Beaches – there are beautiful beaches nearby at
Tywyn (8 miles away)
Llyyngwril (11 miles away)
Aberdovey ( (12 miles away)
Barmouth ( (16 miles away)

Walking – from your doorstep you can enjoy beautiful and spectacular walks. Ranging from a 1 mile stroll to the nearby waterfall, a 4 mile loop to Tal-y-Llyn Lake, through to a full blown 3,000 feet climb to the summit of Cader Idris. See for routes.

Mountain biking – from your doorstep you can enjoy gentle rides down the quiet valley lanes or for the more energetic head straight up the mountain tracks towards Cader Idris!

Nearby attractions
Castell y Bere ( is an ancient castle less than a mile from Tyn-y-Fach. It’s open all year round and has no admission charge.

Talyllyn Steam Railway ( station is only 3 miles away and was the first preserved steam railway in the world. From the station in Abergynolwyn you can enjoy a ride through beautiful countryside all the way to Tywyn.

King Arthur’s Labyrinth ( is 10 miles away at Corris. As well as the mine tours there are is also a craft centre and cafe.

St Michael’s Church is only half a mile away and houses an exhibition about Mary Jones, the local girl who in the year 1800, at the age of 16 walked barefoot from Llanfihangel-y-Pennant to Bala, (some 26 miles) to procure a copy of the Welsh Bible.

Aberdovey Golf Club ( is 12 miles away and provides a 18 hole championship golf course.

Fishing is available at Tal-y-Llyn lake (5 miles away) via Ty’n y Cornel Hotel (

Pony Trekking is available 15 miles away at Bwlchgwyn Farm ( which provides the opportunity to ride through farmland to Fairbourne Beach with beautiful views across the estuary.

Abergynolwyn is 2 miles away and as well as the steam railway provides the local pub, children’s playground, and cafe.

Tywyn is 8 miles away and as well as the beach provides shops (including two supermarkets), restaurants, cafes, a public swimming pool, and a cinema.

Barmouth is best accessed via a 15 mile drive to Morfa Mawddach where you can go one stop on the train or walk across the footbridge. As well as a beautiful beach Barmouth provides a fun-fair, shops, restaurants, cafes, and pubs.

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