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General

Aberdovey and its surrounds is a beautiful place – in our opinion one of the finest environments on earth.

There is so much to do as either part of a relaxing break or as an outdoor activity holiday.

There is much online and there are some literature in the cottage to provide lots of inspiration.

www.aberdyfi.com

 

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Walking

Erw Gwenllian is situated on the Welsh Coastal Path.

www.walescoastpath.gov.uk

Other great walks include Cader Idris, Pennal via Bearded Lake
and Bird Rock – 1:25,000 OS Maps available at cottage.

 

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Cycling

Plenty of opportunity presents for both road cyclists – Cambriam Coast road – or mountain bikers. The latter are absolutely spoiled for choice:

www.dyfimountainbiking.org.uk
www.mbwales.com/agents/nant-yr-arian/
www.beicsbrenin.co.uk/trails/

Alternatively there are hundreds of miles of bridleway and single track for discovery – 1:25,000 OS Maps available at cottage.

 

Golf

Members and visitors alike appreciate the true links experience the course has to offer and, together with the beautiful surroundings and the warmth of the welcome in the clubhouse, have realised the hidden gem that our course represents.
There can be few better places to taste what golf was once like than at Aberdovey – links golf at its most traditional.

www.aberdoveygolf.co.uk
+44 (0)1654 767 493

 

Water Sports

Be aware : Tides
www.ukho.gov.uk/easytide/EasyTide/index.aspx

Sailing :

Dovey Yacht Club is a very friendly club catering for Dinghies, Cruisers and Sailboards and Kitesurfers. It is probably the best located Yacht Club in Wales with stunning views over the Dovey estuary.

www.doveyyachtclub.org.uk

Kite Surfing :

Check out these folks if feeling adventurous.

kitesurfinguk.org.uk/uk-kite-beaches/kitesurfing-aberdyfi-aberdovey/

www.coastriders.co.uk

Sea Rowing :

Aberdovey has one of the most active, and successful, sea rowing clubs in Wales. There are frequent training sessions, race events and the odd epic crossing of the Irish Sea but probably best start with a taster row on a Saturday morning.

www.aberdyfirowingclub.com

Swimming :

For the reasonably fit there is nothing better than a swim from Aberdovey beach to the Penhelig Arms for a pint.

N.B. Only recommended at slack water or flooding tide and as conditions permit.

 

Fishing

Aberdovey and Tywyn on the mid Wales coast are surrounded by sea, rivers and lakes, making it one of the best all round fishing locations available.

Rivers around Aberdovey and Tywyn include:

  • Dyfi
  • Dysynni
  • Mawddach
  • Wnion

For local shore fishing there are a few venues on offer including:

  • Dyfi estuary accessible from Aberdovey on the north side
  • Trefeddian 3-mile stretch of flat sand between Aberdovey and Tywyn.
  • Tonfannau, the Afon Dysinni flows out to sea right by a boulder-bank, the Sarn Y Bwch Causeway

 

Eating

Some fabulous eating options include:

www.seabreeze-aberdovey.co.uk/restaurant.html

www.saltmarshkitchen.co.uk

www.ynyshirhall.co.uk/dining/

www.sabrain.com/pubs-and-hotels/north-wales/gwynedd/penhelig-arms-hotel/food-drink/

Bay of Bengal,

Fish and chip shop. With a bottle of red wine from the CostCutter – marvelous.

 

Resting

Or simply relax. The view from the house is quite remarkable – and will change throughout the day as the tides (and weather) come and go.