2015, August, 10

Newyddion Dorothea Lakes News Feature

Our first newsletter is out! Read it here: Newyddion Dorothea Lakes News

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Patagonia 150 at Ysgol Pentreuchaf
The Dorothea Lakes was happy to support Dr Karen Jones, and the children of Ysgol Pentreuchaf to celebrate Patagonia 150...

Come and visit!
Ty Menai, in Parc Menai, Bangor is our local information office...


PLUS: A lovely 3-minute video: Lost Places #5: Talysarn Hall (North Wales)


2014, March, 04

Dorothea Lakes Blog Feature

Welcome to the Dorothea Lakes Blog. A collection of links and useful information on the Dorothea Lakes complex and surrounding area including historical information and images and local events. We welcome any suggestions for additions to the Blog. To submit please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
2015, June, 28

History of Welsh Slate Feature

New book about local Welsh history

Did you know that, in the late 1800s, more than a third of all roofing slates produced world-wide came from Wales?

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2014, March, 04

The Slate Industry Feature

Head on over to Penmorfa.com to see some great historical information on the Slate Industry of North and Mid Wales, including information on Dorothea Quarry and the Cornish Beam Engine used to pump out the water from the quarry.

There are some great pictures new and old by Mr. David Sallery 

Cornish Beam Engine

History of Dorothea Quarry


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