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Top Choice Castle in Cardigan (Aberteifi)

Cardigan Castle

Cardigan Castle holds an important place in Welsh culture, having been the venue for the first competitive National Eisteddfod, held in 1176 under the aegis of Lord Rhys ap Gruffydd. Neglected for years, it's sprung…
Pizza in Cardigan (Aberteifi)

Fforest Pizzatipi

Brought to you by the hip folks at Cardigan's Fforest empire, this seasonal pop-up venue is the hottest ticket in town on summer nights. Pizzas pumping from two wood-fired ovens, craft beer, music and a buzzing atmo…
Theatre in Cardigan (Aberteifi)

Theatr Mwldan

Located in the former slaughterhouse, Theatr Mwldan stages comedy, drama, dance, music and films, and has an art gallery and a good cafe. In summer there are open-air productions.
Bistro in Cardigan (Aberteifi)


Named for the year of Wales' first National Eisteddfod, held at Cardigan Castle, this gleaming new bistro is an integral part of the monument's 2015 rebirth. Popular for lunch and afternoon tea (£12 per person), it …
Cafe in Cardigan (Aberteifi)

Cafe Food for Thought

A consistent local favourite, this simple cafe delivers an interesting menu that ranges from light bites to Welsh lamb, gourmet burgers, local seafood, specialist teas and coffees, homemade cakes and plenty of optio…
Art in Cardigan (Aberteifi)

Pendre Art

Not only a great place to buy local art, Pendre has an excellent coffee shop serving sandwiches, crêpes, baguettes and home-baked scones. Bring your laptop and lurk in one of the numerous retro niches, taking advant…
Church in Cardigan (Aberteifi)

Mwnt Church

Five miles of winding country lanes lead to tiny, whitewashed Mwnt Church, overlooking Cardigan Bay. It's the oldest church in Ceredigion, dating back to the 14th century. Signposted just north of town.
Market in Cardigan (Aberteifi)


Completed in 1860, Cardigan's 'modern Gothic' Guildhall is home to community meeting spaces, the Corn Exchange gallery and an eclectic indoor market, selling everything from antiques to local cheeses and steampunk f…