GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Lampeter Walks

6 miles (9.6 km)

ThisCeredigion based townsits at the confluence of theRivers Dulas Teifi. It's surrounded by plenty of footpaths on which to explore the beautiful Teifi Valley. It also includes a campus of theUniversity of Wales making it the smallestuniversity townin the UK.
This walk from the town takes you up to the viewpoint at Bryn Mawr to the south of Lampeter. From here you can enjoy splendid views over the countryside of the Teifi Valley.
The walk starts in the town next to the River Dulas and follows a footpath south along the water. You then cross the Teifi on Pont Stephen before following country lanes east and then south east up to Bry Mawr. Here you reach a height of over 300 metres with excellent views over the fields to the town below. After taking in the views the route returns to the town on the same footpaths.

Lampeter OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Lampeter Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Lampeter

  • Llyn Brianne - Enjoy a walk or cycle along this beautiful reservoir in central Wales
  • Cors Caron - This short walk explores the delightful Cors Caron National Nature Reserve inCeredigion
  • Teifi Pools - This splendid circular walk in the Cambrian Mountains takes you around a series of beautiful lakes
  • Cenarth Falls - Visit these beautiful falls and enjoy a woodland stroll along the Afon Teifi on this walk in Carmarthenshire
  • Claerwen Reservoir - Enjoy a cycle or walk along this large reservoir in the Cambrian Mountains
  • Llandeilo - This circular walk takes you through the countryside surrounding the Carmarthenshire town of Llandeilo
  • Brechfa Forest - Enjoy miles of footpaths and mountain bike trails in this super forest in Carmarthenshire
  • Llandovery - This market town in the Cambrian Mountains has some nice riverside walks along the River Towy and River Bran to try
  • Llandovery - This market town in the Cambrian Mountains has some nice riverside walks along the River Towy and River Bran to try

Lampeter Pubs/Cafes

The Royal Oak Hotel on the High Street is a good choice for some post walk refreshments. They do very good food and also have a garden area for warmer days. You can find them at 38 High Street with a postcode of SA48 7BB for your sat navs.

Lampeter Dog Walking

The country and river trails make for a nice walk with your dog. The Royal Oak mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To the south of the town you can continue your walking in the expansive Brechfa Forest. There's miles of waymarked cycling and walking trails to be found here. The forest is located close to Dinefwr Park which sits on the edge of the Brecon Beacons. Here you'll find a 12th-century Welsh castle, the historic house, the 18th-century landscaped park and the medieval deer park. The forest is also not far from Llandeilo and Carmarthen where you can pick up the Welsh Coast Path and enjoy some wonderful sea views.
To the south east is the interesting town of Llandovery in the Cambrian Mountains.

Photos

Pont Steffan - geograph.org.uk - 49760

Pont Steffan. Bridge over the River Teifi at Lampeter

Farmland south-east of Lampeter, Carmarthenshire - geograph.org.uk - 1219203

Farmland south-east of Lampeter, Carmarthenshire. Looking along the southern slopes of Bryn Mawr towards the Teifi valley.

Sheep grazing above the Teifi Valley, Ceredigion - geograph.org.uk - 566473

Sheep grazing above the Teifi Valley, Ceredigion

Byway to the Teifi Valley, Ceredigion - geograph.org.uk - 566441

Byway to the Teifi Valley, Ceredigion

Hill Stream Landscape on Bryn Mawr, Ceredigion - geograph.org.uk - 566359

Hill Stream Landscape on Bryn Mawr, Ceredigion

Byway and Teifi Valley Landscape, Ceredigion - geograph.org.uk - 564448

Byway and Teifi Valley Landscape, Ceredigion The byway, "open to all traffic", is the stony track seen on the left, leading down towards Bryn Cynon, near Lampeter. A little further south, the byway becomes grassier and softer.

Lampeter University - geograph.org.uk - 205525

Lampeter University. Started out in 1822 as St David's College, founded by Bishop Thomas Burgess. After the ancient universities of Oxford and Cambridge and Scotland, it is the oldest university institution in Britain, receiving its first charter in 1828. In 1995 became University of Wales, Lampeter.

High Street, Lampeter. - geograph.org.uk - 423404

High Street, Lampeter.

GPS Files

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Memory Map Route

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