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Camping in Dolgellau

Dolgellau is a market town in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, lying on the River Wnion, a tributary of the Mawddach. It was the county town of the former county of Merionethshire.

The surrounding area is known for its wild but beautiful countryside and places of historical interest. It is popular with tourists who enjoy activities such as walking, hiking, horse riding, white-water rafting and climbing. Dolgellau is the main base for climbers of Cadair Idris (known as Cader Idris locally).

The Great Western Railway line from Ruabon to Llangollen was extended via Corwen and Llanuwchllyn to Dolgellau, where it formed an end-on connection with the Cambrian Railways line from Barmouth Junction and a shared station was opened there in 1868. The Ruabon Barmouth line was closed in the 1960s under the Beeching Axe. The railway line was converted some years ago into the Llwybr Mawddach (or "Mawddach Trail") which now runs for some eight miles from Dolgellau to Morfa Mawddach railway station, near Fairbourne on the coast. It is maintained by the Snowdonia National Park and is very popular with walkers and cyclists. It passes some estuarine areas that are important for water birds.

The site of Dolgellau railway station itself, along with approximately a mile and a half of former trackbed, was used to construct the Dolgellau bypass in the late 1970s.

Tanyfron Caravan & Camping Park

Open All Year | 43 Pitches

Quiet family run park with lovely views, 0.5 miles Dolgellau. Clean, modern facilities with free showers, hot water on wash hand basins and for washing dishes.

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Torrent Walk Campsite

Open All Year

Campsites and Caravan Parks in Snowdonia are offered on a large, sheltered, level field adjacent to the main buildings. The field is surrounded by farmland and woodland on all sides and offers peace and tranquility.

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Vanner Caravan Site

Open Easter - October

Situated in the foothills of southern Snowdonia, this site is situated amidst breathtaking scenery alongside the Mawddach river. Cader Idris rises majestically to the south whilst the valley opens from the north to form the wide estuary leading to the sea at Barmouth.

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