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Aberaeron accommodation

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Hafod

Private static caravan near New Quay, Ceredigion
  • Static Caravan
  • New Quay
  • Sleeps 1 to 6, 2 bedrooms
  • £55 to £65 per night
  • availability
  • pets welcome
  • non smoking
Ceredigion

Very popular static caravan set in its own private garden, overlooking open countryside and woodland. Only a mile from the sea, two and a half miles from New Quay. Here you will find peace, quiet and privacy. Up to two quiet dogs welcome. Distance 3.2 miles.

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Bronwydd

Holiday cottage in New Quay, Ceredigion
  • Self Catering
  • New Quay
  • Sleeps 2 to 8, 4 bedrooms
  • £575 to £1695
  • availability
  • internet access
  • pets welcome
  • non smoking
  • swimming pool
Ceredigion

Newly refurbished and decorated but still retaining some original features from its prosperous past, Bronwydd is tastefully decorated and furnished throughout, with an eclectic mix of antique and modern furnishings. Distance 4.6 miles.

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Briallen Cottage

Country cottage near the Ceredigion coast
  • Self Catering Cottage
  • Llanrhystud
  • Sleeps 1 to 2, 1 bedroom
  • £195 to £435 per week
  • availability
  • internet access
  • non smoking
Ceredigion

Briallen Cottage (Primrose) is one of two recently converted stone cottages. The cottage is in a quiet location on a 7 acre rural smallholding approximately 1.5 miles from Llanrhystud beach. Distance 6.4 miles.

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Ocean Heights Leisure Park

Caravan holiday park at New Quay
  • Holiday Park with Touring Pitches
  • New Quay
  • Sleeps 1 to 6, 3 bedrooms
  • £149 to £700 per week
  • internet access
  • pets welcome
  • swimming pool
Ceredigion

Set in fourteen acres of landscaped grounds overlooking the breathtaking Ceredigion coast and countryside, just minutes from picturesque New Quay, we offer a choice of holiday caravans as well as pitches for caravans, motorhomes and tents. Distance 5.2 miles.

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The Village Holiday Park

Campsite with static caravans near New Quay
  • Caravan Site with Static Caravans
  • New Quay
  • Sleeps 1 to 6, 3 bedrooms
  • £149 to £600
  • internet access
  • pets welcome
  • swimming pool
Ceredigion

A friendly, welcoming holiday park in beautifully landscaped grounds, ideally located for exploring the secret coves and stunning vistas of the Ceredigion coast. In the village of Cross Inn, we are just one and a half miles from New Quay. Distance 5.6 miles.

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Eirlys Cottage

Holiday let near Aberporth, Ceredigion
  • Self Catering
  • Llanrhystud
  • Sleeps 2 to 4, 2 bedrooms
  • £235 to £545 per week
  • availability
  • internet access
  • non smoking
Ceredigion

A recently converted stone cottage, renovated to a high standard for a comfortable and relaxing holiday, in a very quiet location on a 7 acre rural smallholding about a mile and a half from the beach at Llanrhystud. Distance 6.4 miles.

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Ty Glyn Davis Trust

  • Holiday Centre for the Disabled
  • Aberaeron
  • Sleeps 2 to 15, 9 bedrooms
  • £390 to £958
  • availability
  • accessible for disabled
  • non smoking
Ceredigion

A unique holiday venue providing self catering holiday accommodation, which is fully accessible for groups, organisations and families whose members have special needs. The Centre sleeps up to 15 people and is fully accessible to wheelchair users. Distance 3.2 miles.

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Arwel

Character cottage at Nanternis, New Quay
  • Self Catering Cottage
  • New Quay
  • Sleeps 1 to 4, 2 bedrooms
  • £90 to £620
  • availability
  • internet access
  • pets welcome
  • non smoking
  • wood burner
Ceredigion

Idyllic, character-filled stone cottage. Well equipped for a luxurious self catering break. King size beds, rolltop bath, log fires and more. Lovely setting with fantastic walking on your doorstep, excellent pubs, restaurants and farm shop nearby. Distance 6.6 miles.

