Spectators can watch the festival for free, anywhere on the routes but should follow the marshals advice when crossing at the designated crossing points and cross the course quickly.
It's not just about the cycling! Come down to the prom and see our Expo village of shops, entertainers and cycling teams who's riders will be warming up on rollers prior to racing.
Take advantage of Aberystwyth's Universities special AberCycleFest accommodation offer
There is no dedicated car parking for Aber Cycle Fest however there are numerous public car parks in the town centre.
From Friday 24th May 2019, the roads in Red and Green on the map above will be subject to a ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 SECTION 16A (SPECIAL EVENTS ACT 1994). Please see the closure schedules below that we have in place during this period (alternative routes will be signed).
Schedule 1 : Closures in place from 08:00 on Friday 24th to 06:00 on Sunday 26th.
Sea View Place, St Michael’s Place, Upper Great Darkgate Street, Vulcan Street (between its junctions with Prospect Street and Sea View Place), St James’ Square, Laura Place (between its junctions with Upper Great Darkgate Street and New Street), Castle Street (between its junctions with Upper Great Darkgate Street and New Street) Eastgate (between its junctions with Pier Street and Market Street), Aberystwyth
Schedule 2 : Closures in place from 00:01 Saturday 25th to 06:00 on Sunday 26th
New Promenade, South Road (between its junctions with the New Promenade and Sea View Place), Laura Place (between its junctions with New Street and King Street), King Street, New Street, Castle Street (between its junction with New Street and King Street), Penmaesglas Road, Custom House Street.
Schedule 3 : Closures in place from 03:00 Saturday 25th to 06:00 on Sunday 26th
Pier Street, Marine Terrace (between its junctions with Terrace Road and Pier Street), Bridge Street (between its junctions with Queen Street and Great Darkgate Street) and Great Darkgate Street (between its junctions with Bridge Street and Market Street),
No exemptions will apply for Blue Badge Holders. Exemptions to this Order will be extended to all vehicles associated with this event. Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times and footpaths open.
Dyfed-Powys Police authorise the removal of vehicles, parked within the sections of highway which have been duly closed, which are deemed to be obstructing or affecting the cycling events taking place. Vehicles removed will be placed at the southern New Promenade car park near the Lifeboat / Harbour entrance.
Emergency vehicle access will be maintained, including the meals on wheels service. If you have a vehicle effectively ‘trapped’ within the circuit during the times shown, please approach one of our marshals who will be happy to help with arranging for you to remove your vehicle when the race schedule allows. Our marshal HQ is located at the Old College ground floor Old Lecture Theatre on King Street from 05.00-23.00 on Saturday 25th May.
The race course will contain numerous marshalled pedestrian crossing points which will be clearly marked. Thank you in advance for your help in promoting a safe sporting event in our town and beautiful County of Ceredigion.
For any assistance with this information, please call us on 01970 833902 during office hours Mon-Fri 8.30-17.30