Want to bring dogs on holiday with you? Using information for Ceredigion Tourist Information Centres, here are the policies of some of the attractions and beaches in the area:
|Bwlch Nant yr Arian
|01970 890543||Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth
Ceredigion SY23 3AD
|Strata Florida Abbey||01974 831261||Ystrad Meurig, Pontrhydfendigaid SY256ES||Dogs on leads|
|Vale of Rheidol Railway
|01970 625819||Park Avenue Aberystwyth SY23 1PG||Charge per dog £3|
|Cardigan Bay Karting||01545 580385
|Dogs on leads|
|Cae Hir||01570 470839||Cribyn, Lampeter
|On leads in gardens. Guide dogs only in tea room|
|The Welsh Quilt Centre||01570 422 088||Town Hall, High St Lampeter, SA48 7BB||Dogs on leads|
|Jane Beck Welsh Blankets||01570 493241||Emporium, Llwyn-y-Groes,
Tregaron, SY25 6QB.
|Dogs on leads|
|Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips||01545 560800||Quay Side
New Quay, SA45 9NW
|Dogs allowed but need to be lifted into the boat|
|Dolphin Watching Boat Trips – SeaMôr||07795 242445||South St John’s St.
New Quay. SA45 9NP
|Dolphin Survey Boat trips||01545 560032 07796 135490||Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre. Glanmor Terrace, New Quay.SA45 9PS||Dogs allowed|
|Epic Fishing & Captain Crab’s crab fishing trips||07989 496526
|The Harbour, New Quay SA45 9NW||1 Small dog per trip|
|Bay to Remember Boat Trips||01239 623559||Patch & Gwbert, Nr Cardigan SA43 1PP||Dogs allowed but need to be lifted into the boat|
|01239 851737||Ceri Gwnda, Rhydlewis, Ceredigion SA44 5RN||Dogs on leads|
|Internal Fire Museum of Power||01239 811212||Castell Pride, Tanygroes,
Ceredgion, SA43 2JS
|Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park||01239 623637||Gwbert-on-Sea, Cardigan SA43 1PR||Dogs on leads|
|Cardigan Castle||01239 615554||Green Street, Cardigan
|£1.00 Per Dog|
|Sea Warrior River Boat Trips||0776 9947047||Prince Charles Quay
|Adventure Beyond||01239 612133
|The Strand Cardigan||Yes|
|The Welsh Wildlife Centre and Nature Reserve||01239 621600||Cilgerran, Cardigan,
|Dogs on leads|
|01239 621339||Cilgerran, Cardigan
|Dogs on leads|
|The National Coracle Centre||01239 710980||Cenarth Carmarthenshire
|Teifi Valley Railway
|01559 371077||Henllan, Newcastle Emlyn, SA44 5TD||Charge per dog £1, Pixie Express 50p|
|Dyfed Shire Horse Farm||01239 891107||Eglwyswrw, Crymych
Pembrokeshire SA41 3SY
|01239 891319||Nr Eglwyswrw, Cardigan Pembrokeshire||Dogs allowed|
|Pentre Ifan Buriel Chamber||01443 336000||Preseli Hills, Nr Newport||Dogs allowed|
DOG BYLAWS ON CEREDIGION BEACHES
All beaches in Ceredigion are designated under the Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996 under which it is an offence – punishable by a fine of up to €1,000 – not to clean up after your dog.
DOG RESTRICTIONS DURING THE BATHING SEASON (1st May to 30th September annually)
There are only two public beaches on Ceredigion’s coastline where pet dogs are completely banned during certain times of the year, those involve two beaches managed by the National Trust at Penbryn and Mwnt.
Where there are Prohibitions, the beaches are listed below, together with some which do not have restrictions. No prohibitions apply to guide dogs for the blind.
ABERAERON: Dogs are prohibited on the South Beach between the first groyne to south of Beach Parade and the Harbour Walls between the 1st May and 30th September inclusive. However, they are allowed on the North Beach.
ABERPORTH: Dogs are prohibited from Dolwen Beach between the 1st May and 30th September inclusive. However, dogs are allowed on the larger beach on a lead.
ABERYSTWYTH South Beach:
Dogs are prohibited from Aberystwyth’s South Beach between Castle Headland (northern limit) and the first groyne at the end of South Marine Terrace (southern limit) between the 1st May and 30th September inclusive.
ABERYSTWYTH North Beach:
Dogs are prohibited from Aberystwyth’s North Beach between the north side of the Landing Stage and the extreme northern end of the Beach at Craig Glais between the 1st May and 30th September inclusive.
BORTH: Dogs are prohibited from the beach area from the slipway immediately north of the Lifeboat Station to a point opposite the Youth Hostel on the High Street between the 1st May and 30th September inclusive. From the 1st April 2008 the restricted area has been extended to include the beach area south of the slipway to the cliffs at the south end of the beach to a point opposite premises known as Redroofs. This change became operational on 1 May 2008.
CLARACH: Dogs are prohibited from the beach area which runs parallel with the breakwater between the 1st May and 30th September inclusive.
CWMTYDU: Dogs are allowed on the beach.
LLANGRANNOG: Dogs are prohibited from the beach area between Nant Hawen and Pen Rhip between the 1st May and 30th September inclusive.
Harbour Beach: Dogs are prohibited from the Harbour Beach between the Pier and Penpolion (the small pier by the Lifeboat Station) between the 1st May and 30th September inclusive.
Dolau: Dogs are allowed on the beach year round.
Traeth Gwyn: Dogs are allowed on the beach year round.
TRESAITH: Dogs are prohibited from the southern beach area between the beach access point and Carreg-y-Ddafad between the 1st May and 30th September inclusive.