Ceredigion Coast Path - South to North - Wales

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Walking the west coast of Wales on the Ceredigion Coast Path
Itinerary Options: 2-9 days


The Ceredigion Coast Path is an extremely popular walking trail. It is 73 miles in length. Found on the west coast of Wales, the path can be walked in either direction. This section covers the Ceredigion Coast Path walk in ... Read more below



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Ceredigion Coast Path - South to North - Wales

Ceredigion Coast Path - South to North

The Ceredigion Coast Path is an extremely popular walking trail. It is 73 miles in length. Found on the west coast of Wales, the path can be walked in either direction. This section covers the Ceredigion Coast Path walk in a south to north direction. Starting at St Dogmaels and ending at Machynlleth. If you wish to do the walk the other way around, simply click here for our north to south options.

St Dogmaels is a small village in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It sits on the mouth of the river Teifi, just a mile downstream from the town of Cardigan. The village contains the ruins of a 12th Century Tironian Abbey. The village is quaint and picturesque. Many of the cottages use to belong to fishermen, and the small winding streets reflect that people used to get to their homes on foot. Wildfowl, waders and other seabirds are abundant on this estuary section of the coast path.

Aberporth bustles with activity in the summer months. This village, has the advantage of two sandy beaches, which are nicely sheltered. You may be lucky to spot bottle nose dolphins off this section of the coastal walk. Aberporth used to be a really busy fishing village, but now it mostly catches crab and lobster.

New Quay or Cei-Newydd in welsh, is where famous welsh poet Dylan Thomas lived for a few years in the 1940’s. He is probably best known for his work ‘Under Milk Wood’. Richard Burton the famous actor played Thomas in this film, and he and Elizabeth Taylor are renowned for frequenting various Inns along the Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion Coast paths. You may also hear mention of Gregory Peck, as the film Moby Dick was made on these shores too.

Llanrhystud has a ‘Green Coast and Seaside Award’ for its beach. Mainly of pebbles at high tide, but at low tide the sand stretches out for the waders and seabirds to enjoy their pickings. Three rivers flow into the sea here. The Wyre, the Carrog and the Wyre Fach.

Aberystwyth is an historic market town nestling between three hills and two beaches. There is an iron age fort, and castle ruins to see here. The sea front is a splendid sight, made up of Victorian and Edwardian houses most of which are some 4 – 5 stories high. The Aberystwyth electric cliff railway, is the longest electric cliff railway in Britain. Trains run every few minutes throughout the spring and summer.

At Borth you will leave the coast and start to walk inland to Machynlleth. A bustling market town with plenty of history. It was here in 1404 that Owain Glyndwr was crowned Prince of Wales. Arts and music are well catered for here, along with the ‘Wednesday market’ which has been running for nearly 700 years.

For those who are walking from South to North, you can link part of the Glyndwrs Way after you have finished the Ceredigion Coast Path. However many days you have available, The Walking Holiday Company can tailor make itineraries to suit your requirements.

The Ceredigion Coast Path forms part of the Wales Coast Path.

Other walks in Wales include the Offas Dyke Path, the Wye Valley Walk, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, and many more listed on our Wales Walking Holidays page.

 

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  • CDGCP10R
    St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    10 nights / 9 days
    £870.00
    • CDGCP10R
    • St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    • 10 / 9
    • 73 / 117
    • £870.00
    • St Dogmaels
    • St Dogmaels to Gwbert
      5 / 8

    • Gwbert to Aberporth
      9 / 14

    • Aberporth to Llangrannog
      5 / 8

    • Llangrannog to New Quay
      8.50 / 14

    • New Quay to Aberaeron
      6 / 10

    • Aberaeron to Llanrhystud
      7 / 11

    • Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth
      10.50 / 17

    • Aberystwyth to Tre-Taliesin
      10.50 / 17

    • Tre-Taliesin to Machynlleth
      11 / 18

    • Machynlleth
  • CDGCP6R
    St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    6 nights / 5 days
    £535.00
    • CDGCP6R
    • St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    • 6 / 5
    • 73 / 117
    • £535.00
    • St Dogmaels
    • St Dogmaels to Aberporth
      14 / 23

    • Aberporth to New Quay
      14 / 23

    • New Quay to Llanrhystud
      14 / 23

    • Llanrhystud to Borth
      17 / 27

    • Borth to Machynlleth
      15 / 24

    • Machynlleth
  • CDGCP7R
    St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    7 nights / 6 days
    £618.00
    • CDGCP7R
    • St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    • 7 / 6
    • 73 / 117
    • £618.00
    • St Dogmaels
    • St Dogmaels to Aberporth
      14 / 23

