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  Aberdyfi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aberdyfi (Aberdovey in English) is a village on the estuary of the River Dyfi in north Wales.
The village was founded around the shipbuilding industry, but is known best known as a seaside resort with a high quality beach which was awarded the Blue flag beach award in 2005.
The village was the subject of the folk song, The Bells of Aberdovey (Welsh: Clychau Aberdyfi).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aberdyfi   (344 words)

  
 Aberdyfi Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aberdyfi Castle is a castle located near Glandyfi, Ceredigion, in mid Wales.
All that now remains is the motte, which is referred to as Domen Las (meaning "green mound" in Welsh).
Llywelyn the Last held an assembly at Aberdyfi Castle in 1216 where he granted Welsh land in south Wales to other princes in return for their homage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aberdyfi_Castle   (234 words)

  
 TourWales - Aberdyfi
Aberdyfi is famous in Welsh folk legend as being the nearest place on dry land to Cantre'r Gwaelod (the hundred towns of the deep)- a province that was flooded when the prince in charge of the dams and dykes keeping out the sea got blind drunk and left the sea-gates open during a storm.
Aberdyfi is also well known for golf and all water-sports, the history of which can be appreciated at the Outward Bound Sailing Museum.
Aberdyfi is well served by trains and buses and is a good starting point for exploring the southern coastline of the region.
www.tourwales.com /towns_and_villages/aberdyfi.htm   (174 words)

  
 Aberdyfi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Aberdyfi is located on the northern shore of the Dyfi.
Aberdyfi only has one main road, the A493 which runs along the sea front.
Despite the influx of summer visitors, Aberdyfi has maintained the charm of an old fishing village and thanks to control from Gwynedd Council and Snowdonia National Park has not succumbed to ‘modern’ development.
www.dyfi.com /html/aberdyfi.html   (311 words)

  
 Aberdyfi - TheBestLinks.com - English language, England, Novel, Victorian era, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Aberdyfi, English language, England, Novel, Victorian era, Yacht, 19th century...
Aberdyfi (Aberdovey in English) is a village on the estuary of the River Dyfi in Gwynedd, Wales.
The village was immortalised by the folk song, The Bells of Aberdovey (in Welsh, Clychau Aberdyfi).
www.thebestlinks.com /Aberdyfi.html   (328 words)

  
 Aberdyfi Motte   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Llewelyn the Great held an assembly at Aberdyfi in 1216 where he granted land that he had conquered in South Wales to other Princes in return for their homage, and this is likely to have taken place at Aberdyfi castle.
There is no sign of a castle on another river Einion further to the south, despite an antiquarian account of it having been visited, and this has lead to speculation that as this castle is also close to a river Einion the two sites may be one and the same.
Aberdyfi castle is situated on private land around five miles south west of Machynlleth.
www.castlewales.com /aberdyfi.html   (414 words)

  
 Seafront town house for holiday rental - Aberdyfi. Madeira on the waterfront at Aberdyfi, ref 735
Madeira on the waterfront at Aberdyfi, ref 735
First impressions of Aberdyfi might be that of a continental fishing port - the houses nestle along the sea front and boats bob in the clear estuary water with miles of sandy beaches between Aberdyfi and Towyn.
Aberdyfi's location on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park makes it an ideal touring base for the surrounding countryside..
www.qualitycottages.co.uk /ref735.htm   (366 words)

  
 :: Gwynedd.com :: Locations :: Aberdyfi ::
On the northern shore, terraces of pastel coloured houses cling to the hillside, a delightful setting for the picturesque seaside village of Aberdyfi (Aberdovey), a fine example of a Victorian seaside resort.
For centuries, Aberdyfi was an isolated yet prosperous village, the sea and the river being its only link with the outside world.
Aberdyfi folk became renowned as boat builders, their speciality being the shallow draught boats used for coastal trading.
www.gwynedd.com /locations.php?l=23   (455 words)

  
 Aberdyfi Weekend: student feedback
According to students, one of the great benefits of the Aberdyfi weekends is that it helps them get to know one another [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] and make friendships that carry over into day to day student life.
Some said that the deciding factor in their decision to come to Aberystwyth was the Aberdyfi weekends [ 12 ] [ 13 ] and, although some were reluctant at first, [ 14 ] [ 15 ] people seemed to really enjoy it once they'd given it a try.
And although one person said the Aberdyfi weekends were the determining factor in their decision to come to Aberystwyth [ 35 ] and they felt confirmed in that decision others felt the food left something to be desired [ 36 ] [ 37 ] [ 38 ] (so no change there then)...
www.aber.ac.uk /compsci/Public/Recruitment/Guide/Special/feedback.shtml   (3148 words)

  
 The Encams Seaside Awards - Aberdyfi - Beach Information
Aberdyfi (otherwise known as Aberdovey in English) is a thriving little harbour resort set within the Snowdonia National Park, where the river Dovey meets the waters of Cardigan Bay.
During the summer season the yachting regattas are great fun to watch and the championship golf course at the western end of the village is another added attraction.
Aberdyfi has a rail link, public transport and good road access which is well signposted off the A493.
www.seasideawards.org.uk /beach.asp?RegionId=12&BeachID=75   (125 words)

