Walks in South Snowdonia

Dolmelynllyn estate walk, South Snowdonia, North Wales

Here are just a few ideas for walks in and around beautiful south Snowdonia.

River Gamlan in Ganllwyd near Dolgellau, Snowdonia

Rhaeadr Ddu and Coed Ganllwyd walk

A great waterside walk, taking you alongside the turbulent River Gamlan and past the magnificent Rhaeadr Ddu waterfalls.

Dinas Oleu headland with Barmouth town and coastline in the foreground

Dinas Oleu walk, Barmouth

Wander through the winding old town up to the gorse-covered Dinas Oleu, donated by Victorian Fanny Talbot to the people of Barmouth.

Views over ruins at the Cefn Coch goldmines

Dolmelynllyn Estate walk

See the spectacular Rhaeadr Ddu Falls and the fascinating remains of the Cefn Coch gold mine.

Egryn, South Snowdonia

Egryn walk, Barmouth

Step back in time as you explore this fantastic location with breath-taking views.

Ornamental Lake on the Dolmelynllyn Estate

Ornamental Lake walk, Dolmelynllyn

Take a short walk around the ornamental lake at Dolmelynllyn Estate. The circular path has viewing platforms extending out over the lake edge which makes it a fantastic place to watch wildlife. It’s been developed with accessibility in mind so is perfect for wheelchair users.

View over Mawddach Estuary from Cregennan

Cregennan lakes

Discover Cregennan Lakes situated on the northern slopes of Cader ldris, some 800 ft. above sea level. Take a walk around these natural lakes, or head up to Pared y Cefn Hir to enjoy spectacular panoramic views over the mountains and Mawddach Estuary.