Ceredigion Coast Path

Ceredigion Coast Path

A walking holiday along Ceredigion's portion of the Wales Coast Path, from Machynlleth to St Dogmaels.

3 to 10 nights
32-74 miles
Easy / Moderate to Demanding

From £325 per person

About the trail

Bottle-nosed dolphins and grey seals are common sights on this shoreline and clifftop walk along the Ceredigion coastline. Sweeping from Machynlleth on woodland tracks and farmland pathways bordering the Dyfi, the Ceredigion Coast Path takes in far-reaching views of the Tarren Hills before joining the coastline and striking south around Cardigan Bay.

Undulating, high-level sections of the walk promise gorgeous seaside views, while miles of beach walking let you get right down to the surf. This is a particularly vibrant and friendly section of the Wales Coast Path, too, as it wends between welcoming coastal towns such as Aberystwyth, Llanrhystud, and Aberaeron.

We offer multiple holiday options along this trail. If you wish to experience the entire trail, simply select the first option from the list below.

Customer reviews from the Ceredigion Coast Path

“Brilliant and we were lucky with the weather. Wonderful scenery, great accommodation.”
Mr Piper, UK
“We had an excellent holiday, all bed and breakfasts we stayed in were very good. Amazing scenery and lovely part of the country!”
Mrs Parker, UK
“It was a lovely holiday. The scenery was varied and stunning. The accommodation was mostly excellent and everything was very well organised.”
Mrs Burgon, UK
“Well organized by you and on top of that beautiful weather. No problems at all. We particularly appreciated that we had free parking at the golf club and could catch a bus back to the village on this linear walk. Glorious coastal walking and fabulous beaches for swimming in.”
Ms Thorpe, UK
“Wonderful holiday, great walking through remote and beautiful coastal scenery. All accommodation was good, and the arrangements - including luggage transfer - were smooth and efficient. All the information we were sent was clear and correct.”
Prof Browning, UK
“Great scenery, tough walking but coastal walking always great! Sunny weather throughout and we saw a pod of 5 dolphins playing very close to the cliff where we were walking.”
Mrs Needham, UK
“Beautiful walking in lovely countryside with brilliant weather.”
Mr Bailey, UK
“Everything went very smoothly, thank you. We really appreciate the effort that you all put in to making it such a lovely experience. No hesitation at all in recommending you and I have used your company before, to walk the Saints Way and that was lovely too.”
Ms Gumm, UK
“The Ceredigion Coast is really beautiful but somehow unsung. I thoroughly enjoyed the walk and am most grateful to Contours for your excellent organisation and attention to details. I hope that I shall still have the legs and the puff for further exploration of the Wales Coast Path with Contours next year.”
Mr Frostick, UK
"Day One on the Path" by Simon and Clare Parker (2021)
"Between Aberystwyth and Llanrhystyd" by Simon and Clare Parker (2021)
"Signpost and Church at Mwnt" by Simon and Clare Parker (2021)
"Ceramic Tile in Aberaeron" by John Hooley (2021)
"Curious Cows" by Lesley Kenworthy (2019)
"Coming into Borth" by Jane Kitchen (2016)
"Fingers in the Sea" by Jane Kitchen (2016)
"Mist as we leave New Quay" by Jane Kitchen (2016)
"Leaving Llanrhystud" by Jane Kitchen (2016)
"Between New Quay and Aberporth" by Jane Kitchen (2016)