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Originally a Roman military site, Dolgellau was the location of the last Welsh parliament , held in 1404 under Owen Glendower. It later became a haven for Quakers and was also known for gold prospecting. This continues today at 'Gwynfynydd Gold Mines', one of the only sources of Welsh gold in the United Kingdom.
The surrounding area is known for its wild but beautiful countryside and places of historical interest. Popular with tourists who enjoy activities such as walking, hiking, sailing, horse riding, white water rafting and dry slope skiing.
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