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Dolgun Uchaf,
Nr Dolgellau,
Gwynedd LL40 2AB

Local Attractions and Things To Do in Snowdonia

Lake Vyrnwy Tourist Information Centre
Tel: 01691 870346 

Llanidloes TIC
54 Long Bridge Street, Llanidloes, Powys
Tel: 01686 412605 

Llyn Coed y Dinas
Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust, Powys
Tel: 01938 555654 
A splendid example of opportunistic creation of a nature reserve. The lake was a gravel pit for the by-pass, then allowed to flood. Wetland wildlife.

Llywernog Silver-Lead Mine
Ponterwyd, Ceredigion
Tel: 01970 890620 
A visit to Llywernog offers a fascinating insight into life nearly 200 years ago, when the mine employed over 60 people. Today, Llywernog is a fascinating and educational family adventure.

Machynlleth TIC
Canolfan Owain Glyndwr, Machynlleth, Powys
Tel: 01654 702401 

Mawddach Valley RSPB
Southern Snowdonia
Tel: 01686 626678 
This composite site takes in two very different habitats around the Mawddach estuary which are open to the public.

Morfa Harlech
Countryside Council for Wales
Tel: 0845 1306229 
This National Nature Reserve covering over 2,2000 acres of dune and estuary is one of the fastest growing sand dune systems in Europe.

National Library of Wales
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Tel: 01970 632800 
Set high on the hill above the seaside town of Aberystwyth. One of only six copyright libraries in the UK.

Pentre Bach
Blaen Pennal, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Tel: 01974 251676 
Pentre Bach is a village where the very popular S4C series "Pentre Bach" is filmed with free parking, disabled facilities, a cafe & shop.

Portmeirion Village
Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd
Tel: 01766 770000 
Portmeirion Village and Gardens on the shores of Snowdonia makes a magical day out for all the family. Shops, cafes, beaches and woodland walks.

Riverside / Birchgrove Walk
Bwlch Nant Yr Arian, Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Tel: 01970 890694 
Two gentle walks 11/4 miles - 2 miles from the car park, through mixed woodland, filled with the scent of resin and sound of running water.

Roundton Hill
Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust, Powys
Tel: 01938 555654 
This prominent craggy hill of volcanic rock offers a wide range of habitats for animals and plants

RSPB Ynys-Hir
Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys
Tel: 01654 781265 
The RSPB Ynys-Hir nature reserve includes oak woodland, lowland grass meadows, reedbeds and saltmarsh.

Senedd-Dy Owain Glyndwr
Parliament House, Heol Maengwyn, Machynlleth, Powys
Tel: 01654 702827 
Visit the Parliament house at Machynlleth to see a colourful display of photographs,Models and books depicting Welsh History in the middle ages.

Shell Island
Llanbedr, Gwynedd
Tel: 01341 241453 
Shell Island- specially designed to complement the natural delights and make your visit complete and happy occasion.

Strata Florida
Ffair Rhos, Ystrad Meurig, Ceredigion
Tel: 01974 831261 
Cistercians at Strata Florida were loyal supporters of the Welsh Princes. Traditional burial place of Dafydd ap Gwilym, one of the great poets of medieval Wales

The Quilt Association
The Minerva Centre, 2 High Street, Llanidloes, Powys
Tel: 01686 413467 
An exhibition space with changing exhibitions throughout the year. Famous for the Summer Quilt Show July to September.

Tywyn TIC
High Street, Tywyn, Gwynedd Tel: 01654 710070 

Vale of Rheidol Railway
Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1PG
Tel: 01970 625819 
An unforgettable journey through the spectacular Rheidol Valley by narrow gauge steam train.

Welsh Christian Heritage Centre
Welsh Christian Heritage Centre, St. Michaels Church, Laura Place, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Tel: 01970 617184 
Exhibition and video presentation of the Christian history of Wales tracing the impact of the faith on the culture and landscape of the nation.

Welsh Highland Railways (Porthmadog)
Tremadog Road, Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Tel: 01766 513402 
The WHR (Porthmadog) is a small, friendly railway where the train ride is just part of the experience. Free guided tours at the sheds. Vintage train.

Y Bala Town Walk
Y Bala, Gwynedd
Tel: 01678 521021 
Y Bala Town Walk - Find out the history of Bala on foot

Y Tabernacl
Y Tabernacl, Machynlleth, Powys
Tel: 01654 703355 
Former Wesleyan chapel with original pitch pine pews converted as auditorium for concerts seating 350 and linked to six art Galleries of MOMA Wales.

Ynys Las Dunes
Countryside Council for Wales
Tel: 01970 871640 
You may not have realised that so popular a recreational beach could also be a National Nature Reserve.