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  River Dyfi
At the time of writing there were 2 river wide tree strainers in this section, both of which could be paddled over at high levels but could be portages at lower levels.
Below this there is a large eddy on river right (where the town folk dump their unwanted fridges etc.) anybody portaging the grade 5 can put back on here.
The last little gorge (grade 3) is clean before the river opens up for the last kilometre of easy water down to the road bridge.
www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk /dyfi.htm   (347 words)

 North Wales
RIVER LLYFNI - Grade 2-3 to the sea, south of Caernarfon.
RIVER TRYWERYN (Llyn Celyn Dam to Campsite)- a superb year-round facility for paddlers.
RIVER VYRNWY (Lake Vyrnwy Dam to Pont Llogel) - a dam-fed intermediate trip.
www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk /nwales.htm   (692 words)

 Conwy Richards - Coracle Types - River Taff, River Dwyrd and River Dyfi (River Dovey)
The River Dyfi is one of the rivers not particularly known for its coracle fishermen.
That river was to become polluted with effluent from lead mining activities and that is recorded as one of the reasons that coracle netting ceased.
All the academic works on working coracles have no mention of the river and it was not until 1986 that the existence of this previously unknown craft was first noted when a Shrewsbury coracle maker was asked to renovate an original.
www.coracle-fishing.net /text-files/types-dwyrd.htm   (596 words)

 River Dyfi Cottage United Kingdom | Self Catering Breaks
This fairytale cottage is right beside a tumbling mountain river and with its own waterfall babbling down a rocky gorge to meet the famous Dovey River infront of the cottage.
Also fishing is available along the river frontage of the cottage boundery.
Honeysuckle and roses ramble the thick stone walls of this lovely cottage which is decorated and furnished in traditional style.
www.self-catering-breaks.com /Properties/Prop4783.htm   (334 words)

Craiglyn Dyfi is only about 25 miles from the sea as the crow flies, although the river manages to add a few more miles to its length as it meanders its way along its lower reaches.
The Dyfi National Nature Reserve was established in 1969 to protect the wildlife and their habitat from pressures of increased tourism and modern farming methods.
Their vision is "for the Dyfi valley to be a thriving bilingual community with a reputation for sustainability", and their web site is full of useful facts about the valley, in addition to containing plenty of information on their plans and activities.
website.lineone.net /~dyfival1/dyfigeognotes.htm   (1260 words)

 Welcome to the ACA
Rainbow trout in the river have escaped from the trout farm.
The River Wenning is a wild brown trout and salmon river and the rainbow trout are, of course, causing problems with the brown trout fry and parr.
The ACA currently acts for several clubs whose waters on the River Don have been devastated due to the discharge of huge amounts of raw sewage from the storm tanks of a sewage works in July 2006.
www.a-c-a.org /caseupdates.php   (2383 words)

The demands for improved links across the river must have led to new roadbridges being built at strategic points to carry the extra traffic where before there existed only a ford or footbridge.
The two local railways vanished, along with their river crossings, as the slate industry declined - although the main line still hangs on by the skin of its teeth and crosses the river near Dyfi Junction.
It was the lowest ford on the river, which is still tidal at this point.
website.lineone.net /~dyfival1/histcrossings.htm   (1274 words)

 icWales - Stunning valley's membership of an exclusive eco club hangs in balance
The beauty of the Dyfi Valley is considered by world experts to be on a par with Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Australia and the US Yellowstone Park.
Andy Rowland of Ecodyfi, a bilingual organisation regenerating the area, said, 'Unesco originally welcomed the Dyfi Biosphere Area as a member of this network because of the important international habitats which are found around Borth Bog and the estuary.
A study by Oxford University recommends the watershed of the River Dyfi as being an ideal catchment area.
icwales.icnetwork.co.uk /0750expats/expats/tm_headline=stunning-valley-s-membership-of-an-exclusive-eco-club-hangs-in-balance&method=full&objectid=17949727&siteid=50082-name_page.html   (691 words)

 IAN DENNIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
River Basin Dynamics and Hydrology Research Group (2003) The use of geomorphological mapping and modelling for identifying land affected by heavy metal contamination on river floodplains.
Dennis, I.A., Macklin, M.G., Coulthard, T.J. and Brewer, P.A. (2002) The impact of the October/November 2000 floods on contaminant metal dispersal in the River Swale catchment, North Yorkshire.
The impact of the autumn 2000 floods on channel and floodplain geochemistry in the River Swale Catchment, Yorkshire.
users.aber.ac.uk /idd/publications.htm   (207 words)

 River Dyfi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Dyfi (Afon Dyfi in Welsh) (also known in English as the River Dovey) is a river in mid Wales.
It shares its watershed with the River Severn and the River Dee before flowing generally south-westwards down to a wide estuary.
It is a relatively pristine river with few polluting inputs and is notable for its Salmon and Brown Trout.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Dyfi   (191 words)

