Walking the Ceredigion Coast Path

The Ceredigion Coast Path follows the varied coastline of Cardigan Bay between Cardigan and Ynys-las. Whether you want to stroll for an hour or stride out for a week, you will find something to suit you. Join the Ceredigion Coast Path in coastal towns, villages or car parks - you will find it is signed and waymarked.

The following information will help you plan your walk along the coast path. Grading is relative to the terrain of the Ceredigion coastline and is based on the amount of elevation change and the steepness of the path but not on the overall length of the section. Click on the links to view maps and further details of that section.

Map of the Ceredigion Coast Path

Section 1 - Cardigan to Aberporth

Total distance 11.7 miles (19.1km) grade: moderate / easy.

Section 2 - Aberporth to Llangrannog

Total distance 4.8 miles (7.7km) grade: moderate / hard.

Section 3 - Llangrannog to New Quay

Total distance 9.4 miles (15km) grade: moderate.

Section 4 - New Quay to Aberaeron

Total distance 6.5 miles (10.5km) grade: moderate / easy.

Section 5 - Aberaeron to Llanrhystud

Total distance 7.4 miles (11.9km) grade: moderate / easy.

Section 6 - Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth

Total distance 10.6 miles (17km) grade: moderate / hard.

Section 7 - Aberystwyth to Ynys Las

Total distance 9.8 miles (15.7km) grade: hard.

OS Landranger Maps; OS Explorer Maps;
Map 145 - Cardigan and Mynydd Preseli Map 198 - Cardigan and New Quay
Map 146 - Lampeter and Llandovery Map 213 - Aberystwyth and Cwmrheidol
Map 135 - Aberystwyth and Machynlleth