What to do in Cardigan Bay

  • Explore the coast line spotting seals and dolphins as you go

Things to do in the local area

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Cardigan Bay Active, SA43 1EX

If you are looking to do some water based activities around the area, you can head down to Cardigan Bay Active in Cardigan. You can hire out Kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards or Canoes! You can even book yourself onto some fun sessions including Rock Climbing. Surfing, Coasteering or White Water Tubing and much, much more! Phone 01239 612133

Cardigan Castle, SA43 1JA

If history is your thing, you can head off into the town centre and visit the castle and learn more about the town’s rich past. They also hold event nights with concerts and they even have their own restaurant ‘1176’, where you can have a light bite or a meal, and from its elevated position – watch the world go by. Phone 01239 615131

Cilgerran Wildlife Park, SA43 2TB

If you fancy a nice nature walk you can head down to Cilgerran and visit the Wildlife Centre. From there you can go on a couple of different walks and have a chance to see the local wildlife the area has to offer. They have a coffee shop, parking and a visitor centre. Phone 01239 621212

Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park, SA43 1PR

If you are looking to see more of the wildlife the town offers this is another great place to visit! You can see Bottlenose Dolphins, Seals, Red Kites and much more! As the park is also a farm, you’ll have the chance to get close and personal with all the farm animals. The park also has a play area for the children, gift shop and cafe! Phone 01239 623637

A Bay to Remember, Cardigan

Their dolphin, seal and sea bird watching boat trips offer a safe and exhilarating experience. Suitable for all ages (youngest passengers are just months old and the oldest in their 90’s) and abilities (wheelchair accessible boarding is available), using modern purpose built vessels with the latest environmentally friendly engines and safety equipment. Phone 01239 623558

Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort, Felindre Farchog, SA41 3UR

Step back in time and wander round this genuine archaeological site. See the rebuilt roundhouses and granary built on their original foundations, tread the sculpture trails within beautiful woodland and river meadows and see the prehistoric breeds of livestock. Visitor centre, exhibition and gift shop also on site. Phone 01239 891319

Oakwood Theme Park, Canaston Bridge, SA67 8DE

Rides and attractions big and small to thrill all from the big kids to the little kids! Here you can even enjoy the rides in the evening with their special ‘After Dark’ events with entertainment & fireworks thrown in! Smaller than other theme parks but guaranteed you’ll leave with great memories and a beaming smile on your face! Phone 01834 815170

Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo, Kilgetty, SA68 0XA

A fantastic day out for all the family – animal experiences, conservation, education, indoor & outdoor play areas, vintage fairground, entertainment & so much more! A real spectacle whatever the weather! Phone 01834 812731

Escape Room & Low Ropes Escape, St Davids, SA62 6DE

The UK’s smallest city plays host to inside and outside escape fun for all the family and even the dog is welcome! But can you find your way out?! Phone 07561330948

West Wales Karting, Haverfordwest, SA62 4BP

Pre-book or ‘arrive & drive’ for ages 8 and up. Gear up and put the pedal to the metal! Phone 01437 769555

Cardigan Bay Camping – Farm animals meet & greet!

If you don’t fancy going anywhere and just want to enjoy your time on the farm with us and meet the animals, just let us know – we shall try our best to accomodate you! Great for the little ones!

Places to go for food & drink

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Cardigan

Pizza Tipi, SA43 1EZ – Run by four brothers they serve handmade stonebaked pizzas along with local beers and wines. A very popular location with tourists, booking advisable! Phone 01239 612259

El Salsa, SA43 1DB – This restaurant and take away, originally started as a mobile Mexican street food establishment and now have their own place in the centre of Cardigan town. They only use fresh and local ingredients for their food! Phone 01239 613705

The Grosvenor, SA43 1HY – A pub & restaurant overlooking Cardigan’s historic port and the River Teifi, you can sit outside and enjoy a meal whilst looking out to the river. They serve a different range of meals. Phone 01239 613792

Happy City, SA43 1JS – This is a Chinese restaurant and take away, located in the centre of Cardigan, serving a range of different Chinese dishes. Phone 01239 612273

