Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Gwynedd » Bontnewydd, Gwynedd - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Bontnewydd, Gwynedd

Local area map loading...

Bontnewydd, Gwynedd

Bontnewydd (Welsh, meaning 'New Bridge' in English) is a small village with a population of 1,165 located on the A487 road 3 kilometres south of Caernarfon in Gwynedd, Wales, close to the river Gwyrfai, 3 kilometres from its outflow into Foryd Bay. It is served by Bontnewydd railway station, an unstaffed halt on the Welsh Highland Railway. The village has two small supermarkets, an outdoor attraction called Gypsy Wood Park, a pub called The Newborough Arms and one school.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH4859
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
 

Your comments about Bontnewydd, Gwynedd

What do you know about Bontnewydd, Gwynedd? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus