Ystrad Aeron

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Ystrad Aeron
St Michael's Church, Ystrad Aeron
View of the main street
OS grid reference SN525565
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LAMPETER
Postcode district SA48
Dialling code 01570
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
List of places

Ystrad Aeron is a small village west of Felinfach on the A482 between Lampeter and Aberaeron in Ceredigion, west Wales, at a junction with the B4342 road that leads to Llanarth on the A487 near New Quay It has two pubs, a church, a garage and a caravan park.

One pub, the Vale of Aeron, was reportedly a favourite watering hole of Dylan Thomas when he lived in nearby Talsarn in the 1940s.[1] The other, the Brynog Arms, pictured at lower right, reopened as a café and public house in 2015.[2]

The old railway branch to Aberaeron ran through the villages; its station was at first named Ystrad and later Felin Fach. The station closed in 1951 and the line in 1973.


  1. ^ Thomas, David N: Dylan Thomas: A Farm, Two Mansions and a Bungalow Seren 2000. ISBN 1-85411-275-9
  2. ^ Brynog Arms (photograph) at Geograph.org.uk

External links

  • www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Ystrad Aeron and surrounding area
  • Brynog Arms : Cafe & Pub Ystrad Aeron

Coordinates: 52°11′13″N 4°09′33″W / 52.18696°N 4.15904°W / 52.18696; -4.15904

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