Penmaenpool (pronounced ‘Pen-mine-pool’) originated as the estate village to serve Penmaenuchaf Hall, the country residence for a Lancashire entrepeneur. The village consisted of a terrace of workers cottages, a model farm and a railway station. Penmaenpool Map & Directions
With free public parking with toilets, Penmaenpool is a great place to join the Mawddach Way or the Dolgellau to Barmouth railway walk, the Mawddach Trail.
The Penmaenpool toll bridge makes it just a short walk to the RSPB bird reserve at Coed Garth Gell and the facilities at Taicynhaeaf.
For a comprehensive guide to all the events and activities in Penmaenpool
and the surrounding area please visit the Mawddach
Estuary Events page.
To view local arts and crafts produced in Penmaenpool and the surrounding
area please visit Mawddach Crafts.
Hotel, pub and self catering accommodation are all available in the village.
The Dolgellau - Machynlleth bus stops here and the Dolgellau to Barmouth bus service is easily accessed by taking the short walk over the toll bridge to Taicynhaeaf. Click here to access a public transport journey planner.