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A Mawddach circular from Arthog near Fairbourne
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Photo from the walk - A Mawddach circular from Arthog near Fairbourne

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Cadair Idris

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 5 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Snowdonia walk in Gwynedd lies within the boundaries of the Snowdonia National Park. The route provides a variety of gradients, terrain and scenery from green woods with waterfalls to remote mountain lakes. The views are good throughout and the walk concludes with a stretch along a disused former railway line alongside the Mawddach Estuary. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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