Mynydd Bodafon (Bodafon Mountain) is a small collection of peaks including the Arwydd (The Sign or signal) which is the highest point on the island of Anglesey (although not in the county of Anglesey — see Holyhead Mountain). It lies about 2½ miles west of the coastal town of Moelfre and ⅔ of a mile south-west of the hamlet of Brynrefail. The meaning of Bodafon is obscure. Bod is a common placename element meaning 'dwelling' and afon here is probably a corruption of the personal name A(e)ddan (afon is Welsh for 'river' but topography rules that out).
Pentref yng nghymuned Llanddyfnan, Ynys Môn, Cymru yw Tregaian ( ynganiad ). Mae 134.2 milltir (215.9 km) o Gaerdydd a 215.6 milltir (346.9 km) o Lundain.
Pentref bychan ar gyrion Amlwch, Ynys Môn, yw Pentrefelin ( ynganiad ). Mae'n un o sawl lle o'r un enw yng Nghymru.
Plwyf eglwysig ar Ynys Môn yw Llanrhwydrys. Fe'i lleolir yng ngogledd-orllewin yr ynys ar yr arfordir rhwng Llanfair-yng-Nghornwy a Llanfechell. Mae'n cynnwys pentref a bae Cemlyn.
Holyhead Lifeboat Station (Welsh: Gorsaf Bad Achub Caergybi) is a Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboat station in the coastal town of Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales. It is one of the three oldest lifeboat stations situated on the North Wales coast, a disused building of which houses the Holyhead Maritime Museum.
Llyn ym mhlwyf Llanfechell yng ngogledd Ynys Môn yw Llyn Llygeirian. Saif i'r dwyrain o'r briffordd A5025 ac i'r gorllewin o bentref Mynydd Mechell.
GreenWood (Welsh: Gelli Gyffwrdd), formerly GreenWood Forest Park and The GreenWood Centre, is a family fun park at Y Felinheli in Gwynedd, Wales. The park was opened by Stephen and Andrea Bristow in 1993 and attracts around 150,000 visitors a year. It is now owned by Continuum Attractions.
Treborth Botanic Garden (Welsh: Gardd Fotaneg Treborth), is a botanic garden in Wales, close to the city of Bangor, Gwynedd. It is owned by Bangor University, and is used in teaching for University students, local schools and community groups. It is also open to the public without charge.
Bangor City Football Club (Welsh: Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Bangor) are an inactive Welsh football club from the City of Bangor, Gwynedd. They started the 2021–22 season in the Cymru North the second level of the Welsh football league system, but on 30 November were suspended from any football activity due to non-payment of wages. On 18 February 2022 the club announced they had withdrawn from the league and the Football Association of Wales confirmed the club's results from the league that season has been expunged. The club subsequently failed to apply for tier 2 or tier 3 licences, leaving them unable to play in any Football Association of Wales league for the 2022–23 season.
Ynys Gaint is a small island in the Menai Strait connected to the town of Menai Bridge on Anglesey by a causeway (which still exists today) and also a concrete bridge erected by Sir William Fison (a previous owner of the island) in the 1930s. Literally translated Ynys Gaint mean Kent Island.
Ynys Castell (grid reference SH564727) is a small (1.6 acres at high tide) island in the Menai Strait which separates Anglesey and mainland Wales. It is an extruding piece of Precambrian schist lying to one side of the Afon Cadnant estuary. It lies between Ynys y Bîg and Ynys Gaint. There is a causeway running to the island that is covered at high tide. On the island there is a private house. Ynys Castell means Castle Island in Welsh.
Ynys y Bîg is a small private island in the Menai Strait attached to the island of Anglesey (in North Wales) by a wooden bridge. The bridge runs from the grounds of a private house, itself also called Ynys y Bîg, preventing any public access. The bridge fell into disrepair but was reconstructed in 2019.
Talybont (otherwise Tal-y-bont), is a small village to the southeast of the city of Bangor in Gwynedd, north Wales, in the community of Llanllechid, and next to Llandygai. It had a population of 465 as of 2011.
Y Felinheli (Welsh pronunciation), formerly known in English as Port Dinorwic, is a village and community beside the Menai Strait (Welsh: Y Fenai or Afon Menai) between Bangor and Caernarfon in Gwynedd, northwest Wales.
Cwm-y-glo is a small village in Wales, 4+1⁄2 miles (7 km) east of Caernarfon, between Llanberis and Llanrug. It is in the Arfon Parliamentary constituency, the community of Llanrug, and the Gwynedd Council electoral ward. Cwm-y-glo ward includes Ceunant and Pont-rug and has a population of around 1,000.
Bethel is a village in Gwynedd, Wales. It lies east of Caernarfon on the B4366 road. Bethel Primary School is located in the village. The population of Bethel electoral ward was measured in the 2011 Census, and found to be 1,395. The village population is 1,171 with 87.3% having some form of Welsh identity one of the highest figures in the north of Wales.
Penrhyn Castle (Welsh: Castell Penrhyn) is a country house in Llandygai, Bangor, Gwynedd, North Wales, constructed in the style of a Norman castle. The Penrhyn estate was founded by Ednyfed Fychan. In the 15th century his descendent Gwilym ap Griffith built a fortified manor house on the site. In the 18th century, the Penrhyn estate came into the possession of Richard Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn, in part from his father, a Liverpool merchant, and in part from his wife, Ann Susannah Pennant née Warburton, the daughter of an army officer. Pennant derived great wealth from his ownership of slave plantations in the West Indies and was a strong opponent of attempts to abolish the slave trade. His wealth was used in part for the development of the slate mining industry on Pennant's Caernarfonshire estates, and also for development of Penrhyn Castle. In the 1780s Pennant commissioned Samuel Wyatt to undertake a reconstruction of the medieval house.
Bodffordd (Welsh pronunciation) is a village and community in central Anglesey, Wales. As of the 2011 census, the community's population was 960. The community includes the hamlets of Trefor, Heneglwys and Bodwrog.
Gaerwen (Welsh pronunciation) is a village on the island of Anglesey in the community of Llanfihangel Ysgeifiog. It is located in the south of the island 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll and 4 miles (6.4 km) southeast of Llangefni . The A5 runs through the village, and the A55 runs just a few hundred metres north. According to the 2011 Census Gaerwen is now listed by the Office for National Statistics as Llanfihangel Ysgeifiog. The population of the community is 1,551. Gaerwen and Pentre Berw, Llangaffo are trio villages.
Llanidan is a community in the south of Anglesey, Wales which includes the village of Brynsiencyn (Welsh pronunciation). The parish is along the Menai Strait, about 4 miles north-east of Caernarfon (across the strait). The parish church of St Nidan is near the A4080 highway, a little to the east of Brynsiencyn. The ruins of an earlier parish church survive.
Llandegfan (Welsh: [ɬan'dɛɡvan]; Welsh pronunciation; meaning The Church of St Tegfan) is a village on the east of island of Anglesey in Wales. It is part of the community of Cwm Cadnant. Population is around 1,580.
Marchlyn Mawr reservoir is a high level lake in Snowdonia behind Elidir Fawr mountain. It is used as the high level water source for Dinorwig power station, a closed-loop pumped storage hydroelectric generating facility.
The Anglesey Sea Zoo (Welsh: Sw Môr Môn) is an aquarium and independent research and marine education centre on the south coast of Anglesey island in North Wales. Located just outside the village of Brynsiencyn, Anglesey Sea Zoo claims to be the largest aquarium in Wales and displays over 150 native species.
Beaumaris Gaol ( bew-MAR-is; Welsh: Biwmares [bɪuˈmɑːrɛs]) is a disused gaol located in Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales. Although no longer in use it remains largely unaltered and is now a museum open to visitors, with around 30,000 visiting each year.
The Black Boy Inn (or just Black Boy) is a hotel and public house in the Royal Town of Caernarfon in Gwynedd, Wales which is thought to date back to 1522, making it one of the oldest surviving inns in North Wales. It is within the medieval walls of Caernarfon, a few hundred yards from Caernarfon Castle.
Bodowyr Burial Chamber is a Neolithic burial chamber made of a few large stacked stones (also known as a dolmen or a passage grave) in a farmer's field on the north Wales island of Anglesey. It is located at Bodowyr Farm, 1.25 mi (2.0 km) east of Llangaffo, off the B4419 road.
Brynrefail (Welsh pronunciation) is a small village in Gwynedd, Wales which straddles the A4244 road roughly between Deiniolen and Llanberis. The village is in the Arfon (UK Parliament constituency) and the Gwynedd Council Ward of Penisa'r Waun. It is a short walk from the northern shore of Llyn Padarn lake.
Caer Lêb is a Roman and mediaeval site on the Welsh island of Anglesey, west of Brynsiencyn. Its name means "Leaven Castle". It is a low-lying site near the Afon Braint with a double row of pentangular banks (some parts now levelled) and marshy ditches. The original entrance was on the east, other gaps are modern and caused by animals. Based on the excavation of a similar site elsewhere on Anglesey, it may date from the 2nd century BCE.
Caernarfon's town walls are a medieval defensive structure around the town of Caernarfon in North Wales. The walls were constructed between 1283 and 1292 after the foundation of Caernarfon by Edward I, alongside the adjacent castle. The walls are 734 m (2,408 ft) long and include eight towers and two medieval gatehouses. The project was completed using large numbers of labourers brought in from England; the cost of building the walls came to around £3,500, a large sum for the period. The walls were significantly damaged during the rebellion of Madog ap Llywelyn in 1294, and had to be repaired at considerable expense. Political changes in the 16th century reduced the need to maintain such defences around the town. Today the walls form part of the UNESCO world heritage site administered by Cadw. Archaeologists Oliver Creighton and Robert Higham describe the defences as "a remarkably intact walled circuit".
St Gredifael's Church is a former Church in Wales parish church in Penmynydd, Anglesey, Wales. The church was originally constructed in the 6th century by St Gredifael for whom it was named with the current stone building being constructed in the 12th century. The church holds the tomb of Goronwy ap Tudur Hen, a member of the House of Tudor and ancestor to the Tudor Kings of England. It is a grade II* listed building.
Llanddeiniolen (; Welsh: [ɬanðɛinɪ'ɔlɛn]; Welsh pronunciation) is a hamlet and name of a community in the county of Gwynedd, Wales, and is 124 miles (200 km) from Cardiff and 206 miles (332 km) from London. It comprises the villages of Deiniolen, Bethel, Dinorwig, Rhiwlas, Brynrefail and Penisarwaun, and is the third-largest community by population in Gwynedd, with 5072 people in the 2011 census. Also in the community is the dispersed settlement of Fachwen, located on the north shore of Llyn Padarn. The name derives from the Welsh saint Deiniol (died 584).
