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The Mawddach Trail

Dolgellau to Barmouth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
+44 1341 422888
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Cycle from Penmaenpool to Bermo/Barmouth and back

Lovely afternoon of cycling- car free, great estuary and mountain views, picnic tables, dog... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
delythbangor
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bangor, n wales
via mobile
A beautiful trail, but a few things to note

I've cycled and walked along this track for many years. It's truly lovely in all weathers, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Starsunandsea
,
Woodford
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  • Very good15%
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Dolgellau to Barmouth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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

Thank Starsunandsea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank 2013sooty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very easy trail to do and suitable for all ages. We started from the toll bridge near the pub at the top of the trail. Well kept pathways and amazing views of the estuary and the mountains in the back ground. Left...More

Thank dazzer2001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get walking along this trail, nice safe walk, bikes are on this trail but not a great problem just be aware most will ring the bell but some don't bother, walk all the way to Barmouth, great day

Thank misterwilson93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely walk along the southern edge of the Mawddach estuary from the George pub next to the toll bridge to Barmouth via the railway bridge. The whole walk is some miles but a few miles to the pub and back is equally as good....More

Thank Andympm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked several sections of the Trail during a three night stay at the GeorgeIII Hotel at Penmaenpool. Firstly a short section fro the car park at Dolgellau followed by the section from the hotel towards Barmouth for about 3 miles (& return) on a...More

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We walked this trail yesterday , the sun was shining , the skies were blue , the views were tremendous! We set off from the start in Dolgellau , the walk is very flat , the paths are very well maintained , there are picnic...More

1  Thank jilly1958
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I completed this walk on Monday. It is a 9 Mile flat walk. It is challenging and we are fit. It's lovely, very scenic and you can reward yourself with a coffee in the town when you complete the walk!

Thank DesandTesh
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