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Upper Corris Destination Guide

Touring Upper Corris in United Kingdom

Upper Corris in the region of Wales with its 200 citizens is located in United Kingdom - some 177 mi or ( 285 km ) North-West of London , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Upper Corris

Time in Upper Corris is now 01:49 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/London " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Swansea, Sheffield, Helens, London, and Llanfihangel-y-Pennant. Being here already, consider visiting Swansea . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Upper Corris ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

The Awesome CAD WEST Low Flying Jet Site In Wales Mach Loop.

5:24 min by Wonkabar007
Views: 433763 Rating: 4.91

This was my first visit to the "Mach Loop" Whilst on holiday in north Wales in 2009. It was awesome, I was very lucky, on my first day there were over 30 passes, and on my second day loads of Typhoons ..

2011 Great Low Flying Jet Watching Holiday Wales Mach Loop The Roundabout

5:12 min by Wonkabar007
Views: 72632 Rating: 4.94

Went to the awesome Mach Loop or as the USAF call it The Roundabout in north wales, I spent four days 27/06/2011 to the 30/06/2011 watching the low flying jets. ..


2010 Low Flying Jet Watching Holiday In Wales. Mach Loop

2:55 min by Wonkabar007
Views: 14457 Rating: 4.87

Things have certainly got less busy at the Mach Loop, jets just fly in and do one circuit then fly off, so you have to be keeping a close eye on the horizon, because if you miss the jet on its first p ..

Scenic Corris Corner, Low Flying Jet Site In Wales. Mach Loop.

1:52 min by Wonkabar007
Views: 9285 Rating: 5.00

This site on the Mach Loop is popular with aviation photographers, because of the great topside shots with the lake in the background, its also good for vapour shots. The two F15 eagles in the video, ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Abercorris quarry

The Abercorris quarry (also known as Cwmodyn) was a slate quarry worked between the 1860s and the early 1950s. It was located at Corris Uchaf about 5 miles north of Machynlleth, in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. The quarry was connected to the Corris Railway which carried its products to the Cambrian Railways at Machynlleth for distribution.

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Located at 52.66 -3.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Corris, Corris Railway, Slate mines in Gwynedd

Braichgoch Slate Mine

Braichgoch Slate Mine was a large slate mine located in Corris Uchaf, north Wales. It was worked continuously from 1787 until closure in 1970, apart from a hiatus in the 1900s. Most of the surface workings of the quarry were removed as part of a road widening and landscaping scheme in 1983.

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Located at 52.65 -3.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Corris, Corris Railway, Industrial railways in Wales, Slate mines in Gwynedd

Corris Railway

The Corris Railway is a narrow gauge preserved railway based in Corris on the border between Merionethshire and Montgomeryshire in Mid-Wales. The line opened in 1859, and originally ran from Machynlleth north to Corris and on to Aberllefenni. Branches served the slate quarries at Corris Uchaf, Aberllefenni, the isolated quarries around Ratgoed and quarries along the length of the Dulas Valley.

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Located at 52.65 -3.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 2ft 3in gauge railways, Corris, Corris Railway, Great Western Railway constituents, Heritage railways in Gwynedd, Horse-drawn railways, Narrow gauge railways in Wales, Railway companies established in 1858, Railway lines closed in 1948, Railway lines opened in 1859, Slate industry in Wales

Maespoeth Junction

Maespoeth Junction lies to the south of Corris in Gwynedd and was where the horse-hauled tramway (known as the "Upper Corris Tramway") from the slate quarries around Corris Uchaf met the main line of the Corris Railway coming from Aberllefenni. The name, which translates as "Hot Field", is shared with a nearby house.

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Located at 52.64 -3.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Corris, Corris Railway, Heritage railway stations in Gwynedd, Rail transport in Gwynedd

Tal-y-llyn Lake

Tal-y-llyn Lake, also known as Talyllyn Lake, Llyn Mwyngil or Llyn Myngul is a large glacial ribbon lake formed by a post-glacial massive landslip damming up the lake within the glaciated valley. It is situated at the foot of Cadair Idris, in the Snowdonia mountain range of Gwynedd, Wales. The River Dysynni flows from the lake, through the village of Abergynolwyn, and discharges into the sea north of Tywyn.

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Located at 52.67 -3.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Lakes of Gwynedd, Lakes of Snowdonia, Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Tourism in Gwynedd, Tourism in Snowdonia