Monachty Mansion


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Tel: 01545 570215


Local Attractions

During your time at Monachty you will feel spoilt by the variety of our local attractions, and the beauty of our area.

The list below is just a tiny fraction of some of our local attractions.


Tourist Information Centre, Aberaeron
The Quay, Aberaeron.
Open 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday and during high season daily until 6pm; occasionally closed for lunch between 1-2pm.

Probably the most comprehensive Tourist Information Centre in the area, and well worth a call for local information!

01545 570602


Cae Hir Gardens Cribyn, Lampeter.
A beautifully planted series of gardens including the golden garden, a water-garden and collections of bonsai and cacti. An RHS partner garden, it has appeared on television a number of times. Easter-end October open daily 1-6pm.

01570 470839


Cardigan Heritage Centre Teifi Wharf, Aberteifi.
The history of Cardigan from Norman times to today. With a café, book and craft shop, full disabled facilities and car park. Open daily 10am-5pm March and October.

01239 614404


Norwood Gardens & Tea Room, Llanllwni.
These three tranquil acres consist of a series of gardens, each the size of a typical domestic plot. With a collection of more than 90 varieties of daffodil, the gardens are especially worth a visit from March to May, although they are beautiful to visit at any time of the year. There are sculptures dotted throughout the gardens, a number of which are for sale. There’s also a gallery and tea rooms serving a full menu all day.

01559 395386


Fantasy Farm Park
Enough to keep kids of all ages amused for hours & hours. Their website explains far more than we could here!

01974 272285


Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre, and Cruises
Dolphin Survey Boat Trips

Located in New Quay, the centre is generally open from Easter to October, 9am-5pm daily, but please ring for confirmation. Admission to the centre is free. You can also book a dolphin-spotting cruise from the centre. Enjoy the Seals, Birds, Dolphins and Porpoise that visit this beautiful; Coastline of West Wales.

01545 560032 (day)


Aberaeron boasts many fine restaurants, catering for most tastes. Ask us for details when planning your stay


The National Coracle Centre & 17th Century Flour Mill
Cenarth, Cardigan.
A collection of coracles from Wales and around the world. See coracles on the river during the summer and enjoy great views of the Cenarth salmon leap and falls.

01239 710980


Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park. Cardigan.
Scenic headland overlooking the Cardigan Island nature reserve, 200 metres offshore. Atlantic grey seals are here nearly every day and bottlenose dolphins visit often. There’s a variety of farm animals as well as exotic llamas, rheas, emus and wallabies, an adventure playground, Frizbee Fun, sand pit, gifts and refreshments are available and a visitor centre. Open March 26 to November 3 10am-6pm daily.

01239 612196


There are many local castles to explore, from our local Dinerth castle, just half a mile away down the valley, which was last sacked in 1062, to Aberystwyth's, and Cilgerran Castle, Cilgerran, near Cardigan.

Cilgerran Castle was built on a rocky bluff to guard a trading route and is open All year round (times vary).

01239 621339


Mwnt Beach
A National Trust headland overlooking a secluded sandy beach.

We have a number of National Trust properties within striking distance of Monachty Estate


New Quay Honey Farm, Cross Inn, New Quay.
Honey shop and tearooms.
Open Easter to October 31, Call for times

01545 560822


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