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Unbeatable Location

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


Cross Foxes, Dolgellau

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

    Latest News

    Valentines Menu Friday 14th February

    Treat you and your loved one to a mouthwatering, indulgent 4 course menu - £29.95pp

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    Special Offers

    Walkers Break

    Enjoy a two night walking break where you will have walking maps, luxury packed lunch and dinner, bed and breakfast for two nights - £155 per person (based on two people sharing a room). Guide also available at a charge of £25

    Opening Times

    We are open 7 days a week every day from 8am. We serve food all day every day!

    Breakfast 8am - 11am every day

    Sandwiches and Light Bites 11am - 5pm every day

    Afternoon Tea 8am - 5pm every day

    A La Carte Menu 12pm until 8.30pm Monday to Thursday (9.00pm Friday and Saturday)

    Sunday Menu 12pm until 8.30pm every Sunday

    Gift Vouchers

    To order vouchers, please contact us via the Gift Vouchers page. We will then contact you to arrange purchase.

    Alternatively you can email us on or give us a call on

    01341 421 001