In 1800, a 15 year-old girl called Mary Jones walked 26 miles from Llanfihangel-y-Pennant to Bala to buy a book.
Close to the beginning of the Minffordd path to the summit of Cadair Idris is the Cadair Idris Visitor Centre, housing an exhibition showcasing the wildlife, geology and legends of Cadair Idris National Nature Reserve, and the Cadair Tea Room is c
Nestled in the foothills of Snowdonia, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a world-renowned eco centre that researches and supports greener ways of living.
There’s something for everyone here at Coed y Brenin…
• Visitors Centre with Café open 7 days a week
• Bike Shop, Bike Hire & Bike Wash
• Running Shop & Shoe Hire
The National White Water Centre is the home of white water rafting and kayaking in the UK. The centre is based on the River Tryweryn - a real Welsh mountain river in Snowdonia National Park.