• Local Events

    Local Events

Local Events

Dolgellau has a Farmer's Market on the third Sunday of every month (except January and February). It's a great place to pick up genuinely local produce and crafts. Dolgellau Park Run takes place at 9am every Saturday. Machynlleth has a large weekly Wednesday market . There's live music in local pubs - keep an eye on our Facebook page for news on local events and activities at The Slate Shed B & B and Graig Wen - don't forget to "like" our page to keep in touch with news.

Regular events

Our spectacular landscape plays host to some major sporting events and festivals which are great to watch as well as take part in. We often make special discounts on accommodation to competitors so follow us on Facebook or Twitter for updates. Here's some links to regular local events:

Buff Winter Trail Wales - January

Mawddach Gold Rush Trail race - April

6th Trail Race at Portmeirion - April

Machynlleth Comedy Festival - May

Cader Idris Race - May

Mawddach Paddlesport Festival - May/June

Three Peaks Yacht Race - June

Trail Marathon Wales - June

Sesiwn Fawr Welsh music festival - July

Royal Welsh Show - July

Race the Train - August

Cambrian Coast Sportive - September

Barmouth Walking Festival - September

North Wales biggest Art Trail - September

The Hurly Burly open water swim - September

Coed y Brenin Enduro and Petzl Night Trail Run- October

Barmouth Motocross - October

Portmeirion Craft Fair - December

Santa Specials on Fairbourne Steam Railway, Festiniog Railway and Talyllyn Steam Railway - December

Contact Us


The Slate Shed at Graig Wen
Arthog near Dolgellau
Southern Snowdonia
LL39 1YP

01341 250482