Local walks around Dolgellau
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Local walks around Dolgellau fifteencircular self-guided walks, graded for walkers of all abilities by Geoff Elliott

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Published by Kittiwake in Machynlleth .
Written in English


  • Walking -- Wales -- Dolgellau -- Guidebooks.,
  • Dolgellau (Wales) -- Description and travel.,
  • Dolgellau (Wales) -- Guidebooks.

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StatementGeoff Elliott.
The Physical Object
Pagination32p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22216300M
ISBN 10095110036X

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Taken in May Already tagged. Walks & Walking - Dolgellau and around Dolgellau Walks, Historical Walks and Guided Walks - Dolgellau and the Gwynedd The Ramblers Association now have a greatly improved website which is an exceptional rescource for all walkers, hykers and young families wanting to go for walks with young children.   The Precipice Walk – Llwybr Cynwch – Near Dolgellau. Height Gained – metres, Distance – km, Time –2 hours. The Precipice Walk is a classic walk from just outside Dolgellau. It incluides a walk past the scenic Llyn Cynwch and a contouring path high on the minor peak of Moel Cynwch – hence the “precipice”. At the time of writing this, the car park is free and has toilets. You can start the walk from the town by walking up the Llanfachreth road and joining the walk at Coed-y-Moch. That would make it a 7 mile walk to get back to town afterwards. BUS SERVICES: Occasional Busses run from Dolgellau to Llanfachreth.

The Mawddach Trail follows the nine miles of the old railway line from Dolgellau to Barmouth which was in operation from until it fell victim to the Beeching cuts exactly a hundred years later in It is, without doubt, the most popular walk/cycle path in the area, one of the main reasons being that it is FLAT (a rarity in this area). Dolgellau is one of the handiest bases for exploring all of Snowdonia Mountains and Coast – but don’t overlook the many local beauty spots such as the aptly named Precipice Walk and Mawddach Trail along the waterside for 9½ miles to Barmouth (there’s a longer, more mountainous Mawddach Way too). This is again within walking distance of the town (being around a mile and a half away). The route also passes through the Dolgellau Golf Course (Nine-Hole), which also serves tea. The stone circle on the Marian (the local recreation field) .   Buy Walks Around Dolgellau by Elliott, Geoff, Olsson, Marit (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday /5(11).

The hills are still scattered with the remains of earlier human activity, be that Bronze Age standing stones, or Victorian gold mines and Railway lines. The Mawddach Way, a 50 km three-day circular walk around the estuary takes in many of these interesting features, while the Mawddach Trail.   Click to download ?book=Download Fifteen Local Walks Around Dolgellau Ebook Free. Approximately 3 miles, the walk will take approximately hours, going through some varied countryside and habitats and taking in views of some noted mountains such as Cader Idris. Discover Dolgellau is a ‘one stop shop’, for information about Dolgellau and the area. The Area Around Dolgellau, Mid Wales Machynlleth and Corris. Maybe you’d prefer a more relaxing day of sight seeing around the Historic Market Town of Dolgellau and visiting local attractions such as the Tal y llyn Railway or Snowdonia Castles, there are many of them Dotted around Snowdonia National Park. Mighty Medieval Castles and revealing industrial remains.