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Browsing leisure pursuits within 20 miles of Dolffanog Fach

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Winner of Best Experience in Mid Wales 2019/20! Get kitted up before venturing into the abandoned workings of this secret underground world. Feel the dark, damp mine's history come alive as the expert guide shares its stories.

Corris Craft Centre, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9RF (2 miles, 4 km)

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Start: Corris Craft Centre car park Grid Reference: SH 750 078 Distance: 5 km . 3.1 miles Shorter option: 2.3 km . 1.4 miles Grade: Moderate (some steep sections) Terrain: Tarmac road and firm tracks Maps: OS Explorer - OL 23

Walk Route: Moderate

  • Miles: 3

Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9SS (2 miles, 4 km)

 

The Corris Railway will be offering a “Your Railway For The Day” experience, which can be taken up, subject to volunteer availability, on days without timetabled operations in April, May, June and September.

Type: Heritage Railway Experience Day

Corris Steam Railway & Museum, Station Yard, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9SH (2 miles, 4 km)

 

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

Cadair Idris, Southern Snowdonia, LL39 1AX (4 miles, 6 km)

 

Take a journey of self-discovery while developing practical skills in a beautiful immersive environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT).

Type: Sustainable Workshops & Short courses

Centre For Alternative Technology, Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ (4 miles, 7 km)

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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 (4 miles, 7 km)

 

The Precipice Walk is one of the famous attractions of Dolgellau. It passes through an interesting variety of habitats which include deciduous woodland, a conifer plantation, meadows, lakeside and sheep-walk.

  • Duration: 1-2 hours
  • Miles: 3

Dolgellau, Southern Snowdonia, LL40 1PS (4 miles, 7 km)

 

We're so proud of what we have to offer visitors in Wales that we've developed Wales Trails to inspire you to park the car and explore our fantastic country by train, cycle or on foot.

MWT Cymru, The Station, Machynlleth, SY20 8TG (6 miles, 9 km)

 

This section of route 82 heads South towards Aberystwyth but the route is still under construction. Beyond Aberystwyth the route heads along the old railway line towards Tregaron and Lampeter. The route finishes in Fishguard.

Cycle Route: Sustrans Route 82

Sustrans Route 82:Machynlleth -Fishguard, Machynlleth Town Centre, SY20 8AB (6 miles, 10 km)

 

Start: Ceinws village Grid Reference: SH760 059 Distance: 11.3 km – 7 miles (additional 0.7km - 0.4 miles to Llanwrin) Grade: Moderate / Strenuous Terrain: Firm tracks, open fields Maps: OS Explorer 215

Walk Route: Strenuous

  • Miles: 7

Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8BL (6 miles, 10 km)

 

The 135 m/217km National Trail is a long distance walk which can be enjoyed as a continuous journey, typically taking around nine days, or over a series of weekend or day trips. SECTION 10 - 13

Mid Wales, SY20 8EE (6 miles, 10 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 (6 miles, 10 km)

 

Three great off-road cycling routes ranging from 10 to 20 miles, starting from Machynlleth and venturing into the Plynlimon mountains.

Beicio Mynydd Dyfi Mountain Biking, Machynlleth, SY20 8BL (6 miles, 10 km)

 

Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre is situated in the heart of the Dyfi Valley in the market town of Machynlleth.It has established itself as a centre offering quality leisure and fitness facilities suitable for people of all ages and abilities.

Aberystwyth Road, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8ER (6 miles, 10 km)

 

The Dyfi Forest is located mainly to the north of the Afon Dyfi between Dolgellau to the north and Machynlleth to the south. Dyfi is a 6000ha forest - a spectacular landscape well worth exploring.

Dyfi Forest (NRW), Gwynedd, SY20 8QJ (6 miles, 10 km)

 

The Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort occupies 64 acres of parkland on the edge of Southern Snowdonia includes a Leisure Club & Wellness Spa

Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort, Pennal, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9JY (7 miles, 11 km)

 

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 (8 miles, 12 km)

 

With the development of Trans Wales cycle routes, Barmouth has become an ideal centre for a cycling based holiday. The dramatic beauty of North & Mid Wales offers a vast array of cycling opportunities for all types of cyclists.

Abermaw | Barmouth, Southern Snowdonia, LL42 1LS (8 miles, 13 km)

 
 
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