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Browsing leisure pursuits within 20 miles of Hotel Portmeirion

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With the Snowdonia National Park providing a mighty natural backdrop, it is easy to understand why this area is so loved. There are some great walks where you’ll discover small fishing villages, estuaries and miles of sandy beaches.

Nefyn, LL53 6HL (18 miles, 28 km)

 

A haven of tranquillity overlooking the Dwyryd Estuary

Portmerion Village, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER (0 miles, 0 km)

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A small car park under Norway spruce trees. Access to the Forest Garden Discovery Trail, where you can experience trees from all over the world, some with fascinating facts on secret signs (access to all ability trail).

Coed y Brenin Forest Park (NRW), Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL402HN (12 miles, 20 km)

 

Listed are some of the delightful walks in and around Barmouth :

Abermaw | Barmouth, Southern Snowdonia, LL42 1LS (13 miles, 22 km)

 

The walk along the estuary from Barmouth to Dolgellau is 9.6 miles (15km). This easy leisure walk is suitable for all the family and involves no climbing. A section of the trail has been adapted for people with disabilities.

Mawddach Estuary, Southern Snowdonia, LL40 2TA (15 miles, 24 km)

 

Located in Snowdonia National Park, Coed y Brenin offers some of the most exciting, Mountain Biking routes in Wales. From the novice to the expert, there are miles of challenging trails to test your skills, what ever your level.

Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (NRW), Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 2HZ (10 miles, 17 km)

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There are three recommended walking routes to conquer Cader Idris. Whichever route you take they are all designated ‘hard/strenuous’ routes, and you should allow between five to six hours to get there and back

Southern Snowdonia | Cadair Idris, Southern Snowdonia, LL39 1AX (15 miles, 24 km)

 

The National White Water Centre has over 30 years of experience in providing white water rafting at the best summer white water facility in the UK.

Canolfan Tryweryn, Frongoch, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7NU (19 miles, 30 km)

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The Golf Club is a Community Project with a 1,000 yard hole par 3 course set in an idyllic location and open to the general public. It is challenging enough for the old hands, but not too daunting for beginners.

Penrhyn Drive North, Fairbourne, Gwynedd, LL38 2DJ (15 miles, 24 km)

 

The cycle route heads inland from the town of Dolgellau across the Cambrian Mountains and heads South East towards Builth Wells and Llanelwedd.

Cycle Route: Sustrans Route 8

Dolgellau Town Centre, LL40 1SR (15 miles, 24 km)

 

Begin and end your tour in Eldon Square and look at its buildings in detail.

Walk Route: Town Trail

  • Access: Start at Eldon Square
  • Duration: 1.5 hours at a leisurely pace

Dolgellau, Southern Snowdonia, LL40 1PS (15 miles, 24 km)

 
 
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