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
The slate in this mine, which is found in veins between layers of ancient Pre-Cambrian rocks, is among the oldest in the world. Many industrial towns in Britain and Ireland have the original roofs made of Llanfair slate.
Ystradgwyn chapel used to be the centre of activity and social life in the beautiful secluded valley of Tal-y-Llyn with its famous wild trout lake and source of the Dysynni river which flows to the sea near Tywyn.
Terry James Walker offers rock climbing courses based out of Llanberis, in the heart of the Snowdonia mountains.