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Travel to the delightful area of West Wales and visit the fascinating university town of Aberystwyth. Situated alongside the breathtaking scenery of the idyllic coastline and nestled in-between the soaring hills of the Welsh valleys, Aberystwyth is the perfect holiday resort, attracting both the young and old alike.
With such a variety to see and do, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Take long scenic walks along the promenade or travel back in time and visit the towns numerous historical landmarks and unique qualities. Choose to head into the town and browse the many quaint gift shops and modern stores, then at night, gather the family together and dine in one of the many exquisite restaurants. With such an assortment of exotic cuisines to choose from, why not tickle you taste buds with something a little different? Dine in the aromatic ambience of The Olive Branch for a Greek sensation or savour up the delights of Little Italy and feast your eyes upon a vast selection of fine Italian food.
Begin the day with a relaxing walk across the mile-long promenade, taking in the stunning views that fall before you, look out across the sea and then gaze into the glory of the horizon and see the sweeping outline of the majestic hills in the background. Aligned by an array of Victorian and Edwardian buildings, find yourself captivated by the towns archaic charm and unique character.
From here, head north and take a gentle climb up Constitution Hill where you can witness some of the most spectacular views of the town and its tranquil beauty. Should you not want to walk, there is the option to take a ride on the Electric Cliff Railway, transporting you to the summit over a distance of 230 metres.
If thats not enough, then take the family on an adventure through the Welsh countryside aboard the Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway. For an hour long ride you can see the glorious sights of the Welsh landscape, including the highlight of Devils Bridge. As the train terminates here, an opportunity to explore this serene setting is not to be missed. Take pleasure in walking the woodland paths, and feel the delicate spray of water on your skin as you pass through the cascading waterfalls.
Back in the town, those with an interest in history, can explore Aberystwyths ancient Castle ruins or take a visit to the County Museum. If you are a lover of books, call into the National Library of Wales and experience a library like no other. As Wales largest library is has a host of books, photographs, paintings and exhibitions.
Aside from this, Aberystwyth is also famous for its renowned University. The Aberystwyth Arts Centre is located on the Penglais Campus and is very popular with tourists due to its extensive range of entertainment, workshops and regular activities making it a great afternoon out for the family.
Aberystwyth is one of the most exciting holiday destinations for you and your loved ones to embark upon, and you can guarantee that you will enjoy every minute spent in this enchanting town.
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