Aeron Valley on Aberaeron travel guide
Travel Guide for Wales and England >  Valleys in Wales and England >  Aeron Valley
The Aeron Valley is situated in the Welsh county of Ceredigion in West Wales. It stretches from Aberaeron on the Cardigan Bay coast through to Llangeitho. Settlements along the valley include Llyswen, Dolgwartheg, Llanerchaeron, Ciliau Aeron, Newbridge, Ystrad Aeron, Brynog, Felin Fach, Tal-sarn, Llundain-fach, Abermeurig, Dolau Aeron, Capel Betws Lleucu and Llangeitho. The broad valley of the Afon Aeron is bounded by low hills with no significant mountains to define the valley.
The beauty of the Vale of Aeron is not in doubt and the celebrated Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and his wife Caitlin lived here in the 1940s. Indeed, they called the Aeron valley "the most precious place in the world" and gave its name to their daughter Aeronwy. They lived in a secluded mansion called Plas Gelli, on the outskirts of Talsarn.

Walk in the footsteps of Dylan and follow the Dylan Thomas Trail alongside the river from Talsarn to Aberaeron, a pleasant walk rich in wildlife including kingfishers, herons, and, who knows, you might be fortunate to spot the otters and sea trout.

A 4km cycle route winds its way through the valley linking Aberaeron with the National Trust property at Llanerchaeron. The route follows the old railway line alongside the river Aeron with short sections of quiet country roads at each end, and, although designated a cycle trail, it is also a delightful stroll for walkers. Apart from a moderate uphill section at the Aberaeron end the route is generally flat.

Llanerchaeron itself is a rare example of an 18th-century Welsh minor gentry estate that has survived virtually unaltered. The villa, designed in the 1790s, is the most complete example of the early work of John Nash. It has its own service courtyard with dairy, laundry, brewery and salting house, and walled kitchen gardens (with all its produce for sale when in season).

The pleasure grounds and ornamental lake and parkland provide peaceful walks. The Home Farm complex has an impressive range of traditional, atmospheric outbuildings and is a working organic farm with Welsh Black cattle, Llanwenog sheep and rare Welsh pigs.





Review Aeron Valley.

On this page you can find Pictures of and links to Aeron Valley in Aberaeron Wales. If its not what you are looking for please click below to find more interesting places in Wales
Find more Valleys or attractions in Wales Go to attractions in Wales listed by town Aberaeron in Wales Go to tourist attractions Map of Wales
Walesdirectory.co.uk, where you can find where to go, what to see, and where to stay in Aberaeron Wales.
You may make an instant secure room or cottage reservation close to this attraction. Room and cottage availability and rates are confirmed online prior to booking. Simply click through to the hotel or cottage page, choose a suitable property, check availabilty, including dates of stay, to confirm the exact room rate and reserve the accommodation.

Search Hotels

Check-in date

Check-out date

Nearby Hotels
Feathers Royal Hotel
5 star Hotel
Rooms From - £79
Distance - 1.02
Click for more information
Castle Hotel
4 star Hotel
Rooms From - £121
Distance - 1.18
Click for more information
Monachty
Rooms From - £65
Distance - 1.25
Click for more information
Tyglyn
3 star Hotel
Rooms From - £79
Distance - 4.34
Click for more information
Penwig
3 star Hotel
Rooms From - £80
Distance - 7.57
Click for more information
Penrhos Park
3 star Hotel
Rooms From - £71.5
Distance - 11.3
Click for more information

Your feedback is important to us. Please help us improve our service by telling us what we could do better.