Come and discover all of the best things to do and places to see in Tywyn this year. From stunning walks in some of Wales' most iconic landscapes, to trips out and museums.

Cadair Idris

Cadair Idris is one of Wales’s most iconic mountains, standing around 893m in height, and situated in Southern Snowdonia, overlooking Dolgellau

The Talyllyn Railway

The Talyllyn Railway is the worlds first preserved railway, and a must-have place to visit on your trip to Tywyn. Originally built in 1866 for carrying slate from Abergynolwyn to Tywyn, it runs for 7.25 miles through beautiful and unspoilt countryside – passing through the delightful Dolgoch Falls along the way. And with the excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol, it’s a great family day out.

Dolgoch Falls Waterfall Walk

Dolgoch Falls are a series of three impressive waterfalls forming part of the Nant Dol-Góch stream, a source for the River Fathew, and can be reached via a short walk. There are a number of caves and tunnels which you can explore on the route up.

Tywyn beach

Spanning over 5 miles of pristine coastline from Tywyn in the north, to the harbour at Aberdyfi in the south, Tywyn has long golden sandy beaches which is perfect for picnics, long strolls and playing in the sea!

Castell y Bere

It may be remote, but Castell y Bere a magnet for all castle lovers. Strung along a jagged rocky outcrop in the Dysynni Valley at the foot of the mighty Cader Idris, Castell y Bere is especially good at evoking the spirit and atmosphere of Wales’s native castles.

Tywyn Magic Lantern Cinema

Come to the Magic Lantern Cinema in Tywyn – the UK’s best Independent Cinema! Watch the latest films on Tywyn Cinema’s amazing 3D projector, their top-of-the-range 7.1 surround sound and with a cracking fully-stocked bar – you’re certain to have a great time! Doors open 30 mins before each screening.

The Secret Garden

Come on a very special treasure hunt, and find The Secret Garden in Tywyn! Right next to the Magic Lantern Cinema, enjoy cocktails, mocktails and cinema snacks in a very special locaion.

Nant Gwernol Forest and Waterfall Walk

The stunning ancient woodland of Nant Gwernol offers amazing views and diverse habitats, with rare wildlife.

Follow the established riverside footpath through Coed Nant Gwernol for a beautiful scenic walk which passes flowing streams, tumbling waterfalls and deep pools.

Tywyn Wharf – The Talyllyn Railway

Located right in the centre of the town, Tywyn Wharf is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in history, trains, or stunning scenery. This historic wharf is the starting point of the Talyllyn Railway, a narrow-gauge railway that has been operating since 1865 and is one of the oldest in the world. Here’s everything you […]

Honey Ice Cream at Holgates

Holgates Honey Ice Cream Shop is the only place where you can buy their famous Honey Ice Cream. Freshly made each day, this delicious ice cream is made to a secret recipe using real honey. And don’t forget to watch out for the honey bear!