The Precipice walk is considered to be a fantastic activity for those who visit Dolgellau, as it gives the chance for you to explore the local landscape and environment, as well as enjoy some fantastic views every step of the way. The walk is set out in a circular route, which looks out over the Nannau estate and Mawddach Estuary, which serve to be a spectacular scene to the walkers who visit.
The Precipice walk is one of the most famous attractions of Dolgellau, and it passes through an interesting variety of habitats which include deciduous woodlands, conifer plantation, majestic meadows and lakeside paths. This walk is one of the most fantastic available within the Snowdonia National Park, and is suitable for all of the family, as it is just a 2-3 hour walk with mostly easily managed terrain with no major obstacles or rugged environment. To the North is Snowdon and the Moelwynion, to the west is the Rhinog and directly south is the Cader Idris mountain range, whilst the East hosts the Aran and Arenig. This makes this area perfectly situated for a series or wide choice of walks, meaning you can spend several days exploring different areas through their climbs and footpaths, or you can be picky, and select exactly which one’s you may like to explore.
The walking routes starting point has a free car park and suitable toilet facilities, and leads onto a well-directed and sign posted route. Both novice and experienced walkers will agree that this walk is one that should most definitely not be missed if you are touring or staying within the area, as it offers amazing views, a great path and exciting adventure. People from all over the country and beyond have experienced this great area of natural beauty and adventure, proving how exciting the route can be. If you are in the area and are after something to do, why not try walking the Precipice walk in the Snowdonia National Park, just a short distance from Dolgellau.
For those interested in the walk and looking for local accommodation, be sure to check out Afon Rhaiadr Bed and Breakfast Doldellau, a wonderful Victorian house which has been stylishly decorated with luxurious soft furnishing located on the edge of Dolgellau