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Arthog, Gwynedd

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Arthog, Gwynedd

Arthog is a village, post town and community in the Meirionnydd area in Wales. It is located on the A493, approximately 8 miles west of Dolgellau, and has a population of 1,010. It is well known for its outdoor activity centres and the nearby Llynnau Cregennen (Cregennen lakes). The Arthog Outdoor Education Centre is owned by Telford and Wrekin Council and is primarily used in term-time by schools from the Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Local Education Authorities.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyMerioneth
OS GridSH6414
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales

Other names by which Arthog, Gwynedd has been known in the past

Capel Arthog

Arthog, Gwynedd in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Capel Arthog, hamlet, Llangelynin par., SW. Merioneth, on river Mawddach, 5¼m. SW. of Dolgelly; P.O.

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