Barmouth Harbour

Places on the Mawddach Estuary - Barmouth

Barmouth Visitor Information
The busy seaside resort of Barmouth is squeezed into the small amount of habitable space between the hills and the water on the North side of the Mawddach estuary as it reaches the sea. Barmouth Map & Directions

Barmouth is the start and finish of the Mawddach Way and the start (or finish) of the popular Mawddach Trail which runs along the old Barmouth to Dolgellau railway line.

Barmouth has plenty of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and ice cream parlours. It can be very quiet outside of the summer months with some of the cafes and restaurants closed, but there is always somewhere to find a meal or a snack, and some would argue that this is the best time to visit.

The iconic Barmouth railway bridge, just outside of the town, is one the most photographed and instantly recognisable features in all of Wales.

For something a little different, why not explore some of the remains of 20th century military activity in the area. From hill-top memorials to beach defences, there are over 50 different sites in and around the Mawddach Estuary to be explored on foot, by bike or by car. See here for further details.

War Memorial
Find out about the Barmouth War Memorial here

Tide Times
Check Tide times for the estuary here

What’s on in Barmouth?
For a comprehensive guide to all the events and activities in Barmouth and the surrounding area please visit the Mawddach Estuary Events page.

Local Arts & Crafts
To view local arts and crafts produced in Barmouth and the surrounding area please visit Mawddach Crafts.

Plenty of places in the town offer accommodation ranging from self-catering lets to hotels. There are also plenty of caravan parks to the north of the town, and these are well served by bus connections in the season.

Public Transport
Barmouth is well served by bus connections via Harlech and Dolgellau. Details are available from the railway station or click here to access a public transport journey planner.

Barmouth Tourist Information
Sadly, the council-run Tourist Information Centre has been closed. The railway station continues to provide some information about the local area. The Station, Station Road, Barmouth Wales, LL42 1LU.

Mawddach Trail information
Bike rental
The Last Inn, Barmouth
Mermaid Fish and Chip Shop, Barmouth
Bryn Melyn Guest House, Barmouth
Oriel Gallery, Barmouth High Street

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