The town is popular with tourists who enjoy walking, hiking, mountain walking and climbing, cycling, horse riding, canoeing, or for those people who enjoy exploring the town by visiting coffee shops, restaurants,and Hotels. It is also a good centre for visiting a number of the several narrow gauge railways that exist in the area.

A magnificent backdrop to the town is one of the most popular mountains in Snowdonia, namely Cader Idris, and this mountain is very popular with walkers and climbers.

A little further away you can discover the Coed y Brenin visitor Centre which is home to one of the country’s best Mountain Biking Centres, in addition to having nature trails and paths for walkers.

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