"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Fairbourne

Fairbourne is a village on the coast of Barmouth Bay to the south of the estuary of the River Mawddach in Gwynedd, surrounded by the Snowdonia National Park. Before the seaside resort was built the coastal area was known as Morfa Henddol, while the outcrop now occupied by the Fairbourne Hotel was called Ynysfaig. Fairbourne was founded as a seaside resort by Arthur McDougall (of flour making fame.) It is in an area listed by Gwynedd council for managed retreat due to rising sea levels

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH613130

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Things to see and do in and around Fairbourne

  • Fairbourne Steam Railway
  • Bendi-gedig
  • Crochendy Tywyn Pottery
  • Talyllyn Railway
  • Corris Craft Centre
  • King Arthurs Labyrinth
  • Corris Craft Centre
  • Corris Mine Explorers
  • Corris Railway
  • Corris Railway Museum

Tourist Information

Barmouth
Tourist Information Centre
The Station
Station Road
Wales
LL42 1LU

Phone 01341 280 787
Email barmouth.tic@gwynedd.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Sunday 26 March

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 48%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 58%
UV Index
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12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1025
Humidity 56%
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Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1024
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1023
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1024
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
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