Towns and Villages in Southern Snowdonia


  1. Harlech town & castle
    This historic town located on the Mid Wales Coast, is best known for Harlech Castle, which today is recognised as a World Heritage site. Harlech also boasts fantastic beaches and one of Wales' finest golf courses.
  2. Image Credit: Crown Copyright
    Discover the ideal base to explore Snowdonia National Park. An historic mountain town built on the wool trade and steeped in folklore. Visit Dolgellau to explore dramatic scenery, adrenalin-fuelled activities and world heritage attractions
  3. Barmouth in Southern Snowdonia is a great location for Mountain, Sand and Sea. Extensive sandy beach with attractions, water sports and boat trips.
    Barmouth is one of the most picturesque resorts on the Welsh coast and is surrounded by the unrivalled splendour of the Snowdonia National Park.
  4. Tywyn is a coastal town in Southern Snowdonia on the Mid Wales coast. The name Tywyn comes from the Welsh word for beach or sand dunes.
  5. Aberdyfi
    One of Britain's prettiest little seaside resorts and sailing ports. Pastel-coloured terraces front a large sandy beach and quaint old harbour. A popular centre for sailing, watersports and golf.
  6. Lakes and Mountains
    Bala - home to the largest natural lake in Wales, surrounded by the peaks of Aran Benllyn, Arenig Fawr and the Berwyn Mountains

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  1. Address

    Dyfi National Nature Reserve, Ynyslas Visitor Centre, Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5JZ


    01970 872901


    Stunning estuary and huge sand dunes 14 miles from Aberystwyth. Ynyslas Visitor Centre has exhibition about Dyfi National Nature Reserve, shop and refreshments. Walking trails through dunes and along seashore. No swimming due to currents.

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  2. Address

    Beach Road, Fairbourne, Gwynedd, LL38 2EX


    01341 250362


    Narrow Gauge Steam Train journey offers superb views of Cadair Idris mountain range and Mawddach Estuary. G-Scale Railway and museum at Fairbourne. Can be accessed from Barmouth by means of the pedestrian ferry.


    Price £8.25 to £12.50 per adult

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  3. Address

    Dyfi Wildlife Centre, Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8SR


    01654 645184


    The Dyfi Wildlife Centre near Machynlleth is the home of the Dyfi Osprey Project at the Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve. Most visitors spend around one and a half to two hours per visit, including some time in the 360 Observatory where you can enjoy…


    Price £3.00 to £6.00 per adult

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  4. Address

    Centre for Alternative Technology, Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ


    01654 705950

    Pantperthog, Machynlleth

    The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a world-renowned eco centre in Mid Wales that researches and supports greener ways of living.


    Price £3.50 per child to £8.50 per adult

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  5. Address

    Portmerion Village, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER


    01766 772444


    The Mermaid Spa removes you a little from your normal life and touches you with a little of the magic of the Portmeirion experience. Each visitor to the Spa is unique, treated throughout the whole experience as special.

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  6. Address

    Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (NRW), Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 2HZ


    01341 440747


    Coed y Brenin cafe is the ideal spot to recharge yourself after being out in the forest. Take in the views down the valley to the Cader Idris range. We pride ourselves in using the best locally produced and healthy food for our menus.

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  7. Address

    Melin Meirion Mill, Dinas Mawddwy, Gwynedd, SY20 9LS


    01650 531311

    Dinas Mawddwy

    Mill shop offering a huge range of traditionallly woven throws and rugs, outdoor & country clothing, knitwear, crafts & gifts. Refreshments available.

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  8. Address

    Southern Snowdonia & Dyfi Valley, Gwynedd, SY20 9TG


    01650 531237

    Dyfi Walking Tours in southern Snowdonia takes visitors to iconic buildings, historical settings, marvellous countryside and remarkable human stories with the Welsh language at the heart of the tour.

    Add Teithiau Cerdded | DYFI Walking Tours to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, LL35 0SB


    01654 767213


    The Trefeddian Hotel in Aberdyfi offers everything you could ask for from a family-friendly, fun loving break in Mid Wales. Set in the rolling hills of the Snowdonia National Park, with panoramic views of the Cardigan Bay coast.

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  10. Address

    Mid Wales, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8SR


    The Dyfi Valley opens wide as it approaches Cardigan Bay Coast and ends in sandy beaches and dunes. It cradles the westerly spur of Powys, Ceredigion north of Aberystwyth, and the southern rim of Snowdonia National Park.

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  11. Cambrian & Cambrian Coast Line


    SY20 8BL

    Enjoy a great day out on the spectacular Cambrian Railway Lines. The lines from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth and the Cambrian Coast from Machynlleth to Pwllheli offer stunning coast, country and mountain views of any rail journey in the UK.

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  12. Address

    Minffordd, Talyllyn, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9AJ


    01654 761505


    Cadair Idris Visitor Centre & Tea Room is 250 metres from the car park and the Minffordd path to the Cadair Idris summit passes by them.

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  13. Address

    Coed y Brenin Forest Park, Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL402HN


    01341 440747


    Coed y Brenin Forest Park is set in Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park near Dolgellau and forms part of the National Forest for Wales. There are many walking trails from various car parks within the Coed y Brenin forest park where you can see…

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  14. Address

    Y Plas Machynlleth, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8ER


    01654 702571


    Y Plas Machynlleth is a Grade 2 listed building, set in parkland offering a unique location for corporate events, weddings, meetings and events. Y Plas also includes a Craft Shop & Cafe.

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  15. Address

    Southern Snowdonia, Gwynedd, LL39 1AX


    0300 065 3000

    Southern Snowdonia

    Cader/Cadair Idris is a spectacular mountain reserve with a variety of landscapes and terrain. Rugged summits, glacial lakes and a mossy wooded gorge cover over 450 hectares of breathtaking landscape.

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  16. Address

    Melin Meirion Mill Woollen Centre, Dinas Mawddwy, Gwynedd, SY20 9LS


    01650 531311

    Dinas Mawddwy

    The Meirion Mill Coffee Shop serves light meals, snacks and a tempting selection of cakes throughout the day. Homemade soup and our special recipe cheese scones are always on the menu.

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  17. Address

    Mid & North Wales, LL48 6LF


    01766 770274

    The Snowdonia National Park is a special part of the country where visitors come to relax and enjoy a wide range of leisure activities in spectacular surroundings.

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  18. Address

    Talyllyn Railway, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9EY


    01654 710472


    The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum at Tal-y-llyn Railway is an important collection of artifacts relating to Narrow Gauge Railways in the British Isles. From complete locomotives to tickets, it is a unique and comprehensive record of these fascinating…


    Price £3.00 per child to £6.00 per adult

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  19. Address

    Unit 2 Corris Craft Centre, Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Gwynedd, SY20 9RF


    07950 332239


    Mixed media artist and photographer in residence at Corris Craft Centre.

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  20. Address

    Salop Leisure - Machynlleth, Treowain Enterprise Park, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8EG


    01654 705900


    Comprehensive information about caravan holiday home ownership. Confidential, professional advice given. New and used units to suit all budgets

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