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The Mawddach Trail

Dolgellau to Barmouth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
+44 1341 422888
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Fabulous views, vistas and nature everywhere...

We cycled along the Mawddach Trail from Barmouth to Dolgellau and all i can say is that it is an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve H
Southport, United Kingdom
Great Views Easy Ride/ Walk

We partly walked this trail on one day and enjoyed cycling the full length on another. Very flat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“railway bridge” (25 reviews)
“old railway” (28 reviews)
“mawddach trail” (31 reviews)
Dolgellau to Barmouth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
+44 1341 422888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We cycled along the Mawddach Trail from Barmouth to Dolgellau and all i can say is that it is an area of outstanding natural beauty and the views are truly incredible! The Trail is flat, pretty wide but make sure you use a Hybrid or...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We partly walked this trail on one day and enjoyed cycling the full length on another. Very flat with well maintained paths makes this an easy ride for all but can be busy due to popularity

Thank Kent-Hoggy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked most of the main section of this walk with our dog. Very relaxed. Only suggestions I would make is for litter and dog bins placed on route.

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its approximately a 9 mile walk following the river to Barmouth. Whilst pleasant it was disappointing to see so little wildlife. Too many cyclists speeding along the route.

Thank Sportychev
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I hadn't ridden a bike in maybe 30 years and my wife wasn't too much ahead of me. But she persuaded me to take the plunge - and what a fun day it was. First - the bike shop was simply fantastic, taking plenty of...More

1  Thank learyjj
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

As well as being a fantastic walk with great views which we take all our visitors on, we use it to cycle on. It's 28 miles to Barmouth and back across the bridge. Excellent way to excercise before a pint in a pub .

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This walk gives you stunning views of the Mawddach estuary and quite easy walking. Walk the whole way along to Barmouth and enjoy a good pint in the local to treat yourself. Barmouth and it's spit along the shore are magical features of nature.

1  Thank billbald
Reviewed 19 September 2017 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 14 September 2017

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 8 September 2017 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
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Christopher T
26 August 2017|
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Response from Colin G | Reviewed this property |
Also available in Barmouth!!