Aberporth is a village in Ceredigion on the west coast of Wales. It lies at the southern end of Cardigan Bay about six miles north of Cardigan and ten miles south of New Quay approximately 1 mile west of the A487, on the B4333.
The picturesque village overlooks two sandy beaches and is one of Ceredigion's favourite holiday destinations, proving popular with tourists throughout western Europe. Rock pools are exposed at low tides and the cliff top walks along the Ceredigion Coast offer extensive views.
Bottlenose dolphins are seen frequently close to shore. In 2006 orcas and harbour porpoises have also been seen but such sightings are rare. Even rarer was a turtle seen in 2005. Sunfish and Basking sharks are often seen offshore in the summer.
Aberporth is a popular recreational fishing village in the summer and is also popular with divers and boating people. It has 2 good beaches and has been awarded a blue flag for its beaches several years running due to the high water quality found in this area.
Aberporth Local Attractions
John and Dorothy Devereux have a passion for rainforests and butterflies. They have created an idyllic rainforest on the west coast of Wales, which has been awarded 'A Star Attraction' by the Welsh Tourist Board. The tropical house has ponds that are fed by waterfalls and a stream to provide the humidity required for the rainforest conditions. You will see Butterflies from all over the world including South America, South East Asia, China and Japan. The butterflies are more active on sunny days than on dull, overcast days. Felinwynt Rainforest and Butterfly Centre is 6 miles from Cardigan and 4 miles from Aberporth on the Aberporth to Mwnt and Ferwig road. We are 2 miles from Blaenannerch on the A487 follow the brown signs to Rainforest Centre.
Felinwynt, Cardigan, Ceredigion, Wales
+44 01239 810250
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