If you have only one day to explore the wonders of the Cambrian Mountains, don’t worry! We have the perfect itinerary for you. Follow this guide to make the most of your limited time.

Head to the Medieval Abbey of Ystrad Fflur

Begin your day by heading to the Medieval Abbey of Ystrad Fflur. This historical gem opens its doors at 10 am. Located in Pontrhydfendigaid, along the banks of the river Teifi, Abaty Ystrad Fflur, meaning ‘Vale of Flowers’ in Welsh, invites you to delve into the ancient ruins where generations of Welsh princes found their final resting place.

Enjoy a nature trail at Rhaeadrau Pontarfynach

After immersing yourself in medieval history, it’s time to experience the natural beauty of Rhaeadrau Pontarfynach. Known as Devil’s Bridge Falls, this picturesque spot offers stunning views of the magnificent Mynach waterfalls and the three iconic bridges. Take a moment to appreciate the splendour of nature before making a stop at the Hafod Hotel Restaurant to satisfy your appetite.

Explore Bwlch Nant yr Arian and experience the Red Kite feeding

As the afternoon unfolds, make your way to Bwlch Nant yr Arian for an extraordinary encounter with the Red Kites. By the lake, in the early afternoon (2 pm in winter and 3 pm in summer), witness the fascinating feeding of these protected Welsh birds of prey. Afterward, embark on a scenic trail through the captivating landscapes of Bwlch Nant yr Arian.

Dinner and Stargazing

As the day draws to a close, find a restaurant along your route to Llyn Brianne Reservoir. Enjoy a delightful dinner and then head to the reservoir, where tranquillity awaits. Take a moment to relax while gazing at the night sky. Depending on the time of year, you may have the opportunity to witness the captivating beauty of the dark sky when the Moon is absent.

With this well-crafted itinerary, you can make the most of your day trip to the Cambrian Mountains. Immerse yourself in history, marvel at natural wonders, and end your day with a peaceful stargazing experience. Let this day be a memorable journey through the heart of the Cambrian Mountains.