Plwyf eglwysig ar Ynys Môn yw Llandysilio. Mae'n gorwedd ar lan Afon Menai yn ne'r ynys. Mae'r plwyf, sy'n rhan o Esgobaeth Bangor, yn cynnwys Porthaethwy.
Plas Llanfair is an area in the community of Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Ynys Môn, Wales, which is 127.6 miles (205.4 km) from Cardiff and 208.5 miles (335.5 km) from London.
Jerusalem Chapel, Bethesda, Gwynedd, Wales is a Presbyterian Church of Wales chapel built in 1841–1842 and reconstructed in 1872–1875. Of colossal size, the chapel can accommodate 980 people in its horseshoe amphitheatre. Still an active chapel, it is a Grade I listed building.
Cochwillan is a medieval hall house situated in the lower Ogwen Valley, south of the village of Talybont in the parish of Llanllechid, between Bethesda and Llandygai. It is designated by Cadw as a Grade I listed building.
Port Dinorwic railway station was the name of two railway stations located on the Bangor and Carnarvon Railway near the village of Port Dinorwic (now Y Felinheli), Gwynedd, Wales. The first station was opened in 1852 and closed in 1874. A replacement station with the same name was opened later in 1874. This closed to passengers in 1960 and to all traffic in 1964.
Griffith's Crossing railway station was a former railway station located on the Bangor and Carnarvon Railway about a mile and a half south west of Port Dinorwic (now Y Felinheli), Gwynedd, Wales. It was opened in June 1854 with one platform and a single storey station building made of local stone with a booking office and waiting room. When the line was doubled in 1872, a second platform was constructed with a simple waiting shelter on it, made of similar materials to the main building. The two 320 ft platforms were connected by a level crossing. To the west was a small siding with a ramp.
Treborth railway station was a railway station located on the Bangor and Carnarvon Railway, about half a mile south of the Britannia Bridge, Caernarfonshire, Wales, near the route of the modern day A55. Opened in June 1854 on the line connecting the Menai Bridge with Caernarfon with a single platform and brick waiting room, the station was briefly closed in October 1858 for about a month. In 1872 a second platform was built and the station remained active until March 1959 when it was closed. The line itself was closed finally in 1972 and lifted shortly afterwards.
St Mary's Church is a Church in Wales parish church in Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey, Wales. It was built in 1853 to serve the village in the Diocese of Bangor and is a Grade II-listed building.
St Cyngar's Church is a church in the town of Llangefni in Anglesey, Wales. The building dates from 1824. It was designated a Grade II listed building on 8 July 1952.
St Llwydian's Church is a Grade II listed church in Heneglwys, Anglesey, Wales. The building dates to 1845, though it was erected using material from an earlier church. The circular font is as old as the 12th century, and the Church in Wales notes that an "unusually high number of 12th century stones" used in the church's construction indicate that the original church stemmed from that period. The doorway in the north wall is of 14th-century origin; the two windows with cinquefoil lights, of the 15th century.
Caernarvon (Morfa) was the temporary western terminus of the Carnarvon and Llanberis Railway, located on the southern fringe of Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales.
Carnarvon (Pant) was the temporary northern terminus of the Carnarvonshire Railway, located on the southern fringe of Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales.
Penllyn (LLR) railway station is the northern terminus of the Llanberis Lake Railway (LLR), located near Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales. The station has no platforms and passengers are not allowed to board or alight.
The Normal College, Bangor (Welsh: Y Coleg Normal) was an independent teacher training college, founded in 1858. It was created through the efforts of the British and Foreign School Society and the educator Sir Hugh Owen, and was funded by £11,000 raised through subscription and £2,000 of Government money. Teaching began on temporary premises in January 1858 and the College opened on its permanent site in 1862. In 1979 it changed its name to Y Coleg Normal, Bangor or in English: The Normal College, Bangor and in 1996 it became part of University of Wales Bangor.
Storiel yw ymgnawdoliad ac enw presennol (2017) Amgueddfa ac Oriel Gwynedd. Menter yw ar y cyd rhwng Cyngor Gwynedd a Phrifysgol Bangor. Ers Ionawr 2016 lleolir yr amgueddfa ym Mhlas yr Esgob ger Cadeirlan Bangor (Gwynedd). Yn y casgliadau parhaol mae ystod o gelfi tŷ, dillad a gwrthrychau hanes cymdeithasol o'r 18 i'r 21 ganrif. Storiel, hefyd, yw unig gadwrfa deunydd archeolegol Gwynedd a Môn, ac mae'r arddangosfa yn adlewyrchu hyn. Yn ogystal â chasgliad celf barhaol, mae Storiel yn llwyfanni arddangosfeydd achlysurol.
Pentref yng nghymuned Llanddeiniolen, Gwynedd, Cymru, yw Rhiwlas ( ynganiad ). Saif yn ardal Arfon tua 4 milltir i'r de o Fangor.
Pentref yng nghymuned Llanidan, Ynys Môn, yw Brynsiencyn ( ynganiad ). Saif yn yn ne-orllewin yr ynys ar ffordd yr A4080 rhwng Llanfairpwllgwyngyll a Niwbwrch. O ganol y pentref, mae ffordd arall yn arwain i lawr at Afon Menai, lle mae Sw Môr Môn.
Pentrefan yng nghymuned Penmynydd a Star, Ynys Môn, yw Star. Fe'i lleolir ar gyrion Gaerwen yn ne'r ynys.
Ysgol gynradd yn Nhregarth ger Bethesda, Gwynedd ydy Ysgol Tregarth, sydd rhyw bum milltir i’r de-ddwyrain o ddinas Bangor. Mae'n ysgol Gymraeg wirfoddol yr Eglwys yng Nghymru o dan reolaeth, ar gyfer plant 3-11 oed. Mae yn nhalgylch Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen.
Four Mile Bridge (Welsh: Pontrhydybont / Pont-rhydbont / Pontrhypont) is a village spanning both sides of the Cymyran Strait in Wales, connecting Holy Island with Anglesey, and is approximately three miles (5 km) southeast of Holyhead.
Bodorgan railway station serves the hamlet of Bodorgan and the village of Bethel on the Isle of Anglesey, Wales. The stop is an unmanned halt, and serves as a request stop for Chester and Holyhead-bound local trains along the North Wales coast.
Royal Air Force Valley or more simply RAF Valley (Welsh: Llu Awyr Brenhinol Y Fali) (IATA: VLY, ICAO: EGOV) is a Royal Air Force station on the island of Anglesey, Wales, and which is also used as Anglesey Airport. It provides both basic and advanced fast-jet training using the Texan T1 and Hawk T2 and provides mountain and maritime training for aircrew using the Jupiter T1 helicopter.
Tŷ Croes railway station serves Tŷ Croes on the isle of Anglesey, Wales which is served by Transport for Wales Rail and is a request stop.
Rhosneigr railway station serves the village of Rhosneigr on the isle of Anglesey, off the coast of north Wales. The unstaffed station is managed by Transport for Wales Rail, who also operate all trains that serve it.
The Anglesey Coastal Path (formally the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path) is a 200-kilometre (124 mi) long-distance footpath around the island of Anglesey (Ynys Môn) in North Wales. The route is part of the Wales Coast Path.
Aberffraw was one of the three medieval cantrefs on the island of Anglesey, north Wales, in the Kingdom of Gwynedd. It lay on the western side of the island on Caernarfon Bay. Its administrative centre was Aberffraw, ancient seat of the Princes of Gwynedd.
Afon Cefni is one of the major rivers on the island of Anglesey, Wales. It is 16.9 kilometres (11 mi) long. The river starts at the Llyn Cefni in the centre of the island and then runs south through the county town of Llangefni. Just north of the A55 the river turns and flows south-west. It passes through the flatlands of the Malltraeth Marshes, where the river course was altered in 1824, creating a canal-like straight stretch. This part of the river and the surrounding marshes, part of which is a RSPB reserve, are frequented by a variety of wetland birds which in their turn are preyed on by falcons, hawks and harriers. A cycle trail follows the straightened course of the river as it flows through the marshes.
Bethel is a relatively small and quiet village set centrally within the wider community and larger Parish of Bodorgan. The village is located inland (approximately three miles) from the south-western coast on the isle of Anglesey in North Wales.
Bodorgan Hall is a country house and estate located in the hamlet of Bodorgan, Anglesey, Wales, situated near the Irish Sea in the southwestern part of the island. The hall is the seat of the Meyricks, and is the largest estate on Anglesey. The hall is the home of Sir George Meyrick and his wife, Lady Jean Tapps Gervis Meyrick, who is the niece of the Duke of Buccleuch.
Bryn Du (English: Black Hill) is a village in Anglesey, in north-west Wales. The village is situated about 1 mile from Rhosneigr and in the community of Llanfaelog. The village has a range of houses, some dating back to 1800s. The original Methodist Chapel in Bryn Du was built in the East side of the Village 1795. There is an ATM at the Spar shop on the main road through the village. Tŷ Croes railway station is just over a mile away.
Caergeiliog is a village in Anglesey, in north-west Wales. It is in the community of Llanfair-yn-Neubwll and has a population of 355. The name derives from Welsh, and is a combination of Caer, meaning 'castle' or 'fort', and ceiliog, meaning 'cockerel'. It is unclear where the second element came from.
Engedi is a hamlet in the community of Bryngwran, Ynys Môn, Wales, which is 134.1 miles (215.9 km) from Cardiff and 218.9 miles (352.3 km) from London.
Llanfaelog is a village and community in western Anglesey, Wales. It is situated some 13 kilometres south-east of Holyhead and 22 kilometres west of the city of Bangor. At the 2001 census, it had a population of 1,679, increasing to 1,758 at the 2011 Census. The community includes Rhosneigr, Bryn Du, and Pencarnisiog. The population of the village itsefl is less than 400.
Llangadwaladr (Welsh pronunciation) is a small village in south-west Anglesey, Wales, located around 2 miles east of Aberffraw and 3 miles south of Gwalchmai. It is part of the community of Bodorgan.
Malltraeth (origin: Mall (corrupt, blasted, desolate, + Traeth (beach)) is a small village in the southwest of Anglesey, in the community of Bodorgan. It is now at the end of a large bay, which used to extend much further inland, almost creating a second sea strait in the area (the Menai Strait broke through following the end of the ice age). The population as of the 2011 census was only 255.
RAF Mona (ICAO: EGOQ) is a Royal Air Force station near Bodffordd on the island of Anglesey, Wales. It is primarily used as a relief landing ground for RAF Valley.
Rhosneigr (Welsh pronunciation: [r̥oːsˈnei̯ɡr]; Welsh pronunciation) is a village in the south-west of Anglesey, north Wales. It is situated on the A4080 road some 10 km south-east of Holyhead, and is on the Anglesey Coastal Path. From the clock at the centre of the village can be seen RAF Valley and Mynydd Twr (Holyhead Mountain). The major towns of Holyhead and Llangefni and the city of Bangor are all within easy travelling distance. It is the most expensive place to live in Anglesey in terms of house prices.
