National Geographic Traveller (UK)
Getting there and around
Aberystwyth has a railway station, served by direct trains from Shrewsbury and Birmingham. The T5 bus runs along the Ceredigion coast between Aberystwyth and Cardigan, with stops at Aberaeron and New Quay. Exploring by car is easiest, though narrow roads to coastal villages get busy. Or walk, using the spectacular 65-mile Ceredigion Coast Path.
Where to stay
Aberaeron is a good base for tours along Cardigan Bay. Doubles at the Harbourmaster Hotel start from £150 per night B&B; harbour-master.com