"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberdyfi

Aberdyfi (English: Mouth of the River Dyfi), or Aberdovey (the Anglicised spelling is still in common use) is a village and community on the north side of the estuary of the River Dyfi in Gwynedd, on the west coast of Wales.

The village was founded around the harbour and shipbuilding industry, but is now best known as a seaside resort with a high quality beach. The town centre is on the river and seafront, around the original harbour, jetty and beach but it stretches back from the coast and up the steep hillside in the midst of typical Welsh coastal scenery of steep green hills and sheep farms. Penhelig, with its own railway station, is the eastern part of the town.

Aberdyfi is a popular tourist attraction, with many returning holidaymakers, especially from the metropolitan areas of England, such as the West Midlands, which is less than 100 miles to the east. A relatively large proportion of houses in the village are now holiday homes, resulting in high house prices. The town is located within the Snowdonia National Park. In the 2011 census, 38.5% of the population of Aberdyfi ward identified themselves as Welsh (or combined).

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SN614960

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Things to see and do in and around Aberdyfi

  • Talyllyn Railway
  • Crochendy Tywyn Pottery
  • The Animalarium
  • Blue Island Ceramics
  • Great Aberystwyth Camera
  • Celtica
  • Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre
  • Bro Ddyfi LC Pool and Water Slide
  • Glyndwrs Way National Trail
  • Senedd-Dy Owain Glyndwr

Tourist Information

Aberdyfi
Tourist Information Centre
The Wharf Gardens
Wales
LL35 0ED

Phone 01654 767 321
Email tic.aberdyfi@eryri-npa.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Sunday 26 March

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
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Pressure 1025
Humidity 48%
UV Index n/a
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09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1025
Humidity 54%
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12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1024
Humidity 56%
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15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
E
Pressure 1023
Humidity 59%
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18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1023
Humidity 67%
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21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1023
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
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