbits, llamas and adorable ponies from the Shetland and Welsh mountains. It's a great place to take the little ones as they can feed the animals and play in the farm's adventure park. The place also offers a café with Welsh products and a menu for the children.3. Go fishing in the beautiful waters of the bay
If you want to go on a sea fishing adventure you can find boat rentals between Newquay & St Dogmaels to start you sailing along the coastline. You can also go fishing on the Teifi River where you will find salmon and trout in early spring if you prefer something a little quieter. And for a unique experience, head out to see the salmon jump at the majestic Cenarth Falls on the border of Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire. The ideal place for a relaxing day of fishing.4. Canoeing to Cardigan!
Go canoeing on one of the longest rivers in Wales, the River Teifi. Most of the river is navigable, you can start at the pools high above the city of Tregaron or from the Llechryd Bridge to Poppit Sands, where the beautiful river flows. It's a pretty relaxing activity that will take you straight to Cardigan.5.Spend an afternoon of golf at the Cardigan Golf Club.
With a length of 6687 yards and 15 holes, it is one of the venues for the Welsh Golf Championships. The site has golf courses for all levels all year round, spectacular views of the bay and the hills of Preseli, and colourful flowers growing around the holes. If you are a golf lover, or if you want to give golf a first try, you can have a fun afternoon. And to refresh yourself, the Clubhouse offers you a menu of excellent drinks and food.6. Enjoy a delicious pizza at PizzaTipi
Tasty pizzas, an incredible view of the river and a unique atmosphere at Pizza Tipi is an experience not to be missed. With a tipi shop as a roof, this wonderful restaurant offers pizzas with the most delicious ingredients such as chorizo, ham and anchovies as well as bread, wine, brownies and traditional Welsh beers that will leave you wanting more.7. Visit the Cliff Railway & the amazing Camera Obscura
Head to Constitution Hill in Aberystwyth and visit Britain's longest railway and the world's largest camera obscura. The railway is located on a cliff and you can climb it to enjoy the panoramic views. The camera obscura on the other hand offers you a clear and precise view reflected in a huge 14 inch lens where you can see up to 1000 miles of land and sea that will leave you impressed.