Location of The Riverside Hotel in Machynlleth, Powys
Surrounded by the beautiful countryside of Snowdonia National Park Pennal is the southernmost tip of the ancient Kingdom of Gwynedd, still remembered today as the County of Gwynedd, although Pennal is 'postally' in Powys ie Nr Machynlleth in Montgomeryshire, the mediaeval market town which is 3 miles away inland on the A493, with Aberdyfi, the picturesque seaside resort, 6 miles to the west.
The Hotel is a 16th century building which is gade II listed, it lies at the centre of the picturesque village of Pennal adjacent to the River Sychan (which runs into the River Dyfi) and directly opposite the historic St. Peter ad Vincula Church from where the self-proclaimed Prince of Wales Owain Glyndwr sent his famous ‘Pennal Letter’ to the French Pope in 1406. Go to glyndwrchapelroyal.co.uk for more information.
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