St Beuno's Church, Aberffraw is a 12th-century parish church in Anglesey, north Wales. A church was established in Aberffraw in the 7th century by St Beuno, who became the abbot of Clynnog Fawr, Gwynedd. St Beuno's may have been used as a royal chapel during the early Middle Ages, as the princes of Gwynedd had a court in Aberffraw. The oldest parts of the church date from the 12th century, although it was considerably enlarged in the 16th century when a second nave was built alongside the existing structure, with the wall in between replaced by an arcade of four arches. Restoration work in 1840 uncovered a 12th-century arch in the west wall, which may have been the original chancel arch or a doorway to a western tower that has been lost. The church also has a 13th-century font, some memorials from the 18th century, and two 18th-century copper collecting shovels.
St Beuno's Church, Trefdraeth is the medieval parish church of Trefdraeth, a hamlet in Anglesey, north Wales. Although one 19th-century historian recorded that the first church on this location was reportedly established in about 616, no part of any 7th-century structure survives; the oldest parts of the present building date are from the 13th century. Alterations were made in subsequent centuries, but few of them during the 19th century, a time when many other churches in Anglesey were rebuilt or were restored.
Gwalchmai (Welsh pronunciation) is a village on Anglesey in north Wales, within the Trewalchmai community.
The Afon Ffraw is a short river on the Isle of Anglesey, Wales. It arises at Llyn Coron and flows southwest for two miles along the northwestern margin of Twyn Aberffraw ('Aberffraw dunes') via the village of Aberffraw to Aberffraw Bay on the island's west coast. The river is tidal to a point just northeast of Aberffraw and is accompanied by the Wales Coast Path and Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path. Llyn Coron is fed by the Afon Gwna which rises near to Llangefni in the centre of Anglesey. The flow of the Ffraw is bolstered by the left-bank tributary, the Afon Frechwen and a larger, though unnamed right-bank tributary which rises near Gwalchmai. Pont Aberffraw is a bridge spanning the river constructed as a single stone arch in 1731. When the A4080 main coastal road was diverted onto a new line, the old bridge closed to traffic.
Pencarnisiog is a village in the community of Llanfaelog, Ynys Môn, Wales, which is 132.9 miles (213.8 km) from Cardiff and 218.5 miles (351.6 km) from London.
Capel Mawr is a hamlet in the community of Llangristiolus, Ynys Môn, Wales, which is 130.3 miles (209.7 km) from Cardiff and 214.6 miles (345.4 km) from London. The chapel of the same name (Capel Mawr) was built in 1773.
St Morhaiarn's Church is a medieval church in the village of Gwalchmai in Anglesey, Wales. The building dates from the 14th century and underwent extensive renovations in 1845 by Reverend J. Wynne Jones. It was designated a Grade II*-listed building on 4 May 1971.
Llyn Traffwll is a 91 acre natural lake located, in Anglesey, Wales. Located midway between the villages of Rhosneigr and Valley it lies less than a kilometre south of the A55 North Wales Expressway. It is the largest natural lake on the island with Llyn Alaw and Llyn Cefni both being reservoirs. Along with the surrounding smaller lakes it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is adjacent to the Valley Wetlands RSPB site. Formerly (starting in 1866) the lake was used to supply water to Holyhead by the Holyhead Water Company, and to aid water management a small dam was built which still exists.
St Gwenfaen's Well (also known as Welsh: Ffynnon Gwenfaen, Welsh: Ffynnon Wenfaen and Welsh: Ffynnon Gwenfai) is an early medieval holy well in the south west of Holy Island, Anglesey, named after St Gwenfaen, whose cloister was nearby. The site includes substantial remains of a building and is both a scheduled monument and a Grade II listed building. Traditionally, a gift of two white quartz pebbles thrown into the pool can cure mental health problems.
Llyn Peris is a lake in Snowdonia, Wales, approximately 1.8 km long and situated close to the villages of Llanberis and Nant Peris, and the smaller twin of Llyn Padarn. The lake was formed glacially and is an example of a moraine-dammed lake. Llyn Peris is named after Saint Peris, an early Christian saint of whom little is known. The lake is flanked on one side by the mountain Elidir Fawr and the former slate quarry of Dinorwig. Above the opposite bank are the hills of Derlwyn and Clogwyn Mawr and a rock formation known as the Lady of Snowdon, due to its resemblance to a human face. The ruins of Dolbadarn Castle are also located on a mound above the lake.
Llyn Nantlle Uchaf (Upper Nantlle Lake) is a lake in the Nantlle Valley, Gwynedd, Wales. The lake forms the foreground in Richard Wilson's painting "Snowdon from Llyn Nantlle".
Caeathro is a village situated on the A4085 road between Caernarfon and Waunfawr in Gwynedd, northwest Wales. It is approximately 2 km from Caernarfon and 1.5 km from Waunfawr.
Y Fron, also known locally as Cesarea, after the chapel, is a country village on the south-west side of Moel Tryfan, overlooking the Nantlle Valley, in North Wales, near Rhosgadfan and Carmel, on the tail of Mynydd Mawr, with epic views of Trum Y Ddysgl and Craig Cwm Silyn. It is in the community of Llandwrog.
Foel-goch is a mountain in Snowdonia, north-west Wales, and forms part of the Glyderau range, in Gwynedd. It lies in between Y Garn and Mynydd Perfedd.
Dinas Cromlech or Dinas y Gromlech is a distinctive rhyolite rock outcrop at the Llanberis Pass, in Snowdonia, northwest Wales, which has a distinctive "open book" shape that is clearly visible from the road (A4086), and is very popular for rock climbers.
Dinas is a station on the narrow gauge Welsh Highland Railway, which was built in 1877 as the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways Moel Tryfan Undertaking to carry dressed slate for trans-shipment to the LNWR. Passenger services ceased on 26 September 1936 until which time Dinas had been a joint station, known as Dinas Junction with the LNWR and later the LMS. In 1951, British Railways closed their part of the station but the line through the station remained open until the line from Caernarvon to Afon Wen was closed in 1964. The trackbed was subsequently developed as the Lôn Eifion tourist cycle route.
Foel Gron is a peak on the Moel Eilio ridge of hills/mountains in Snowdonia, North Wales. This ridge is used as a hiker's route from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon.
Gallt y Wenallt is a subsidiary summit of Y Lliwedd in Snowdonia National Park, north Wales. It lies at the end of the north ridge. Its northern face is reputed to be the longest slope in Snowdonia, being close to 2000 ft. It is also the last nail in the "completist's" Snowdon Horseshoe.
Mae Llyn Coron yn llyn ar Ynys Môn tua milltir a hanner o Aberffraw. Diddorol yw'r enw ac ystyried mor agos yw'r llyn i lys brenhinol Aberffraw, cartref tywysogion Gwynedd.
Mae Llyn Maelog yn llyn 59 acer o arwynebedd ger arfordir gorllewinol Ynys Môn, rhwng Rhosneigr a Llanfaelog. Nid oes afon o unrhyw faint yn llifo i mewn iddo.
Tŵr Mawr lighthouse (meaning "great tower" in Welsh), on Ynys Llanddwyn on Anglesey, Wales, marks the western entrance to the Menai Strait.
Llyn ar Ynys Môn yw Llyn Padrig, sydd wedi'i ddynodi'n Safle o Ddiddordeb Gwyddonol Arbennig yng Nghymru (SoDdGA neu SSSI) ers 01 Ionawr 1966 fel ymgais gadwraethol i amddiffyn a gwarchod y safle. Mae ei arwynebedd yn 25 hectar. Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru yw'r corff sy'n gyfrifol am y safle.
Carnedd Gwenllian (named Y Garnedd Uchaf before 2009) is a minor summit of the Carneddau range in Snowdonia, Wales, and included in the Welsh 3000s. From the summit, distant views to the north can extend as far as Ireland and the Isle of Man, and to the South as far as the Berwyn Ranges.
The Snowdon Mountain Railway (SMR; Welsh: Rheilffordd yr Wyddfa) is a narrow gauge rack and pinion mountain railway in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. It is a tourist railway that travels for 4.7 miles (7.6 km) from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales.
Rhyd-ddu (Welsh for 'black ford') is a small village in Snowdonia, North Wales which is a starting point for walks up Snowdon (via the Rhyd Ddu Path), Moel Hebog, Yr Aran and the Nantlle Ridge.
Bontnewydd (Welsh, meaning 'New Bridge' in English) is a small village and community with a population of 1,162 located on the A487 road 1+2⁄3 miles (2.7 km) south of Caernarfon in Gwynedd, Wales, close to the river Gwyrfai, 2 miles (3.2 km) from its outflow into Foryd Bay.
Abergwyngregyn (Welsh: [abɛrɡwɨnˈɡrɛɡɨn]) is a village and community of historical note in Gwynedd, a county and principal area in Wales. Under its historic name of Aber Garth Celyn it was the seat of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd. It lies in the historic county of Caernarfonshire.
Tal-y-sarn (Welsh pronunciation) is a village in the slate quarrying Nantlle Valley in Gwynedd, Wales, next to Penygroes. It is part of the community of Llanllyfni and includes some of Llandwrog. The ward had a population of 1,930 at the 2011 census, the built-up area having a population of 1,086.
Rhosgadfan is a Welsh village in the county of Gwynedd, formerly in the historic county of Caernarfonshire, and in the community of Llanwnda. It is notable as the birthplace of Kate Roberts, one of the greatest Welsh-language writers of the 20th century; her childhood home is now a museum (see below).
Llyn Cwellyn (Llyn Quellyn in some antiquated texts) is a reservoir in North Wales which supplies drinking water to parts of Gwynedd and Anglesey. It lies on the Afon Gwyrfai in Nant y Betws between Moel Eilio and Mynydd Mawr in the northern part of Snowdonia National Park. It has an area of 215 acres (0.87 km2), and is over 120 ft (37 m) deep. At the southern end is the small village of Rhyd Ddu.
Llandwrog (Welsh pronunciation; Welsh language: meaning 'The church of Saint Twrog') is a village and community in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, most notable for the presence of the headquarters of Welsh record label Sain and the site of Caernarfon Airport. It has a population of 2,466, increasing to 2,539 at the 2011 Census. The community includes the villages of Groeslon, Carmel, Gwynedd, Y Fron, Dinas Dinlle, and Cilgwyn.
