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image for Visitor Centre item typeVisitor Centre & Tea Room at Cadair Idris (NRW)

Visitor Centre, free entry

Cadair Idris

Cadair Idris

Details

Cadair Idris Visitor Centre and Cadair Tea Room are 250 metres from the car park and the Minffordd path to the summit passes by them.

The visitor centre houses an exhibition showcasing the wildlife, geology and legends of Cadair Idris National Nature Reserve.

The exhibition includes:
interactive games
short film about the making of the mountain
film about work that Natural Resources Wales does for nature conservation here
animated films telling the legends of Idris the Giant
live infrared footage of rare lesser horseshoe bats in the roofspace

The centre is owned by Natural Resources Wales, and managed in partnership with the staff of Ty Te Cadair Tea Room.

Both the visitor centre and tea room are open seasonally

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Cadair Idris Visitor Centre and Cadair Tea Room are 250 metres from the car park and the Minffordd path to the summit passes by them. The visitor centre houses an exhibition showcasing the wildlife, geology and legends of Cadair Idris National Nature Reserve. The exhibition includes: interactive games short film about the making of the mountain film about work that Natural Resources Wales does for nature conservation here animated films telling the legends of Idris the Giant live infrared footage of rare lesser horseshoe bats in the roofspace The centre is owned by Natural Resources Wales, and managed in partnership with the staff of Ty Te Cadair Tea Room. Both the visitor centre and tea room are open seasonally.

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Visitor Centre

0300 065 3000

Address

Southern Snowdonia,
LL39 1AX

Location

Directions

Plan route to Cadair Idris (NRW) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 696154  Lat: 52.72122 Long: -3.93070

Public Transport:
Bus services 30,32,34 [Dolgellau-Tywyn-Machynlleth] run on the A487, stopping at the junction with the B4405 close to the entrance of the car park.

By Car: Visitor Centre Car park is signposted off the A487. The Minffordd path to the summit of Cadair Idris also starts from this location.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 10 miles from Tywyn station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Cadair Idris Visitor Centre and Cadair Tea Room are 250 metres from the car park and the Minffordd path to the summit passes by them. The visitor centre houses an exhibition showcasing the wildlife, geology and legends of Cadair Idris National Nature Reserve. The exhibition includes: interactive games short film about the making of the mountain film about work that Natural Resources Wales does for nature conservation here animated films telling the legends of Idris the Giant live infrared footage of rare lesser horseshoe bats in the roofspace The centre is owned by Natural Resources Wales, and managed in partnership with the staff of Ty Te Cadair Tea Room. Both the visitor centre and tea room are open seasonally.