    • Aberporth to New Quay
      13.50 / 22

    • New Quay to Llanrhystud
      13.50 / 22

    • Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth
      10.50 / 17

    • Aberystwyth to Tre-Taliesin
      10.50 / 17

    • Tre-Taliesin to Machynlleth
      11 / 18

    • Machynlleth
  • CDGCP8R
    St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    8 nights / 7 days
    £710.00
    • CDGCP8R
    • St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    • 8 / 7
    • 73 / 117
    • £710.00
    • St Dogmaels
    • St Dogmaels to Aberporth
      14 / 23

    • Aberporth to Cwmtydu
      10.50 / 17

    • Cwmtydu to Aberaeron
      10.50 / 17

    • Aberaeron to Llanrhystud
      7 / 11

    • Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth
      10.50 / 17

    • Aberystwyth to Tre-Taliesin
      10.50 / 17

    • Tre-Taliesin to Machynlleth
      11 / 18

    • Machynlleth
  • CDGCP9R
    St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    9 nights / 8 days
    £795.00
    • CDGCP9R
    • St Dogmaels to Machynlleth
    • 9 / 8
    • 73 / 117
    • £795.00
    • St Dogmaels
    • St Dogmaels to Gwbert
      5 / 8

    • Gwbert to Aberporth
      9 / 14

    • Aberporth to Llangrannog
      5 / 8

    • Llangrannog to New Quay
      8.50 / 14

    • New Quay to Llanrhystud
      13 / 21

    • Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth
      10.50 / 17

    • Aberystwyth to Tre-Taliesin
      10.50 / 17

    • Tre-Taliesin to Machynlleth
      11 / 18

    • Machynlleth
  • CDGCPN3R
    Llanrhystud to Machynlleth
    3 nights / 2 days
    £280.00
    • CDGCPN3R
    • Llanrhystud to Machynlleth
    • 3 / 2
    • 32 / 51
    • £280.00
    • Llanrhystud
    • Llanrhystud to Borth
      17 / 27

    • Borth to Machynlleth
      15 / 24

    • Machynlleth
  • CDGCPN4R
    Llanrhystud to Machynlleth
    4 nights / 3 days
    £354.00
    • CDGCPN4R
    • Llanrhystud to Machynlleth
    • 4 / 3
    • 32 / 51
    • £354.00
    • Llanrhystud
    • Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth
      10.50 / 17

    • Aberystwyth to Tre-Taliesin
      10.50 / 17

    • Tre-Taliesin to Machynlleth
      11 / 18

    • Machynlleth
  • CDGCPS4R
    St Dogmaels to Llanrhystud
    4 nights / 3 days
    £354.00
    • CDGCPS4R
    • St Dogmaels to Llanrhystud
    • 4 / 3
    • 41 / 66
    • £354.00
    • St Dogmaels
    • St Dogmaels to Aberporth
      14 / 23

    • Aberporth to New Quay
      13.50 / 22

    • New Quay to Llanrhystud
      13.50 / 22

    • Llanrhystud
  • CDGCPS5R
    St Dogmaels to Llanrhystud
    5 nights / 4 days
    £442.00
    • CDGCPS5R
    • St Dogmaels to Llanrhystud
    • 5 / 4
    • 41 / 66
    • £442.00
    • St Dogmaels
    • St Dogmaels to Aberporth
      14 / 23

    • Aberporth to Cwmtydu
      10.50 / 17

    • Cwmtydu to Aberaeron
      10.50 / 17

    • Aberaeron to Llanrhystud
      7 / 11

    • Llanrhystud
  • CDGCPS6R
    St Dogmaels to Llanrhystud
    6 nights / 5 days
    £535.00
    • CDGCPS6R
    • St Dogmaels to Llanrhystud
    • 6 / 5
    • 41 / 66
    • £535.00
    • St Dogmaels
    • St Dogmaels to Gwbert
      5 / 8

    • Gwbert to Aberporth
      9 / 14

    • Aberporth to Llangrannog
      5 / 8

    • Llangrannog to New Quay
      9 / 14

    • New Quay to Llanrhystud
      13 / 21

    • Llanrhystud
  • CDGCPS7R
    St Dogmaels to Llanrhystud
    7 nights / 6 days
    £618.00
    • CDGCPS7R
    • St Dogmaels to Llanrhystud
    • 7 / 6
    • 41 / 66
    • £618.00
    • St Dogmaels
    • St Dogmaels to Gwbert
      5 / 8

    • Gwbert to Aberporth
      9 / 14

    • Aberporth to Llangrannog
      5 / 8

    • Llangrannog to New Quay
      8.50 / 14

    • New Quay to Aberaeron
      6 / 10

    • Aberaeron to Llanrhystud
      7 / 11

    • Llanrhystud