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Sitting on the traditional West Wales shoreline, the city of Aberaeron comes with each unbelievable sealife and seafood.

The historic fishing city boasts an award-winning restaurant and an idyllic aesthetic. For many, their first impression of the “hidden gem” would be the charming, vibrant homes.

But it’s notably spectacular due to its meals. There are a variety of cafes – with notable locations to seize a espresso being the cosy spots of The Hive and Bwyty McCowans – in addition to welcoming pubs together with The Black Lion and the Castle Hotel.

If you are in search of a fast hit, the city does have a beloved chippy and a Chinese takeaway. However, lovers of fine-dining should try the Harbourmaster.

With fantastic views of the shoreline, the boutique lodge, bar and restaurant within the former harbourmaster’s constructing received the César Award from the Good Hotel Guide, and was named the very best lodge in Wales.

Built in 1811 as the house and workplace of Aberaeron’s harbourmaster, it has operated as a boutique lodge since 2002 with 13 rooms unfold over three historic buildings. And it is critiques present its high quality hasn’t altered over time.

One TripAdvisor reviewer stated: “We each ate a three course meal – wonderful seafood, imaginatively presented. The crab linguine was fantastic.

“The desserts had been scrumptious artworks. We each ate the confit orange and chocolate association with pomegranate – it was nearly too stunning to eat (nearly!)”

“Brilliant on each degree,” said another, while a third said: “Great meals, curry with all of the trimmings, pretty pleasant environment and nice service.”

The town provides a wonderful historic setting. The houses are mainly Georgian and Victorian, born from the town’s unique history, planned by the Reverend Alban Thomas Jones around 1805 and designed by architect Edward Haycock.

The Memorial Hall offers local clubs, craft fayers and the occasional film, as well as providing a home for Memorama, the local drama society and the snooker club, plus a local indoor swimming pool.

It is also a great spot to head from to check out Cardigan Bay, famous for its bottlenose dolphins. Over 300 of them spend part of the year in the area, usually throughout the summer, peaking in numbers during September and October.

There are several companies operating boat trips, mainly from nearby pretty village of New Quay, to watch these wonderful creatures cavorting in their natural habitat.

The Dolphin Tours RIB Safari is particularly well-reviewed.

One visitor said: “Me and my son went out with these guys and it was such a delight to see the dolphins in their very own atmosphere, leaping round and consuming fish. One knocked a fish in direction of us on the boat and it actually felt like we made a connection!! The skipper was very educated and made my son giggle whereas he let him drive boat.”

“Amazing”, said another, adding: “We saw a dolphin at the end of the trip and it stayed with us for about ten minutes giving us a really close show.”

While a 3rd assessment stated they noticed a seal and “although the dolphins didn’t come that close we could hear them with the underwater microphone”.

Aberaeron can also be near Llanerchaeron, a sublime Georgian villa, designed by architect John Nash in 1790, who’s als accountable for a lot of the design of Buckingham Palace. It comes full with a walled backyard, farmyard lake and wild parkland.