Penygroes (Welsh pronunciation: [ˌpɛnəˈɡroːɨs] (listen)) is a village in Gwynedd, Wales. The village is located to the south of Caernarfon, and north of Porthmadog, by the A487 road. Penygroes' population stands at 1,793 at the 2011 census, of which 88% are Welsh-speaking, making it one of the most predominantly Welsh-speaking areas of the country. The population of Llanllyfni community, which includes Penygroes and Llanllyfni village, which practically adjoins Penygroes, plus Talysarn, is 4,135 according to the 2011 census.
Llanllyfni (Welsh pronunciation) is a village and a community in Gwynedd, Wales. It is in the historic county of Caernarfonshire. The community consists of the villages of Drws-y-coed, Nantlle, Nasareth, Nebo, Penygroes, Talysarn and the village of Llanllyfni itself. Penygroes, Llanllyfni and Talysarn are almost conjoined. As an electoral ward the 2011 census recorded a population of 1256. It is a largely Welsh-speaking village as 85% of the villagers speak Welsh as their first language. The community covers 43 square kilometres.
Glynllifon is the name of the old estate which belonged to the Barons Newborough, near the village of Llandwrog on the main A499 road between Pwllheli and Caernarfon in Gwynedd, Wales. The original mansion was until recently a privately owned Country House hotel and wedding venue.
Bera Bach is a summit, height 807 metres, in the Carneddau mountains in north Wales. It is part of a ridge leading west from Garnedd Uchaf. The summit is a rocky tor, characteristic of the northern Carneddau. Bera Mawr and Bera Bach are together known as the Berau, meaning 'ricks' or 'stacks'. They are both excellent examples of the area's tors. To the west, the ridge continues to Drosgl. Despite Bach in Welsh meaning small, it is higher than Bera Mawr (mawr in Welsh meaning 'big').
Bera Mawr is a summit in the Carneddau mountains in north Wales, height 794 metres. It and Bera Bach are together known as the Berau, or northern Carneddau. The summit is a large rock tor, characteristic of the western Carneddau. There are views of Llwytmor and Foel-fras to the north-east, Garnedd Uchaf to the south-east, Bera Bach to the south, Drosgl to the west and the Menai to the north-west.
Bontnewydd is an unstaffed halt on the narrow gauge Welsh Highland Railway. The halt was opened on 31 May 1999 on the petition of the villagers of Bontnewydd and is between Caernarfon and Dinas on the Lôn Eifion cycle route. It is a request stop with no station buildings and a single low platform. The train services are operated by the Festiniog Railway Company.
Groeslon railway station served the village of Groeslon, Gwynedd, Wales. It operated first as part of the Nantlle Tramway and afterwards as a railway under the auspices of several different companies. The station and line closed on 7 December 1964 as recommended in the Beeching Report.
Gyrn Wigau is a summit of the Carneddau range in Snowdonia, Wales, and forms a part of the western Carneddau commonly known as the Beras. It is a top of Drosgl. It has only 15 metres of topographical prominence but is listed as a Nuttall.
Llanberis railway station was located in Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales. It was a short walk from the Llanberis station of the Snowdon Mountain Railway. It opened 1 July 1869, and closed for regular passenger services in 1930. But it was still used by summer excursion trains until 7 September 1962 and freight services until 3 September 1964.
Llwytmor is a satellite peak of Foel-fras, and forms a part of the Carneddau range. The summit is 849 metres (2,785 ft) above sea level and it contains a series of boulderfields, a shelter and several cairns. It is the 27th highest peak in Wales. On a fine day to the north, the summit offers extensive views towards the Menai Strait, Anglesey and on exceptionally clear days the Isle of Man across the Irish Sea can be seen. The Lake District in England and the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland are also visible on clear days. Carneddau mountain ponies graze on the mountain throughout the year. Its full name Llwytmor Uchaf means "upper grey sea".
Llyn Cwm-y-ffynnon is a lake in Snowdonia, below the summit of Moel Berfedd in Cwmffynnon. The lake's original name was Fynnon Mymbyr as outlined in Llywelyn ap Iorwerth's charter of 1198. As the name suggests, the lake nestles in a short valley, a cwm, high above the Pen-y-Gwryd hotel. The lake is the source of the Nantygwryd (originally Y Mymbyr), river which in Welsh translates to Pen-y-Gwryd.
Moel Eilio is a mountain in Snowdonia, North Wales, that is situated approximately 3 miles north-west of Snowdon itself. It has two subsidiary tops, Foel Gron and Foel Goch (Eilio). The average annual temperature of the mountain is around 6 degrees Celsius. During the winter season, some significant accumulations of snowfall is known to take place on Moel Eilio, due to its relatively flat, grassy slopes.
Mynydd Drws-y-Coed is a peak on the Nantlle Ridge in Snowdonia, north Wales. It is located at the easterly end of the ridge, and is a subsidiary summit of Trum y Ddysgl. It has steep west-facing cliffs, the summit area being the highest point on a thin ridge.
The Nant y Cynnyd is a small river in Gwynedd, north Wales, starting near the Pen-y-Gwryd hotel near Capel Curig. The Ordnance Survey map is not completely specific, but the river grows into Afon Glaslyn and into Llyn Gwynant.
Pen y Bryn is a two-storey manor house, in Abergwyngregyn, Gwynedd, in north-west Wales, adjacent to the A55, five miles east of Bangor and eight miles west of Conwy. It is constructed mainly of broken stone, with roughly dressed quoins and a slate roof. The house is situated within Garth Celyn, a double bank and ditch, overlooking the Menai Strait to Anglesey. A smaller house was immediately adjacent in 1811 when Sir Richard Colt-Hoare recorded it; this was demolished by 1815. The present structure incorporates a four-storey stone tower. The present roof timbers were dated by dendrochronology to 1624, when the house was refurbished. There is evidence of long use with multiple rebuildings before 1624, but there is disagreement on the duration and nature of its mediaeval use.
Pete's Eats is a cafe in Llanberis, North Wales, popular amongst walkers and climbers in the Snowdonia region of mountains. Llanberis, at the foot of Snowdon, is one of the traditional starting points for climbs in the Snowdonia National Park. The cafe has long been an important centre for climbers, described as "one of the most famous mountaineering hangouts in Britain". It even received a small mention in the New York Times as "cheap and filling" and "rowdy fun".
Plas Gwynant is an educational resort in Snowdonia, Wales. This country estate also includes a woodland and riverside walks as well as a parkland and 19-century garden set. It was built and developed by Daniel Vawdry in 1803. Today, the resort is owned by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, and most primary schools in Sandwell visit it on a yearly basis, providing skills and a good experience. West Bromwich Mountaineering Club renovated a disused barn in the grounds and have used it as their climbing hut since the early 1960s.
Trum y Ddysgl is a mountain in Snowdonia, north Wales and is the second highest summit on the celebrated Nantlle Ridge. It is also one half of the two Marilyns that make up the ridge, the other being Craig Cwm Silyn.
Tryfan Junction is a junction station on the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways for the main line and the Bryngwyn Branch. Opened in 1877, it closed in 1936 and the building fell into ruin. It was reopened as a request stop in 2011, and the station renovated.
Waunfawr is a station on the narrow gauge Welsh Highland Railway, which was built in 1877 as the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways Moel Tryfan Undertaking, to carry dressed slate to Dinas Junction on the London and North Western Railway. Passenger services ceased on 26 September 1936 and the station was reopened on 7 August 2000 following the reconstruction of the railway from Dinas to Waunfawr. The train services are operated by the Festiniog Railway Company.
Ysgol Dyffryn Nantlle is a bilingual secondary school situated in Penygroes in Gwynedd, north Wales. The school serves the village of Penygroes and the surrounding rural area. As of 2021, there were 408 pupils enrolled at the school, including 44 in the sixth form.
Foel-fras (944 m) is a mountain in the Carneddau range, about 10 km east of Bethesda in North Wales. It lies on the border between the counties of Gwynedd and Conwy. With a summit elevation of 944 m it is officially the eleventh-highest summit in Wales. Foel-fras is located at the northern end of the main ridge of the Carneddau, between Drum to the north and Foel Grach to the south, with the subsidiary summit of Garnedd Uchaf (925 m) between it and Foel Grach. Due south and 400 m below lies the reservoir of Llyn Dulyn, while the smaller reservoir of Llyn Anafon lies to the north.
Yr Elen is a mountain in the Carneddau range in Snowdonia, Wales. It is the ninth highest mountain in Snowdonia. The average annual temperature of the peak is around 4 °C (39 °F). It lies on a short ridge running north-northwest off the main northeast-to-southwest ridge of the Carneddau, just over one kilometre from Carnedd Llewelyn.
Ysgol Bronyfoel was a Welsh daily co-educational primary school. The school was situated in the centre of the village Y Fron, Gwynedd, North Wales. It opened in 1844 and was greatly enlarged at the end of the 19th century. It was a vibrant and successful school for 171 years. The school suffered from declining numbers of pupils from 1990 onwards and was permanently closed in July 2015. Primary pupils now attend Ysgol Bro Llifon in the village of Groeslon 3 miles away.
Pitt's Head (Welsh: Carreg Collwyn) is a distinctive rock located at grid reference SH576515, close to the A4085 road in Gwynedd, Wales. Its distinction lies in a resemblance to the profile of politician William Pitt the Younger.
Mynydd Tal-y-Mignedd is a peak on the Nantlle Ridge in Snowdonia, north Wales. It is located at the centre of the ridge, and is a subsidiary summit of Trum y Ddysgl.
Clogwyn is an intermediate station on the Snowdon Mountain Railway. It is located on an exposed ridge overlooking the Llanberis Pass and Clogwyn Du'r Arddu cliffs, a popular climbing spot.
Halfway railway station is an intermediate stop on the Snowdon Mountain Railway, halfway along the line and close to the 'Halfway House' cafe on the nearby footpath. A short distance above the station is a path that leads down to the cafe.
Hebron railway station is an intermediate passing place and former halt on the Snowdon Mountain Railway, located near a long-standing chapel on the lower slopes of Snowdon south of Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales. It was named after a Calvinistic Methodist chapel that stood nearby, first built in 1797, which now lies in ruins.
Padarn Halt was a passenger only railway station located in Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales, on the western shore of Llyn Padarn. It opened on 21 November 1936 and closed on the outbreak of the Second World War. The line through the station remained in use for excursions until 1962 and for freight until 1964; it was lifted in 1965.
Llanberis (SMR) railway station is the lower terminus of the Snowdon Mountain Railway, located in Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales.
Rocky Valley Halt is an intermediate station on the Snowdon Mountain Railway. It consists of a narrow platform sheltered by the rocky outcrop of Llechog to the east. Immediately beyond the platform the line joins the exposed ridge on which it runs for about half a mile.
The Summit railway station is the southern, upper terminus of the Snowdon Mountain Railway, located within yards of the summit of Snowdon. In 2009 a new station building was opened, which was named Hafod Eryri.
