More Places of Interest and Things to Do

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Please see information about the area around Devils Bridge for information of particular interest to bird watchers, walkers and cyclists. Here we list lots more facilities and places of general interest to help you get the most of your visit.

Sights and Activities

Devil’s Bridge Falls offers five way-marked walks, of varying length and difficulty, enabling visitors to explore the Hafod landscape on foot.

The Vale of Rheidol railway is one of the Great Little Trains of Wales, running between Aberystwyth on the Cambrian coast and Devils Bridge, a great way to spend some time. Stop for lunch in Aberystwyth before taking the beautiful journey back to Devil’s Bridge.

Cambrian Trailways are self guided linear walks between railway stations on the Cambrian network. These have been developed to promote car-free accessible walks in the Mid Wales area that really make the most of the wonderful, varied scenery and wildlife this unique part of the world has to offer.

Bwlch Nant-yr-Arian provide waymarked walks around Nant-yr-Arian suitable for all ages and abilities.

The Forestry Commission has numerous cycling and walking opportunities in Mid-Wales.

Bird watching tours are offered by Mid Wales Birdwatching and Walking holidays, who may well be doing a day tour during your stay.

For a pleasant afternoon in a pretty market town with an ‘alternative’ feel, try a visit to Llanidloes, not far from the source of the River Severn for those with an adventurous nature.

The ancient site of Strata Florida Abbey offers a peaceful and interesting visit, which the more active can combine with a moderately challenging walk to the Teifi pools.



The bustling seaside town of Aberystwyth is only a twenty minute drive on a route that has some stunning scenery.

Visit The Arts Centre Aberystwyth where there is always something going on. Have a coffee and take in the fantastic view of Cardigan Bay.

In the winter months there are spectacular flocks of starlings that fly in every evening to roost under the Pier.