Stay local or venture further afield - you choose

Located on the western side of mid Wales, Ceredigion is an ancient county with some wonderful valleys, woodlands and beaches as well as the Cambrian Mountains, an "Area of Astounding Natural Beauty." The most well known town in Ceredigion is Aberystwyth, a coastal university town with a lot of character.  Ceredigion has a rich cultural heritage which can still be felt strongly today in some places including the village of Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn.  It is very quiet and off the beaten track today but this belies its historical significance

Many guests will want to stay in the immediate area to relax and soak up the atmosphere and sense of place.  The cabin is set in an enchanting meadow, to read more about exploring the meadow, click Meadow. To learn about the historic village of Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn with its lovely medieval church, click: Village

This is a great area for walking - everything from gentle walks up valleys and through woodlands to big days out on the mountains or along the wonderful Ceredigion coast path. For more information about this click: Walking.

It is also a wonderful area for cycling whether on road or off-road, ranging from quiet lanes, bridleways and forest tracks to purpose built mountain bike trails.  To learn more about cycling,  click: Cycling

There are plenty of activities to do near, on or in the water including great beaches and places where you can swim in a river.  More information about these click:  Water: Beach, surf, kayak, SUP, wild swim

You are only 7 miles from Aberystwyth, a lively seaside university town with a wonderful promenade, 2 nice beaches an Arts Centre and cinema.  For more information about Aberystwyth,  click: Aberystwyth

By now you may be getting a bit hungry.  Fortunately, you do not need to go far for good food and drink as there is a lovely gastro pub in the village, y Ffarmers.  There is a wide range of eating options in Aberystwyth - everything from eating fish and chips while sitting on the promenade, traditional cafes and a range of different cuisines.  For more information about this, click: Food and Drink

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We do not have a separate page for culture but we follow what is going on and we post about forthcoming events on Facebook and Instagram @dolswynolglamping.  The following links may also be useful to you when you are planning your break.  

Aberystwyth is home to the National Library of Wales which has permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Ceredigion Museum is housed in a beautifully preserved Edwardian theatre near the seafront.   It is home to both permanent and temporary displays that explore Ceredigion’s heritage, culture and art.

Check out the programme of  Aberystwyth Arts Centre and the family run  Commodore Cinema. 

DISCOVER CEREDIGION - Ceredigion tourism website

PENTIR PUMLUMON TOURISM   Tourism in upland Ceredigion

CAMBRIAN MOUNTAINS  Nature, heritage, trails, dark skies & local produce 

COASTAL UPLANDS    The Cambrian Mountains are some of the most remote areas of Europe 
 and at night the dark skies make it a fascinating place to stargaze. It is an area full of magnificent landforms, formed by the glaciers of the past and rivers of the present. It is home to unique plants and animals and has a long, varied human history giving rise to rich archaeology, multiple cultures, and many differing ways of life.


The mugs in the cabin come from Penrhiw Pottery where Dave and Anouska run pottery classes.   Create your own pot.  Penrhiw Pottery  

Take the train from Aberystwyth up the scenic Vale of Rheidol to Devil's Bridge.  Vale of Rheidol Railway  

Specialist-led guided tours through the landscape and into the underground caverns of mid Wales’ ancient metal mines.  Mid Wales Mine Tours

"Discover the wild tranquility" on a tour with a specialist guide to learn more about the area according to your interest - landscape, history, geography & geology, nature, forestry, etc. Follow in the footsteps of artists, poets and writers who came to marvel at the rugged landscape when mid Wales was at the heart of the ‘Picturesque movement’ in the 18th Century. Cambrian Safaris

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