The 10 Best Things To Do In Aberystwyth
If ever there was a town to make you want to up sticks and move to Wales, Aberystwyth would be it. With a knockout location in Cardigan Bay, a pinch of Victorian folly, plenty of student sparkle, high-calibre cultural sights, and one of the UK’s hottest food scenes since SY23 scored its first Michelin star this year, Aber – as locals fondly call it – is so lovely you can almost forgive it the weather.
Whether you arrive over hill and hedgerow lane, by train or via the coastal road, Aberystwyth always comes as a surprise. For who would expect to find a proper town with bookshops and boutiques, cool bars and delis out here on a west coast limb, all roughed up by the Irish Sea? Certainly not us.
These are the 10 best things to do in Aberystwyth.