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The Mawddach Trail

Dolgellau to Barmouth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
+44 1341 422888
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Easy walk, clearly marked & stunning views

A very easy walk from the main car park in Dolgellau down the old railway line to Barmouth. Walking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeanette H
via mobile
Peaceful trail

A lovely, well maintained trail running along the river, where families and friends can run, walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
South Africa
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“old railway” (27 reviews)
Dolgellau to Barmouth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
+44 1341 422888
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very easy walk from the main car park in Dolgellau down the old railway line to Barmouth. Walking along the estuary there are stunning views to be had along the way. There were a couple of toilet blocks along the route too which was...More

Thank Jeanette H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely, well maintained trail running along the river, where families and friends can run, walk or cycle. I ran along the trail from Dolgellau to the toll bridge( approx. 4km). No litter, no dog mess.....just pristine and well kept.

Thank TrezSouthAfrica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the scenery - good views of the mountains and birds in the estuary. Rode from Dolgellau to Barmouth and back. Totally flat so very easy. Rode out on high tide and return on low so it was quite different views both ways (liked...More

Thank jtmh89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No wonder people flock to this area to travel by train along this coastline. Breathtaking coastline with a mix of SSSI coast and the mountains of the National Park. Amazing. There are some lovely bistros, restaurants, bars and shops in Barmouth too. Well worth a...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A really lovely flat path. Lots of trestle tables for lunch. Superb views couldn't fault it. 10 out of 10!! We cycled 16 miles.

Thank Jacqui290966
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A wonderful place to go cycling or walking with great scenery and calmness and the view of Barmouth beach and the coast.

Thank DerynDu887
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely afternoon of cycling- car free, great estuary and mountain views, picnic tables, dog- friendly. Ended the day with supper outside the George III. 'Perfect nature ride' according to our 12 year old 'loved the icecream at Barmouth, and the railway bridge over the estuary.'

Thank delythbangor
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I've cycled and walked along this track for many years. It's truly lovely in all weathers, and makes for an easy cycle. However, I did a couple of trips recently where I wanted to cycle, park my bike, and walk in the mountains before returning....More

1  Thank Starsunandsea
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great trail to go on with the family on the bikes. Nice and flat - easily accessible and fantastic views. Fantastic day out.

1  Thank 2013sooty
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Hired bikes in Barmouth and cycled to the village of Dolgellau it was a very easy off road route with great views suitable for families and novice cyclists had quick walk around the village before heading back to Barmouth stopping for coffee at the George...More

Thank kim B
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Christopher T
25 August 2017|
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Response from Colin G | Reviewed this property |
Also available in Barmouth!!