Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

Aberystwyth Postcard

The seafront prom has many of the attractions with coloured brightly painted Victorian and Edwardian buildings by day and illuminations by night. As well as a pier the usual penny arcade the beach features a toddlers paddling pool.

Things to do include steam railway trips and castle ruins with fun parks and natural attractions slightly further afield.

Aberystwyth also has a traditional seaside pier.

Aberystwyth's Local Attractions

With free music events through the summer months of July and August just sit back on the seafront and enjoy. See locally or contact by telephone for details of performances.

This museum is based in the restored Coliseum Theatre with its distinctively preserved Edwardian atmosphere. Themed exhibitions vary throughout the year and feature the work of local artists.

The Aberystwyth Cliff Railway is the longest electric cliff railway in Britain. As the train climbs steadily up Consitution Hill, passengers are treated to breathtaking views over Aberystwyth and the surrounding landscape of West Wales. The summit features a spectacular viewpoint and is a great attraction for visitors of all ages.

The Vale of Rheidol Railway runs for 11¾ miles from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge. Passing through some of the most rugged railway terrain in the UK, the journey takes approximately one hour in each direction.

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