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Cardigan market town
An ancient market town, and gateway to the Teifi valley, located 8 miles south from Tresaith. The Welsh name, Aberteifi, means ‘mouth of the river Teifi’. Across the road from Cardigan Bridge is a castle originally built in wood by the Normans, and then in stone by the Welshman, Lord Rhys. The castle changed hands numerous times between the Normans and the Welsh. The castle is particularly significant as it is the birthplace of the Eisteddfod established by Rhys ap Gruffydd, Lord Rhys. Cardigan has a prosperous theatre, Mwldan theatre, which also houses a spacious cinema.


Gwbert and Cardigan Island
Gwbert lies 3 miles from the ancient town of Cardigan. 200 yards from Gwbert coastline you will see Cardigan Island which is a nature reserve owned by the West Wales Wildlife Trust. A stones throw away from Gwbert, looking over the island, is Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park. Open from 10am - 6pm every day from April 4th (Easter) until the end of October, and re-opens on the following Easter. 01239 623637 - www.cardiganisland.com


Cilgerran
Cilgerran village lies 3 miles south of Cardigan, and lies over the border in the adjoining county of Pembrokeshire. Take some time walking the area and visiting Cilgerran castle. Ceunant Cilgerran - The Wales Nature Reserve is a stone’s throw from the village and is open from April to October 10.30am – 5pm. The Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve on the other hand, is open throughout the year. Follow the signs from Cilgerran. You may take a canoe or kayak trip down the river, through a beautiful gorge and past the nature reserve. 01239 613961 - www.heritagecanoes.co.uk


Cenarth
Cenarth village is one place where you can see the river Teifi at its best. There is a footpath along the river where you can get great views of the waterfalls. It is also a popular place to see salmon leaps. Cenarth is an ancient village – the bridge is around 200 years old, the mill is from the 17th century and the local pub is from the 16th century. Cenarth is also known as one of the last places for coracle fishing. There is a Coracle Centre on the banks of the river where you can learn about the ancient art of coracle making and also an old mill. Following the signs for Abercych, follow signs for ‘Caws Cenarth Cheese’ - a popular, tasty cheese. Here you can see the production of the cheese and have a taste. Open daily apart from Sunday, the best time to visit is 11am - 2pm If you have energy to burn, why not have a go at paint balling? Phone: 01559 371621 www.cenarth-adventure.co.uk


New Quay
14 miles along the main road towards the north from Tresaith, lies the small town of New Quay. It is widely believed that this is the town where the famous poet Dylan Thomas set his popular drama Under Milk Wood. It is a very busy place during the summer period, but a perfect place to arrange boat trips to view the coastline and the wildlife including dolphins, porpoises and seals - www.new-quay.com Following the road towards New Quay, there is an interesting and different museum. By following the signs off of the main road you will come across the Honey Farm. Here you can follow the journey of the bee to create delicious honey. There are also man-made hives so that you can see their inside. They also produce Welsh mead here and a chance to taste www.thehoneyfarm.co.uk
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