On Foot
Trail: Cardigan Castle to Cilgerran Castle (0)
Contributor: NatResWales Activity Type: Walking Difficulty: Easy Distance: 5.637 mi (9.071 km)
Description: This area is blessed with a wealth of historic attractions such as Cilgerran and Cardigan Castles. The stunning Teifi Marshes are a haven for a wide variety of wildlife.

The estuary of the River Teifi is at the centre of spectacular landscapes and seascapes. The river valley is an area of Special Area of Conservation and the Teifi marshes are home to a wide range of wildlife such as osprey, otters and water buffalo. Soak up the atmosphere that surrounds you at Cilgerran Castle and look out over the estuary to understand why the castle is located here. This walk is great for kids with its nature and history as well as a good way to burn off excess energy.

Walk distance: This walk can be split to just do the section around the nature reserve or a linear cycle from Cardigan to Cilgerran.

Terrain: This walk has some sections of muddy tracks and steep ascents and descents. Dogs should be kept on leads. There is an accessible path suitable for wheelchairs at the Welsh Wildlife Centre.

Safety: Please ensure you are prepared for all weather conditions and wear suitable clothing and stout footwear for your walk.

Natural Resources Wales have supplied this route in partnership with Ceredigion County Council, Pembrokeshire County Council, Pembrokeshire National Park Authority and Sustrans. It is subject to Trailzilla copyright terms and conditions.

You can see this route on the Visit Wales website http://www.visitwales.com/things-to-do/activities/walking-hiking/historical-walks/cardigan-cilgerran

Find out more about the Wales Coast Path on their website www.walescoastpath.gov.uk
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