Culture

Ceredigion is considered the centre of Welsh Culture and is awash with legends and myths. King Arthur and his Knights, the legend of Cantre’r Gwaelod, Wales’ own lost Atlantis; cheating the Devil at Llanarth and Devil’s Bridge or the ghostly monk of Strata Florida.

Experience visitor attractions, chat with locals, soak up the atmosphere, take tales and memories home with you.

Devil’s Bridge Falls

A mile from Tynrhyd this is a place of natural beauty and a famous tourist attraction. Mentioned by Wordsworth it offers walking trails, stunning waterfalls and the famous Devil’s Bridge. http://devilsbridgefalls.co.uk/

Museums

  • Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth – over 60,000 objects, a shop and café, housed in a beautiful Edwardian Theatre with free admission. http://www.ceredigionmuseum.wales/

  • Welsh Quilt Centre, Lampeter – Exhibitions, workshops, café and shop.

  • Internal Fire Museum of Power, Tanygroes – working museum, 9 halls of exhibits including internal combustion engine and steam, vintage exchanges and phones. https://www.internalfire.com/

  • West Wales Museum of Childhood, Llandysul – A quirky collection of childhood memories - displays of vintage toys, film and TV gallery, dolls, teddys and a tea shop.

  • Borth Station Museum – Small but perfectly formed; history of Borth railway station and locality. Free admission.

National Library of Wales

Iconic building designed by Sidney Greenslade, houses books, archives, films, photographs, art work and sound recordings.

The Black Book of Carmarthen, the earliest Welsh manuscript dating from 1250 is kept here. It has some of the first references to King Arthur, Merlin, and secular poetry from the 9th century.

Use the resources to research your family history, take a tour, visit an exhibition and join a workshop. https://www.llgc.org.uk/

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

One of the largest art centres in Wales, with a theatre, concert hall, studio and cinema there’s something for all ages and tastes. Enjoy family friendly shows or immerse yourself in an exhibition, chuckle at a comedy club or try out a short course. Restaurant and shop on site. Disabled friendly. https://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/

Strata Florida

A former Cistercian Abbey, built in 1164. It was one of the most powerful and religious centres in Wales. See structural ruins, the graves of Welsh Princes, and follow heritage trails. 5 minutes from Tynrhyd. http://cadw.gov.wales/daysout/strata-florida-abbey/?lang=en

Peaceful Places

Explore hidden gems all within easy distances of Tynrhyd. Step off the beaten track, learn about the lives of local people, explore churches, chapels and experience local beauty along the way. http://www.peaceful-places.com/

MOMA Machynlleth – Small art centre and gallery with a programme of exhibitions and performances. Houses a permanent collection of 280 art works by Welsh artists.

 

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Museums in Ceredigion

  • Devil’s Bridge Falls
  • Ceredigion Museum
  • Welsh Quilt Centre
  • Internal Fire Museum of Power
  • West Wales Museum of Childhood
  • Borth Station Museum
  • Museums in Carmarthenshire

 

  • National Library of Wales
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre
  • Strata Florida
  • MOMA Machynlleth
  • Peaceful Places

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