Time Stands Still in this Corner of the Welsh Heartland
This is a landscape steeped in Welsh folklore, where the mountains and ancient structures of the region often form the subject of song and legend. The Meirionnydd Coast Path traces a course around Snowdonia National Park, along the coast where the mountain, Cadair Idris, towers over the horizon.
- This area is influential in the site of many of Owain Glyndŵr’s exploits – Harlech Castle and Machynlleth in particular
- Take in the sights of the beautiful Mawddach Estuary with, views towards Cadair Idris
- Walk along the sands at Barmouth beach
- Dinas Oleu, the first National Trust property – a small diversion from the path
- Ffestiniog – a steam powered railway running between Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog
- The Italianate portside town of Portmeirion