At Llanrhystud, the rivers Carrog, Wyre and Wyre Fach meet before flowing into the sea. Along the coast to the south of the village there are several fine examples of old lime kilns. St Rhystud's church dates back to 1852, replacing an earlier 14th century site (or earlier) although the font belongs to the original church and is an impressive stone basin with a lead lining.
The beach at Llanrhystud, which forms part of the Wales Coast Path, is popular in summer for boating, fishing, watersports,
picnics and barbecues, or just relaxing. The beach is a narrow shingle bank at
high tide, but at low tide, it becomes wide and sandy so is ideal for
windsurfing, swimming and general leisure activities.
For bird watchers, the large, flat coastal fields
around Llanrhystud attract migrant pipits, wheatears and wagtails, including
small flocks of white wagtails in late April plus red kites, choughs and
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