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Afon Meillionen
A bridge over Afon Meillionen
Cwm Meillionen
Afon Meillionen flowing through the steep sided and forested Cwm Meillionen

Afon Meillionen (Welsh for Clover River) is a small river near Beddgelert in Gwynedd, north-west Wales.

It flows down Cwm Meillionen, a small valley which lies on the north-eastern side of Moel yr Ogof (655m). Much of the river's catchment area lies within Beddgelert Forest.

Afon Meillionen is a tributary of the Afon Colwyn, which itself joins the Afon Glaslyn in the village of Beddgelert.

"Meillionen" is also the name of a farmhouse in the Cwm and of a small halt on the Welsh Highland Railway between Caernarfon and Porthmadog.

Coordinates: 53°01′16″N 4°07′24″W / 53.02124°N 4.12322°W / 53.02124; -4.12322

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