Afon Glaslyn

The Afon Glaslyn is a river in , north-west . While not of great significance in terms of its length, it is one of Gwynedd's primary rivers, and has greatly influenced the landscape in which it flows.

Notable Places in the Area

is situated at Penrhyn Isa, , , on the A487 road about 1 mile SE across the Afon Glaslyn causeway from , in north-west . is situated 2,500 feet northeast of Afon Glaslyn. Photo: NoelWalley, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
in , , . is situated 3,500 feet northwest of Afon Glaslyn. Photo: Eagle1942, CC BY 2.0.

Railway station
Boston Lodge Halt in is an unstaffed halt on the narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway, which was built in 1836 to carry dressed slate from to for export by sea. is situated 3,100 feet northeast of Afon Glaslyn. Photo: Gwernol, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 3,800 feet northwest of Afon Glaslyn. Photo: Arthur C Harris, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is an Italian renaissance style village located on the coast of , most famous for being the setting of the cult television program The Prisoner. Photo: MichaelMaggs, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, formerly Portmadoc, is a small coastal town in with a population of 4,000. Photo: Rob Phillips, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Peter Glyn, CC0.

Afon Glaslyn

52.9167° or 52° 55' north
-4.1167° or 4° 7' west
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Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Afon Glaslyn
  • Dutch: Afon Glaslyn
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: نهر افون جلاسلين
  • English: River Glaslyn
  • French: Afon Glaslyn
  • German: Afon Glaslyn
  • Swedish: Afon Glaslyn
  • Welsh: Afon Glaslyn
  • Glaslyn

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