image for Walking Route item typeDolgoch Falls Walks at Tywyn

Anglers at Sunset

Anglers at Sunset

Anglers at Sunset

Walking Route, free entry




LL36 0DF


The beautiful Dolgoch waterfalls are situated about 4km from the village of Bryncrug. They consist of a series of waterfalls which cascade down a rocky wooded ravine in the mountainside into a deep pool below.

The falls can be reached via a short walk, there are a number of caves on the route. Car parking and admission are free but there is a donation box which goes toward the upkeep of the footpaths.

Starting from the car park at the Dolgoch Falls Hotel, turn left and continue along the path through a gate until reaching the river. Walk on alongside the river until reaching the Lower Falls.

From the lower falls, follow the ascending path that bears left, which eventually splits into two paths. At this point take the right fork and continue along the path by the river. Upon reaching the stone steps continue climbing up to the falls.

To return Follow the path through the woodland until reaching a bridge, cross the river and continue along the path until reaching the lower falls, at which point join the main path and retrace your steps back to the Car Park.

OS Grid Ref:SH 6504

Access: Car Park at Dolgoch Falls Hotel

Duration: 1hour

Miles: 1

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Open all the time


Free entry



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Map reference: SH 585005  Lat: 52.58383 Long: -4.08993

Tywyn is situated on the A493 coast road and is 15 miles from Machynlleth (A487/A489) and 20 miles from Dolgellau (A470/A494).
The town also has a mainline railway station as well as the Talyllyn narrow gauge railway providing local tourist services.

Tywyn is part of several local and nation bike routes including; NCN route 82, Lon Las Cymru, and Lon Las Cymru (North).

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Tywyn station


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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