Shampan, SA43 1HR – Riverview boat-restaurant serving Indian cuisine, eat in or take away. Phone 01239 621444

Crwst, SA43 1BU – This local business specialises in homemade bread, bakes, cakes and food and use locally sourced produce. They offer brunches and evening meals. They can cater for vegetarians and vegans. Phone 01239 611278

Fisherman’s Rest, SA43 1HR – Riverside restaurant serving real homemade food & fishmongers. Phone 01239 612359

Fusion, SA43 3AA – Asian cuisine, eat in or take away. Phone 01239 612228

The Copper Pot, SA43 1JS – Global cuisine restaurant and cocktail bar. Phone 01239 814872

Stiwdio 3, SA43 1HJ – Homemade food and drinks & craft courses. Phone 01239 758088

The Priory Café, SA43 1BZ – Homemade food and drinks. Phone 01239 615167

Belottis, SA43 1HJ – Delicatessen & Coffee House (Welsh & Italian). Phone 01239 621713

1176, SA43 1JA – Restaurant serving locally sourced food and drinks set within the walls of the 900-year-old Cardigan Castle. Phone 01239 562002

DeeGees Diner, SA43 1HD – Fancy a good nosh up that doesn’t break the bank? Head on over to DeeGees! Eat in or takeaway and even has a licensed bar. Burgers, all day breakfasts, jacket potatoes, chicken nuggets, bangers & mash and much, much more! Phone 01239 613322

Abdul’s Tandoori Spice, SA43 1HR – Authentic Asian restaurant to eat in or take away. Phone 01239 615371

Rominos Pizza & Kebabs, SA43 1BS – Takeaway burgers, pizzas, kebabs & chicken. Phone 01239 614122

Seyrans, SA43 1ET – Takeaway burgers, pizzas, kebabs & chicken. Phone 01239 613463

Pendre Café Fish & Chip Shop, SA43 1JL – The best fish & chips for miles around! Phone 01239 613193

Food For Thought, SA43 1JL – Restaurant, coffee shop and take away. Phone 01239 621863

Cardigan Bay Brownies, SA43 1JR – Fresh brownies and sweet treats. Phone 01239 611733

Mantle Brewery, SA43 3AG – Run out of beer? No worries! This local company brews their own craft beer and it’s available for delivery! Phone 01239 623898


Gwbert

The Cliff Hotel, SA43 1PP – Fine dining overlooking Cardigan Bay. Phone 01239 613241

Flat Rock Bistro, SA43 1PP – Restaurant overlooking Cardigan Bay. Phone 01239 612638


St.Dogmaels

The Ferry Inn, SA43 3LF – A riverside pub & restaurant with lovely views as you eat! They have a variety of meals, so there will be something for everyone’s taste. Phone 01239 615172

Teifi Waterside Hotel, SA43 3LN – Eat in and takeaway food options available from this incredibly scenic hotel with views over the estuary towards the ocean. Phone 01239 612085


Moylegrove

Penrallt Garden Centre & Café, SA43 3BX – British & Welsh cuisine. Phone 01239 881295


Llechryd

Flambards Hotel & Tea Rooms, SA43 2NT – Breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea & bar. Phone 01239 682871


Cenarth

Three Horseshoes Inn, SA38 9JL – Dinner & drinks. Phone 01239 710119

White Hart Inn, SA38 9JL – Lunch, dinner & bar. Phone 01239 710305

Caws Cenarth Cheese, SA37 0LH – Artisan Welsh cheese producer & shop. Phone 01239 710432


Aberporth

The Ship Bar & Grill, SA43 2DB – Restaurant & bar overlooking the bay of Aberporth. Phone 01239 810822

The Boy Ashore, SA43 2EP – Beach shack food, bar & restaurant. Phone 01239 623633

Waters Edge, SA43 2DD – British & Welsh beachside café. Phone 01239 811977

Penrallt Hotel, SA43 2BS – Fine dining. Phone 01239 810088


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