A Selection of Images Taken Around Penmaenuchaf, Penmaenpool
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Looking towards Diffwys from the New Precipice Walk on the north side of the Mawddach Estuary.
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.
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.
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 on a sunny day. The Mawddach Estuary meets the coast at Barmouth and Fairbourne. Barmouth can be seen in the distance.
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.
Not many trees can survive on the exposed hills above Penmaenuchaf. Those that do, like this hawthorn tree, end up in some windswept shapes.
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.
Gwern-y-Barcud seen through a wintery morning mist.
Some more windswept trees under a layer of snow at Gwern-y-Barcud.
Gradually decaying, ramshackle old lean-to alongside the eastern end of the Penmaenuchaf Engine shed.
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.