  
 Country Cottages in England
Tynycornel Cottage is a 300 year old recently refurbished detached stone cottage lying in a secluded valley in the Snowdonia National Park between Aberdyfi and Dolgellau.
The property is set on its own at the end of a tarmac drive on a small country estate 3 miles from the coast at Tywyn.
Aberdyfi has an excellent links golf course and the award winning pub, The Penhelig Arms.
www.barclayweb.com /DESTINAT/UNITEDKI/rr-tynycornel.htm   (259 words)

  
 BirdForum - Aberdovey/Aberdyfi
Dolgoch Falls, inland from Tywyn is typical Welsh oak woodland with Redstart, Pied Flycatcher, Wood Warbler and Tree Pipit as well as Dipper, Grey Wagtail and the usual woodland birds, you might be too early for some of the migrants but any of the woodlands round about can be as good.
Aberdyfi was brilliant, yes we found the pub but I was reminded that we were self catering so......it's back to the apartment for tortelini....mmmm.
Shame is, the pub is a lovely stroll from the apartment down a quiet footpath which brings you to the upper terrace of the pub.
www.birdforum.net /showthread.php?t=15167   (1656 words)

  
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Argymhellir i raddfa'r swydd hon fod ar Raddfa 1/2.' Y bwriad o gyflwyno’r newidiadau oedd i gryfhau’r sefydliad staffio er budd harbwr Aberdyfi ac Abermaw, a bod hynny yn ei dro yn cael ei adlewyrchu yn y gwasanaeth a gyflwynir i gwsmeriaid yr harbwr a thraethau cyfagos.
The aim in introducing the changes was to strengthen the staffing establishment for the benefit of Aberdyfi and Barmouth harbour, and that in turn is reflected in the service provided for harbour users and those of neighbouring beaches.Undoubtedly, it has been demonstrated that this system has fulfilled expectations.
Proposed Changes In January, 2004 the Harbour Assistant at Aberdyfi resigned due to uncertainty as to the permanence of the post and that employment was only available for seven months of the year.
www.gwynedd.gov.uk /upload/public/attachments/288/EITEM_13.doc   (1494 words)

  
 Dyfi Discoveries
We are a small, family-run business based in Aberdyfi on the coast of Mid-Wales and our aim is to provide heritage and wildlife boat trips for the sight-seer and enthusiast alike.
Aberdyfi (Welsh spelling of Aberdovey, though pronounced the same) is in a stunning location in Snowdonia National Park, sandwiched between the mountains of Cadair Idris and the waters of Cardigan Bay, which forms part of the Irish Sea.
Wales is steeped in myths and legends - come and discover some of our very own local legends, including the famous Bells of Aberdyfi, together with some of the fascinating history and heritage of the area.
www.dyfidiscoveries.co.uk   (261 words)

  
 histaberd
Unfortunately, Elfrida and the sea captain fell in love, and were in the very act of being married in secret at the house when the father appeared via a secret tunnel and, in his fury, had them walled up alive.
A man from Castell Dyfi was in the habit of sailing his boat down the river to Aberdyfi to collect household provisions, pop into The Raven public house for a few jars, and then ride the tide back upriver to Garreg.
One day, somebody thought it clever to empty his boat of its pig lead ballast as a joke and, on the trip back upriver, the now-unstable boat capsized in high winds and the poor man was drowned.
website.lineone.net /~dyfival1/histaberd.htm   (520 words)

  
 HotelGolf.com - How to reach Trefeddian Hotel
Stay on A493, go through Tywyn to Aberdyfi (Aberdovey) 4 miles from Tywyn, on the left hand side of the road is a terrace of houses.
The hotel entrance is immediately after the terrace, marked by a large blue sign on the left.
Hotel is on the far side of the village, ΒΌ mile after the speed restrictions for the village end on the right hand side of the road, marked by a large blue sign.
www.hotelgolf.com /reach.asp?Hotel_ID=475   (480 words)

  
 Aberdovey and Aberdyfi bed and breakfast, cottage and self catering accommodation, Aberdovey and Aberdyfi guest houses, ...
This bed and breakfast accommodation is located in the picturesque and historic fishing village of Aberdovey (Aberdyfi) in Snowdonia....
Established in 1904, the trefeddian has good facilities (indoor heated pool, tennis court) and is well located to ensure that all ages are well catered for from walks along the sandy beach to a stroll in the Welsh hills or a....
Aberdyfi (meaning mouth of the river Dyfi) is set in the Southern Snowdonia National park.
www.gocoastal.co.uk /resort_guides/aberdyfi/index.asp?loc=Aberdovey   (856 words)

  
 Aberdovey Breaks - Accommodation
This luxurious property is located on the hillside in Aberdyfi with spectacular views over Cardigan Bay.
This property was originally part of the Aberdyfi Railway Station and has now been converted into a cottage.
This property occupies an estuary side location on the Penhelig area of the village and is close to all local amenities.
www.aberdoveybreaks.com /accom.html   (807 words)

