Early morning view taken from the window of Room 1
By staylittle, May 5 2015 08:10PM
Steam narrow gauge railway at Blaenau ffestiniog (25 miles), miniature railway at Fairbourne
Centre for Alternative Technology at Corris (13 miles).
Bird watching at Penmaenpool observation and information centre. Red Kite centre at Llangurig.
Golf– Dolgellau (500 metres), Harlech (20 miles), Aberdovey (24 miles).
Fishing – Mawddach estuary, lake fishing at Llyn Cynwch (permits available in Dolgellau), Tal–y–Llyn Lake and Bala Lake.
Leisure centres – Dolgellau (2 miles), Barmouth (7 miles), Machynlleth (18 miles), Bala (20 miles), Harlech (20 miles) and Tywyn (20 miles) both have full length swimming pools.
Walking – There are numerous walks of varying lengths and grades including the climb to the top of Cader Idris, the second highest mountain in Wales. Information can be provided on request.
There are tourist information centres located in Dolgellau and Barmouth.
We have literature on popular local attractions and activities at the house.
Below are some examples of places to visit locally.
Beaches – Barmouth blue flag sandy beach (7miles) and Fairbourne (9 miles)
Castles – Harlech castle (20 miles), Caernarfon castle (40 miles)
Mountain biking at Coed-y-Brenin in Ganllwyd (4 miles), Cli–Mach trial at Corris (13 miles), 1,2 and 3 route at Machynlleth (20miles).
Cycling route also along the Mawddach estuary from Dolgellau to Barmouth along a disused railway line.
Portmeirion – Italian village in Penrhyndeudraeth (21 miles)
Quad biking in Machynlleth (18 miles)
Horse riding near Devils bridge, Aberystwyth (40miles)
King Arthur’s Labyrinth– Corris (13miles)
Woollen Mill Centre – Dinas Mawddwy (10 miles)