 Canoe Wales - Canw Cymru
The Dyfi is a beautiful mountain river rising from Creiglyn Dyfi, which lies below the crags of the Aran mountains.
Turning off the A470 in Dinas Mawddwy it is possible to follow the river upstream until access is found at the small bridge in Llanymawddwy, GR908194.
The river is beautiful as its winds its way down under several bridges in a very easy and relaxed fashion.
www.canoewales.com /west_coast/dyfi.htm   (543 words)

 River Dyfi Cottage near Dolgellau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Scented honeysuckle and old roses ramble this very pretty stone 18th century Woodman's cottage standing beside a tumbling mountain river and waterfall and just yards from where it meets the Upper Dovey river flowing in rocky gorges, so completely free from any flooding, within the Snowdonia National Park.
The Dovey river has shingley shores, mossy banks and children and adults love it.
All this yet Dyfi Cottage is only ½ mile from pub / hotels and 1½ miles from shop, petrol and cafe.
www.barmouth.org.uk /dyfi.html   (393 words)

 Aberdyfi Motte   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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.
Looking south west across the flood plain of the Dyfi river, the motte can be seen amonst the trees.
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.
www.castlewales.com /aberdyfi.html   (414 words)

 A History of Plas Dolguog Hotel and Cu Og's Restaurant, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 8UJ. A family hotel surrounded by the ...
It would appear that the River Dulas was then called Cuog and one of Llywarch Hen's poems was an address of thirty two stanzas 'To the Cuckoo in Abercuawg'.
The Herberts had considerable interest in the manor of Cyfeiliog which was an area of land extending from the Dyfi Estuary in the west and Talerddig in the East.
The present road to Dolguog was probably built in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century and coincided with the improvement of the Machynlleth - Newtown Road by the Turnpike Trust.
www.plasdolguog.co.uk /history.htm   (2050 words)

 Victorian Machynlleth - the port of Derwenlas - 2
There could be traffic on the river at Derwenlas by day and by night, depending on the tide.
One of the original loops in the course of the river was completely cut off by the railway.
from the river boats, and the boat-builders and sailors left the area for good.
history.powys.org.uk /school1/machynlleth/port2.shtml   (149 words)

 GENUKI: The National Gazetteer (1868) - Mallwyd
It is situated on the river Dyfi, under Camlan and Moel Dyfi, comprising Dinas and 7 other townships Mallwyd is a favourite resort of anglers, and, from its varied scenery, is much frequented by artists.
It is situated in a mountainous district on the river Dyfi."
It is situated in a picturesque spot among the Mowddwy and other mountains, on Craig-y-Dinas, at the junction of the rivers Dovey and Cerris.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/MER/Mallwyd/Gaz1868.html   (1035 words)

 BBC NEWS | Wales | Mid Wales | Diversion could tackle flood chaos
Traffic chaos created every time a river floods in Machynlleth could lead to a new way of diverting traffic around the town.
The flooding of the river Dyfi at Dyfi Bridge in Machynlleth means that traffic going through the town to Dolgellau in the north and Aberystwyth in the south is diverted along a narrow B road.
Mr Evans, of Llanwrin, lives on the B road, which he compared to the M25 when the river Dyfi floods.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/wales/mid/3462535.stm   (375 words)

 timeshare uk timeshares uk england scotland wales timeshare (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The apartments of Dalfaber Golf & Country Club are set in acres of mature woodland on the banks of the River Spey, against the rugged mountain backdrop of the Cairngorms.
The luxury lodges at Hilton Craigendarroch nestle in the pine trees on the banks of the River Dee, in an area of special beauty and peace much loved by the British Royal Family.
The Plas Talgarth resort is set in 64 acres of grounds with an 18th century Georgian Manor house at its centre, overlooking the River Dyfi in the Snowdonia National Park.
www.world-timeshare.com.cob-web.org:8888 /timeshare_uk.html   (1765 words)

The house of Glangwynedd is situated in the heart of Mid-Wales, one mile from Machynlleth and surrounded by fields and woodland.
It is by the banks of the river Dulas very close to the confluence with the river Dyfi, a famous salmon river.
There are various reserves nearby, Ynys Hir the RSPB reserve is on the Dyfi estuary (approx 10km), the extensive sand-dunes of the National Nature reserve at Ynys Las (approx 20km) and the upland reserve of heather moorland at Glaslyn (approx 15km).
www.lynn.john.williams.care4free.net   (606 words)

 GENUKI: Cemmes, Montgomeryshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868
The village is pleasantly situated on the southern bank of the river Dovey, and on the road from Welshpool to Machynlleth and Aberystwith, which, from a short distance north of it, runs parallel with the river for the remainder of its course.
It is situated on the right bank of the river Avon Yale, which falls into the Dovey, and on the road from Newtown to Machynlleth.
It is situated on the right bank of the river Tavolog, which falls into the river Dovey near Mallwyd ; and it forms the northern portion of the parish, which borders on Merionethshire.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/MGY/Cemais/Gaz1868.html   (807 words)

