Things to see and do

Borth Village.

Just a short walk from Brynowen holiday park you will find miles and miles of safe sandy beaches which now benefit from a multi-purpose reef recently constructed offshore, 300 metres from the RNLI station.

Borth beach is famous for it's 10,000-year-old sunken forest, and has been featured on BBC's "Coast" programme.

Borth village has numerous gift and nic-nac shops, an Indian Restaurant and takeaway, pubs, themed cafes and fish and chip shops.
It has two well-stocked mini supermarkets and a butchers selling fresh meat.
There is also a chemist, a doctors surgery, laundrette, sports ground, and Tourist Information Centre.

Every summer Borth has its own carnival where everyone gets involved.

If you like to walk, then there are plenty of very scenic walks along the cliff tops where dolphins and seals can easily be seen playing in the bays below. Borth also has its own Taxis and a regular bus service and also boasts its own railway station and information centre.

This little village has everything you need for a perfect holiday.

Surrounding area.

At the end of the village is Borth & Ynyslas Golf Course then, further on down, is Ynyslas beach and nature reserve which has boardwalks through the vast sand dunes. Within the dunes you will find The Countryside of Wales Conservation and Activity Centre that hosts its own table of events throughout the year.
The lively university town of Aberystwyth is less than 15 minutes away. The town has everything you may need from large department stores to quirky little gift shops. There is a Sunday Market at Clarach Bay and a Wednesday Market at Tre'r Ddol.

Borth is ideally situated for day visits to Aberdovey, Barmouth, Harlech and Portmeirion in the north and Aberaeron, Newquay, Cardigan and St Davids in the south.

Further afield

To the north Aberdovey, Tywyn, Barnmouth, Harlech, Porthmadog, and the Snowdonia National Park.

To the South you are in easy reach of Aberaron, New Quay, Cardigan and Saint Davids.


There is also a selection of unique family attractions in the area, sure to entertain those of all ages.

Borth to Aberystwyth Coastal Walk
This coastal walk offers impressive views over Cardigan Bay with Snowdonia and the Llyn Peninsula to the north, and across Cardigan Bay to Pembrokeshire in the south.
The Aberystwyth Cliff Railway and Camera Obscura
The Aberystwyth Cliff Railway is a funicular railway found at the north end of Aberystwyth promenade. Opened in 1896 it climbs 400ft up Constitution Hill. At the top of the hill are a camera obscura and a small park.
The Centre for Alternative Technology at Machynlleth
Visitor centre which is open 7 days a week, with 7 acres of interactive displays, organic gardens, cafe, shop and adventure playground
Borth Animalarium - Borth Zoo
A small Zoo in Borth. Gives a home to unwanted Zoo animals and exotic pets
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Wales largest arts centre
King Arthur’s Labyrinth
Deep beneath the mountains of Snowdonia where you can sail along a subterranean river to the great waterfall as you enjoy tales of King Arthur and other ancient Welsh legends.
Fantasy Farm Park
Not just animals but also bumper and pedal boats, go-karts and an indoor soft play area.
Llwernog Lead and Silver Mine
A fascinating 7 acre Discovery Park situated in an authentic 19th century silver rich lead ore mine in the beautiful Cambrian Mountains.
Bwlch Nant yr Arian, Kite and Forest Visitor Centre
From scenic walks and world class mountain biking to adventure play areas and Animal Puzzle Trail. Red Kites are fed daily, and can be viewed from the café.
Dyfed Shires and Leisure Farm
Family attraction, with indoor and outdoor activities, such as handling a team of shire horses, horse ploughing and harrowing demonstrations.
Rheidol Riding Centre
Rheidol Riding Centre offers excellent trekking accross the Rheidol Valley.
The Magic of Life Butterfly House
Exotic plants and butterflies in the Rheidol Valley, Mid Wales. An all weather visitor attraction.
Devils Bridge Falls
Devils Bridge Falls is a world famous tourist attraction. These unique waterfalls are a world famous tourist attraction and have attracted many thousands of visitors since the 18th century.
RSPB, Ynys- Hir, Furnace, Machynlleth
A wildlife haven in the heart of Wales.
Clarach Bay
Sunday market, beach and activities.

Within easy reach are 6 narrow gauge steam railways

Talyllyn Narrow Gauge Railway
Tywyn to Abergynolwyn
Journey through majestic mountain scenery.
Vale of Rheidol miniature railway
Aberystwyth to Devils Bridge.
Visit the spectacular Mynach Falls at Devil’s Bridge.
The Ffestiniog Railway
Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog
located mainly within the Snowdonia National Park. It is the oldest surviving railway company in the world.
The Welsh Highland Railway
Porthmadog to Caernarfon
The Welsh Highland Railway (WHR) is a 25-mile (40.2 km) long restored narrow gauge heritage railway in North Wales, operating from Caernarfon to Porthmadog, and passing through a number of popular tourist destinations including Beddgelert and the Aberglaslyn Pass. At Porthmadog it connects with the Ffestiniog Railway and to the short Welsh Highland Heritage Railway.
Snowdon Mountain Railway
Llanberis Station to the summit
Travel from the bottom of Snowdon to the summit (3560ft)
Fairbourne Steam Railway
Fairbourne to Porth Penrhyn
12 1/4 in gauge miniature railway running for 2 miles from Fairbourne, alongside the beach, to Barmouth Ferry