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New Quay

New Quay

New Quay
New Quay

New Quay

New Quay


New Quay, with its picturesque houses, pubs and restaurants clings to the sides of the hills rising above the blue waters of Cardigan Bay, is one of the jewels of the Cambrian Coast.

The town has narrow streets rising in terraces - between several of which were 'ropewalks' for twisting rope in New Quay's heyday as a shipbuilding centre.

The sheltered harbour and safe beaches - the focus of activity in the summer when New Quay becomes a bustling holiday resort where sailing, fishing, water sports and relaxation, are among the main attractions.

From New Quay's Pier, you can see the famous Cardigan Bay Dolphins most days in the summer. Other important wildlife of the area includes the rare Chough, the Red Kite, the seabirds and the Grey Seals. There are many unique wild flowers along the coastal path and a great diversity of marine life in the rock pools along the coast.

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Map reference: SN 404596  Lat: 52.21180 Long: -4.33655

Signposted from the A487, between Aberaeron and Cardigan

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 22 miles from Aberystwyth station


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