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CardiganUnited Kingdom

Situatedon the south west coast of Wales, close to beautiful PembrokeshireCoast National Park, the ancient town of Cardiganis a picturesque little port with activities catering to every taste. Recentefforts to regenerate the town and its quayside have successfully injected Cardiganwith a new burst of life.

Cardigan’scompact size contributes to town’s distinctive summer holiday feel, along with itssmall but charming streets and colourful seaside houses. It has excellent shopping,wonderful heritage and many lovely places to eat, as well as fantastic beachesand even its own theatre. What more could you ask for in a seaside town?

CardiganCastle Recentlyrescued from decay and reopened after extensive refurbishment, a visit to the12th Century Cardigan Castle is a brilliant way to ignite your interest in thistown’s fascinating past. While the remains of the castle itself are over 800years old, this heritage gem also houses a superb Georgian country house andregency botanical gardens. Don’t miss your chance to visit to this eclecticcross-section of Cardigan’s history.

Festivals in Cardigan No trip to Waleswould be complete without some local culture, and a trip to Cardigan’sannual Agricultural Festival is a great way toexperience this. The festival began as a trade market in the 1800’s and hassince evolved into a popular equestrian and farming event. On the day, horsesare awarded various prizes before being paraded through the town along withvintage farm vehicles. Even if you don’t know anything about farming, thismakes a great family day out, appealing to kids and animal enthusiasts alike.

Beaches in Cardigan While the Pembrokeshire CoastNational Park is on Cardigan’s doorstep, if youprefer your outdoor walks a little more relaxed, you’ll be pleased to discovertwo wonderful beaches just a short distance from Cardigan’scentre. Mwnt Beach and Poppit Sandsare both hidden away among towering dunes. Poppit Sands is particularly lovely,combining the best of both worlds with white sands and excellent rock pools,making this ideal for the kids.

Theatre in Cardigan You might not expect to find anarts centre as diverse and high quality as Theatr Mwldanin a small town like Cardigan. Nevertheless, this three-screencinema and arts hub is well equipped and is popular in both the town and throughoutCeredigion. As well as showing thousands of films ayear, the arts centre puts on numerous productions and a range of cutting-edgeexhibitions, events and eclectic concerts. What’s more is that it is completelynot-for-profit. You’re bound to find something here to appeal to your creativetastes.

Book a Trip to Cardigan This is just a small selection ofthe great activities attracting people to the charming port town of Cardigan.Throw in a great range of eateries, regular farmer’s markets and the rushingwaters of the River Teifi, and it’s not hard to see why Cardiganis one of Wales’ fastest-growing tourist destinations. Search online and book your trip to Cardigantoday.

Top hotels in Cardigan

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Cardigan Bay Holiday Park
Cardigan Bay Holiday Park
5 out of 5
Saint Dogmaels, Cardigan, Wales

Situated near the beach, this luxury holiday park is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Poppit Sands Beach, and within 3 mi (5 km) of St Dogmaels Abbey and Cardigan Castle. ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"Perfect in every way, such a beautiful well kept site and 5 minutes walk to the stunning blue flag Poppit Sands beach."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Cardigan Bay Holiday Park
The Cliff Hotel & Spa
The Cliff Hotel & Spa
3 out of 5
Gwbert, Pembrokeshire, Cardigan, Wales
The price is £94 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct

Situated in Cardigan, this spa hotel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Patch Beach and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Cardigan Guildhall Market. Cardigan Castle and Mwnt Beach are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (374 reviews)

"Location was amazing. Got busy at breakfast became a little bit disconcerting re covid"…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2020

The Cliff Hotel & Spa
Trenewydd Farm Holiday Cottages
Trenewydd Farm Holiday Cottages
3.5 out of 5
Moylegrove, Cardigan, Wales

Situated in Cardigan, this cottage is within 2 miles (3 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, St Dogmaels Abbey and The Coach House Visitor Centre. Cardigan ...

Trenewydd Farm Holiday Cottages

Popular places to visit in Cardigan

Cardigan Castle
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Cardigan Castle

4/5(19 reviews)

Find out about the history of Cardigan when you spend time at Cardigan Castle. Amble around the area's seaside or visit its spas.

Poppit Sands Beach
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Poppit Sands Beach

4.5/5(23 reviews)

Why not spend a care-free afternoon at Poppit Sands Beach during your travels in Cardigan? Stroll along the seaside or visit the spas in this relaxing area.

Mwnt Beach
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Mwnt Beach

4.5/5(6 reviews)

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Mwnt Beach during your trip to Mwnt?

Reviews of Cardigan

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14 Oct 2019

Very friendly people.

5/5 - Excellent

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20 Aug 2019

All the seaside villages between Cardigan and Aberaeron are worth a visit

4/5 - Good

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12 Aug 2019

Visiting family in newquay

4/5 - Good

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7 Aug 2019

Lovely quaint place.

4/5 - Good

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23 Jul 2019

have known cardigan for many years

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

20 Jul 2019

Looks like a very nice clean place with wonderful views of the sea.

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