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Group name: Aberystwyth

This group is a part of Ceredigion Area.

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Our activities include:
Path maintenance

The Aberystwyth Group of the Ramblers operates in the northern half of Ceredigion in Mid Wales. It is part of the nationwide Ramblers organisation which represents the interests of walkers throughout Great Britain.

Aberystwyth is on a shortlist of 10 nominations for Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood. See the "News" section for more information including how to vote.

The activities and interests of the Aberystwyth Group are as follows:

Walks Programme

The Group leads a programme of walks in the area. Click on this link to view Aberystwyth Group Summer Walks Programme ( 1st May 2019 to 31st October 2019). The complete programme for the rest of the current half year can also be found in on this page (click on "more walks" to expand list and print off or download as a pdf). Non-members (including visitors to the area) are welcome to come along for up to three walks before they are expected to join the Ramblers.

On all walks we will encounter sheep therefore the Group requests walkers not to bring their dogs. An exception would be made for Registered Assistance Dogs, in which case the Walk Leader should be contacted to ensure the walk is suitable (access over stiles etc).

Please see our page on Walks Information and Safety if you would like to join us on a walk. 

Walking in the Aberystwyth Area

Some suggestions and advice are offered in the Local Walks pages for anyone planning a walking holiday in the area – including information on:

  • the 60-mile Ceredigion Coast Path (Cardigan to Ynyslas) which was officially opened in July 2008
  • and the 870-mile All Wales Coast Path (Chepstow to Chester) opened in May 2012
  • Walks leaflets and booklet, including in particular those produced by Ceredigion County Council and available on line as well as at Tourist Information Centres.

Footpath Working Party

The Ceredigion Footpath Working Party have been given an Award by the Ramblers’ Association of Great Britain  and awarded a Highly Commended Certificate in the prestigious Wales Volunteer of the Year Awards 2016 and 2018 for their "outstanding work on Public Rights of Way”. Why not join the award-winning team? Contact