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A Selection of Images Taken Around Penmaenuchaf, Penmaenpool


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Diffwys in the distance seen from New Precipice Walk. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Looking towards Diffwys from the New Precipice Walk on the north side of the Mawddach Estuary.
Mawddach Estuary from New Precipice walk. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Panoramic view looking down the Mawddach Estuary from from New Precipice Walk. Arthog can just be made out on the left (south) side of the estuary.
Open pasture Gwern y Barcud. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Above Penmaenuchaf, there are couple of farms raising sheep, this is a picture of pasture near Gwern-y-Barcud. There is a public footpath running through Gwern-y-Barcud which will take you to Cregennan.
View from top of Ffridd-y-Mynydd above Penmaenuchaf. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) The Grand Firs come to an end on Ffridd-y-Mynydd to the immediate west of Penmaenuchaf providing a view Diffwys across the estuary.
Picture of Fairbourne, Gwynedd on a sunny day. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Picture of Fairbourne on a sunny day. The Mawddach Estuary meets the coast at Barmouth and Fairbourne. Barmouth can be seen in the distance.
Fearless sheep on cliff near Penmaenuchaf. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Said one sheep to the other: "I think I'm lost."
A photo of the winding track that leads to an old farmhouse on Ffridd Ucha, above Penmaenuchaf.. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) A photo of the winding track that leads to an old farmhouse on Ffridd Ucha, above Penmaenuchaf.
Photo of a windswept hawthorn tree near Penmaenuchaf. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Not many trees can survive on the exposed hills above Penmaenuchaf. Those that do, like this hawthorn tree, end up in some windswept shapes.
An old boat found at the bottom of the Penmaenuchaf reservoir. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) This old boat was once someone's pride and joy. It had sunk to the bottom of the Penmaenuchaf reservoir only to be revealed again after a severe drought.
Photo of Gwern-y-Barcud seen through a wintery morning mist. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Gwern-y-Barcud seen through a wintery morning mist.
Photo of windswept trees under a layer of snow at Gwern-y-Barcud. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Some more windswept trees under a layer of snow at Gwern-y-Barcud.
Photo of ramshackle old lean-to alongside the eastern end of the Penmaenuchaf Engine shed. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Gradually decaying, ramshackle old lean-to alongside the eastern end of the Penmaenuchaf Engine shed.
Photo A470 on long climb over the mountains on the Dinas Mawddwy pass. 
(image preview link - please click to view large picture) Anyone who has ever driven along the A470 between Dolgellau and Dinas Mawddwy will have encountered the long climb over the mountains on the Dinas Mawddwy pass near Bwlch y Groes. This photo was taken on the summit heading east towards Dinas Mawddwy.
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