On our Summer Intern’s “Big Welsh Adventure”, we spent a day in Aberystwyth on our way to southwest Wales
First, we walked along the promenade to view the beach, then enjoyed the Aberystwyth Cliff Railway ride to the top of Y Consti (Constitution Hill).
Other amenities at the summit include 10-pin bowling, a Camera Obscura —with a 14-inch lens said to be the largest camera obscura in the world —-and of course, pokemon stops!
We had purchased a roundtrip ticket, so after lunch in the café and a wander at the top, we rode back down, admiring the views the entire way.
The National Library of Wales (Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru) – a place in which to lose yourself on a Wales trip!
The library contains a dizzying array of collections: archives, printed materials, manuscripts, pictures, photographs, maps, music, and the National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales. It hosts special exhibitions as well (currently, it’s hosting the exhibit on the Arthurian Legend, as well as one detailing the tragic, intertwined histories of two Welsh poets, Hedd Wyn and Edward Thomas.)
Plan your Wales trip to the library ahead of time, if possible, as the library has an astounding amount of materials you won’t want to miss, including a truly astounding and complete set of ancestry records, if you want to search your heritage.
As well, Aberystwyth University works closely with the community on regular events and programs – check their website beforehand to see if there’s something on the calendar during your visit!
Aberystwyth is just one of the many places to visit on your own Welsh adventure – whether on your own or with a small group! Book your adventure with Reawaken Adventure today!
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