Barmouth Tourist Information

Barmouth Beach

Barmouth Beach

An idyllic base for a family break, the pretty town of Barmouth is set on the beautiful Snowdonia coastline and offers a long sandy beach, plenty of outdoor activities and live shows at the Dragon Theatre. Enjoy scenic boat trips around the surrounding coastline and see if you can spot a host of local wildlife including seals, dolphins and porpoises.

The town is also host to an annual walking festival each September where you can enjoy a host of walks with experienced guides. Barmouth is also a popular base for cycling with the National Cycle Network, a 240 mile cycling route, passing through the town and scenic rides along the Mawddach Estuary nearby. Sea fishing is also a popular activity in the town and there are plenty of types of fish available including sea trout, cod and bass.

Barmouth contains an excellent choice of holiday cottages ideal for a romantic break and a good selection of larger family cottages perfect for groups of up to 4 or 6 people. Plenty are also dog friendly with enclosed gardens and great walks nearby. There is also a good choice of hotels in Barmouth including some offering panoramic views over Cardigan Bay and luxury rooms ideal for a romantic stay. Barmouth also offers a range of B&Bs with many set in large grounds and offering evening meals and a great choice of breakfasts. Book online through iknow for exclusive special offers.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.