Walk, Bus and Rail.
Expand your horizons
Take the bus or train to Glandyfi and follow the path through the woods towards Melindwr Farm. From here the Wales Coast Path climbs towards Foel Fawr (265m) meaning a large, bare hill. Glorious views of the Dyfi estuary and the Tarren mountains can be seen from here. At the highest point a topograph identifies points of interest in the Dyfi estuary. Follow the path through the beautiful woodland of Cwm Einion towards Furnace, the location of Cadw site Dyfi Furnace, a restored 18th century furnace used for smelting iron ore. Click on the heading for a map.
Photos - Craig Swanson
This walk starts in Borth and follows the Wales Coast Path towards St. Matthews church. Follow this path with care along the railway line and cross the river Leri towards Cors Fochno/ Borth Bog. The 7-metre deep peat bog, part of the core area of the UNESCO Biosphere is one of the finest remaining examples of a raised bog in Britain. Look out for the curlew, snipe, and redshank as you walk along the path towards Cerrig- Cyranau - Isaf farm. The route passes Pant-y dwn farm and returns to Borth. Click on the heading for a map.
Photos - Christopher Denny.
From the train station follow the Wales Coast Path, heading northwards along the promenade. The route then crosses the railway track and passes the site of a World War two RAF camp towards Broad Water. This saltwater lagoon is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is a haven for wetland birds. The route follows the banks of the river Dysynni and offers glorious views of Craig yr Aderyn and Cadair Idris. You can visit the woodland park in Ynysmaengwyn before returning to Tywyn. Click on the heading for a map.
Photos - Sue Wolfe
This circular route follows the Wales Coast Path and climbs above the town, through the woodland of Allt Goch towards Erw Pistyll. The route follows the coastal path towards the road and turns left towards Crychnant and Trefeddian farms. The white shelter on a small hillock, known as Pen y Bryn which translates as Head of the Hill offers fabulous views of the Dyfi estuary. It is claimed that a medieval castle dating from the 1150s once stood here.
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Photos - Josh Cooper