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Destination Guide

A view of Bala Lake surrounded with the beautiful welsh coutryside close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights


Tourist Information

Things to see & do in Pennal

The charming village of Pennal is located within the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales and is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes and rich history. 

Despite its small size, Pennal offers a range of activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy

Pennal is also only a few minutes' drive to the market town of Machynlleth and the beautiful beaches at Aberdyfi and Tywyn.

Here are some of the top things to see and do in Pennal:

Pennal Village Walk:
Take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque village of Pennal, with its traditional Welsh cottages and scenic surroundings. Enjoy the peaceful ambiance and soak in the rural charm.

Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve:
Located just outside Pennal, Cors Dyfi is a beautiful nature reserve known for its diverse wildlife and birdwatching opportunities. Explore the trails and bird hides to spot various bird species and other wildlife.

The Riverside Walk:
Enjoy a tranquil walk along the banks of the River Dyfi. This riverside path offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside and provides a great opportunity for a peaceful escape in nature.

Pennal and Aberdyfi Golf Club:
Golf enthusiasts can head to the nearby Pennal and Aberdyfi Golf Club to enjoy a round of golf amidst beautiful landscapes.

King Arthur's Labyrinth:
Located a short drive away in Corris, explore the underground world of King Arthur's Labyrinth, a unique family-friendly attraction that takes you through a labyrinth of ancient mines and Welsh legends.

Talyllyn Railway:
Take a scenic trip on the historic Talyllyn Railway, which runs between Tywyn and Abergynolwyn. The steam train journey offers picturesque views of the countryside and the foothills of Cadair Idris.

Ynyslas Sand Dunes:
Head to nearby Ynyslas to explore the stunning sand dunes and enjoy a day at the beach. The Ynyslas Nature Reserve offers opportunities for birdwatching and coastal walks.

Dyfi Osprey Project:
If you're interested in wildlife, consider visiting the Dyfi Osprey Project near Machynlleth to observe these magnificent birds of prey in their natural habitat.

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