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Towns and Villages - Continued

CENARTH

Cenarth village lies on both sides of the Teifi River, the county boundary between Ceredigion and Carmarathenshire.
Cenarth Falls lie upstream from the river bridge, which has circular holes built into it to enable water to flow through it.
Near the village, at Cenarth Falls, the river Teifi emerges suddenly from a deep ravine over a ledge forming a maginificent waterfall when the river is in full spate and the pitcuresque spot is popular with tourists.​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 

Below the bridge you can see fishermen, sometimes in coracles, pitching their skills against salmon and sewin. The National Coracle Centre with examples from around the world including Tibet and Iraq.​

Near the bridge there is a holy well, dedicated to 7th century St Ludoc, and there is a standing stone in the church yard of nearby St Llawddog.

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LAMPETER

Lampeter,a busy market town in the Teifi Valley on routes to the Cambrian Mountains and the Cardigan Bay coast, has an interesting history as an university town and centre of commerce.
Lampeter is a busy local commercial centre, providing services for a wide area, with a number of independent shops specialising in home furnishings, books, records, art and craft, clothing, food and drink.

There's a regular farmer's market as well as excellent cafes serving home made cakes, italian ice cream and other freshly prepared and artisan food.

Lampeter has a lively Transition Town community, and even has its own shopping loyalty card.

You'll also find supermarkets, a leisure centre and swimming pool, a local museum and a great network of walks to enjoy.

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LLANDYSUL

The quaint town on Llandysul is located on the river Teifi on the border between Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire.  The river Teifi at Llandysul is a mecca for anglers and canoeists.
Llandysul's oldest building is the 13th century Church of St Tysul. Inside the church is an ancient early Christian inscribed stone, called the Velfor Stone it commemorates Velvoria, daughter of Brohomaglus and inscribed in Latin and Ogham, an ancient Irish language - evidence of Irish settlers here at the time.

Historically, Llandysul was the hub of the Welsh woollen industry where thousands of people were employed in the water driven mills during the industrial revolution - weavers, spinners, dyers, knitters, drapers, tailors.
A few working mills still exist - such as Rock Mill at nearby Capel-Dewi. The National Wool Museum at nearby Drefach Felindre features working looms and weaving machines and lots of events and activities throughout the year.

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