The village of Mallwyd has a highly recommended pub/restaurant - the Brigands Inn - and a café/petrol station with a shop selling basics.
The Merion Mill shop and cafe are also within walking distance.
There are several well recommended pubs and restaurants within the local area.
Dolgellau has a well stocked Eurospar, Co-op and monthly farmers market, weekly market, gear shops, bike hire, cafes, pubs, restaurants, takeaways and a tourist information centre.
Alternatively Machynlleth has a swimming pool, weekly market, railway station, lots of craft shops, pubs and restaurants.
Morrison’s and Tesco supermarkets can be found at Welshpool or Aberystwyth; both offer home delivery.
The tourist facilities in the area are just too numerous to mention, so please take a look at the Tourist Information website or search online to see the vast array of things to see and do in the area.