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New Quay  – ‘Cei Newydd’,  with Its picturesque houses, pubs and restaurants clings to the sides of the hills rising above the blue waters of Cardigan Bay on the coast of West Wales. The town has  narrow streets rising in terraces – between several of which were ‘ropewalks’  for twisting rope in New Quay’s heyday as a shipbuilding centre The sheltered harbour and  the focus of activity in the summer  when New Quay becomes a bustling and vibrant holiday resort where sailing, water sports and relaxation, are among the main attractions. We aren’t doing web design any more


 

Click on the photo to go to our new old photos page.

New Quay 100 years ago – a page of photos of New Quay from 1903 to 1915. Many photographs of New Quay and Aberaeron have survived thanks to the work of local photographers specialising in post cards. Some of these are Charles H. Dierks and Shirley Brooks. They had premises at 9 George Street in New Quay and at 19 Alban Square Aberaeron around 1910. Another local photographer was Tom Desmond of Priory Street Cardigan.  on the photo to go to the page.

Click here for more information on boat trips and many other activities in the local area.

Boat Trips and other activities in the New Quay area – There is a wide range of adventure activities available in coastal Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire – all within an easy drive of New Quay. They include horse riding, mountain biking, coasteering, climbing, white water rafting, sea and river kayaking, fishing, scuba diving, paragliding, karting, surfing, sailing, windsurfing and much more. for a page of activities.

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Watch the Wildlife – From New Quay’s Pier, you can see the famous dolphins most days in the summer. Other important wildlife of the area includes the rare Chough, there are many unique along the coastal path and a great diversity in the rock pools along the coast. Click on the photo for more.

Click here to see more photos of New Quay

In and around New Quay – There are many safe sandy braches

Click here to go to the Dylan Thomas Page

Dylan Thomas – Many  believe that New Quay is the ‘cliff-perched town at the far end of Wales’ immortalised by Dylan Thomas in ‘Under Milk Wood’. Dylan Thomas lived  in New Quay in 1944 in a little house called ‘Majoda’ atop the cliffs opposite the town. New Quay takes the visitor to many of the places either frequented by Thomas or believed to be mentioned in ‘Under Milk Wood’. Click on the photo for more.

Click on the photo for more about New Quay's history. The History of New Quay – In the early days New Quay was a fishing and smuggling port. Later a thriving shipbuilding industry developed, reaching its peak in the middle of the nineteenth century. Towards the end of that century shipbuilding died out, railways came to West Wales and tourism became the main industry. Click on the photo for more about New Quay’s history.

Click here to go to the local events page

What is going on? In the summer there are many events in the area – details on our page. Use the links on the left hand side of the page. We also publish the minutes of the New Quay Town Council and display those for the last 3 months on our Council page 

Click here to find places you can visit in West Wales

Places to visit – There are a number of interesting places to visit in the locality including the bustling University town of Aberystwyth some 20 miles to the north with its Cliff Railway, the Camera Obscura, the Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway, the Ceredigion Museum and of course the National Library of Wales. Eighteen miles to the south is the town of Cardigan with nearby Cilgerran Castle and the beautiful Cenarth Falls. Click on the photo for more.
Featured Holiday Property for larger family groups –  . Lanlas Farmhouse, Aberaeron – sleeps 12  + cots
This beautiful six bedroom farmhouse was originally part of the historic Llanerchaeron National Trust Estate. The property has been beautifully renovated to an exceptional standard. Situated in the heart of the Aeron Valley, and only a 2½ mile drive to the coast of Cardigan Bay and 3 miles to Aberaeron, the farmhouse provides stylish and spacious accommodation for large family holidays and celebrations. Prices from £500 to £995 per week. There are 2 pet-friendly additional cottages onsite sleeping 4 and 6. Click photo for more details
Property for sale – houses, holiday homes and caravans near New Quay – We feature a variety of properties privately advertised by owners. If you are looking for a cottage, caravan or cabin, holiday home or just somewhere to live, you may find it here. Please call us -if you would like to advertise your property here.

Click here for more photos of the filming at New Quay

Filming in New Quay: Keira Knightly and Sienna Miller recently were on location here.  ‘The edge of love’ – a film about the relationships of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, featured the shooting incident at Thomas’ home ‘Majoda’ and focuses on events in New Quay in 1945. Knightly  played the poet’s childhood friend Vera Phillips, Miller starred as Caitlin Thomas and Welsh actor Matthew Rhys played Dylan Thomas. Click on the photo (left) for a  page of photos of the filming.

  Click here to visit the Aberaeron website

New Aberaeron website  – Aberaeron is a charming regency town and with its multi coloured houses and attractive harbour it has much to offer the visitor. You will find self catering Holiday Cottages here including dog friendly cottages, baby and family friendly cottages as well as romantic, quirky, larger, secluded, character, coastal and country holiday homes. Click on the photo on the left to go the website
Click here for Mining in Ceredigion (Cardganshire) Mining in Ceredigion – just an hour’s drive from New Quay, the uplands of the Plynlimon Mountains contain the relics of a once thriving Lead and Silver mining industry that shaped the landscape of the county. Click on the photo for more information.

Click here to go to the New Quay Lifeboat Station page with details of recent service, fundraising and history.

The New Quay Lifeboat Station – for details of the history and current work of the New Quay Lifeboat Station including details of recent service by both the ILB and the ALB and fund raising events.
Click here for the latest minutes of the New Quay Town Council New Quay Town Council – What is going on behind the scenes? Where is the next house to be built? What are the contentious local issues? Click on the graphic for the latest published minutes of the New Quay Town Council.