Walking

As well as Cader Idris in our back garden we are ideally situated for you to enjoy some other walks in the local area

Precipice Walk
This circular walk does not follow a public footpath but a private walk over a particularly beautiful part of the Nannau estate, which dates back to the twelfth century. The public have been invited to use this walk by the estate since 1890 on the understanding that they observe the country code, follow the route indicated and use the proper access. Please keep dogs on a lead. The Precipice Walk is one of the famous attractions of Dolgellau    read more….

Glyn Aran Walk
This is a circular walk from the historic market town of Dolgellau, which allows the walker to enjoy panoramic views of the town and of the northern slopes of the Cader Idris range. It first follows a fairly steep track before joining a country road and then descending across fields back into town  read more…

Panorama Walk
On this varied and beautiful walk you can enjoy some of the most spectacular views in Snowdonia! Visitors have been walking parts of this walk since the Victorian period enjoying the splendid views of the Mawddach estuary, of the Cader Idris range and of the Cardigan Bay  read more…

Abergwynant Woods
This walk takes in part of the beautiful Mawddach Trail which is a 9 mile (15km) walk from Dolgellau to Barmouth, and also the lovely woodland at Abergwynant   read more…

Foel Caerynwch
This circular walk rises 175m (570 feet) and takes you to the summit of Foel Caerynwch from the village of Brithdir. The peak offers a striking panoramic view of the hills of Meirionnydd. Whilst not very rough terrain, walking boots are advisable  read more…

Mary Jones Walk
n 1800 a poor Welsh girl called Mary Jones walked 26 miles to buy a Bible. The story of her walk inspired Thomas Charles to found the British and Foreign Bible Society. Bibles were scarce and expensive, and as Mary was from a poor weaving family she had to save When Mary met Thomas Charles, her determination to have her own Bible profoundly impacted him, and he wanted to help other people who – like Mary – longed for Bibles, but faced barriers in getting them.  read more…

Cambrian Way

  • A high level walk traversing the highest and wildest parts of Wales.
  • On public rights of way or where there is a right of access.
  • Coast to Coast – Cardiff to Conwy.
  • Distance 275 miles (440k
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The Mawddach Trail
The Mawddach Trail footpath walk and cycle route winds for 9.5 miles (15km) along the disused railway track on the southern edge of the spectacular Mawddach estuary. Whilst the trail can be joined at several points it starts at the picturesque market town of Dolgellau and finishes by crossing the iconic railway bridge over the mouth of the estuary into Barmouth  read more…

Torrent Walk
This circular path is one of the most popular paths in the Dolgellau area and it follows the river Clywedog through its striking gorge. Originally, the path was built by Thomas Payne and his son; he was also the designer of the Cob across the river Glaslyn in Porthmadog  read more…