The Surrounding Area
Ffynnon Cadno is an ideal centre for exploring Mid Wales and the
Cambrian Bay coast. The bustling University and market town of Aberystwyth
is about 15 minutes by car and Devil' s Bridge with its famous gorge
is 4 miles away.
George Borrow walked through the village in 1854 whilst writing
Wild Wales and the local Hotel is named after him.
Activities in the area
Situated close to Glyndwr's Way and The Cambrian Way we are right
in the middle of good walking country. Plynlimon
can be seen from the village and is easily accessible as are several
other interesting walks including the marked trails at Nant
yr Arian Forestry Centre
There is good game, coarse and sea angling available
locally. Dinas and Nantymoch reservoirs are close to the village
and day tickets are available. There are also coarse lakes within
a few miles and excellent sea angling in Aberystwyth both from boat
There are some excellent mountain biking tracks
at the World famous Nant yr Arian Centre.
The area is perfect for bird watching. The most
famous bird to be seen from Ffynnon Cadno is the rare Red Kite.
Once nearly extinct in Britain this part of Mid Wales is its stronghold
and regularly one can see 40-50 kites when they are fed daily an
Nant Yr Arian.
The large garden at Ffynnon Cadno with its diversity of vegetation
including a large beech wood is a good place to see up to 40 species