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Y Ffarmers - Pub in Ceredigion

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Llanfihangel y Creuddyn, Aberystwyth, SY23 4LA, Ceredigion
Wales, United Kingdom

Caitlin Morse
www.yffarmers.co.uk
+44 (0)1974 261275(landline)

Rural pub perfection with a dash of laid-back Welsh magic. Tuck into a craft gin or pint of real ale, slow-braised lamb or Balinese pork…

The drive to this pretty village, once a silver and lead mining community, is well worth it. Friendly Y Ffarmers is now under the delightful new stewardship of Caitlin and Lewis. You can walk into the quarry-tiled bar with mud on your boots and not an eyelid will be batted; settle in and enjoy one of the many craft gins (Caitlin’s passion) or real ales and ciders. The dining rooms next door have polished oak floors, an assortment of tables, books on Wales and terrific local art; regular choral and harp evenings add a real Welsh flavour. Produce is sourced locally wherever possible - perhaps slow-braised lamb shank in white wine and rosemary with pearl barley risotto, pork stew with jasmine rice, sambal and lime wedges or parsnip, carrot and hazelnut burger with halloumi. Food is helpfully served all day on Saturday, and Sunday roasts carry on until 3pm.

Features
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
WiFi
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.

Local points of interest from Caitlin Morse:

Local points of interest from
Caitlin Morse:

  • Visit the spectacular Mynach Falls at Devil's Bridge - and find out more about the local legend which gave the place its unusual name.
  • After lunch at Y Ffarmers, take the mountain road across to Ponterwyd and watch flocks of Red Kites feeding every afternoon at the Nant yr Arian Centre - also a world-renowned location for mountain biking.
  • Step in to the Picturesque Landscape of the Hafod Estate. Follow one of the beautiful way-marked walks in this isolated but inspirational area of the Ystwyth Valley.
  • Pick up the hefty key which opens the imposing wooden doors of St Michael's Church opposite Y Ffarmers and find out why such a tiny village has such a huge 13th century church. Marvel at the wooden timber roof and wood carving of the Last Supper.
  • Get on your bike and follow the Ystwyth Cycle Path. Take the footbridge over the river at Llanilar, through Pyllau farm and along the unclassified road leading to Llanfihangel.
  • Visit the ancient abbey at Strata Florida, home to an order of Cistercian Monks in the Middle Ages and burial place of passionate Welsh poet Dafydd ap Gwilym.
Points of interest

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Details

Meals:

Lunch & dinner £5-£18.50. Sunday lunch £16-£19.50.

Closed:

Mondays all day except school summer holidays.

Address:

Llanfihangel y Creuddyn, Aberystwyth, SY23 4LA, Ceredigion

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