Ysgol gynradd ym Mhen-y-groes, Gwynedd, yw Ysgol Bro Lleu. Hi yw ysgol gynradd fwyaf dalchylch Dyffryn Nantlle. Mae nifer helaeth o ddisgyblion yr ysgol yn gallu siarad Cymraeg. Enwir yr ysgol ar ôl Lleu, un o arwyr y Mabinogion.
Aberdesach is a small village in a primarily Welsh speaking area of Gwynedd. It is in the historic county of Caernarfonshire. The village is situated approximately 1.5 miles south of the neighbouring village of Pontllyfni and 6 miles south of the county town of Caernarfon.
Fort Belan (alternative: Belan Fort; pronounced: Bell-ann) is a coastal fortress in North Wales. It is located opposite Abermenai Point, at the south-western end of the Menai Strait, on the coast of Gwynedd, in the parish of Llanwnda. Situated at the tip of the Dinlle Peninsula, the windblown, north-westernmost point of the Welsh mainland, the fort is cut off twice a day by the incoming tide.
Llyn Celyn (Welsh pronunciation: [ɬɨ̞n ˈkɛlɨ̞n]) is a reservoir constructed between 1960 and 1965 in the valley of the River Tryweryn in Gwynedd, Wales. It measures roughly 2.5 miles (4.0 km) long by 1 mile (1.6 km) wide, and has a maximum depth of 140 ft (43 m). It has the capacity to hold 71,200,000 cubic metres (93,100,000 cu yd) of water.
Esgeiriau Gwynion is a mountain in north Wales. It is the smallest of the three Marilyns that form the Aran range, the others being Aran Fawddwy and Glasgwm.
Aran Fawddwy is a mountain in southern Snowdonia, Wales, United Kingdom. It is the highest point (county top) of the historic county of Merionethshire (for local government purposes, it lies within the current council area of Gwynedd). It is the only peak in Wales outside North Snowdonia above 900m, and higher than anywhere in Great Britain outside Northern Snowdonia, the Scottish Highlands (and islands) and the Lake District. The nearest urban centres to the mountain are Dinas Mawddwy to the south, Llanymawddwy to the southeast, Llanuwchllyn on the shores of Bala Lake to the north, and Rhydymain to the west. The nearest settlements with around 2,000 people are Bala and Dolgellau. On the eastern slopes of Aran Fawddwy is the small lake named Creiglyn Dyfi, the source of the River Dyfi. Its sister peak is Aran Benllyn at 885 metres (2,904 ft). There is also a middle peak- Erw y Ddafad-ddu.
Caernarfon Airport (Welsh: Maes Awyr Caernarfon) (ICAO: EGCK), formerly RAF Llandwrog, is located 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) southwest of Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales.
The Tryweryn flooding or Tryweryn drowning (Welsh: Boddi Tryweryn), refers to the flooding of the rural community of Capel Celyn to the north west of Bala in Gwynedd, Wales, in the Afon Tryweryn valley. The village and other parts of the valley were flooded in 1965 to create a reservoir, Llyn Celyn, in order to supply Liverpool and Wirral with water for industry.
Llangywer (or Llangower) is a community near Bala, Gwynedd, Wales. It is in the historic county of Merionethshire, and is located on the south side of Bala Lake. In 2011 the population of Llangywer was 260, with 67.2% of them able to speak Welsh.
Llyn yng Ngwynedd yw Llyn Anafon. Saif y llyn, sydd ag arwynebedd o 13 acer a dyfnder o tua 10 troedfedd yn y man dyfnaf, yn y Carneddau, i'r de-ddwyrain o Abergwyngregyn a 1,630 troedfedd uwch lefel y môr. O'i gwmpas mae copaon Drum, Foel Fras a Llwytmor.
Llyn yn y Glyderau, Eryri yw Llyn y Cŵn. Mae'n gorwedd ar darn o dir gwastad uchel rhwng Glyder Fawr i'r de-ddwyrain ac Y Garn i'r gogledd-orllewin. Uchder: 711m (tua 2,400 troedfedd).
Llyn yng Ngwynedd yw Llyn y Gadair. Saif wrth ochr y briffordd A4085 fymryn i'r de o bentref Rhyd Ddu. I'r gorllewin mae Mynydd Drws y Coed ac Y Garn. Mae arwynebedd y llyn yn 50 acer a saif 598 troedfedd uwch lefel y môr; mae Afon Gwyrfai yn tarddu ohono.
Bryngaer ym mhentref Dinas Dinlle, Gwynedd, yw Dinas Dinlle, sy'n sefyll ar fryn isel ar draeth Morfa Dinlle. Enwir y pentref ar ôl y gaer. Mae'n dyddio o Oes yr Haearn, sef cyfnod y Celtiaid.
Llyn yng Ngwynedd yw Llyn y Dywarchen, ychydig i'r gogledd-orllewin o bentref Rhyd Ddu ac i'r de-orllewin o Lyn Cwellyn. Mae ganddo arwynebedd o 40 acer
Llyn bychan yn Eryri, Gwynedd, yw Llyn Coch. Fe'i lleolir yng Nghwm Clogwyn yn uchel ar lethrau gorllewinol Yr Wyddfa tua milltir i'r gorllewin o'r copa. Mae'r llyn 700llath wrth tua 150 llath.
Llyn yn Eryri, Gwynedd yw Llyn Glas. Fe'i lleolir i'r gogledd o'r Grib Goch, tua milltir i'r gogledd-ddwyrain o gopa'r Wyddfa a thua 4 milltir i'r de-ddwyrain o dref Llanberis.
Mae Saron ( ynganiad ) yn bentref bychan tua dwy filltir i'r de o Gaernarfon. Caiff ei enw o'r capel Annibynnwyr a leolir yno. Mae Lwybr Arfordir Cymru yn mynd heibio Saron.
Llyn yn Eryri, Gwynedd, yw Llyn Nadroedd. Fe'i lleolir yng Nghwm Clogwyn yn uchel ar lethrau gorllewinol Yr Wyddfa tua milltir i'r gorllewin o'r copa. Llyn bychan ydyw, 1,741 troedfedd i fyny.
Aran Benllyn is a subsidiary summit of Aran Fawddwy in southern Snowdonia, North Wales, Wales, United Kingdom. It is the second highest peak in the Aran mountain range.
Arenig Fach is a mountain in southern Snowdonia, north Wales. It is a peak in the Arenig range and lies to the north of its parent peak Arenig Fawr.
Carnedd y Filiast is a mountain near Cerrigydrudion on the border of the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales and is 669 metres (2,195 ft) high.
Cwm Prysor Halt (named simply Cwm Prysor until 1953) was a railway station which served the remote rural area of Cwm Prysor, east of Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, Wales.
Erw y Ddafad-ddu is a subsidiary summit of Aran Fawddwy in southern Snowdonia, North Wales, Wales, United Kingdom. It is the third highest peak in the Aran mountain range.
Foel Cwm Sian Llŵyd is a subsidiary summit of Cyrniau Nod in north east Wales. It forms a part of the Berwyn range known as the Hirnantau. Its summit has the Snowdonia National Park boundary running through it, and is the most easterly 2000 ft summit in the park.
Frongoch railway station served the village of Frongoch on the Great Western Railway's Bala Ffestiniog Line in Gwynedd, Wales.
Gallt y Daren is a peak in the southern half of the Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, North Wales, and forms part of the Arenig mountain range. It is a top of Moel Llyfnant, and is twin peaked. It lies to the west of Moel Llyfnant.
Garneddwen Halt in Merioneth (now Gwynedd), Wales, was formerly a station at the summit of the Great Western Railway Ruabon to Barmouth line. It closed to passengers on Monday 18 January 1965.
Glan-yr-afon is a small village near Corwen in Gwynedd, Wales and is situated on the A494. The village is on the boundary of Gwynedd and Denbighshire.
Gwynfynydd Gold Mine is near Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales. The lode, which was discovered in 1860, was worked from 1884. It has produced more than 45,000 troy ounces of Welsh gold until mining ceased in 1998. The equivalent of 1,400 kg (£44,871,642 on 2017 markets).
Llandderfel is a village and a sparsely populated community in Gwynedd, Wales, near Bala, formerly served by the Llandderfel railway station. The community also includes the settlements of Glan-yr-afon, Llanfor, Cefnddwysarn and Frongoch. The Community population taken at the 2011 census was 1,095.
Llangower was a minor station opened by the GWR on the Ruabon to Barmouth line in 1929 on the southern shore of Bala Lake serving the hamlet of Llangower.
Llechwedd Du is a subsidiary summit of Esgeiriau Gwynion in north Wales. It forms a long peat bog plateau that start at the end of Esgeiriau Gwynion's south ridge, and ends with the higher summit of Moel y Cerrig Duon.
Pen y Boncyn Trefeilw is a subsidiary summit of Cyrniau Nod in north east Wales. It forms a part of the Berwyn range called the Hirnantau. It has two tops: Stac Rhos and Pen y Cerrig Duon. Pen y Cerrig Duon is now listed as a deleted Nuttall due to re-surveying.
Pentrepiod ([pɛntrəˈpiːɔd] - 'Magpie Village') railway station is a small unstaffed railway halt on the Bala Lake Railway alongside the B4403. Trains will stop here by request only, and the station can only be accessed by means of footpaths around the lake. The station has a short platform (one coach length only) and a station name board and is situated on the east side of a private crossing. There are no station buildings.
Rhobell Fawr is the site of an ancient volcano that was active during the Early Ordovician period in the Arenig range within the Snowdonia National Park.
Tyddyn Bridge Halt was a railway station which served the village of Frongoch, Gwynedd, Wales. It was on the Great Western Railway's (GWR's) Bala Ffestiniog Line in Gwynedd, Wales.
Y Groes Fagl is a top of Cyrniau Nod in north east Wales. It forms a part of the Berwyn range known as the Hirnantau. Its summit has the Snowdonia National Park boundary located just to the east of it.
Moel Llyfnant is a mountain in the southern portion of the Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, Wales. It is a peak in the Arenig mountain range. It lies to the west of Arenig Fawr. It has one notable top, the twin peaked Gallt y Daren, being at the end of its west ridge.
Foel Rhudd is a top of Esgeiriau Gwynion in north Wales. It top a wide area of peat bog, the summit marked only by a few stones. Esgeiriau Gwynion summit is directly to the west, separated by a small col of peat hags. Llechwedd Du is connected to the south by a small ridge.
Rhos-y-gwaliau is a small hamlet in Meirionnydd, Gwynedd, North Wales, about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south-east of Bala. It is home to the Rhos y Gwaliau Outdoor Activity Centre and a now disused Victorian chapel, built for the Calvinistic Methodists.
