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There are so many fantastic walks to choose from which take in some magnificent scenery. We are happy to provide a range of books, maps, guides and recommendations to help you decide!
Check the web at for information about the trail as well as links to other local walks around Dolgellau.


We are only eight miles from Coed y Brenin, home to some of the finest mountain biking trails in the UK -
Or, hire a bike and cycle along the edge of the Mawddach Estuary from Dolgellau to Barmouth and take in the spectacular views Safe storage and cleaning facilities can be provided for mountain bikers staying at Bryn Mair.


For local courses click

White Water Rafting

The National White Water Centre is easily accessible from Dolgellau and is sited at Frongoch nr Bala.
Their website offers a range of quality activities which you can combine with rafting.

Pony Trekking

The nearest centre for pony trekking is at Fairbourne which is ten minutes drive away towards the coast - They organise rides on the beach and along the estuary, accommodating beginners and experienced riders. Advanced booking is advisable. provides a ‘one stop shop for everything equestrian in Wales’.