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Old Farmhouse

Farmhouse self catering cottage at New Quay
  • Self Catering Cottage
  • New Quay
  • Sleeps 1 to 6, 3 bedrooms
  • £250 to £650 per week
  • pets welcome
Ceredigion

The Old Farmhouse is a delightful stone built cottage, dating from the 1700s and with many original features. Garden with patio and barbecue area. Just a mile and a quarter from the coast at Cwmtydu. Distance 6.6 miles.

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Parc Farm

Country cottage and B&B near New Quay and Aberaeron
  • Self Catering and B&B
  • New Quay
  • Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
  • £300 to £480 per week
Ceredigion

Set on a small farm, amidst beautiful farmland and quiet wooded valleys close to the Cardigan Bay coastline, our recently refurbished holiday cottage sleeps 4, and we also offer bed and breakfast in the farmhouse. Distance 3.3 miles.

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Gilfach Holiday Village

Self catering lodges at Aberaeron
  • Self Catering Accommodation
  • Aberaeron
  • Sleeps 2 to 6
  • £225 to £850 per week
  • pets welcome
Ceredigion

Gilfach is home to tranquil and secluded holiday retreats overlooking Cardigan Bay. Situated amongst 36 acres of land on the mid west coast of Wales between Aberaeron and New Quay, Gilfach offers different levels of accommodation to suit all budgets. Distance 2.0 miles.

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Oyster Cottage

Character cottage with sea views in New Quay
  • Self Catering
  • New Quay
  • Sleeps 1 to 4, 3 bedrooms
  • £315 to £600 per week
  • internet access
  • non smoking
Ceredigion

Formerly a blacksmith's shop, this quaint cottage has been sympathetically restored, retaining many original features. In the heart of New Quay, it's just two minutes from the harbour and beach and has wonderful sea views. Distance 4.6 miles.

About Aberaeron

Walk around the old harbour and along the Quay Parade. Admire the brightly painted Georgian buildings and the sea views and you will see why Aberaeron deserves its title of Cardigan's Georgian jewel. Aberaeron was the first town in Wales that can be said to have benefited from town planning. The symmetrical Georgian architecture makes the whole town pleasing to the eye.

1807 was an important date in the planning of the town. It was then that an act of parliament was passed to give the Lord of the Manor of the time, Reverend Alban Thomas Jones Gwynne, the right to build the harbour and the associated buildings. This transformed the town from a simple fishing village into a port where, in its heyday, 70 ships were built.

Reverend Jones Gwynne's son, Colonel Gwynne, took over from his father and about 40 years later planned the town with architect Edward Hancock. The influence of John Nash shows strongly in the small town and it was thought that Hancock based his plans on the nearby mansion of Llanerchaeron, which John Nash designed and was built between 1794 and 1796.

The railway came to Aberaeron in 1911, marking the end of the shipping freight business from the port. It was closed in 1963 when many branch lines were axed under the Beeching Plan. The 2001 census recorded a population of 1,520.

Famous sons of Aberaeron include rugby hero, Dafydd Jones, who was born there in June 1979. He is now a Wales international and a player for Llanelli Scarlets. He grew up in the village of Llanarth, a few miles south of the town and first played rugby for his Aberaeron school team.

Writer, Cynan Jones, another Aberaeron native, published his novel, "The long dry," in June 2006, which includes many chapters set in Aberaeron.

Aberaeron boasts a beautiful setting on the main A487 Cardigan to Aberystwyth road. In Spring it is backed by gentle gorse covered hills but at any time of year it is known as good walking country. The path of the old railway line is now used as a cycle track. There is an aquarium, a good range of shops including many cafes and restaurants.

The town celebrated its bi-centenary in 2007 and annual local festivals include a Country and Western music festival in June, The seafood festival in July, the annual show of Welsh ponies and cobs which has been an annual event since 2002. There's also a regatta and a town carnival. The former hiring fair has now become a funfair in November.