Local Area

About the Local Area

Treberfedd Farm is an ideal base for your short break or holiday in Wales. Our organic working farm is located right at the heart of Ceredigion, just 15 minutes from the Cardigan Bay coast and some of its award winning beaches, which means that you can enjoy the best of all that west Wales has to offer.

Here at Treberfedd Farm we have an endless supply of fresh air, quiet tranquility and open space, so you can truly unwind and enjoy some peace while on you are on holiday.

 

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Things to do in Ceredigion

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Treberfedd Farm is based at the heart of the beautiful county of Ceredigion, in rural mid west Wales. There are plenty of things to do in Ceredigion: the county is a fantastic mix of beautiful coastlines, rolling hills and wild rugged mountains – all waiting to be explored!

But you don’t need to go far for an adventure as our organic farm can take a day to explore. The farm trail takes you through traditional hay meadows and wild Welsh woodlands. And, if you’re feeling brave, you can splash along our unique ‘welly walk’.

See our rare breed cows and sheep grazing in the fields and collect eggs for breakfast from the hen house. Red Kites are often seen soaring over the organic meadows and you will never tire of the views over the Aeron Valley and Cambrian Mountains.

Close to the Farm

If you are staying with us during the warmer months of the year we would recommend a visit to the nearby Cae Hir Gardens and Tea Room (open Easter – October), which is only a short drive or walk from the farm (2 miles) in the nearby village of Cribyn.

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Some of the best local beaches are within 20 minutes of Treberfedd Farm. The stunning coastline of Cardigan Bay is perfect for walking holidays, with over miles of coast path to explore.

The beach at New Quay was once frequented by poet Dylan Thomas and provided the backdrop for scenes of the film ‘The Edge of Love’ starring Kiera Knightley and Sienna Miller. New Quay has a gorgeous sandy beach which is ideal for young children. With boats in the harbour, a watersports centre and the possibility of seeing dolphins on a local boat trip, New Quay is one of Cardigan Bay’s most popular beaches.

A little further down the coast is the National Trust beach of Penbryn. The beach was used for location filming for the James Bond film ‘Die Another Day’ in which Penbryn became a beach in North Korea! Despite this claim to fame, Penbryn remains a hidden gem, and the perfect place to take a picnic of local Welsh food and drink.

Llangrannog is a traditional Welsh fishing village and it’s fabulous in winter or summer. Take a rest from the Ceredigion coast path and refuel at the Ship Inn at Llangrannog or spend a day on the beach with an organic burger and homemade ice cream from the Beach Hut cafe.

Treberfedd Farm’s holiday cottages are ideally located in the beautiful Aeron Valley, between the picturesque Georgian harbour town of Aberaeron and the historic university town of Lampeter.

We are a short drive from the famous Cardigan Bay coast which has many fantastic beaches, coastal paths to walk, and incredible wildlife to discover (such as the bottle nosed dolphins which can be seen on locally run boat trips).

The seaside towns of New Quay and Aberaeron are worth a visit and stroll around, as are the university towns of Aberystwyth and Lampeter, and also the county town of Cardigan which lies to the south.

If you would like any further information about the local area and what it has to offer we would recommend a look at the information available for tourists on the Discover Ceredigion website, or alternatively you are welcome to contact us.

Cardigan Bay

Stretching from Aberystwyth to the north and Cardigan to the south you will find the dramatic cliffs and long white beaches of Cardigan Bay. Treberfedd Farm is only a fifteen minute drive from this beautiful heritage coastline and we recommend that you enjoy a trip to coast while you are staying. Breathe in the fresh sea air, spot the dolphins and seals that visit Cardigan Bay, and explore the landscape against a peaceful, panoramic view of sea and sky.

Things to do in Cardigan Bay

Cardigan Bay offers activities for the whole family, from boat trips out into the bay, to discovering our traditional seaside towns or taking a long walk along the coastal footpath with views over the stunning natural landscape and open ocean.

The beaches at Cardigan Bay are some of the most beautiful in Wales, unspoilt and waiting to be discovered.

New Quay

The old fishing village of New Quay is home to a wide variety of family activities both on land and in the sea. New Quay beach is good for family swimming and it is also home to Cardigan Bay watersports.

New Quay was once made famous by the poet Dylan Thomas who used to drink in the local pubs. In 2007, the film ‘The Edge of Love’, starring Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller, was filmed in and around this traditional Welsh seaside town.

Our favourite things in New Quay:

Try fishing for mackerel from the quay or take a dolphin-watching boat trip out into Cardigan Bay. If you prefer to keep your feet on dry land, then why not visit the museum or sit outside one of the local cafés or pubs and watch the sunset over the sea?

With swimming, ice cream and fish and chips close by, it’s easy to spend a whole summer day on the beach at New Quay. If it’s not beach weather you can follow the trail of the famous poet Dylan Thomas around the town.

Visit the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre to find out more about the dolphins and other marine wildlife in Cardigan Bay.

Learn about the secret life of bees at New Quay Honey Farm and take home some local wildflower honey.


Aberystwyth

‘Aber’, as it’s known to locals, is always worth a visit. Aberystwyth has two local beaches and a beautiful seafront promenade, perfect for stunning views over Cardigan Bay.

And with a cliff railway and magnificent castle ruins at either end of the promenade, you’re bound to find something to fascinate the family.
Our favourite things to do in Aberystwyth

Here are some of our favourite things to do around Aberystwyth:

Climb the Constitution Hill on the seafront for some fantastic views over Cardigan Bay, and make your journey back down on the Cliff Railway. A visit to the National Library of Wales.

Take a journey on the Vale of Rheidol Railway. Discover the local history at theCeredigion Museum. See a show, film or exhibition at Aberystwyth University’s Arts Centre.

Aberaeron

Just 15 minutes’ drive from Treberfedd Farm, the town of Aberaeron resides around the estuary of the River Aeron and is home to one of Wales’ most famous ice cream kiosks and cafés serving local seafood. Eating fish and chips by the harbour is a must and the well known Harbourmaster Hotel is a favourite eaterie for locals and tourists alike.
Around Aberaeron

Aberaeron offers a real taste of seaside Wales, with its lovely pastel coloured Georgian houses and beautiful enclosed harbour.

The beaches of Aberaeron are usually fairly quiet and great for inquisitive kids who want to explore rock pools along the shore. Within the town there are also two well equipped children’s outdoor play areas with playing fields alongside.
Our favourite things in Aberaeron

Here are some of our favourite things to do around Aberaeron:

A stroll around the harbour and town followed by great coffee and delicious homemade cake in La Cucina on Alban Square

Cycle (or walk) along the Cycle Path to Llanerchaeron (National Trust)

 

Take a look at what else we offer

View our four cottages

Our holiday cottages in west Wales are set in the perfect location. Our working organic farm is surrounded by lots of open space and beautiful scenery.

Treberfedd organic farming

At Treberfedd we farm according to organic principles. We do not use artificial fertilisers or pesticides on the land or crops and follow strict organic standards.

Organic farm trail

The Treberfedd farm trail winds its way through traditional hay meadows, unspoilt grasslands and beautiful broadleaf woodlands.

A unique training venue

The Aeron Centre is great space for a business event, private function, group retreat or family celebration. Surrounded by miles of natural peace and quiet.