"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales. Often colloquially known as Aber, it is located near the confluence of the rivers Ystwyth and Rheidol.

Since the late 19th century, Aberystwyth has also been a major Welsh educational centre, with the establishment of a university college there in 1872. At the 2001 census, the town's population was 15,935. During nine months of the year, there is an influx of students—to a total number of 10,400 as of September 2012—but there is no reliable measure of the number of those students whose family residence is outside Aberystwyth.

Local authority: Ceredigion Council

OS Grid Reference: SN585815

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Things to see and do in and around Aberystwyth

  • The Vale of Rheidol Railway
  • Vale of Rheidol Railway
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre
  • Great Aberystwyth Camera
  • Rheidol Riding Centre
  • Blue Island Ceramics
  • The Animalarium
  • Rheidol Hydro Electric Station
  • The Magic of Life Butterfly House
  • Fantasy Farm Park

Tourist Information

Aberystwyth
Tourist Information Centre
Terrace Road
Ceredigion
Dyfed
Wales
SY23 2AG

Phone 01970 612125
Email aberystwythtic@ceredigion.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 19 June

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
SW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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