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If you’re dreaming of a seaside escape brimming with charm, adventure, and relaxation, look no further than New Quay, Ceredigion. This hidden gem on the West Wales coast is perfect for a break filled with unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re travelling solo, with friends, or with family, here’s your guide to making the most of your visit to New Quay.

🐬Dolphin Spotting

Embark on an adventure with one of New Quay’s most famous activities – dolphin watching! Known for its resident bottlenose dolphins, New Quay offers two fantastic boat trips from the harbour: Seamor Dolphin Watching Boat Trips and Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips New Quay.

Hop aboard Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips‘ newest vessel, the Suncatcher. Enjoy amazing views of the wildlife and scenery from her 360-degree ‘Suncatcher’ deck. This magical experience is perfect for creating cherished memories.

🍽️ Culinary Delights 

After a morning on the waves, indulge in the local culinary scene. New Quay boasts a variety of delightful cafes and restaurants. Enjoy fresh seafood with a view at The Blue Bell Bistro or savour some of the UK’s best ice cream at Creme Pen Cei. For a classic seaside experience, enjoy traditional fish and chips from The Lime Crab while sitting on the picturesque harbour wall. Whether you’re a foodie or just love a good meal, the options here won’t disappoint.


🏖️ Beach Bliss

No trip to New Quay is complete without a visit to its stunning beaches. Relax on the golden sands of New Quay Beach, perfect for sunbathing, picnicking, or just taking a leisurely stroll. For a more secluded spot, head to Traeth Gwyn – a hidden gem where you can unwind away from the crowds.

New Quay also offers a range of water sports. Try your hand at kayaking, paddleboarding, or even coasteering. The crystal-clear waters and dramatic coastline provide the perfect backdrop for some exhilarating fun.

Crabbing is a favourite family activity. The harbour is a great spot; just bring a bucket, crabbing line, and some bait (like bacon or fish) for a fun and enjoyable experience by the water!

🌲 Scenic Coastal Walks

Lace up your walking shoes and explore the breathtaking Ceredigion Coast Path. The trail offers spectacular views of the rugged coastline and lush landscapes. It’s an ideal way to connect with nature and enjoy some peaceful reflection. Don’t forget your camera – the photo opportunities are endless!

🐝 Get Busy at New Quay Honey Farm

The New Quay Honey Farm hosts a number of hives across Ceredigion, producing honey with unique flavours from a variety of flowers like sweet clover, apple blossom, and orchids. Visitors can explore their bee-related products, including beeswax candles and mead, a wine-honey drink cherished by our ancestors.

The “Bees Behind Glass” exhibit offers an intriguing look into the life of a bee colony. The on-site shop is filled with bee-themed gifts and products, including honey-based cosmetics. Don’t miss the cafe, where you can enjoy homemade honey and other delicious treats.

And the best part? New Quay is incredibly dog-friendly! With our wide selection of Dog-friendly cottages, you can bring along your furry friends to join in the adventure. Many local cafes happily welcome dogs, ensuring a fantastic time for every member of the family. Dogs are allowed on the smaller Dolau beach year round, as well as the expansive Traeth Gwyn.

New Quay, Ceredigion, is the perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and culture, wrapped up in the stunning beauty of West Wales. So pack your bags, grab your sunhat, and get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime!

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