Aberdyfi / Aberdovey

About Aberdyfi
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Aberdyfi boasts some of the finest beaches in Britain with four miles of golden sand-dune backed shoreline running north to Tywyn. The championship links golf course lies to the landward side of the dunes. The beaches are popular with sunbathers, swimmers, surfers and fishermen while the estuary attracts a wide range of watersports enthusiasts. Why not take a look at our videos if you have a moment -

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You don't need to travel too far from Aberdyfi to find a different world - that of spectacular mountain and valley scenery. The peaks of the Cader Idris and Aran Fawddwy ranges are within easy reach and are complimented by the charm of the Dovey and Dysynni valleys nearby. An ideal area for walkers, climbers and wildlife watchers.

Aberdyfi is also an ideal base for visiting many of the major attractions in North Wales and Mid Wales. Take a look at the Attractions page and the Activities page to discover the other delights of the area.

You'll find featured maps of Aberdyfi on other pages on the site for accommodation locations, places to eat and drink, shops and services, WiFi hotspots, general amenities and attractions and towns and villages nearby.

And when you get here, call in to the Tourist Information Centre on the Wharf Gardens to pick up loads of ideas on places to go and things to do.

Aberdyfi - "Wales' best-kept secret"

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How to Get Here

From the Midlands and South ... head for the M54 (Junction 10a on the M6) and keep going. Follow M54 for Telford (bypass), A5 for Shrewsbury (bypass) then A458 for Welshpool. At Mallwyd, take the A470/A489 to Machynlleth. Turn right in Machynlleth following A470 towards Dolgellau then about 1 mile on at river bridge, turn left onto A493 to Aberdyfi/Tywyn. Aberdyfi is about 9 miles on.

From the North ... head for Queensferry on the M56 - A5117 - A550 then take the A494 to Mold - Ruthin - Bala - Dolgellau. At Dolgellau, turn right onto the A470 for just over a mile then left onto the A493 to Tywyn. Stay on the A493 to Aberdyfi - about 4 miles.

For SatNav users, postcode LL35 0EA will get you to the main seafront car park entrance. Route planners are available at the RAC website or Google Maps. For a location map, click here. For an Ordnance Survey type map, try this link.

By Rail (rail planner link here) ... to either Penhelig Halt (PHG) (request stop) for east end of village or Aberdyfi Station (AVY) for west end of village. The Cambrian Coast mainline railway is also an excellent way of travelling around the area to places further afield.

See the Shops and Services page for local taxis.


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