Barmouth is a charming little British seaside town that escapes the eyes and grasp of most visitors to the UK but has plenty to offer people of all ages and interests. Barmouth has a train running along the promenade and has disabled access to the beach, bars, and restaurants.
The town's beach -- Abermaw runs for two miles. There is plenty to do here, ranging from traditional beach activities such as donkey rides, funfair, and amusements. For the more adventurous, Barmouth is the base point for various trekking and cycling trails into the hills, offering fascinating views of Snowdonia and the sea. Follow the Mawddach Trail along the picturesque old rail route to Dolgellau.
Other attractions include the Sailors’ Institute located around the harbour along with Tŷ Gwyn’s ‘shipwreck museum’ and Tŷ Crwn Round House which was built over 180 years ago. There’s also a Lifeboat Museum where the indoor play area ensures you have a fantastic time regardless of the weather. Barmouth hosts various sporting activities throughout the year including the Three Peaks yacht race.
The tourist information point at Barmouth station has information on all excursions for visitors of all interests and abilities. You can also hire a bicycle from the nearby Birmingham garage. The Dragon theatre which a converted chapel offers regular film showings and musical evenings all year round. The last Inn hosts an open mic night on Tuesdays for those who like to sing along.
The summer months are the best time to visit, as sunshine and blue skies are more likely during this time.