 Llangynog Loops Print Only   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Situated to the North of the River Dyfi at Machynlleth, the Dyfi Forest is much larger than the not too distant Coed y Brenin Forest.
The Dyfi Enduro has been run here for the past 2 years and has introduced hundreds of new riders to the area.
This is where the Dyfi shows what it's made of: and what it is made of, is solid slate.
www.mtbbritain.co.uk /dyfi_forest_text_only.html   (558 words)

 Natural Discovery
The Dyfi valley includes the westerly spur of Powys, Ceredigion north of Aberystwyth, south Gwynedd and the southern rim of Snowdonia National Park.
Ynyslas dunes and Cors Fochno National Nature Reserve are situated to the south of the mouth of the Dyfi, next to Borth.
Sea and river angling, including salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Dyfi.
www.naturaldiscovery.co.uk /wales_plus_background.htm   (441 words)

 Dyfi Mountain Biking : Welcome
There are three cross country routes starting in Machynlleth (Mach 1, 2 and 3), and new for 2005 is the cli-machx trail in the Dyfi Forest north of the town.
Closure info: There is a motorcycle enduro in part of the Dyfi forest on Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th September.
The group successfully fundraised to waymark the Mach 1, 2 and 3 routes on rights of way around Machynlleth, and then to build trails in the Dyfi forest, with the help of a community regeneration group, Ecodyfi.
dyfimountainbiking.org.uk   (305 words)

 Berwyn Mountains, Mid Wales - tourist information
On the River Dyfi or Dovey, this quiet village is a good centre for salmon fishing or walking.
Naturally there are fine views, either over the Dyfi valley to the west, or over the narrow gorge of the River Twmmyn to the east
Today the town is still beautifully situated on the River Dyfi, the number of pubs has dropped from 24 at its zenith to 4, there is an Owen Glendower institute, the clock tower, and houses from 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
www.wales-calling.com /guide/berwyn.htm   (450 words)

 A470 - Rhan 2
Cross the railway and follow the river Hafren (Severn) towards the south, through the village of Llandinam with its memorial to David Davies, who was born in 1818.
Beyond the reservoir and over the mountain to the south west is where two famous rivers - Hafren (Severn) and Gwy (Wye) - begin their journeys to the sea.
This is where the A470 meets the River Gwy (Wye) and it follows the longest river in the South down the beautiful valley towards the old market town of Rhaeadr Gwy (Rhayader).
www.acen.co.uk /cylchgrawn/erthyglau/a470(2)_translation.shtml   (877 words)

 Machynlleth tourist information
It stands by the River Dyfi in Mid Wales at the head of the beautiful Dyfi estuary.
The road bridge over the River Dyfi is a gateway northwards into the southern reaches of the Snowdonia National Park (Eryri), and there are alternative roads to both south Wales and the Midlands of England available.
Cross the River Dyfi and head west for a delightful ten mile drive down the beautiful Dyfi estuary through Pennal to Aberdyfi.
www.walesdirectory.co.uk /Towns_in_Wales/Machynlleth_Town.htm   (983 words)

 Snowdonia holiday cottages, Wales self catering accommodation
Honeysuckle and old roses ramble this very pretty stone 18th Century Woodman's cottage standing beside a tumbling mountain river and waterfall and just yards from where it meets the Upper Dovey river flowing in rocky gorges (completely free from flooding) within The Snowdonia National Park.
The Dovey river has shingley shores, mossy banks - ideal for splashing about or fishing.
All this yet River Dyfi Cottage is only half a mile from pub/hotels and 1.5 miles from shop, petrol and cafe.
www.cottageguide.co.uk /riverdyficottage   (405 words)

 The Welsh Marilyns List
Caernarfon; coast to River Dee; English border and River Severn to Welshpool; A458 to Mallwyd; River Dyfi to Aberdyfi; coast to Caernarfon, plus the islands of Anglesey, Holy Island and Bardsey Island.
Aberdyfi; River Dyfi to Mallwyd; A458 to Welshpool; River Severn and English border to Hay-on-Wye; River Wye to Builth Wells; A483 to Llandovery; River Tywi to Carmarthen Bay; coast to Aberdyfi.
North of River Rheidol, A44, A470 and River Severn from Aberystwyth to Welshpool
www.geocities.com /Yosemite/1015/welma.htm   (285 words)

 Buckley Pines Hotel, Dinas Mawddwy, Mid Wales. Hotel, restaurant and bistro
Nestling within the beautiful Dyfi Valley, with the River Dyfi (Dovey) located behind the Hotel (we have half a mile of Fishing Rights) situated on the edge of the village of Dinas Mawddwy, within the stunning scenery of the Snowdonia National Park, just off the A470 between Dolgellau and Machynlleth.
Surrounded by beautiful mountains and the river Dyfi (Dovey) with a wide variety of Birds including the beautiful Red Kite, making this an ideal location for Bird Watchers, Nature Lovers, or those wishing to enjoy the scenery and the pure air.
The Buckley Bar is full of character, with its open fire, interesting memorabilia and excellent selection of wines, Beers and Spirits, the ideal location to chat to the locals, and plan your next day's tour of mid and north Wales.
www.buckleypineshotel.co.uk /index.htm   (373 words)

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