Places to Visit ……
There are lots of great things to do when staying at Bro Dafydd Bed and Breakfast – here are just a small selection recommended by your host Shân:
Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest visitor centre -Wood cabin with walking and cycling trail information, plus daily red kite feeding and a cafe serving fresh locally sourced produce including their signature Welsh cream tea; opening hours: all year 10.00am – 5.00pm
A short drive takes you to Aberystwyth, a historic market town and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales.Often colloquially known as Aber, it is located near the confluence of the rivers Ystwyth and Rheidol.
Aberystwyth boasts : Great beaches and promenade, to enjoy impressive views take a walk up Constitution Hill or take a trip on the cliff railway.
National Library of Wales -one of the United Kingdom’s copyright libraries, housing vast collections and archives, as well as galleries and displays for visitors.
The award winning Aberystwyth Arts Centre is one of the UK’s largest arts centres. Part of Aberystwyth University, it is recognised as a ‘national flagship for the arts’, welcoming over 700,000 visitors a year.
Vale of Rheidol Railway – Once a working link between local lead mines and the harbour, the Vale of Rheidol Railway now runs a steam train service through the Rheidol Valley for visitors and sightseers. As it passes through the valley on the hour-long journey, the train provides excellent views of the beautiful countryside.
The railway terminates at Devils Bridge. Here you can choose to go and see the three bridges over the river, or visit some of the other, separately-operated attractions such as the famous Mynach Falls, Devil’s Punch Bowl and Jacob’s Ladder.
Aberystwyth Castle – ruins date from the thirteenth century. They now house a pleasant park and play & picnic areas with a putting green and a crazy golf course.
The resort villages of Borth with Golf course ( 5 miles north of Aber by road ) and Clarach, ( 2 miles north of Aber by road ) as well as the nature reserve at Ynyslas, can be found just up the coast from Aberystwyth.
A 40 minute drive from Aberystwyth you will find The Centre for Alternative Technology With over 7 acres of hands-on displays and gardens and with over 40 years of experience in sustainability practice, inspires thousands of visitors every year. Based in beautiful Mid Wales, the Centre overlooks the Snowdonia National Park, renowned for its stunning scenery and outdoor activities.