Llangrannog (formerly Llangranog) is a small coastal village and seaside resort in Ceredigion, West Wales,United Kingdom. between Aberporth and New Quay. The village lies in the narrow valley of the small river Hawen, which falls like a waterfall near the center of the village. The village economy is now dominated by seaside tourism.
According to legend Carreg Bica (Bica’s rock), a large sea-weathered pile of Ordovician rock on the beach, is the tooth of the giant Bica who lived in the Ceredigion neighborhood, and was forced to spit his tooth on the beach after a bad toothache In Some versions of the Bica story are romanised as Neptune.
Access : Coordinates: 52.1587, -4.4631 / By bus :
line 552 departs from Cardigan and Aberporth to Llangrannog and on to Aberaeron / By car :
Take the B4334 or the B4321 off the A487 Cardigan – Aberystwyth road.
Get around : shuttle bus operates between the upper car park and the beach during the summer.
- Llangrannog beach. A Blue Flag beach , Llangrannog is an excellent beach all year round , with many excellent cafes and pubs
- The Church of St. Crannog (St Crannogs Chuch) – The statue of St Carannog , The church is dedicated to Caranog or Carantoc, son of Corun ab Caredig ab Cunedda, a 6th century saint and founder of several churches in Wales.
- The Carreg Bica rock , According to legend Carreg Bica (Bica’s rock), a large sea-weathered stack of Ordovician rock on the beach.
Activities : sightseeing / photo opportunities / hiking in the part of the Wales Coast Path – Aberporth to Llangrannog , Penbryn to Llangrannog / Cycle / Bathing / Surf / Urdd camps : Thousands of Welsh children have enjoyed holidays at the Urdd camps. The Llangrannog camp includes a heritage center, a dry ski slope, and a riding center – all open to visitors.
Go next : New Quay / Aberporth / Llandysul