Arenig Fawr South Top is the twin top of Arenig Fawr in southern Snowdonia, North Wales. It is the second highest member of the Arenig range, being 18 m less than its twin. From here the south ridge continues into an area of rocky knolls and small tarns, where Arenig Fawr South Ridge Top can be found.
Llyn yng Ngwynedd yw Llyn Arenig Fach. Saif ychydig i'r gogledd-orllewin o Lyn Celyn ac i'r dwyrain o gopa Arenig Fach, 1487 troedfedd uwch lefel y môr. Mae ei arwynebedd yn 34 acer, ac mae'n perthyn i ystad Rhiwlas.
Llyn yng Ngwynedd yw Llyn y Dywarchen (cyfeiriad grid SH761420). Saif ar ochr orllewinol y Migneint, y tir corsiog uchel agored rhwng Ffestiniog ac Ysbyty Ifan, rhwng y ffyrdd B4407 a B4391, i'r dwyrain o Bont yr Afon Gam. Llyn gweddol fychan ydyw, gydag arwynebedd o 7 acer.
Moel y Gydros (English: Bare Hill of Gydros) is a hill located just outside the Snowdonia National Park on the Gwynedd / Conwy border in North Wales. The B4501, Frongoch to Cerrigydrudion road skirts the hills lower slopes.
Arenig Fawr South Ridge Top is a top of Arenig Fawr in southern Snowdonia, North Wales. It lies in area of rocky knolls and small tarns, found on the broad south ridge of Arenig Fawr.
Llanycil is a community in the county of Gwynedd, Wales, near Bala, and is 99.9 miles (160.7 km) from Cardiff and 176.2 miles (283.6 km) from London. In 2011 the population of Llanycil was 416 with 80.4% of them able to speak Welsh. The community includes the small settlements of Parc, Rhyd-uchaf and Llidiardau.
Mynydd Nodol is a 539m high hill in Snowdonia National Park and lying within the community of Llanycil in the county of Gwynedd in North Wales. It rises above the southern shores of the reservoir Llyn Celyn about 4 km northeast of its higher neighbour Arenig Fawr. Mynydd Nodol forms the backdrop in views from the A4212 car park by the dam. The hill throws down a broad shoulder to the east.
Caer Gai (also Caer-gai) is a Grade II listed Roman fort in the district of Penllyn, Gwynedd, Wales, UK. It is located about 1 mile or 1.6 km north of the village of Llanuwchllyn, and the same distance west of Lake Bala.
Mae Moel y Feidiog yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Arenig rhwng Llanuwchllyn a Thrawsfynydd, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH781324. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 529metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Moel Ymenyn yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Arenig ychydig gilometrau i'r gorllewin o dref y Bala, Gwynedd, rhwng y Bermo a Betws-y-Coed a'r Bala; cyfeiriad grid SH839346. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 504metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Capel Celyn was a rural community to the northwest of Bala in Gwynedd, Wales, in the Afon Tryweryn valley. The village and other parts of the valley were flooded in 1965 to create a reservoir, Llyn Celyn, in order to supply Liverpool and Wirral with water for industry. At the time the village was one of the few remaining that were Welsh speaking. The flooding of the village was controversial as Liverpool City Council did not require planning consent from the local Welsh authorities as the reservoir was approved via an Act of Parliament. As a consequence there was no local debate on the proposal.
Mae Mynydd Bryn-llech yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Arenig rhwng Llanuwchllyn a Thrawsfynydd, ger y Bala; cyfeiriad grid SH805314. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 485 metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Pen y Bwlch Gwyn yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Arenig ychydig gilometrau i'r gogledd o'r Bala, Gwynedd - rhwng y Bermo a Betws-y-Coed a'r Bala; cyfeiriad grid SH932411. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 466 metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Rhiwaedog-uwch-afon yn gopa mynydd a geir yn y Berwyn rhwng y Bala a'r Trallwng; cyfeiriad grid SH938313. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 473metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Rhobell Ganol yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Arenig rhwng Dolgellau a Llanuwchllyn, ger y Bala, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH785274. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 487 metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Waun Garnedd-y-Filiast yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Yr Arenig i'r de o bentref Cerrigydrudion, ar y ffin rhwng Gwynedd a Sir Conwy; cyfeiriad grid SH874452. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 635 metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Bryn-pig yn gopa mynydd a geir i'r de-ddwyrain o Drawsfynydd, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH766306. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 477metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Pen y Cerrig Duon yn gopa mynydd a geir yn y Berwyn i'r de-ddwyrain o'r Bala, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH953281. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 598 metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Carnedd Iago yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Yr Arenig yng nghymuned Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH782406. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 466metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Carreg y Diocyn yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Arenig i'r de o Lyn Celyn, ger y Bala; cyfeiriad grid SH831363. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 659metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Foel-boeth (596m) yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Arenig i'r gogledd o Lyn Celyn ger y Bala, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH864430. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 555metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Garnedd Fawr yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Arenig rhwng y Bermo a Betws-y-Coed a'r Bala; cyfeiriad grid SH937423. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 522metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Moel Cae-hywel (Saesneg: Moel Cae-howel) yn gopa mynydd a geir rhwng Moel Cwm Sian llwyd a'r Bala; cyfeiriad grid SH978330. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 458 metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Moel Cae'r-defaid (copa gorllewinol) yn gopa mynydd a geir yn Arenig rhwng Dolgellau a Llanuwchllyn, ger Bala, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH800246. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 462metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Moel Hafodowen yn gopa mynydd a geir yng Nghoed y Brenin, tua 4 cilometr i'r gogledd o Ddolgellau, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH754266. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 306metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Pentref yn ne Gwynedd yw Rhydymain ( ynganiad ). Saif i'r gogledd-ddwyrain o dref Dolgellau ac i'r dwyrain o bentref Llanfachreth, ar y briffordd A494 ym Meirionnydd. Mae afon Wnion yn llifo heibio'r pentref a bryn uchel Rhobell Fawr i'r gogledd. I'r dwyrain o'r pentref mae copaon Aran Fawddwy ac Aran Benllyn.
Pentref bychan yng nghymuned Llandderfel, Gwynedd, Cymru, yw Sarnau ( ynganiad ). Mae'n un o sawl pentref o'r un enw yng Nghymru. Saif yn ardal Meirionnydd tua pedair milltir o dref y Bala i gyfeiriad Corwen ar hyd briffordd yr A494.
Saif Tomen y Bala, (Cyfeirnod OS: SH929 360 ) y drws nesa i'r brif faes parcio yn Y Bala, Gwynedd. Castell mwnt a beili ydyw ac mae'n 40metr o ddiametr ac yn 9 metr o uchder.
Ysgol gynradd gymunedol yn Y Bala, Gwynedd, ydy Ysgol Bro Tegid, ar gyfer plant 4 i 11 oed. Yn 2005, roedd 82 o ddisgyblion yn yr ysgol. Credir daw tua 50% o'r disgyblion o gartrefi lle siaredir Cymraeg fel iaith gyntaf, ond gall tua 80% ohonynt siarad yr iaith yn rhugl.
Llyn ar lethrau dwyreiniol Aran Fawddwy yng Ngwynedd yw Craiglyn Dyfi neu Creiglyn Dyfi. Saif y llyn, sydd ag arwynebedd o 15 acer, mewn cwm 1,905 troedfedd uwch lefel y môr. Mae'r nant sy'n llifo ohono yn dwyn yr enw Llaethnant, sy'n llifo tua'r dwyrain ac yn ymuno â nentydd eraill i ffurfio Afon Dyfi.
Ysgol gynradd Gymraeg yn nhalgylch Ysgol y Berwyn ydy Ysgol Ffridd y Llyn. Lleolir ym mhentref Cefnddwysarn ger Y Bala, Gwynedd. Roedd 35 o ddisgyblion yn yr ysgol yn 2004. Daw tua 72% o gartrefi Cymraeg iaith gyntaf ond gall 100% ohonynt siarad Cymraeg fel iaith gyntaf.
Pentref yng Ngwynedd yw Parc ( ynganiad ); (Saesneg: Parc). Mae'n rhan o sir hanesyddol Sir Feirionnydd ac yn eistedd o fewn cymuned Llanycil.
Harlech railway station is located at a level crossing on the A496 in the centre of the town of Harlech in Gwynedd, North Wales. The waiting shelters were installed to cater for the high numbers of schoolchildren commuting to and from the adjacent secondary school, Ysgol Ardudwy.
Llanystumdwy [ɬanɪstɪmdʊɨ] is a predominantly Welsh-speaking village, community and electoral ward on the Llŷn Peninsula of Gwynedd in Wales. It is not regarded as being part of Llŷn, but as belonging instead to the ancient commote of Eifionydd on the Cardigan Bay coast, where it has its own beach. The community includes the villages of Chwilog, Afon Wen, Llanarmon, and Llangybi, plus the hamlets of Rhoslan and Pencaenewydd.
Llanbedr railway station serves the village of Llanbedr in Gwynedd, Wales. Until 8 May 1978, it was known as Talwrn Bach. The station is an unstaffed halt on the Cambrian Coast Railway with passenger services to Porthmadog, Pwllheli, Barmouth, Machynlleth and Shrewsbury. This station is close to the popular camping resort of Shell Island. Trains call only on request.
Tremadog (formerly Tremadoc) is a village in the community of Porthmadog, in Gwynedd, north west Wales; about one mile (1.6 km) north of Porthmadog town-centre. It was a planned settlement, founded by William Madocks, who bought the land in 1798. The centre of Tremadog was complete by 1811 and remains substantially unaltered. Tremadog hosted an unofficial National Eisteddfod event in 1872.
Llyn Mair (Welsh for 'Mary's lake') is a 14-acre (5.7 ha) artificial lake near Maentwrog, in Gwynedd in North Wales (grid reference SH652412). It lies in the area of Tan-y-Bwlch, a little above Plas Tan-y-Bwlch, and is in the catchment area of the River Dwyryd. It was created by William Edward Oakeley (of Plas Tan-y-bwlch) as a 21st birthday present for his daughter Mair and as a water supply. It was built in 1889, and the nearby smaller Llyn Hafod-y-Llyn dates from the same period.
Llandanwg railway station is in the village of Llandanwg in Gwynedd, Wales. It is an unstaffed halt on the Cambrian Coast Railway with direct passenger services to Harlech, Porthmadog and Pwllheli to the north and west, and Barmouth, Machynlleth, Shrewsbury and Birmingham to the south and east.
Llandecwyn railway station serves the rural area around Llandecwyn on the estuary of the Afon Dwyryd in Gwynedd, Wales.
St Cynhaearn's Church is a redundant church standing in an isolated position on Ynyscynhaearna, a former island in Llyn (Lake) Ystumllyn, 900 metres (980 yd) south of the village of Pentrefelin, near Criccieth in Gwynedd, Wales. It is designated by Cadw as a Grade II* listed building. The church is approached from the village by an ancient causeway, and is in the care of the Friends of Friendless Churches.
