Walking can be a way of discovering the nature and the surrounding environment that Ceredigion has to offer. For details on walks in ceredigion see: Walking in Ceredigion or visit Ceredigion County Council and follow the links to the Coast and Countryside Section. These walks provide an opportunity to discover more about the areas mining heritage and enjoy the county's scenery.

The main Borth to Devils Bridge footpath is an "eighteen mile walk through spectacular scenery and Ceredigion's mining heritage." The route has now been extended to the village of Pontrhydfendigaid, another area with a distinct link to the county's mining heritage. The long distance footpath takes in many settlements such as Talybont and the Leri Valley, Cwmsymlog, Nant yr Arian, Goginan and Cwm Rheidol, to name a few.

More details of the route can be found here>>.

Find out more about what services and facities the villages have to offer at places to see>>. Therefore why not take the opportunity of walking a part of the route and relaxing in between to enjoy the atmosphere and history that a number of these settlements have to offer.

Ceredigion also has a number of other locations for those interested in savouring the sights and sounds of Ceredigion.

Walkers at Nant yr Arian

Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest offers opportunities for walkers to take in the breathtaking scenery and views of Upland Ceredigion, whilst also having the opportunity to watch the feeding of the red-kites, a bird so synonomous with Ceredigion. The visitor centre has an all-ability trail in a superbly scenic lakeside setting.

Forestry Commission Wales has a walk called the Coed Maenarthur Walk, which starts at the Miners Bridge at Pontrhdygroes and follow the footsteps of the old Miners of Pontrhydygroes.

• The Hafod Estate has a number of self guided walks to offer.

The Ramblers' Association also have a number of walks recorded. Search the area you want!

Caution: Adandoned mine sites are very dangerous places and must be treated with caution and respect.  Please read the Safety and Countryside Code sections before venturing near an old mine site.