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How to get here

By bicycle (Sustrans cycle route)

The Mawddach Trail runs nearby

By train

The nearest station is at Barmouth. From Barmouth the reserve is 5.5 miles (8 km) to the east between the villages of Bontddu and Taicynhaeaf on the A496.

By bus

The nearest stop is at Taicynhaeaf on the Dolgellau to Barmouth (X94) route. The stop is 0.5 miles (0.75 km) from the reserve.

By road

Take the A496 from Llanelltyd (near Dolgellau) to Barmouth. Between the villages of Taicynhaeaf and Bontddu there are several lay-bys and parking places where the reserve can be accessed via public footpaths.

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Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 52.754775,-3.952141
  • Grid reference: SH683192
  • Nearest town: Dolgellau, Gwynedd
  • County: Gwynedd
  • Country: Wales

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