More to explore - discover Ceredigion's rich heritage and culture
There's plenty of heritage and culture to explore in Ceredigion, from ancient sites to TV and film locations, and a hidden history of mines, mills, religion, rebellion, and canny entrepreneurship. Among the notable ‘Cardis' there are many heroes and a few rogues and characters too. Discover legends and folktales interpreted by artists and performers who are part of a vibrant and contemporary cultural scene waiting to intrigue and entertain you.
Ceredigion has a rich treasury of legends and folktales that explain the landscape and draw on our ancient celtic heritage.
Discover an Atlantis-like lost land, tales of mermaids and shipwrecked kings, how the devil was tricked and where to look for fairies. And who doesn't like a good ghost story?
Discover the history of Wales in Ceredigion by exploring hillforts and harbours, mines and mills, churches and chapels, and explore towns and villages brimming with character.
Ceredigion is familiar to many as Cardiganshire. But what do these names mean? And what is the story behind them?
The landscape of Ceredigion 'is almost a character in its own right' say the producers of Hinterland / Y Gwyll, the detective series set in Aberystwyth and northern Ceredigion. The landscape and its changing moods has always had a strong influence on writers and artists – from stone carvings to the silver screen ...
Artists of all kinds have been inspired by the characters, landscapes, seascapes and wildlife of Ceredigion. Whether you sit back and enjoy the music, join a creative arts course or visit artists in their studios, seek out a choir in concert or rehearsal - You too will be surprised and inspired by our arts scene.
Cardigan Bay seafood, fish from the Teifi river, Cambrian Mountain lamb, beef and pork and fruit, herbs and interesting foraged food are just some of the quality food and drink produced in Ceredigion. Not only can you buy all of this locally, often direct from the producer, Ceredigion has great places to eat out too, with menus prepared with care by chefs passionate about local ingredients.
Ceredigion’s mild climate and acid soil create perfect conditions for creative gardening. Ceredigion gardeners and growers understand the landscape and west coast weather and climate, and have brought colour and life to some surprising locations with gardens which are also wildlife havens.