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The Mawddach Trail

Dolgellau to Barmouth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
+44 1341 422888
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Rent your bike at the Dolgellau bike she and you're off on a most enjoyable adventure

I hadn't ridden a bike in maybe 30 years and my wife wasn't too much ahead of me. But she... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seattle, Washington
Our bike excercise route

As well as being a fantastic walk with great views which we take all our visitors on, we use it to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christine S
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“railway bridge” (25 reviews)
“old railway” (28 reviews)
“cycle ride” (16 reviews)
Dolgellau to Barmouth, Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau, Wales
+44 1341 422888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank learyjj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 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
Reviewed 27 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 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.'

1  Thank delythbangor
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Christopher T
26 August 2017|
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Response from Colin G | Reviewed this property |
Also available in Barmouth!!