Harlech

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Harlech
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County
Merionethshire
Highway Authority
Gwynedd

Harlech is a small town near the Cardigan Bay Coast. Home to a famous castle (which is a World Heritage Site), it sits on a steep slope where Snowdonia gives way to coastal flats. It is home to the steepest-signed road in Britain: the Ffordd Pen Llech, which at 40% is also one of the steepest in the world.

The A496 originally took the high route through the town, but then swapped with the B4573 to take the low road.

Routes

Route To Notes

A496

Maentwrog formerly B4573

A496

Abermaw, Barmouth

B4573

Town centre / Canol y dref formerly A496



Harlech
CrossingsFfordd Pen Llech
RoadsA496 • B4573 • Ffordd Arfordirol
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40% - Geograph - 3284594.jpgFfordd Pen Llech, Harlech - Geograph - 4557882.jpgHarlech Level Crossing (C) Arthur C Harris - Geograph - 3612132.jpgHarlech level crossing - Geograph - 1067720.jpgSteepest Road in the UK, Ffordd Penllech, Harlech. - Geograph - 105618.jpg
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