  
 Aberdyfi (Aberdovey), Snowdonia, Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Aberdyfi (or Aberdovey on some maps) has many interesting shops and art galleries, pubs, boutiques, cafés and restaurants.
The Aberdyfi Yacht Club is just down the road.
anteidal is situated three miles to the east of Aberdyfi, some ten minutes from Machynlleth station.
www.panteidalorganics.co.uk /wales.html   (436 words)

  
 WELSH WEATHERPIX - AUTUMN 2004 - PART 3: 10+ thunderstorms in one day!
Out over the bay is a series of storms running trainlike into the coast near Aberdyfi.
On the way to Aberdyfi the sky just to my north darkened rapidly and in no time repeated lightning flashes were seen.
Through Aberdyfi and out towards Tywyn I ran into hail covering the road and lots of standing water.
www.geologywales.co.uk /storms/autumn04c.htm   (836 words)

  
 There are many shops and services convenient to Dolgoch Falls
The Health Centre is situated on Pier Road in Tywyn (100 yards beyond the railway bridge on the left).
The hospital is situated on the Aberdyfi Road.
If we are already booked on the dates you require, can we suggest one of the neighbouring properties for which you can find details by clicking on this link to Dolgoch Holiday Homes.
www.dolgochholidays.co.uk /local_shops_&_services.htm   (229 words)

  
 Things to do on holiday at Dolgoch Falls
Lake fishing is available on the Tal-y-Llyn Lake 10 minutes away, with sea fishing from Tywyn or Aberdyfi.
Tywyn beach is 4 miles (10 minutes) from the property and Aberdyfi beach and sand dunes are a further 5-10 minutes.
A short drive from the property, this is a must for anyone interested in practical solutions, working examples and amazing experiments to help save money, energy and the planet.
www.dolgochholidays.co.uk /thingstodo.htm   (266 words)

  
 Aberdyfi / Aberdovey - Official Site - Tourism Office
The Tourism Office for Aberdyfi operates with the support of local organisations in order to promote Aberdyfi and the surrounding area.
BROCHURE: This is published at the start of most years and, as well as promoting the area, it includes information on hotels, guest houses and other accommodation (all verified by the Wales Tourist Board), together with information on local attractions and activities.
ABERDYFI: The Snowdonia National Park Centre, which is situated on the wharf in Aberdyfi.
web.onetel.com /~davebowen1/page10.html   (320 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Travel | Hotels | Llety Bodfor, Aberdyfi
The restaurant: No restaurant (plenty of good options in Aberdyfi, though) but excellent breakfasts are provided in the lounge, featuring local specialities such as leek and laverbread tart with Pant ys Gawn goat cheese, and Anglesey smoked salmon.
The bar: No bar, but drinks are available in the lounge each evening - which gives you a chance to browse and listen to the hotel's excellent collection of 70s and 80s rock on the original vinyl (one of the owners was a roadie with Echo and The Bunnymen, and Robert Plant recently stayed here).
Walk the four miles to Tywyn along one of the finest beaches in Wales and take the train back; go hiking in nearby Snowdonia National Park; go boating, canoeing or fishing from Aberdyfi.
travel.guardian.co.uk /hotels/story/0,11327,1344682,00.html   (273 words)

  
 Aberdovey, Mid Wales. Bed & Breakfast (B&B)in Aberdovey (Aberdyfi)
This bed and breakfast accommodation is located in the picturesque and historic fishing village of Aberdovey (Aberdyfi) in Snowdonia, Mid Wales.
Cartref Guest House is located in the picturesque and historic fishing village of Aberdovey (Aberdyfi) in a unique and quiet corner of the village, but still only a few minutes walk from the many restaurants, bars, shops or Aberdovey’s renowned golden sandy beach.
This is a friendly and relaxing place to stay and is well positioned for you to explore Wales including Cardigan Bay's coast as well as the beautiful mountains of the Snowdonia National Park.
www.cartref-aberdovey.co.uk   (246 words)

  
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It will add to Aberdyfi’s commercial potential through increased numbers of visitors, an extended visitor season and through opportunities for new businesses offering facilities related to the environment (e.g.
Please comment on these or make further suggestions Aberdyfi Eco Visitor Centre Some of its potential Aberdyfi as a Conference Centre The facilities of the Eco Visitor Centre combined with the Neuadd Dyfi will enable field study groups, seminars, small conferences on ecological themes to be organised in Aberdyfi.
It is suggested that the design of the building and facilities allow for these possibilities.
users.aber.ac.uk /dwb/Partnership_files/eco_visitor_centre.doc   (1272 words)

  
 The Surroundings
The coast with sandy, child-friendly beaches at Tywyn and Aberdyfi is only a short drive away and Tal-y-Llyn Lake at the foot of Cadair Idris is a similar distance inland.
The estuary beach in Aberdyfi is a safe and popular family beach.
There is excellent sailing in Cardigan Bay with surfing and windsurfing at Tywyn and a Yacht Club that welcomes visitors in Aberdyfi.
www.dolgochfalls.com /surroundings.htm   (376 words)

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