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FAMILY

ACTIVITIES IN CEREDIGION

DAYS OUT

FROM FAMILY WALKS  TO PETTING ZOOS

With its picturesque landscapes and rich cultural heritage, Ceredigion offers an ideal setting for memorable family days out. Nestled on the west coast of Wales, this charming county boasts a diverse range of attractions catering to every member of the family. Visit colourful seaside towns like New Quay, where the sandy beaches provide a perfect backdrop for sandcastle building and family picnics. Explore the 120-acre Folly Farm and Zoo with over 100 different animal species including penguins, sloths and monkeys!

For nature enthusiasts, the lush countryside surrounding Ceredigion offers various outdoor activities. In addition to the Ceredigion Coast path, inland you can embark on a family-friendly hike along one of the many scenic trails in the Cambrian Mountains, discovering hidden waterfalls and enjoying panoramic views of the Welsh countryside. 

To simplify your experience, we’ve thoughtfully included Local Area guides in our property welcome packs, providing you with all the information you need to explore the abundance of offerings available in the vicinity.

Gwbert

Coastal Farm Park

Located overlooking the River Teifi & Cardigan Island. The farm park is home to traditional farm animals such as donkeys, pigs & goats.

Aberaeron

Llanerchaeron

An elegant Georgian villa, designed by architect John Nash in 1790. During your visit, you can explore the walled garden, farmyard, lake and wild parkland. Great for a day out with the kids and there is a cafe on site.

Cardigan

Cardigan Castle

Explore this unique, historic castle. Enjoy the splendour of its Georgian mansion, the beautiful gardens and the award-winning story-telling experience. They run a selection of activities for children throughout the summer.

Cardigan

Canoeing

Join Adventure Beyond for a fun and informative guided canoe trip on the River Teifi. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

Cardigan

Boat Trips

Cruise around Cardigan Bay with Seamor and witness wildlife such as dolphins, porpoises, Atlantic grey seals & birds such as razorbills and guillemots.

Llandysul

Llandysul Paddlers

For the more adventurous, book a kayaking, rafting or even a tubing experience with the excellent instructors at Llandysul Paddlers.

Cardigan

Playbarn & Cafe

A family-run business located in the village of Felinwynt, West Wales. The play barn offers a soft play area for children up to the age of 10, with seating for parents and guardians to supervise.

Aberystwyth

Nant yr Arian

The most densely populated Red Kite feeding centre in Wales and a premier mountain biking centre with blue, red and black trails on the edge of the Cambrian mountains.

Aberystwyth

Devils Bridge Falls

Devil’s Bridge Falls is a spectacular waterfall at Devil’s Bridge in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains. It is one of the ‘Must See’ natural wonders of Wales..

Cardigan

Wildlife Centre

A superb place for the whole family, with a great outdoor play area, a delicious cafe, a range of walking trails and not to forget – the awesome bird-watching opportunities.

Aberaeron

Play Barn

The Moody Calf Play Barn has indoor and outdoor soft-play areas, providing an ideal space for your little ones to have a great time while you unwind with a delightful cuppa & a slice of cake!

Cardigan

Play Centre

From crazy golf to a small indoor bouldering wall The Loft Play centre is a great space to keep the children entertained on a rainy day in Cardigan.

Cardigan

Theatr & Cinema

Theatr Mwldan & Cinema is a three-screen cinema and theatre in the heart of Cardigan Town showing mainstream and classic films.

Cardigan

Iron Age Fort

Explore roundhouses and meet friendly Iron Age villagers as they share their knowledge about prehistoric life and living in harmony with the land through talks and demonstrations at Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort.

Cardigan

Horse riding

Dyfed Shire Horse Farm is Wales’ only dedicated Shire Horse Farm visitor attraction! Visit the farm and meet their gentle giants on a traditional Welsh working farm as seen on TV’s ‘Escape to the Country’!

Aberystwyth

Constitution Hill

Constitution Hill rises dramatically from the sea, providing spectacular and uninterrupted views of Aberystwyth and Cardigan Bay. On a clear day you can see 26 mountain peaks spanning much of the length of Wales.

Begelly

Farm and Zoo

Visit over 750 animals at Folly Farm and get up close to furry and feathery farmyard friends in their barn. There is also a large vintage indoor fairground and over 120 acres of outdoor space!

Narberth

Theme park

Oakwood boasts fun for the whole family – toddler-friendly rides, fast thrills and spills (including the UK’s favourite wooden roller coaster – Megafobia!