• Things to do

    Things to do

Things to do

Climb Cader Idris or Snowdon

We can give you advice about routes for climbing Cader Idris, the mountain on our door step. If you want to climb Snowdon itself, you can also find useful information here.

Coed Y Brenin

World class mountain bike trails plus cafe, geocaching, walking and running trails.

Bike Hire

All sorts of bikes available from Dolgellau Cycles

Zip World and Bounce Below

Zipworld Titan - Europe's longest series of zip lines has recently opened at the slate caverns of Blaenau Ffestiniog less than 30 minutes drive from us.

Zipworld Velocity is about 1 hour 20 minutes drive. The Zipworld Fforest coaster in an hour's drive.

Bounce Below - the extraordinary subterranean trampoline.


Plas Glyn-y-Weddw has a stunning collection of Welsh art just a stone's throw from Llanbedrog beach. Machynlleth has some lovely crafts and interiors shops as well as a great photography/book store and MOMA Wales. Corris Craft Centre is just 20 minutes drive.

Bird watching

Follow in the footsteps of BBC Springwatch at Ynys-hir nature reserve or visit the Dyfi Ospreys or Glaslyn Ospreys - both about 40 minutes drive.

Corris Mine Explorers

Explore the tunnels and caverns of an abandoned Welsh slate mine in safe hands.

The Mawddach Way

A 3 day, 50K circular footpath walk around the Mawddach Estuary.

Welsh Coast Path

Stop with us en-route or walk a different, spectacular section of the path during your stay

North Wales Active

Activity days and weekends in Snowdonia from kayaking to gorge scrambling.

Whitewater Rafting

The national Whitewater rafting centre at Bala


Pre-booking essential as taxi service does not operate everyday: Derek's Taxis 0800 458 7331 Cader Cabs: 07766 983103

Contact Us


The Slate Shed at Graig Wen
Arthog near Dolgellau
Southern Snowdonia
LL39 1YP

01341 250482