Barmouth, where the Mountains meet the Sea has been welcoming visitors for over 150 years. If you are looking for the outdoors – walking, cycling, paddleboarding, kayaking, paddling in the sea or building sandcastles then Barmouth is the perfect centre. Barmouth’s history can be explored via the Heritage Trail, and visiting the two museums. There is a wide range of independent shops, cafes. pubs and restaurants, so a day can be spent browsing, dipping in and out of shops with regular coffee stops, and maybe an ice cream on the harbour watching the boats and seagulls.
If your adventurous why not try the Mawddach trial, stretching between Barmouth and Dolgellau, this 9-mile trail follows the southern shore of the Mawddach estuary—one of the National Park’s most abundant areas in terms of wildlife and history.