Dairy Cottages

Local Attractions

Teifi Valley Steam Railway, Henllan Station, Henllan, Newcastle Emlyn, SA44 5TD. Tel 01559 370077. Miniature train ride; narrow gauge railway where you can ride on steam locomotives all day for the same price. Special events for Halloween, Christmas and Easter. Station tearooms and Railway Gift Shop, Woodland walk and children’s play area. Website

Rock Mill Woollen Mill, Capel Dewi, SA44 4PH. Tel 01559 362356. The only remaining traditional Woollen mill still working in Wales. Grade II listed waterwheel powered mill, built in the 1890s by the great grandfather of the present owner. Tapestry bedspreads, blankets, throws, rugs, ties & shawls for sale. Website

National Woollen Museum, Drefach Velindre, SA44 5UP. Tel 01559 370929. Flagship museum exploring the woollen industry which was once a thriving industry in west Wales. Website

Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Pumpsaint, Llanwrda SA19 8US. Tel 01558 825146. National Trust owned Roman gold mine. Guided tours of underground workings and exhibition on gold. Experience gold panning. Website

Llanerchaeron Country House and Gardens, Cilau Aeron, near Aberaeron, SA48 8DG. Tel 01545 570200. National Trust 18th century Welsh gentry estate designed and built by John Nash with two walled kitchen gardens and extensive parkland walks. Events held throughout the summer. Website

Newquay Honey Farm, Cross Inn, Newquay, SA44 6NN. Tel: 01545 560822. Largest honey bee exhibition in Wales. Located in an old chapel with an audio visual presentation about the life of the honeybee, shop, tearooms and Meadery. Website.

Cardigan Island Farm Park, Gwbert, Cardigan SA43 1PR. Coastal farm park with farm animals, small zoo, play area and large café with exhibits from Techniquest Science Museum. Coastal walk to see the seals. Website

Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran, Cardigan, SA43 2TB. Tel 01239 621000. Attractive nature reserve with glasshouse Café and gift shop. Otter trail, water buffalos, badger & squirrel trail. Website

Alpaca Magik, Llanfair Clydogau, SA48 8LJ. Tel 01570 493596. Come and meet, feed and learn about alpacas. They are fascinating animals; curious and intelligent. Spinning displays and refreshments. Website

Castell Henllys Iron age Fort, Meline, near Crymych, Pembrokeshire, SA41 3UT. Tel 01239 891317. Replication of Iron Age fort built on ancient site. Website

National Botanic Gardens, Llanarthne, near Carmarthen, SA32 8HF. Tel 01558 668768. National Gardens of Wales. 568 acre garden with walled gardens, ornamental features, Great Glasshouse, Japanese garden and children’s farm. Website

Aberglasney Gardens, Aberglasney, Llangathen, SA32 8QH. Tel 01558 668998. Aberglasney House has one of the finest gardens in Wales, a garden lost in time. Website

Walking - There are many lovely walks all around this area or venture further afield and explore some of the 60 mile Ceredigion Coastal Path. Website

Canoeing - Llandysul Paddlers offers kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, gorge walking and coasteering and has just opened a new canoeing lake close to the River Teifi. Tel 01559 363209. Website

Sailing and Sea Kayaking - Located on Newquay beach they offer dinghy sailing, power boating, windsurfing and kayaking for all levels. March – October. Website

Dophin watching Boat Trips – Newquay 1 and 2 hour trips run regularly along the coast and often dolphins and seals can be seen. Website

Llain Activity Centre, Llanarth, near Newquay SA47 OPZ. Tel 01545 580127. Adventure course, team building, orienteering, climbing & abseiling, canoeing and sailing. Website

Cenarth Paintball Centre, Pentrecagal, Newcastle Emlyn, SA39 9HT. Tel 01559 371621. Website

Mountain Biking Nearby Brechfa Forest is home to three of the world’s best mountain bike trails: The Gorlech (Red), Derwen (Blue) and Raven (Black). Website

Birdwatching: This is a great area for birdwatching. Click on the following link for information about birdwatching along the Teifi Trail. Birdwatching