Fishing in Wales: Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth has several fishing opportunities.
The Stone Jetty, which is the southern wall of Aberystwyth harbour, is probably the most well-known, with a mixed rocky and sandy bottom. Harbour beach is sand and shingle.
Castle Rocks has a rocky bottom with many fissures.
Constitution Rocks has fishing over mainly rocks but with the odd patch of sand.
Tan y Bwlch beach is south of Aberystwyth harbour and is sand and shingle.
South Beach is a sand and shingle beach sandwiched between the castle and the harbour breakwater.
North Beach is a sand and shingle beach with large patches of rocks. It runs north from the pier to Constitution rocks.
Fish caught in the Aberystwth area include huss, rays, conger, codling, garfish, pollack, pouting, rockling, wrasse, whiting, dabs, gurnard, cod.
For the Stone Jetty, from the A487, Penparcau Road, in Aberystwyth, turn down Pentre Agor road, next to the Fire Station. Go past the Marina to the end of the road, which is by the jetty. Plenty of parking here.
Harbour beach is accessed by the same route and car park and then walking back up the road a short distance.
To reach Castle Rocks, follow the signs to the castle, where parking is available. The rocks are in front of the castle.
For Constitution Rocks follow the signs to the Promenade. Go north on this, it changes name several times. The rocks are at its end, under Constitution Hill and the cliff railway. On road parking is available plus local car parks.
Tan y Bwlch beach is reached in the same way as the Stone Jetty. The car park is at the top end of the beach.
For South Beach follow the signs to the Promenade, which runs alongside the beach. On road parking and car parks are available.
North Beach is reached by following the signs for the Pier. This is at the southern end of the beach. Plenty of parking is available on the road which runs parallel to the beach.
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