British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

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

Pennal, Gwynedd

Local area map loading...

Pennal, Gwynedd

Pennal is a village on the A493 road in southern Gwynedd, Wales, on the north bank of the Afon Dyfi/River Dovey, near Machynlleth. It lies in the former county of Merionethshire/Sir Feirionnydd, and is within the Snowdonia National Park.
Post townMachynlleth
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyMerioneth
OS GridSH6900
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01654

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


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

Pennal, par. and vil., Merioneth - par., 7461 ac., pop. 667; vil., 3 miles W. of Machynlleth; P.O.

Your comments about Pennal, Gwynedd

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

comments powered by Disqus