SH6918 : Toll bridge at Penmaenpool

taken 10 years ago, near to Penmaenpool, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Toll bridge at Penmaenpool
Toll bridge at Penmaenpool
I don't know what the signals are telling us, but the cyclists have stopped for a drink at the George! The signals are remnants of the Barmouth to Dolgellau railway line that once passed this way. The trestle bridge is the first motor vehicle crossing point of the Mawddach upstream of Barmouth (pedestrians, cycles and motorcycles can pay a toll to cross via the Barmouth railway bridge). If you are too miserly to pay the small fees involved, you must journey on to Dolgellau to cross.
National Cycle Route 8
Route 8 of the National Cycle Network, also known as Lôn Las Cymru, runs for 436km (271 miles) between Cardiff and Holyhead via Brecon, Builth Wells, Machynlleth, Porthmadog and Bangor. Between Machynlleth and Porthmadog there are alternative routes - one coastal, the other inland via Dolgellau, Coed y Brenin and Trawsfynydd.
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SH6918, 153 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 May, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 May, 2009
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Estuary, Marine  Paths  Railways 
Building Material (from Tags)
Wood 
Path (from Tags)
Offroad Cycleway  National Cycle Route 8 
Former (from Tags)
Railway 
National Cycle Route (from Tags)
Lon Las Cymru 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Cross Britain Way 
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 694 185 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.9195N 3:56.1520W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 694 185
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Toll Bridge  Trestle  Intertidal  Cycle Path 

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