Local Attractions

Morwendon House is ideally situated to explore the wonderful coastline of Cardigan Bay and the Lleyn Peninsula. For a scenic day why not take a coastal train ride? Walk down the path to the side of the house down to the ‘Halt’ where the train will stop for you and will then transport you up the coastline and along the beautiful Lleyn Peninsula or southwards down to the beautiful unspoilt character of the seaside village of Aberdovey.

There are also many Golf Courses within easy travel distance including Harlech’s Royal St David’s (10 miles away) which has been described by professionals as one of the world’s toughest par 69 – Special Green Fee rates have been agreed with both Royal St. David’s & Aberdovey Golf Clubs for golfers booking through Morwendon House. You will find Morwendon House to be an ideal base for a 2/3 day golfing break being handily situated halfway between Aberdovey and Royal St. David’s Golf Clubs. The picturesque and friendly Dolgellau Golf Club is also now available having recently been taken over by Richard Stockdale.

Steam Railway enthusiasts are particularly well catered for in this area. There are approximately 13 steam railway sites within an hour’s drive of Morwendon House . These include: Bala Lake Railway, Cambrian Railway Society, Corris Railway, Fairbourne Railway, Ffestiniog Railway, Glyn Valley Tramway Museum, Llanberis Lake Railway, Llangollen Railway, Snowdon Mountain Morwendon House garden view north towards HarlechRailway, Talyllyn Railway, Vale of Rheidol, Welsh Highland Railway and Welshpool & Llanfair Railway. If you need directions please ask, we will do our best to help.

Walkers and ramblers are also well catered for in this area. Snowdonia is a short drive away and we are close to the Rhinogs and Cader Idris. Also the walks along the Mawddach estuary can be breathtakingly beautiful. There are excellent opportunities to study birdlife, many species of duck and wading birds frequent the estuary and the old railway above the wetlands and saltings is an ideal viewpoint. At Penmaenpool is the RSPB bird observatory. According to John Ruskin, there was only one finer walk in the world than that from Barmouth to Dolgellau and that was the walk from Dolgellau to Barmouth