Why Aberystwyth is the Perfect Place for Summer

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Summer is the perfect time for exploring new places, relaxing, and soaking up the sun. Aberystwyth is ideal for those seeking a summer escape. Offering a combination of beautiful beaches, and stunning scenery, this charming town will captivate visitors of all ages. If you are looking for a perfect place filled with breathtaking sights and rich heritage, you’re in the right place! Here are some of the reasons why Aberystwyth is the perfect place for you to visit this summer:

Beautiful Beaches

Aberystwyth has some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK, making it the perfect place to spend a summer’s day. The town's main beach, North Beach, is a long stretch of golden sand, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and playing beach volleyball. South Beach, located a short walk from North Beach, is another beautiful spot popular with surfers and kiteboarders.

North Beach is one of the most popular beaches in the area, and it's easy to see why. With its stunning views of Cardigan Bay, visitors can enjoy a relaxing day at the beach while enjoying the Welsh coastline's beauty. South Beach, located a short walk from North Beach, is another stunning spot popular with surfers and kiteboarders. The beach is less crowded than North Beach, providing a quieter and more peaceful environment. The beach is also excellent for sunbathing, beachcombing, and picnicking.

Both North Beach and South Beach offer fantastic opportunities for water sports enthusiasts. Visitors can try surfing, paddleboarding, kayaking, or kiteboarding. There are also many local surf schools and equipment rental shops where visitors can learn to surf or rent equipment.

Stunning Scenery

Aberystwyth is surrounded by stunning scenery, from the rolling hills of the Welsh countryside to the rugged coastline of Cardigan Bay. Take a hike through the nearby Cambrian Mountains, or explore the Ynyslas Nature Reserve, which boasts miles of dunes and marshland, providing cycling treks for all levels, so whether you’re cycling with the family or alone, you’re sure to have fun.

Festivals and Events

Summer is the festival season in Aberystwyth, with a wide range of events and activities taking place throughout the season. Something is always happening in Aberystwyth during the summer months, from music festivals and food fairs to cultural events and art exhibitions. Be sure to keep updated with local pages, Eventbrite and our Facebook!

Outdoor Activities

If you're looking for an adventure, Aberystwyth has plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy. Rent a kayak and explore the coast, or take a stand-up paddleboarding lesson at one of the town's beaches. Go on a horseback ride through the Welsh countryside, or try mountain biking on one of the nearby trails. Find our favourite walks around Aberystwyth here.

Charming Town

Aberystwyth is a charming town with a rich history and culture. Spend a day exploring the town's historic landmarks, such as Aberystwyth Castle and the National Library of Wales. Visit the town's many pubs, cafes, and restaurants, which offer delicious food and drink and a friendly atmosphere.

Aberystwyth is the perfect place for summer, offering visitors a wide range of activities, beautiful scenery, and a charming town to explore. Whether you're looking for a relaxing beach holiday or an adventure-packed getaway, Aberystwyth has something for everyone. So pack your bags, grab the sunscreen, and head to this beautiful Welsh town for a summer to remember.

If you find yourself in Aberystwyth and are looking for a place to stay, be sure to visit Park Lodge. Our hotel is a perfect base for business travellers, visitors to Aberystwyth University, and holiday-makers looking to explore the town. Book your stay direct today for the best rates and complimentary breakfast!

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