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Barmouth
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Barmouth

Latitude: 52° 43'N
Longitude: 04° 03'W
Country: Wales

Ownership: Gwynnedd Council
Type: Municipal
Usage: Leisure
Contact name: Mr Barry Davies, Maritime Officer
Address: Maritime Office, Embankment Road, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 5AA
Telephone no: 01341 280671 (Harbour Master); 01758 704066 (Office)


About Barmouth

The first record of Barmouth (or Abermaw) as a small port on the Welsh Coast was in 1565 in a survey commissioned by Queen Elizabeth I. Subsequently, Barmouth and the Afon Mawddach developed as one of the major ship building centres in Wales during the 18th and 19th centuries.

For over a hundred years now Barmouth has been very popular as a holiday resort.


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