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Walking Route:Wales Coast Path - Region D Ceredigion

Walking Route, free entry

Wales Coast Path, Ceredigion

Wales Coast Path, Ceredigion

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Walking the Ceredigion section of the Wales Coast Path you will experience varied and often spectacular coastal landscapes - through wide tidal estuaries, beautiful sandy bays, isolated coves, and tiny villages.

Ceredigion’s coastline is special. The 60 miles/96 km route between the Teifi and Dyfi estuaries, you will discover a rich coastline: the dune system at Ynyslas, storm beaches, sandy bays and high cliffs. Four sections are designated as Heritage Coast whilst two areas within Cardigan Bay are Marine Special Areas of Conservation because of their importance for wildlife.

With great views north towards Snowdonia and south towards Pembrokeshire, the Ceredigion Coast path has wildlife, geological and archaeological features and a colourful history to discover along the way.

The footpath links coastal towns and villages along the spectacular scenery of the Cardigan Bay coastline. Wild flowers, seabirds and a wealth of wildlife await the walker. The area’s rich history is much in evidence, from iron-age hill forts to 19th century harbours.

Whether you want to stroll for an hour or stride out for a week, you’ll find what you’re looking for here. Join the Wales Coast Path which is well signed and waymarked, in coastal towns, villages or car parks.

The following information will help you plan your walk along the Ceredigion section of the Wales Coast Path.

1. Cardigan to Aber-porth (SN177458 to SN258516)
11.7 miles - 18.7km
2. Aber-porth to Llangrannog (SN258516 to SN31054
4.8 miles - 7.7km
3. Llangrannog to New Quay (SN310541 to SN457601)
9.4 miles - 15km
4. New Quay to Aberaeron (SN457601 to SN457627)
6.5 miles - 10.5km
5. Aberaeron to Llanrhystud (SN457627 to SN538693)
7.4 miles - 11.9km
6. Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth (SN538693 to SN582820)
10.6 miles - 17km
7. Aberystwyth to Ynys-las (SN582820 to 609940)
9.8 miles - 15.7km

Walk Route: Cardigan - Machynllweth

Miles: 60

Dogs accepted

Open all the time


Free entry


Cardigan Bay,
SA43 3ET



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Map reference: SN 580812  Lat: 52.41103 Long: -4.08909


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