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Aberystwyth

Ceredigion


Slow Ways linking Aberystwyth and Aberaeron, Devil's Bridge, Llanilar, Machynlleth

Wales / Ceredigion / Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth’s four Slow Ways are 75% checked

Drawn: 4/4
reviewed: 4/4
verified: 4/4
and surveyed: 0/4

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Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

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Walk to Aberystwyth from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Aberaeron—Aberystwyth
Abeabe one Survey me Distance 29km/18mi Ascent 756m Descent 756m
Aberystwyth—Devil's Bridge
Abedev one

Double check Distance 22km/14mi Ascent 905m Descent 695m
Aberystwyth—Devil's Bridge
Abedev two Pioneer me Distance 21km/13mi Ascent - Descent -
Aberystwyth—Devil's Bridge
Abedev three Verify me Distance 21km/13mi Ascent - Descent -
Aberystwyth—Devil's Bridge
Abedev four Survey me Distance 20km/13mi Ascent - Descent -
Aberystwyth—Llanilar
Abella one Survey me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 158m Descent 123m
Aberystwyth—Machynlleth
Abemac one Survey me Distance 33km/20mi Ascent 1,036m Descent 1,026m

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Collective progress

61% of Aberystwyth’s four route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

7/7

drawn

6/7

reviewed

0/7

surveyed

4/7

verified

13 people have contributed to Aberystwyth’s Slow Ways

4 people have pledged to walk and review a route

0 people have surveyed a route in Aberystwyth

135km out of 155km have been walked and reviewed

426km of reviews have been shared in Aberystwyth

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One of my favourite stretches of coastline and an ideal route for getting between two charming towns. Care should be taken near the cliffs....

Steven Coombs

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A walk that often matches date steam train route and rewarded with beautiful valleys views and Devil's Bridge Steam Train Cafe (Two Hoots Cafe)....

Rhys Jones

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The final climb from the valley floor is very steep to Devils Bridge - going to Aberyswyth would be much easier!...

Neil Summersgill

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The remaining route through woodland tracks and pathways is very attractive and atmospheric....

Nia LK

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Aberystwyth—Devil's Bridge

Nia LK added Abedev four, a new walk from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge

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Neil Summersgill took this photo on Abemac one

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I got the train from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth which has some really good views. This is a hilly wooded area for a good section of the walk near Machynlleth and its really beautiful and peaceful to walk....

Neil Summersgill

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An excellent route, varied with coastal walking, wetland nature reserve and woodland. Mostly following the route of the Wales Coast Path - so well signed. Refreshments available at Borth....

Tim Ryan

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If it wasn't for the woodland section at the east end it would be cyclable throughout, and there is a Sustrans route that remedies this....

Hannah

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Also as its a coastal route is possible bits are going to change over time as the coastline is being eroded fast....

Joe Downie

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Aber to Borth (then train home), then on another day train to Borth, then walked Borth to Mach, and train home to Aber at the end....

Joe Downie

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It's an easy route to follow and I really enjoyed it, but some people may not be comfortable with all the lane walking....

danravenellison

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Aberystwyth—Devil's Bridge

danravenellison added Abedev three, a new walk from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge

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It is challenging enough to be interesting, but it is all on the Wales coastal path so it’s difficult to get lost....

Joanna Engelkamp

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I walked the middle third of this walk from the Devil's Bridge direction, starting in Goginan and intending to get to Aberystwyth and do the other half later, but found it impenetrable. The wooded bank to the north-west of Goginan was overgrown with gorse and all sorts of other prickes, and as it was December I figured it wouldn't be any better in any other more overgrown month. I wonder if the previous reviewer walked the other direction and found it passable when going downhill.. I tried a couple of workarounds further north over the same bank, but the footpath was blocked by a barbed wire fence which I must mention to the local footpath officer.!...

Hannah

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Well, except that it often follows path hewn or worn right out of the rock, including the roman steps down to Mach, so it's not exactly new! I did it in three chunks, using the train - Aberystwyth to Borth, Borth to Dyfi Junction (a not-too-far detour off the path) and then Dyfi Junction to Mach....

Hannah

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Beautiful, easy to navigate Slow Way along the Ystwyth river valley, almost all via a well-signed, mostly off-road cycle path on flat or gently undulating ground with paved surfaces or easy gravel tracks....

Mockymock

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overall a nice route however there is a section at the start which leads you along a busy main road with no pavement. there is an easy way to avoid this which i will endeavor to suggest as an alternative route...

Sarah

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An easy to follow route using the dismantled railway which is now a shared cycle/pathway. Nice views, flat route....

Tim Ryan

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Aberystwyth

danravenellison surveyed Aberystwyth

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Aberystwyth

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Aberystwyth—Devil's Bridge

Termite_B added Abedev two, a new walk from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge

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After village of Rhydyfelin is a picturesque and undulating short section through the woods before hitting a nice long sweeping flat section at base of valley pretty much all the way to Llanilar....

OliMorris

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Lovely coastal path with the section from Aberystwyth to Llanrhystud v remote so less people. Highly recommend...

GLight

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Aberaeron—Aberystwyth

Slow Ways added Abeabe one, a new walk from Aberaeron to Aberystwyth

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Aberystwyth—Devil's Bridge

Slow Ways added Abedev one, a new walk from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge

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Aberystwyth—Llanilar

Slow Ways added Abella one, a new walk from Aberystwyth to Llanilar

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Aberystwyth—Machynlleth

Slow Ways added Abemac one, a new walk from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth

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Aberystwyth’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SN5850081620

Lat / Lon

52.41424° / -4.08191°

Easting / Northing

258,500E / 281,620N

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Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Aberystwyth's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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