Dolgellau is a small market town at the foot of Cadair Idris, located in the Snowdonia National Park. Dolgellau has a labyrinth of listed buildings that are picture-postcard-perfect in appearance. There are plenty of little nooks and crannies to delight contemporary shoppers such as local galleries,craft and souvenir shops.
Perhaps the area’s biggest attraction is its scenery. Dolgellau has a more than enviable location in the heart of southern Snowdonia and offers visitors breath-taking views in which ever direction they look. Many of the prettiest walks are only a few minutes drive away including the Torrent Walk & the Precipice Walk which has stunning views of the Mawddach Estuary 800 feet below. For more information go to Precipice Walk | Walks and Routes Snowdonia National Park
Located near to Dolgellau is the the mountain Cader Idris which attracts the majority of visitors to the area. According to legend, years ago, the mountain was a chair (‘cadair’) for Idris Gawr (a local giant) and the town is certainly nestled at the foot of the mountain. to https://naturalresources.wales
North to Dolgellau on the A470 is Wales’ mountain bike Mecca, Coed-y-Brenin forest, which is home to an ever increasing network of fantastic handbuilt all weather singletrack. A range of routes suitable for everyone from families and novices to rocky technical trails for expert riders radiate out from our stunning state of the art eco visitor centre. For more information, go to www.mbwales.com