village and community in Ceredigion, Wales, UK

Borth is a village of 1,400 people (2011) in Ceredigion. It lies on the coast 7 miles north of Aberystwyth.

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The village is the quintessential British seaside resort, with mixed sand and stony beach, sea wall, pubs and shops selling plastic buckets and spades.

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The small B4353 goes through the village and connects to the A487 between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth.

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There is an hourly bus service between Aberystwyth and Ynyslas via Borth on Monday-Saturday (no Sunday service)

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Map of Borth

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  • 1 Ynyslas. Large sandy beach and sand dunes on the Dyfi estuary. Small nature information hut open in summer. Parking on the sand, payment in peak season..    
  • 2 [dead link] Borth Animalarium. small zoo    
  • 3 Borth station museum (On the station platform). Sa Tu Th 11AM-4PM, Su Bank holidays noon-4PM. A museum of local railway artefacts, in the restored waiting room and booking office of Borth railway station. The museum is run by volunteers, and featured in the bilingual crime drama Hinterland/Y Gwyll. Free.

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  • 1 It's A Gift, +44 1970 871271. A seaside bucket and spade shop like from the 60's

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There are a number of hotels and B&B in the village and a few caravan sites on the edge of town.

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