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Things to do in Aberystwyth

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#1 of 11 attractions in Aberystwyth
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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#2 of 11 attractions in Aberystwyth
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: Travelling on the Vale of Rheidol Railway is the finest way to see the stunning Rheidol Valley. We pass through wide open... more » Owner description: Travelling on the Vale of Rheidol Railway is the finest way to see the stunning Rheidol Valley. We pass through wide open fields,woodland and rugged mountain scenery as the line twists and turns clinging to the hillside gradually climbing nearly 700ft (200m)from Aberystwyth to reach our destination at Devil’s Bridge. Birds of prey such as Red Kite and Buzzards are regularly seensoaring high above the valley floor and breathtaking views can beenjoyed by all. « less
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#3 of 11 attractions in Aberystwyth
Category: Libraries

Visitors are welcomed at the National Library of Wales. Located majestically in the university town of Aberystwyth, the National Library of Wales enjoys spectacular views... more »

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#4 of 11 attractions in Aberystwyth
Category: Scenic Railroads
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#5 of 11 attractions in Aberystwyth
Category: History Museums
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#6 of 11 attractions in Aberystwyth
Category: Ancient Ruins; Castles

Castle wall climbing and hopping experience. Kids enjoy the playground near the castle and castle itself. They will climb and hop around for hours more »

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#7 of 11 attractions in Aberystwyth
Category: Gardens; Forests
One of Europe's finest examples of an 18th-century picturesque landscape.
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#8 of 11 attractions in Aberystwyth
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Walk among free-flying butterflies in a luxuriant tropical display. Hundreds of butterflies as well as giant caterpillars,... more » Owner description: Walk among free-flying butterflies in a luxuriant tropical display. Hundreds of butterflies as well as giant caterpillars, beetles and leaf insects. Outside there is a well-established native butterfly garden. Free guided tours are available. Run by biologists. « less
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#10 of 11 attractions in Aberystwyth
Category: Mines
Owner description: Steeped in myths and legends, high in the ancient Cambrian Mountains, the Silver Mountain Experience has tumbling streams,... more » Owner description: Steeped in myths and legends, high in the ancient Cambrian Mountains, the Silver Mountain Experience has tumbling streams, mysterious forests and long abandoned mine workings that will take you on a journey through the mists of time.!!! New for 2013 - Black Chasm PG !!!For young apprentices or those looking for something a little less scary why not try our PG rated Black Chasm tour? Fun for all the family.Dare you enter the Black Chasm? Rated 12A, this is Wales's scariest underground experience where your worst nightmares will become reality. Beware of the Coblynau, Morgens, Orcs and others that dwell in the darkness. Tread lightly foolish traveller or your blood curdling screams will echo through the abandoned mine for all eternity! Not for those of a nervous disposition. For younger members of the family they can be let loose to experience the Magic of Woo Hoo Wood and explore the tunnels where the Grovels dwell. Whether creating dens in the trees, building dams in the stream or playing with waterwheels in our Silver River play area there is plenty to do for all the family, whatever the weather. Walk the Miners Trail. See, hear and feel the history around you. Start with the Silver Mine exhibition and then explore this award winning site at your leisure, following in the footsteps of those miners from long ago.And don't forget to have a go at gem panning! « less
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