Attractions in and Around New Quay

The countryside and coast of New Quay provides something for everyone.

Harbour Beach

Harbour Beach


New Quay has three beaches, Harbour Beach, Traeth Gwyn and Dolau as well as the delightful harbour. Traeth Y Dolau or Harbour Beach shown right has Blue Flag Status.

On the Water

Boat Trips from New Quay to see Dolphins

1 ½, 2 & 4 Hour Trips from New Quay. Join us on a boat trip from New Quay as we survey the bottlenose dolphins of Cardigan Bay. Research funded by the paying public. Enjoy the seals, birds, dolphins and porpoises that visit this beautiful coastline of West Wales. Under water microphone (hydrophone) to listen to the dolphins when we meet them. 33ft boat with toilet and part sheltered deck. Book at the Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre, New Quay, west Wales

New Quay Boat Trips

Why not come and enjoy the breathtaking views of the C.M.H.C. aboard one of our vessels.  New Quay Boat Trips can offer you a one hour cruise south to Cwmtudu where you will see amazing sights including bird colonies, Seal haul out Areas & Castell bach, the local ruins of an  iron age settlement.
And don’t forget! The chance of seeing some of the many bottle nosed dolphins and Porpoise.

New Quay Honey Farm

New Quay Honey Farm is set in beautiful unspoilt countryside only a few miles from New Quay in West Wales. It has a unique exhibition all about the life of the honeybee and a shop, tearoom and exhibition.

NQYC New Quay Yacht Club

The website has the latest dinghy sailing programme for racing and training events. Additional dinghy races will be announced during the season, for dates and times see the club notice board.

Cardigan Bay Watersports

Cardigan Bay Watersports operates from its purpose built centre overlooking the beach. The centre has changing and showering facilities and provides a range of wetsuits, buoyancy aids and windproof tops. All you need to bring is a towel, T-shirt, water appropriate footwear, and, of course, yourself. You can choose from dinghy sailing, yacht cruising, power boating, windsurfing and kayaking with both short sessions and longer courses suitable for all levels and abilities whether: you are a first timer; you wish to enhance your skills/qualifications; build up your team; you simply want a fun experience whilst on a weekend break or longer holiday. Our centre offers a range of equipment to accommodate beginners as well as those who already have experience.

Cardigan Bay Watersports Centre is located near the lifeboat station at the southern end of the harbour. Look out for the flags and signs.

Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre Visitor Interpretation Centre

The facilities include interpretative and interactive displays showcasing the huge variety of marine wildlife found in Cardigan Bay, including an aquarium full of rock pool species. There’s also a gift shop area so that you can take home a souvenir of your time here.

On the Ceredigion Coast Path

On the Ceredigion Coast Path


The Ceredigion Coast Path

Wales now has a path all along the coast which can be connected to Offa’s Dyke footpath so you walk round the whole country! Why not follow a section of the path and make a circular walk. A number of local walks can be found here.