Y Sospan is located just 1.2 miles away in Dolgellau, open from 8.30am for breakfasts. Also open for lunch and Dinner, Y Sospan ‘s menu is shaped by the seasons and uses the finest locally sourced ingredients.
Walking and Climbing Sites
For latest mountain reports and best routes up Snowdon.
Wanting to plan a trip to Snowdonia National Park, this site has everything you will need to plan your trip.
Centre for Alternative Technology
CAT aims to ‘inspire, inform, and enable’ people to live more sustainably. A solutions driven organisation, offering practical solutions to environmental problems
Star Attractions of Snowdonia
This guide to the best of the region’s tourist attractions gives you concise information about their facilities.
Mountain Biking Sites
Coed y Brenin was Britain’s first purpose-built mountain biking centre and it is still one of the sport’s top destinations. Eight purpose-built mountain bike trails start from the visitor centre and range from easy trails for families and beginners to technical routes for expert riders.
DYFI Bike Park
Dyfi Bike Park is based in the Esgair Forest three miles north of Machynlleth, at Pantperthog.
Mountain Biking Wales
Wales is home to a wide range of World class mountain bike centres. From Gwydr Forest, Coed Y Brenin and Machynlleth in the north towards Nant-yr-Arian, Afan Forest and Cwm Carn in the south, each all weather single-track has much to offer for a perfect mountain biking break.
MTB Britain route guides The Pink Heifer at Coed y Brenin, top route in the UK for downhills, Guaranteed. Cwmcarn, Nant yr Arian and Gwydyr Marin North Bike Trails. Forum Questions answered, special video clips, Gallery and Mountain Bike Britain group rides. Next ride: Helvellyn, Lake District, 1st July 2006.
International Mountain Bike Association
American based international advocacy and trail building group with strong links to the Welsh Forest Enterprise singletrack networks. Join in and do your bit for biking.
Snowdon Mountain Railway
The Journey begins at Llanberis Station at the foot of the highest mountain in England and Wales.
Talyllyn Lake Railway
The Talyllyn Railway is a historic narrow-gauge steam railway, set in the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside. Running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol, the line passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls and there are excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol.
Rheilffordd Ffestiniog Railway
The Ffestiniog Railway is the Oldest Independent Railway Company in the World.
Llanberis Lake Railway
No visit to North Wales would be complete without a ride on one of the Great Little Trains of Wales. The Llanberis Lake Railway offers unrivalled views of the mountains of Snowdonia from viewpoints quite inaccessible by road, all for a modest price.
Bala Lake Railway
Bala Lake Railway (Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid) offers a delightful 9 mile return journey alongside Llyn Tegid, through the beautiful and natural Snowdonia National Park.