Contact Details




Unit 6
Market Hall

Telephone Number

01974 831321 / 07752 926145



Opening Times / Summer

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - 1000 until 1600

Wednesday - Machynlleth Market 0900-1500*

Thursday - 1000 - 1600

Friday - 1000 until 1600*

Saturday - 1000 - 1600*

* Dyfi Osprey Project - We are at the Dyfi Osprey Project during the summer season. Please see website for details.

* We are also attending some agricultural and county shows throughout the summer season. Please see website for further details.


About Us

Affordable optics for wildlife observation.

NatureQuest is a specialist of optics for nature lovers everywhere. We have over thirty years experience of observing nature in all conditions and habitats and it is our mission to bring you the very best in affordable optics.

Binoculars, Monoculars, Telescopes, Micoscopes, Night Vision, Astro Scopes, Magnifiers, Trail Cameras, Compact Cameras, Tripods & Monopods.  

All our listed optics have been field tested by wildlife enthusiasts to ensure their suitability and we believe we offer the best selection of binoculars, monoculars and telescopes within our listed price points in the UK. We have purposely avoided duplicate 'clone' products from different manufacturers, offering the best available option. . Our testing criteria includes optical performance, mechcanical performance and build quality. We test for user comfort including adequate eye relief for spectacle wearers. Buy online with confidence as we check every instrument before despatch.

NatureQuest supports the BTO and Wildlife Trusts to help research and protect wildlife & habitat. 

We have over 60 different models of binoculars, monoculars and telescopes on display at our shop in Aberystwyth with excellent viewing facilities. With expert impartial advice and low prices NatureQuest brings you the very best in affordable quality optics. Visit us today.

'The very best selection of binoculars, monoculars and telescopes in mid and west Wales'

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Meet the Traders

14 stall holders sell their wares from the Market Hall, offering a wide range of goods including: antiques, binoculars, books, clothes, computers, curiosities, fishing tackle, flowers, gifts, homemade cakes, oriental goods, picture framing, soft furnishings, toys, vinyl records and much more. 

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Trading History

From time immemorial an open market had been held around the old Town Hall which was situated on the present Town Clock site. In 1823 at the Easter Court Leet, before Job Sheldon, Mayor, the Jury granted to Morris Davies, Thomas Williams, James Morice, Rice Jones, John Sheldon and John Lewis, all of the Town of Aberystwyth...

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