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Walking Route:New Quay-Aberaeron at Cei Newydd | New Quay

Walking Route, free entry

New Quay

New Quay

New Quay

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Section 4 - total distance 10.5km (6.5miles) New Quay to Aberaeron
A popular stretch of the Coast Path, that presents no major challenges.

New Quay to Cei Bach
Distance 3.0km (1.9 miles), grade - easy
Two route options exist between these locations. Most of the time the preferred option will be to walk along the beach around New Quay Bay but at high tide it may be necessary to follow the road. Both routes are signed and route maps are displayed at either end.

Cei Bach - Aberaeron
Distance 7.5km (4.7 miles), grade - moderate
The southern end of this stretch of Coastpath runs a little inland for a while but it is not long before cliff top views return. One of the highlights of this section is Cwm Buwch where the meandering Afon Drywi carves some interesting topography before becoming a waterfall that plunges onto an inaccessible beach.

Walk Route: 4th Section - Ceredigion Coastal Path

Miles: 6

Disabled toiletsPublic toilets

Open all the time


Free entry




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Plan route to Cei Newydd | New Quay using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 390600  Lat: 52.21535 Long: -4.35782

By Car: New Quay is 24 miles south of Aberystwyth and is signposted from the A487 / Wales Coastal Way which runs the entire length of Cardigan Bay

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 22 miles from Aberystwyth station


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