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The Cross Foxes is closed

A 5 Star Inn nestled at the foot of Cadair Idris mountain and 4 miles from historic town of Dolgellau, Snowdonia


Cross Foxes, Dolgellau


Unfortunately, due to the Government's recent announcement, the Cross Foxes closed on Friday 20th March. Thank you to all all our lovely and loyal customers and we hope to resume normal operations as soon as possible.

Thank you again

Nicol and Dewi

The Cross Foxes is located in an exceptional location. Nestled at the foot of Cadair Idris mountain and only 4 miles from the spectacular Mawddach Estuary and the historic town of Dolgellau, South Snowdonia. We are graded as Gold (exceptional) by Visit Wales and recognized by the Good Pub Guide.

We have been awarded with a prestigious award by the Alistair Sawday’s Special Pub with Rooms and voted by the Independent as one of Britain’s Top 50 Country Pubs. The Western Mail also awarded us as one of one of Wales’ Posh Pubs.

Top Reasons to Visit Us:

  • Nestled at the foot of Cadair Idris Mountain – at 893m this is one of the iconic Welsh Mountains that forms part of the Welsh 3 Peak Challenge. With breath taking views, grandeur and rugged beauty, few locations can equal Cadair Idris

  • 4 Miles from the historic market town of Dolgellau, South Snowdonia

  • 4 Miles from the spectacular Mawddach Trail – as featured in Julia Bradbury’s Railway walks -

  • 15 minutes drive to Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre – home to an ever-increasing network of fantastic hand built all-weather mountain biking and walking trails - Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre

  • 40 minutes drive to Zip World, embark on the thrill of a lifetime with exhilarating experiences.. Caverns, Treetops, Bounce Below, Sky-ride and more -

  • 20 Minutes drive to the coast – Barmouth, Tywyn, Aberdyfi

  • Located in the heart of Mach Loop flight path - a series of valleys notable for their use as low-level training areas for fast jet air-crafts, making it ideal for low level photography -

  • 1 hour’s drive to Snowdon Mountain - Snowdon Walking Routes

  • 30 Minutes drive to Steam Trains: Welsh Highland, Ffestiniog and Tal-y-Llyn Railway -

  • 30 Minutes drive to Bala – great place for watersports – Canoeing and Rafting -

  • 10 Minutes drive to Corris Craft Centre, King Arthur’s Labyrinth & Dyfi Gin Distillery -

  • We look forward to welcoming you

    Dewi & Nicol
    Cross Foxes, Dolgellau

    2 Night Eat and Sleep Break for Two People - £110pp

    Get away and enjoy good food, log fires and beautiful countryside. Available throughout March. Includes Breakfast and 3 course Dinner on both nights. Based on 2 People sharing a room.


    Take Away Easter Sunday Lunch

    Enjoy a Cross Foxes gourmet delight with a take away Sunday Roast and Dessert. Roast Pork, Lamb or Chicken followed by Chocolate Torte or Berry Cheesecake.

    Book a Take Away