From Birmingham head for the M54 to Telford, where the M54 ends it becomes the A5. Follow this through Shrewsbury heading for North Wales. Eventually you will see signs for the A458 to Welshpool. Continue along the A458 following signs for Dolgellau, at the end of the A458 turn right onto the A470 towards Dolgellau. This road takes you over the Dinas pass, good views of Cadair Idris can be seen from the top of the pass on a clear day. Once down the other side of the pass turn left onto the A487 to Machynlleth. Follow this road towards Corris eventually you will see a road junction (B4405) on the right with a phonebox, car park and toilets which is the start point for the walk.
Below are a series of maps with arrows drawn on to help you find your way there.
Route from Birmingham to Welshpool
Route from Welshpool to the A487
Route along the A487 to the car park
The car park and start point for this walk