Dyffryn Ardudwy railway station serves the villages of Dyffryn Ardudwy, Coed Ystumgwern and Llanenddwyn in Gwynedd, Wales.
Llyn Trawsfynydd is a large man-made reservoir situated near the village of Trawsfynydd in Gwynedd, North Wales. With a total surface area of 4.8 km2 (1,200 acres) the reservoir is slightly more extensive than Wales's largest natural lake, Llyn Tegid at 4.5 km2 (1,100 acres).
Minffordd railway station (translation Roadside, literally Lip of the Road) is a pair of adjacent stations on separate lines in Gwynedd, Wales. The mainline station opened as Minfford Junction on 1 August 1872 at the point where the then recently built Aberystwith and Welsh Coast Railway line from Dovey Junction to Pwllheli (latterly to become part of the Cambrian Railways) passes under the earlier narrow gauge Festiniog Railway. The latter was built in 1836 to carry dressed slate from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog for export by sea, and had carried passengers from 1865 onwards. The station was renamed Minffordd in 1890.
Tanygrisiau is a village and area within Blaenau Ffestiniog in the upper end of the Vale of Ffestiniog in the county of Gwynedd, north-west Wales (52°59′12″N 3°57′25″W). It can be found along the southern side of the Moelwyn mountain range and dates to around 1750. It joins onto the semi-urban area of Blaenau Ffestiniog, and is in the community of Ffestiniog; located between 650 feet (200 m) and 750 feet (230 m) above sea level. it is in the electoral ward of Bowydd and Rhiw which had a 2011 census population of 1878. The village itself has a population of around 350.
Trawsfynydd (Welsh pronunciation: [trausˈvənɨ̞ð]; Welsh for "across [the] mountain") is a linear village in Gwynedd, Wales, near Llyn Trawsfynydd reservoir, and adjacent to the A470 north of Bronaber and Dolgellau and 10 km (6 miles) south of Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Ganllwyd is a small village and community in southern Gwynedd, Wales. It lies in the Snowdonia National Park to the north of Dolgellau. A470 passes through it. The Community population taken at the 2011 Census was 179.
Garndolbenmaen, known colloquially as Garn, is a village in the county of Gwynedd, Wales. It lies near the A487, approximately 6 miles (10 km) north west of Porthmadog, in the community of Dolbenmaen, which has a population of 1,300. The closest villages are Dolbenmaen and Bryncir. The Papur Bro, the local Welsh language paper, is called Y Ffynnon (The Source/Spring). The village itself has a population of around 300.
Croesor is a small village in Gwynedd, Wales, located at the foot of Cnicht, in Cwm Croesor, in the community of Llanfrothen. The Croesor Tramway travelled along the bed of the cwm, before rising steeply to Bwlch Rhosydd via Croesor Incline.
Porthmadog railway station serves the town of Porthmadog on the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, Wales. The station is on the Cambrian Coast Railway with passenger services to Pwllheli, Harlech, Barmouth, Machynlleth, Shrewsbury and Birmingham.
Moelfre is a hill in Wales on the far western edge of the Snowdonia National Park, 3 miles (4.8 km) from the village of Dyffryn Ardudwy, 5 miles (8.0 km) from the village of Llanbedr and about 10 miles (16 km) from the town of Harlech. It forms part of the Rhinogydd range. Moelfre reaches a height of 589 metres (1,932 ft).
Llanfair is a village and community in the Ardudwy area of Gwynedd in Wales. It has a population of 474, reducing to 453 at the 2011 census.
Bryn Cader Faner is a Bronze Age round cairn which lies to the east of the small hamlet of Talsarnau in the Ardudwy area of Gwynedd in Wales. The diameter is 8.7 metres (29 ft) and there are 18 thin jagged pillars which jut upwards from the low cairn. It is thought to date back to the late third millennium BC. The site was disturbed by 19th-century treasure-seekers, who left a hole in the centre indicating the position of a cist or a grave. Originally there may have been about 30 pillars, each some 2 metres (7 ft) long. However, before the Second World War, the British army used the site for gunnery practice and damaged many of the stones on the east side.
Ynys Gifftan is an island near the south east shore of Traeth Bach, the Dwyryd estuary near Portmeirion in Gwynedd, north Wales. There is a public footpath to it across the estuary marked on Ordnance Survey maps but has no definable marks that make it obvious; it can be reached on foot at low tide and is 38 metres (125 ft) high. The island has been uninhabited since the mid-1960s and the island's single cottage is in a state of disrepair. It is one of 43 (unbridged) tidal islands which may be reached on foot from the mainland of Great Britain.
Llyn Cwm Bychan is a lake in north Wales, and is one of the sources of the River Artro which flows south westwards through Llanbedr and onwards to the sea. It is located in the Rhinogydd mountains of Snowdonia.
Llan Ffestiniog, also known as Ffestiniog or simply Llan, is a village in Gwynedd (formerly in the county of Merionethshire), Wales, lying south of Blaenau Ffestiniog. Llan Ffestiniog is the older of the two communities, with its church and other buildings predating most of Blaenau Ffestiniog. The population was given as 864 in the 2011 census.
Ffestiniog (Welsh pronunciation) is a community in Gwynedd in Wales, containing several villages, in particular the settlements of Llan Ffestiniog and Blaenau Ffestiniog. It has a population of 4,875.
Aberglaslyn Hall is an outdoor learning centre near Beddgelert, North Wales on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. The hall was purchased by Leicestershire County Council in 1962. It offers dormitory style accommodation for up to 48 people and serves as a residential centre for groups wishing to participate in outdoor activities and environmental education.
Teigl Halt was a solely passenger railway station which served the rural area of Cwm Teigl, south of Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales.
Dduallt railway station (English: Black hill) (pronounced [ˈðɨ.aɬt]) is a passenger station on the narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway in northwest Wales, which was built in 1836 to carry dressed slate from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog for export by sea.
Diffwys is a mountain in Snowdonia, Wales, near Barmouth and forms part of the Rhinogydd. On the north side is an exposure of the Caerdion Syncline. It is technically a subsidiary summit of Y Llethr, missing Marilyn status by 2m. It is therefore like Rhinog Fach a sub Marilyn.
Eisingrug (meaning: a place where corn was winnowed after husking) is a rural hamlet near Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales. It is located to the southeast of Porthmadog.
Festiniog railway station served the village of Llan Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, Wales. This station was one of many 19th century institutions in Wales to be given an anglicised name. Over the years, and especially since the Second World War, most have been rendered into Welsh or given both Welsh and English names, but Festiniog station closed before this happened. The village of Llan Ffestiniog - known locally simply as "Llan" - lies over 3 km south of the larger and more recent Blaenau Ffestiniog, and over three miles south by rail.
The Ffestiniog Power Station (Welsh pronunciation) is a 360 megawatts pumped-storage hydroelectricity scheme near Ffestiniog, in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. The power station at the lower reservoir has four water turbines, which can generate 360 MW of electricity within 60 seconds of the need arising. The scheme has a storage capacity of around 1.44 GWh (5.2 TJ) at maximum output for four hours, and the capacity to power the whole of North Wales for several hours.
Foel Penolau is a mountain close to Moel Ysgyfarnogod in Snowdonia, North Wales and is the northernmost summit of the Rhinogydd, and overlooks Llyn Trawsfynydd. From the summit it is possible to see the towns of Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog. As a result of a revised survey of its topographical prominence, Foel Penolau gained Hewitt and Simms status in December 2018 when its prominence was measured to be above 30 m (98 ft).
Garnedd Goch is a top of Craig Cwm Silyn in Snowdonia, north Wales. It is one of the peaks that forms the Nantlle Ridge. It is the third highest point.
Gelert's Farm Halt railway station on the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway is a railway station in Wales that was opened in 1988. It is a simple platform alongside the main shed at Gelert's Farm Works.
Gellilydan (Welsh pronunciation) is a village in the Welsh county of Gwynedd, in Maentwrog community. It lies 4 miles (6.4 km) south-south-east of Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Llanbedr Airport (ICAO: EGFD), formerly RAE Llanbedr (ICAO: EGOD), is an operational general aviation airport located in the Snowdonia National Park near the village of Llanbedr, Gwynedd, northwest Wales.
Llechwedd (Welsh pronunciation: [ɬɛχˈwɛð]) is a visitor attraction near Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, Wales. It details the history of slate quarrying in the town and specifically the Llechwedd quarry in which it is located. The main aspect of Llechwedd is its Llechwedd Deep Mine Tour which has the steepest narrow gauge railway in the UK and travels over 500 feet underground to the disused slate caverns, and the Quarry Explorer Tour which heads out to the furthest reaches of the Llechwedd site to explore the history of mining in the area.
The Lloyd George Museum is dedicated to the life and times of David Lloyd George, the Welshman who was prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1916 to 1922. It is located in Lloyd George's home village of Llanystumdwy, Wales, where he is buried, and is run by Gwynedd Council. It is normally open during the summer months and by appointment during the rest of the year.
Maentwrog Road railway station was on the Great Western Railway's Bala Ffestiniog Line in Gwynedd, Wales.
Maentwrog (Welsh pronunciation) is a village and community in the Welsh county of Merionethshire (now part of Gwynedd), lying in the Vale of Ffestiniog just below Blaenau Ffestiniog, within the Snowdonia National Park. The River Dwyryd runs alongside the village. Its population of 585 in 2001 increased to 631 at the 2011 Census. The Community of Maentwrog includes the village of Gellilydan.
Meillionen railway station is a halt on the Welsh Highland Railway. It opened to the public when the section of line between Rhyd Ddu and Beddgelert re-opened on 8 April 2009.
Minffordd (roadside in Welsh) is a village within the Welsh county of Gwynedd. It is situated on the A487 road between Porthmadog and Penrhyndeudraeth, and in the community of the latter.
Moel-yr-hydd is a subsidiary summit of Moelwyn Mawr in Snowdonia, North Wales and forms part of the Moelwynion. (Strictly the mountain is not actually in the Snowdonia National Park as it falls within the exclusion "hole" around the former slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog.)
Moel Ysgyfarnogod (Bare hill of the hares in Welsh) is a mountain in Snowdonia, North Wales and is the northernmost of the Rhinogydd. Rhinog Fawr lies directly south.
Moelwyn Bach is a mountain in Snowdonia, northern Wales and forms part of the Moelwynion. It is connected to its parent peak Moelwyn Mawr via the Craigysgafn ridge.
Diffwys West Top is a top of Diffwys in Snowdonia, North Wales, near Barmouth and forms part of the Rhinogydd. It is a grassy summit found on the west ridge. The summit is marked with a pile of stones, below which is the crags of Craig Bodlyn and the glacial lake, Llyn Bodlyn. Moelfre is to the north.
