Cycle Pembrokeshire

Cardigan to Cilgerran

If you’re looking for somewhere to take the family cycling then head towards the Welsh Wildlife Centre at Cilgerran, near Cardigan, and bring binoculars for bird watching! 

The ‘Cardi Bach’ traffic-free cycle route starts from Cardigan Bridge, where you join the cycle path just off the bridge, next to the Castle Inn - Taking care following this section along the river bank.

Cycle under the new bridge and follow the disused railway line as it winds its way through Welsh Wildlife Reserve.

The Welsh Wildlife Centre provides the perfect refreshment stop or you can bring a picnic and enjoy the views.

If you want to cycle further you can ride along the entrance road to the wildlife centre, towards Cilgerran. Please note that this section does have traffic. At the entrance turn left and follow the back roads into Cilgerran to the castle.

 

 

Attractions along the route
Cardigan Castle

Cardigan Castle dates back to the 12th century and was the location of the first Eisteddfod in Wales in 1176.

Teifi Marshes

Teifi Marsh is without a doubt one of the best wetland reserves in Wales.

Welsh Wildlife Centre

Nestling in lush countryside along the banks of the River Teifi near Cilgerran, this 264-acre wildlife nature reserve is home to many species of wildlife including otters, badgers, kingfishers and red kite.

Cilgerran Castle

Cilgerran Castle played host to many of the key figures in Pembrokeshire’s military history. Today, Cilgerran’s position is stunning, high above the River Teifi with cliffs on two sides it is a natural site for a fortification.

ID: 267, revised 13/10/2017