Things to do


Aberystwyth Spa


Whether you’re enjoying a short break with us or popping in for an afternoon gym and relaxation, our brand-new Mid Wales Spa facilities allow for a luxury and tranquil experience.

Cambrian Tours

Vale of Rheidol Railway 

A blast of the whistle and the hiss of steam and you’re away! Sit back, relax and let us take you on a nostalgic journey through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery.


Cambrian Safaris 

Touring the beautiful natural landscapes to be found in the Cambrian Mountains, Cambrian Safaris provide a fantastic opportunity to view the scenery, history and wildlife Wales has to offer. This may be particularly worthwhile for fans of the TV series 'Hinterland' as the tour features locations used by the show.

Red Kite Centre


Ideal for bird lovers to view Red kites, Buzzards and other birds of prey in their natural environment. Visitors may sit inside specially constructed hides in order to observe the birds competing for meat provided by the centre. An average of around 50 birds gather for this feeding, so it makes for quite the spectacle.

Devils Bridge


Located just outside of Aberystwyth, the world famous devils bridge is a must. The bridge takes its name from a famous welsh myth about the devils first visit to Wales and his failed attempt at tricking an old woman. Three bridges are located at the site, in addition to beautiful waterfalls and scenes of natural beauty.

National Library of Wales


Holding the largest collection of books anywhere in Wales, the national Library is an awe inspiring experience for any avid book worm. Noteworthy pieces include the first book ever printed in welsh, published in 1546 and acquired by the library in 1908, in addition to numerous activities suited to both young and old.

Aberystwyth Cliff Railway


Established in 1896, the cliff railway scales constitution hill, providing breath-taking views of the town below, Cardigan bay and on a clear day, 26 peaks spanning the length of Wales. Once at the summit visitors can relax and take in the view from the cafe. There is also a play area for those with children.

West wales coastal path


The West Wales coastal path is a wonderful way to observe some of the best natural landscape Wales has to offer. With several walks to choose from, both long and short, this is a fantastic way to spend a day rich in history and wildlife, from Iron Age forts, to dolphin sightings, there is something for everyone here. See link for more information and detail of the Ceredigion coastal path. 

National botanical gardens of wales



Set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the Garden is a fascinating blend of the modern and historic. Here you’ll find an inspiring range of themed gardens, the world’s largest single-span glasshouse, our new tropical Butterfly House, play areas and a national nature reserve, all set in a Regency landscape which provides the stage for a packed programme of events and courses throughout the year.

Ceredigion Museum interior


Located in the heart of Aberystywth and featuring exhibits ranging from celtic artifacts to modern art, Ceredigion museum contains a wealth of intriguing displays for all to see. In addition to their permenant exhibits, the museum also hosts a number of temporary exhibits, for further details check their 'what's on' page here. With free admission, there really is little reason not to visit.

Aberystwyth park run

Park Run 

Welcoming to both new comers at running veterans, the Aberystwyth park run is a friendly 5k run held every Saturday morning in the local park. As the event is timed by park run volunteer's, it is important to sign up before taking part in order to keep record of those who participate and their times. This can be done through their website linked above.

West Wales Karting

West Wales Karting 

For those looking for their Adrenaline fix, West Wales Karting offers a safe and secure environment in which to race, being the only NKA certified track in Pembrokeshire, this really is the best in the business. For those not looking to race, there is also a trackside viewing area where refreshments can be enjoyed while observing

Borth zoo snake


For friends, families and animal lovers, Fantasy Farm Park is the perfect place for a hands-on day out. Sitting in the heart of Mid Wales, this fun-filled day out offers up a variety of activities to suit everyone's needs. Spend the day playing with farm animals, walking the woodland trails, or having a go in their outdoor play area. Don't forget to grab a bite to eat at their lovely on-site restaurant!

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Aber Outdoor

Mountain biking in Wales is great fun, and Aberystwyth is the perfect place to start. Therefore, Aber Outdoor is the place to hire your mountain bikes in Aberystwyth