Set up in 2007, the Town Trail records 22
places of historic interest within the town, each shown by a brass
plaque. Click here for details of the
Town Trail, and Click here for a map
showing all of the locations and Click here
for the Town Trail page.
The church at Henfynw - the site at which St David is said to
have been born
Aberaeron - Henfynyw circular walk
This walk is a circular walk of some 3.5
miles (6km) in length. It follows the coastal path south of Aberaeron
before turning inland towards Henfynyw. The route includes some steep
The walk takes you along a footpath and up the hill to the south of the
town, eventually crossing the A487 at Henfynw and the historic St
David's Church before the footpath leads you to the coastal path south
of Aberaeron where it is all downhill back to the town.
The Ceredigion Coast Path follows a 60 miles / 96 km route between the
Teifi and Dyfi estuaries. The footpath links coastal towns and villages
along the spectacular scenery of the Cardigan Bay coastline. The path is
rich in wild flowers, seabirds and a wealth of other wildlife that
awaits the walker.
Near New Quay
Coybal near Cwm Tydu
The video below shows the walk from New Quay to
Aberaeron along the new Ceredigion Coastal path.
The sections of the path are shown below from north to
Ynyslas to Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth to Llanrhystud
Llanrhystud to Aberaeron
Aberaeron to New Quay
New Quay to Llangrannog
Llangrannog to Aberporth
Aberporth to Cardigan
You can walk as little or as much of this path as you
wish, as it passes through many places where a car can be parked. In
many of these locations there are hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and / or
pubs with accommodation where you can stay the night and get a meal.
However, especially in the summer months it is imperative that these
are booked well in advance. A complete guidebook to the coastal path
is available from Tourist Information Centres in Aberaeron and New
Important to remember:
Plan ahead, check the weather forecast and dress
Let someone know when you leave and expect to
Take a mobile phone, but remember that there may not
always be a signal.
The path may be steep and / or muddy, so sturdy
footwear should be worn.
Dogs should be under control where the path passes
through fields with livestock.
Leave gates and property as you find them.
Do not disturb plants or animals, ruins or historic
Take all litter home with you.
Support the rural community and buy your supplies
from local shops and markets.
The Walk from Aberaeron to Llanerchaeron
- Walking or cycle trail
This is a
3km route through the pleasant Aeron Valley linking
the coastal town of Aberaeron with the National Trust property at
Llanerchaeron. Although designated a cycle trail, this is a gentle
stroll for walkers along the delightful Aeron Valley. The gravel
surfaced route follows the old railway line alongside the river
Aeron with short sections of quiet country roads at each end. Apart
from a moderate uphill section at the Aberaeron end the route is
Llanerchaeron is a small
18th century Welsh gentry
estate which has survived virtually unaltered.
Starting Points - In Aberaeron follow
the A482 south from Alban Square for 1/4 mile then take the road
on the left to Bro Allt-y-Graig. This road is about 200 yards
north of the river bridge. Parking is available in Aberaeron.
Llanerchaeron is just off the A482 about 2 miles outside
Aberaeron, Parking is available near the National Trust Property
where there is a shop and cafe.
Walks at Llanerchaeron
The National Trust has published five leaflets of
walks around the Llanerchaeron estate. These are available in both Welsh
and in English at the property and cost 50p. The walks are from 2 to
4km, and include walks through the churchyard, Around the home farm,
around the valley past one of the old estate farms, and around the
Llanerchaeron property itself.