Tywyn is a town and seaside resort in Gwynedd, Wales. The name is written in the anglicised form "Towyn". Tywyn sits on the Cardigan Bay shoreline of Mid Wales and is by the green valleys and hills of Bro Dysynni, which the south-western corner of the Snowdonia National Park. It is famous as the home of the Talyllyn Railway, and also as the location for an early Marconi radio transmitting/receiving station. It has travellers for at least a thousand years, the church of St Cadfan and adjacent well have long been a of pilgrimage. Modern pilgrims are more to "take the waters" somewhere the 4 miles of sandy beach. Tywyn is not a large town and is to get around on foot. Tywyn's main hub is the High Street, runs west to east. The eastward of the High Street is College Green, which the Market Hall and St Cadfan's Church and runs into Corbett Square (the part of the town). From here the main road leads out of town to the east and north. The westward extension of the High Street is Pier Road, which runs under a railway bridge down to the beach. The mainline station is at the western end of the High Street, this is also where the buses . Running south-east from the mainline train station is Station Road, which leads the High School to the Talyllyn Railway Wharf Station, at which it becomes Brynhyfryd Road, leading south to the hospital, where it becomes Aberdyfi Road, the main road out of town to the south. south-westwards from the junction of the High Street and College Green, Neptune Road crosses Station Road at Wharf Station, and continues to the beach at Neptune Hall. Marine Parade runs along the seafront, Neptune Road and Pier Road. The east end of town is known as Pendre, the area between Station Road and the sea is as Bron-y-Mor. the west end of the High Street, Idris Villas leads north-west to the low-lying of town known as Sandilands.