The village is the quintessential British seaside resort, with mixed sand and stony beach, sea wall, pubs and shops selling plastic buckets and spades.
The small B4353 goes through the village and connects to the A487 between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth.
There is an hourly bus service between Aberystwyth and Ynyslas via Borth on Monday-Saturday (no Sunday service)
- 1 Ynyslas. Large sandy beach and sand dunes on the Dyfi estuary. Small nature information hut open in summer. Parking on the sand, payment in peak season..
- 2 Borth Animalarium. small zoo
- 3 Borth station museum (On the station platform). Sat/Tues/Thurs 11-4pm, Sundays/Bank holidays 12-4pm (subject to change). A museum of local railway artefacts, in the restored waiting room and booking office of Borth railway station. The museum is run by volunteers, and featured in the bilingual crime drama Hinterland/Y Gwyll. Free.
- The beach.
- Walk along the cliff tops to Aberystwyth
- Borth and Ynyslas Golf Club.
There are a number of hotels and B&B in the village and a few caravan sites on the edge of town.
- Heulwen Bed and Breakfast, mbrian Terrace, ☎ .