A large variety of stunning beaches are located within easy reach of Diffwys Outdoor Centre. Aside from being excellent locations for coastal path walks and a variety of water sport activities, many of these beaches are also home to large populations of dolphins, porpoises and seals. Stretching along the length of Cardigan Bay, we recommend paying a visit to:
Sitting in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains and close to the famous Cambrian Way, Diffwys Outdoor Centre is perfectly placed for anyone looking to explore their surroundings by foot. There are a range of excellent walking routes suited to all levels of ability right on our doorstep. A network of public footpaths and bridleways run nearby, as well as many higher ground areas offering open access to walking. With a purpose built boot room and drying room, the Centre is perfectly organised to welcome walkers and hikers all year round.
The Cambrian Mountains have long been a hotspot for adventurous cyclists. Located near the very start of the famous Abergwesyn Pass, and minutes away from the challenging Devil’s Staircase, Diffwys Outdoor Centre is perfectly placed as a base for cycling adventures. The area boasts routes for any type of cycling enthusiast, with quiet mountain roads, bridleways and forestry tracks stretching for miles. The Outdoor Centre offers secure cycle storage. If required, cycle hire is available in Tregaron - Ieuenctid Cambria Youth Ltd SY25 6NF.
Plenty of areas in the close vicinity of the Outdoor Centre are perfect locations for wild swimming enthusiasts. Llyn Berwyn, which is located just a short walk away from the Centre, offers peaceful surroundings for a refreshing dip. The Wash Pool in the Irfon Valley (12 miles) is a beautiful wide, open pool at the end of a short gorge. Similarly, the Wolf’s Leap (8 miles), located on the route to Abergwesyn, offers a series of deep pools and an open area perfect for picnics. We recommend visiting www.wildswimming.co.uk if you are looking for any further information.
The Cambrian Mountains in Wales is home to some of the darkest skies in Europe. Visit the Cambrian Mountains to discover the constellations and legacy of galaxies, far and near, and enjoy the Milky Way in all its splendor. Many species are busier at dusk and overnight. The landscape that is so familiar to people during the daytime offers a fresh and exciting look as the sun sets.