Penamenuchaf Hall Hotel, near dolgellau an exceptional country hourse hotel
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Things to do in the Snowdonia National Park - Caernarfon Castle (Photo: Visit Wales)
For anyone interested in history, from country houses to world heritage grade castles, Wales has it all to offer.

Harlech Castle, North Wales. Image credit: Roman Grac on


History of Penmaenuchaf Estate

History of Penmaenuchaf - a picture of the gardens in the old days

Visitors interested in the history of estates and formal gardens will be fascinated to tour the grounds at Penmaenuchaf Hall. CADW, which lists heritage sites in Wales, has written a detailed report on the development of Penmaenuchaf's grounds and estate from the late 1800s. With CADW's kind permission a copy of the report is available to download and print off. We thoroughly recommend a good walk around the gardens with this as a guide to provide an insight into the history of Penmaenuchaf.

Penmaenuchaf CADW report
(PDF file).







Dolgellau Town Trail

The Dolgellau Civic Society have produced a carefully researched and beautifully illustrated guide for visitors to the town. A copy of the Dolgellau trail guide can be bought at the hotel or downloaded here with their kind permission.

Dolgellau Town Trail Dolgellau Town Trail Guide
(PDF file).







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