Tal-sarn is situated almost half-way between the towns of Lampeter and Aberaeron on the Ceredigion coast. The River Aeron passes close to Tal-sarn as it makes its way to the sea at Aberaeron. Tal-sarn boasts four mansions in its vicinity: Llanllyr, Abermeurig, Plas Trefilan and Plas Gelli, as well as Ty Mawr, a substantial 17th century farmhouse which sits at the centre of the hamlet, and Trefilan Castle “a strong castle mound that can be associated with a princely house” of the medieval period. Little remains of the castle, except its mound, which is close to St. Hilary’s parish church in Trefilan. Tal-sarn hosts the annual Lampeter Stallion Show, established in April 1962, which attracts entries and spectators from far and wide, including mainland Europe.
Aberaeron is only a short distance from Tal-sarn, here you can wander the charming harbour, explore the towns independent shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. Aberaeron is a fantastic place to spot Cardigan Bays resident bottlenose dolphins on a boat trip around Cardigan Bay.
Our favourite things to do in Talsarn
- Local Community Events: Participate in or attend local community events in Talsarn.
- Exploring the Countryside: Enjoy walks in the beautiful surrounding countryside.
- Historic Sites: Seek out any local historic sites or landmarks in the area.