Abermule shown within Powys
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Mid and West Wales|
The village has one primary school - Abermule CP School; previously called Dolforwyn CP School - a village shop, a caravan park, a growing number of new houses, a community centre/playing fields, two parks for children, a bowling green, two tennis courts and two pubs - 'The Abermule Inn' and 'The Waterloo Arms'. Abermule is also home to Wales's first privately owned Natural Burial site, Green Lane Burial Field.
Nearby are the remains of Dolforwyn Castle, the only castle built by the last native prince of Gwynedd of direct descent, Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Fychan, Prince of Wales. In 2006 a Roman Road was found while building the "Felin Hafren" estate.
Abermule was the junction for a short branch railway to Kerry closed in 1956. It also had its own station until it was closed as part of the Beeching cuts in 1965. The Cambrian railway users group has called for the reinstatement of this station.
Abermule FC play behind the Primary School in the centre of Abermule. The team has been part of the Montgomeryshire leagues for 39 years. The current team is co-managed by Steven Morris and Michael 'Smithy' Fletcher.
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