Southern SnowdoniaDolgellau

The Mawddach estuary near Dolgellau
Harlech Castle near Dolgellau
Talyllyn Railway
Lake viewed from the summit of Cader Idris
Bodnant gardens

Self-guided walking

From £150 - 2 to 7 nights

Country House Escape at Dolgellau

Holiday reference: DGPOA

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"The staff could not have made us more welcome" Mrs D Everest

Walkers are welcome logoCountry House Escapes offer a flexible way to enjoy some of Britain's most scenic areas. Ideal for self-guided walking, cycling or sightseeing.

Dolserau Hall is surrounded by beautiful countryside and the relaxing ambience makes it a particularly attractive place to stay. With numerous attractions, and an excellent variety of walks available, this is a great base from which to enjoy Southern Snowdonia.

Highlights of your stay could include:

  • Self-Guided walks in Snowdonia including the impressive local peak of Cadair Idris
  • A visit to the charming seaside town of Barmouth and Harlech Castle
  • Explore the celebrated Great Little Trains of Wales - the Talyllyn, Vale of Rheidol, Welshpool & Llanfair, and Ffestiniog lines are all within easy reach
  • Nearby Coed y Brenin Forest offers a selection of outstanding mountain biking trails. The more leisurely Mawddach Trail follows the old railway line from Dolgellau to the coast
  • Discover the area's outstanding birdlife, with visits to the RSPB reserves on either side of the Mawddach Estuary 


Great value.  What’s included:

  • Full Board accommodation
  • All the Country House facilities
  • Country House Escapes Guide – full of information about local attractions, activities and suggested itineraries to help plan your holiday
  • A free Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale Explorer map of the local area for every booking
  • Self-guided walk directions can be downloaded from this website. Further maps and guidebooks are available at Dolserau Hall

The Country House Escapes guide

  • Suggestions for local walks and cycle rides can be downloaded from this website
  • Comprehensive list of visitor attractions such as houses, gardens, railways, museums & galleries
  • Ideas and contacts for more active options such as kayaking and pony trekking

bed_and_breakfast Want more flexibility? Click HERE for Bed and Breakfast only vacancies.

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Monday to Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13.00

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Guest reviews

Excellent delicious food, kindness and friendliness of the staff were a delight.
I look forward to a return visit.

Mrs M Scott-Browne