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Aberystwyth Destination Guide

Discover Aberystwyth in United Kingdom

Aberystwyth in the region of Wales with its 18,392 habitants is a place located in United Kingdom - some 180 mi or ( 289 km ) West of London , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Aberystwyth

Local time in Aberystwyth is now 07:29 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/London " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Wrexham, Swansea, Sheffield, Rhostie, and Oxford. When in this area, you might want to check out Wrexham . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Aberystwyth ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Aberystwyth Pictures

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Go to: Aberystwyth Pictures fro around the town. Produced by Join the Aberystwyth Forum at Aberystwyth Blog abery ..

South Beach Marina & Jetty Aberystwyth Ceredigion Wales UK

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Great Little Trains of Wales (2) Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway

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The Vale of Rheidol Railway is one of the Great Little Trains of Wales and was the last steam railway owned by British Rail until it was privatised in 1989. Trains depart from the centre of the resort ..

Afon Rheidol, Aberystwyth Flood 9th June 2012

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The Rheidol as never seen before! ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Aberystwyth Cliff Railway

The Aberystwyth Cliff Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd y Graig) is a funicular railway in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales. Opened in 1896 at 778 feet in length, it was the longest funicular railway in the British Isles, since surpassed in length by the Cairngorm Mountain Railway at 1,970m in length with a height difference of 462m.

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Located at 52.42 -4.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Aberystwyth, Former water-powered funicular railways converted to electricity, Funicular railways in the United Kingdom, Railway lines opened in 1896, Standard gauge railways in Wales, Visitor attractions in Ceredigion, Works by George Croydon Marks

Penglais Nature Park

Penglais Nature Park (Welsh: Parc Natur Penglais) is a woodland situated in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion in Wales. The park is a combination of woodland and a disused quarry. Spring brings a display of a carpet of bluebells in common with the many other bluebell woods. Opened in 1995, it covers 27 acres; it was the first Nature reserve to open in Ceredigion and is the only UNESCO Man and Biosphere urban reserve in Wales.

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Located at 52.42 -4.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Aberystwyth, Forests and woodlands of Ceredigion, Nature reserves in Ceredigion

National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales (Welsh: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales; one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies. Welsh is its main medium of communication. However, it aims to deliver all public services in Welsh and English.

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Located at 52.41 -4.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1907 establishments in Wales, Archives in Wales, Buildings and structures in Aberystwyth, Charles Holden buildings, Deposit libraries, Geographic region-oriented digital libraries, Libraries established in 1907, Libraries in Wales, Library buildings completed in 1916, National libraries, Organisations based in Wales with royal patronage, Welsh Government sponsored bodies

Ysgol Gyfun Gymunedol Penweddig

Penweddig Community Secondary School (Welsh: Ysgol Gyfun Gymunedol Penweddig) is a successful Welsh-language secondary school in Aberystwyth, Wales. The school was established in 1973 and now educates girls and boys between the ages of 11 and 18 through the medium of Welsh. The school was the first Welsh language secondary school in Ceredigion and is named after the cantref of Penweddig, the northern part of the Kingdom of Ceredigion, between the rivers Dyfi and Ystwyth.

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Located at 52.41 -4.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Aberystwyth, Educational institutions established in 1973, Schools in Ceredigion, Secondary schools in Wales, Welsh medium schools

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University is a university located in Aberystwyth, Wales. Aberystwyth was a founding Member Institution of the former federal University of Wales. In 2006 the university had over 12,000 students in seventeen academic departments. Founded in 1872 as University College Wales, Aberystwyth became a founder member of the University of Wales in 1894 and changed its name to the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.

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Located at 52.42 -4.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1872 establishments in Wales, Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth University, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Educational institutions established in 1872, Percy Thomas buildings