2023

SH7217 : Royal Ship Hotel, Dolgellau

taken 8 months ago, near to Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales

Royal Ship Hotel, Dolgellau
Royal Ship Hotel, Dolgellau
The Royal Ship Hotel stands on Queen's Square in the centre of Dolgellau, a town in Snowdonia National Park. Routes 8 and 82 of the National Cycle Network pass through this point, which is also on the Cross Britain Way long distance path.
National Cycle Network route 82

Route 82 of the National Cycle Network stretches for 210 kilometres (131 miles) through Wales, from Bangor in the north to Fishguard in the west. Its northern section passes through the Snowdonia National Park, involving some challenging climbs.

For more information, see Sustrans' website: LinkExternal link

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.

The National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network is a network of cycle routes. It was created by the charity Sustrans LinkExternal link (Sustainable Transport), aided by a National Lottery grant.

Many routes aim to minimise contact with motor traffic, though 70% of them are on roads. In some cases the NCN uses pedestrian routes, disused railways, minor roads, canal towpaths, or traffic-calmed routes in towns and cities.

The Cross Britain Way (Macmillan Way)

The Cross Britain Way is a 279 mile, east-west trail across England and Wales, created to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Starting at Boston (where the original Macmillan Way starts), it crosses the Fens, the Vale of Belvoir, the Leicestershire/Nottinghamshire Wolds, the National Forest, Cannock Chase, East Shropshire along the Iron Bridge Gorge, the Shropshire Hills, the hills of mid Wales, the Berwyn Mountains, and Snowdonia National Park, to its end at Barmouth. LinkExternal link


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Geographical Context: Business, Retail, Services City, Town centre Building Type: Hotel Long Distance Path: Cross Britain Way Path: NationalCycle Network Route 82 County: Gwynedd Country: Wales Area: Snowdonia National Park Place: Dolgellau Primary Subject: Hotel other tags: Hotel National Cycle Route 82 NCN Route 82 NCN82 NCN8 NCN Sustrans Route 8 NCN Route 8 National Cycle Network Route 8 National Cycle Network Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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SH7217, 282 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Malc McDonald   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 11 August, 2023   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 31 August, 2023
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 728 178 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.5850N 3:53.1416W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 727 178
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