The Dovey estuary and Barmouth Spit April 2003
The River Dovey meanders below Macchynlleth, which can be seen in the background, leaving coarse material deposited in low water areas.
The rippled sands of the Dovey estuary on the A493 from Macchynlleth to Aberdovey
The coast, and railway, from the A493 north of Gwastadgoed
Fairbourne and the Barmouth spit pushing out over the Mawddach estuary
A close-up of the spit
A jumble of mobile homes and chalets huddle below the cliff at the start of the bar
Defensive concrete blocks have been heaved aside by the sea
The railway, spit and edge of the hills of the Mawddach estuary.
The railway travels upon its embankment across salt marsh either side, before turning north to cross the estuary at Barmouth bridge.
The toll bridge over the estuary at Penmaenpool, with salt marsh in the background