Parc y Gors    
                                            

Large Country House / Holiday Cottage, 
 
Cardigan Bay, West Wales. Sleeps up to 14, Child friendly & Dogs welcomed.

LOCAL AREA

Parc y Gors:
 
Plas-y-Gors is situated just a few miles inland from the picturesque Cardigan Bay, home of Atlantic Grey Seals, Bottle-nose Dolphins, Harbour Porpoise and a variety, picturesque beaches, and yet is close to many facilities and attractions.
 
For the bird watching enthusiast, you can often see coastal birds such as:
 
Razorbills & Guillemots who come to Cardigan Island to have their young each year in the Spring & early Summer, otherwise spending their life at sea.
 
Cardigan Island is also home to large numbers of Gulls including the: Herring Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull and the enormous Great Black-backed Gull.
 
Some other coastal birds you can find are: Shags, Cormorants, Fulmars, Oystercatchers, Chough and Gannets.
 
Occasionally Peregrine can be seen around Cemaes Head.
 
Aberporth:
 
Aberporth is just 3 miles away from Parc-y-Gors, with Cardigan and Cilgerran just 5 miles away, offering a choice of shops, beaches, attractions, theatre, cinema, inns and restaurants.

Aberporth boasts a handful of shops and inns and two beautiful beaches while boat cruises are available from New Quay or St Dogmaels to take in great variety of bird and sea life.
 
Cardigan:
 
Cardigan is around 5 miles from Parc-y-Gors, and sits on the tidal reach of the River Tivy (Afon Teifi in Welsh).
 
Picturesque Cardigan is crammed with Victorian and Georgian buildings, Cardigan boasts a Norman Castle that has recently been renovated and is now open to the public which is also home to the excellent Heritage Centre .
 
Cardigan was also the site of a very busy tidal port, has a centuries old indoor market, The first ever Eisteddfod was held in Cardigan, in the year 1176.
 
Cardigan has a wide range of facilities, including shops, supermarkets, theatre , cinema , restaurants.
 
Cardigan Island:
 
Cardigan Island is small island a few miles north of Cardigan near the village of Gwbert .
 
Cardigan Island boasts a wealth of coastal wildlife, including: Seal, Dolphin, Porpoise and seabirds such as:
 
Razorbills; Guillemots; Gulls, Herring Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull; Shags; Cormorants; Fulmars; Oystercatchers; Chough and Gannets.
 
Nearby you can find Cardigan Island Costal Farm Park . There you can get close views of the south side of the island and you may be able to see dolphin, porpoise, and a variety of sea-birds.
 
One Of Aberporth's Beaches
One of Aberporth's beaches
Overlooking Llangrannog bay
Overlooking Llangrannog cove
Old Cardigan Bridge and Castle
Old Cardigan Bridge and Castle
Penguins at Folly Farm
Cardigan Bay:
 
Cardigan Bay looks out onto the Irish Sea. Cardigan Bay extends all the way from North Wales to the south-most point of West Wales
 
A Bay To Remember where you can take dolphin, porpoise and wildlife watching boat trips.
 
A Coastal Footpath has been created that enables walkers to explore the Ceredigion span of Cardigan Bay. A little further south, in the county of Pembrokeshire, you can find the famous Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail .
 
New Quay:
 
New Quay in West Wales (not to be confused with New Quay, Cornwall), claims to be the original Llareggub .New Quay's pretty harbour has a cobblestone quay and a small, curving beach.
 
The lower town is home to the  Heritage Centre and the Marine Wildlife Centre . One of the major attractions are the bottle-nosed dolphins , which can often be seen frolicking by the harbour wall, and boat trips in Cardigan bay  can be taken to further increase chances of a sighting.
 
Cilgerran:
 
Cilgerran has huge castle ramparts with inspiring views over a forested valley and The Welsh Wildlife Centre & Teifi Marsh  is always worth a visit.

Further afield:
 
Several farm/adventure parks are within a 40-minute drive. 
 
and many more!

Carmarthen , 26 miles, offers a handsome 18th-century Guildhall, castle remains and a craft centre/art gallery.
 
Tourist Information Centre:
 
There is a Tourist Information Centre can be found in central Cardigan, and is located within Theatre Mwldan.
 
The Tourist information Centre address and Opening Times are as follows:
 
The​atr Mwldan, Cardigan, SA43 2JY
01239 613230
[email protected]

Open 10.00  - 16.00
Tuesday - Saturday
 
Open Mondays during school and Bank Holidays (20 July to 31 August 2015 inclusive)
 
Because the Tourist Information Centre only operates part-time, we suggest that you telephone first if you are making a special journey.