Afon Eden is a tributary river than runs into the Afon Mawddach in Gwynedd, Wales. It is a protected river because it is one of the few breeding grounds for freshwater pearl mussels.
Cwmorthin quarry was a slate quarry west of the village of Tanygrisiau, north Wales. Quarrying on the site started in 1810. In 1860 it was connected to the Ffestiniog Railway. In 1900 it was acquired by the nearby Oakeley quarry and the two were connected underground. In 1970 it closed along with Oakeley. There was small-scale working in the 1980s and 1990s, and the mine finally closed in 1997.
Moel y Gest is a 263 m (863 ft) hill to the west of Porthmadog in North Wales. It is a very rocky hill with high topographic prominence because of the lower land that surrounds it on all sides, and qualifies as a Marilyn. The views from the top are far ranging and include the Llŷn Peninsula, the Rhinogydd, Moelwynion, Moel Hebog, and Snowdon.
Ysgafell Wen North Top is a peak on a ridge in Snowdonia, North Wales. It lies to the north of the highest summit on the ridge Ysgafell Wen. It is a subsidiary summit of Allt-fawr. The summit is located at the edge of Cwm Edno, an edge that falls steeply into the cwm.
Ysgafell Wen Far North Top is a top of Ysgafell Wen North Top in Snowdonia, North Wales. It lies directly to the west of Ysgafell Wen North Top, and rises as a rocky outcrop from one of the dog lakes, Llynnau'r Cwn.
Ysgol Ardudwy is a bilingual secondary school for 11–16 year olds at Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales. It serves the seaside communities of Penrhyndeudraeth, Harlech, Abermaw (Barmouth) and nearby villages. It had 313 pupils on the roll in 2021.
Conglog quarry was a small enterprise situated to the north-west of Tanygrisiau, near Blaenau Ffestiniog in Wales. It was overshadowed by the much bigger Rhosydd quarry a little further to the west. It was active from 1854 to 1910, and was operated by an individual, two partnerships and four separate companies over this period.
Llafar Halt was an unstaffed solely passenger railway station which served the rural area of Glanllafar, east of Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, Wales.
Nantmor is a railway halt in North Wales serving the nearby hamlet of the same name. It is located between the stations of Beddgelert and Pont Croesor on the recently restored Welsh Highland Railway. It had existed during the first period of the WHR, 1923–1936, and was rebuilt for the current line, opening on 27 May 2010.
Plas Halt is an unstaffed halt on the narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway in Wales, which was built in 1836 to carry dressed slate from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog for export by sea.
Pont Croesor is a railway halt in Wales, on the Welsh Highland Railway, which runs through the Snowdonia National Park from Caernarfon to Porthmadog. It is located on the section between the stations of Hafod y Llyn and Pen-y-Mount Junction.
Rhyd is a small village in the Welsh County of Gwynedd, located on the B4410 road, halfway between Maentwrog and Llanfrothen. Situated on an elevated site within the Snowdonia National Park, the village has views of the Moelwyns, notably Moelwyn Bach. The village is located one mile from Tan-y-Bwlch railway station, one of the principal stops on the historic Ffestiniog Railway. Nearby is Llyn Mair.
Saint Twrog's Church is in the village of Maentwrog in the Welsh county of Gwynedd, lying in the Vale of Ffestiniog, within the Snowdonia National Park. It is in the Deanery of Ardudwy. It is designated by Cadw as a Grade II listed building.
Sygun Copper Mine is a Victorian copper mine which closed in 1903 but was renovated and reopened by the Amies family as a tourist attraction in 1986, focusing on audio-visual tours of the underground workings. Sygun Copper Mine was once a main supplier of minerals in Wales. It is located about one mile (1.6 km) outside of the village of Beddgelert in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales.
Trawsfynydd Lake Halt was a solely passenger railway station near the northeastern tip of Llyn Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, Wales. Many Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century institutions in Wales were given anglicised names, this station being one. Over the years, and especially since the Second World War, most have been rendered into Welsh or given both Welsh and English names. Trawsfynydd Lake Halt closed before this happened.
Trawsfynydd railway station served the village of Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, Wales.
Y Llethr is the highest mountain in the Rhinogydd range of Snowdonia, in north Wales. The summit consists of a flat grassy top marked only by a small cairn. The summit is more in keeping with its southern flanks than its rugged northern approach.
Y Traeth (English: The Beach) is a multi-use stadium in Porthmadog, Wales. It is currently used mostly for football matches as the home ground of Porthmadog F.C. The stadium has a capacity of 2000 people, with 500 seated. The Traeth saw its largest crowd in recent years during the season 1993/4, when the last game of the season against Bangor City F.C. attracted more than 2,500 spectators.
Yr Arddu is a mountain summit found in the Moelwynion in Snowdonia; grid reference SH673507.
Ysgol Eifionydd is a bilingual comprehensive school in Porthmadog, Gwynedd, Wales. The majority of its students speak Welsh as a first language and receive their education through the medium of Welsh. The school is located next to the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway in Porthmadog.
Nyth-y-Gigfran quarry (sometimes spelt: Nith-y-Gigfran or Nidd-y-Gigfran; sometimes known as Glan-y-Pwll quarry) was a slate quarry in the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales. It was located about 300 feet (91 m) above the settlement of Glan y Pwll, south of what was to become Blaenau Ffestiniog. The quarry was sited on the steep cliffs that form the eastern edge of Allt-fawr and was entirely underground. The quarry opened around 1840 and became part of the Oakeley quarry in the 1880s; this in turn closed in 1969.
Criccieth Golf Club (Welsh: Clwb Golff Cricieth) was a golf club based just outside Criccieth at Gwynedd, Wales. A 5787-yard-long, 18 hole hilltop course with par 69 and SSS of 68. The club opened in 1905. In 2015 the club was named among Bryn Terfel's favourite courses in the “Wales Golf Annual Brochure”. This club has a "members only" policy.
The Priory and Parish Church of Saint Mary is in Beddgelert, in the Snowdonia area of Gwynedd, Wales. It is a Grade II* listed building, on the site of one of the oldest Christian establishments in Wales. An early Christian community was established there in the 6th century AD which is mentioned by Gerald of Wales. An Augustinian priory was founded there in the 13th century and in the Middle Ages it grew substantially thanks to the support of important Welsh nobles including Prince Llewelyn.
Wrysgan quarry was a slate quarry near the village of Tanygrisiau, Blaenau Festiniog, North Wales. It was worked intermittently from the 1830s, and was worked continuously from c.1850 until 1946. Wrysgan was an underground slate quarry, which was located on a small inaccessible site, some 1,390 feet (420 m) above sea level, to the west of Cwmorthin.
Capel Salem is a Grade II listed building in the hamlet of Pentre Gwynfryn, near Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales. This Baptist chapel building is located about a mile up river of Llanbedr, on a ridge between the two valleys. It is just 300 yards (270 m) upstream from where the two rivers meet. The building was begun in 1826 and completed in 1851 but ten years later, it was extended to include the chapel house and to remodel the interior.
St Tanwg's Church, Llandanwg, also known as "the church in the sand", is an early medieval church dedicated to St Tanwg in the village of Llandanwg, Gwynedd, Wales. The church is a Grade I listed building.
The Grave of David Lloyd George, stands on a bank of the Afon Dwyfor in the village of Llanystumdwy, Gwynedd, Wales. It commemorates Lloyd George who grew up in the village, was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 1916 and 1922, and died at Llanystumdwy in 1945. The grave and its setting were designed by Clough Williams-Ellis, the architect of Portmerion and a lifelong friend of Lloyd George. The grave comprises a boulder set in an oval enclosure, the walls of which bear two slate plaques recording Lloyd George's name and the years of his birth and death. It is a Grade II* listed structure.
Ystumllyn is a Grade II* listed house in Criccieth, Wales. Founded in the late-16th-century, and significantly expanded in the early-18th-century, it is remarkable as an "important example" of the vernacular architecture of both periods.
The Oakeley Arms Hotel is a Grade II listed hotel near Maentwrog in North Wales. The original building dates back to the 17th century, and was once part of the nearby Tan-y-Bwlch Estate. Although its principal use has been as an inn, historically it has also been used as a post office, makeshift court house, polling station and police station.
Llyn yn y Rhinogydd yng Ngwynedd yw Llyn Dulyn. Saif i'r gorllewin o Grib y Rhiw, rhwng Y Llethr a Diffwys. Ynghanol y llyn, sydd ag arwynebedd o 5 acer, mae ynys fechan greigiog a elwir "yr allor goch"; dywedid pe byddai rhywun yn gwlychu'r graig yma pan fyddai'n sych, y byddai'r tywydd yn newid cyn nos.
Llyn bychan yn ne Gwynedd yw Llyn Hafod-y-llyn (Hafod-y-llyn yn unig ar y map Arolwg Ordnans). Fe'i lleolir tua 2 filltir i'r de-orllewin o Harlech yn ardal Ardudwy, Meirionnydd. Uchder: 450 troedfedd.
Llyn bychan yn ne Gwynedd yw Llyn Gelli Gain. Fe'i lleolir tua 3 milltir i'r de-ddwyrain o Drawsfynydd yn ardal Meirionnydd. Saif 1,100 troedfedd i fyny.
Llyn yng Ngwynedd yw Llyn Cwm y Foel (amrywiad: Llyn Cwm-y-foel ar y map OS). Mae'n un o nifer o lynnoedd ar y tir uchel i'r gogledd o gopa'r Moelwyn Mawr yn y Moelwynion. Saif i'r dwyrain o gopa Cnicht ac i'r gorllewin o Lyn Cwm Corsiog, 1,100 troedfedd uwch lefel y môr, ac mae ganddo arwynebedd o 8 acer.
Mae Bryn Banog yn gopa mynydd a geir ym Moel Hebog yn Eryri; cyfeiriad grid SH576457. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 458 metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Craig Ddrwg yn gopa mynydd a geir yn y Rhinogydd, ychydig i'r gogledd-ddwyrain o gopa Clip ac i'r de-orllewin o Drawsfynydd, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH656331. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 546metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf. Roedd yma chwarel fanganîs ers stalwm.
Mae Craig Nyth-y-Gigfran (Y Blaen Llym) yn gopa mynydd a geir yn y Moelwynion yn Eryri; cyfeiriad grid SH685464. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 524 metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.
Mae Manod Bach yn gopa mynydd a geir yn y Moelwynion rhwng Ffestiniog a Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd; cyfeiriad grid SH714447. Uchder cymharol, neu ”amlygrwydd” y copa, ydy 415metr: dyma'r uchder mae'r copa'n codi uwchlaw'r mynydd agosaf.