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Lovely walks in stunning scenery

The reservoir is well visited but never feels like it is. The walks can get slightly muddy in... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Lloyd O
Good position also side Lily valley reservoir

Good service, good but basic food. Interesting little craft shop good for walkers along the Lily... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Pontarddulais, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

The reservoir is well visited but never feels like it is. The walks can get slightly muddy in places, not suited to wheelchairs or other limited mobility. There is a restaurant / coffee shop that serve good basic foods and do it well. Plenty of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lloyd O
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Good service, good but basic food. Interesting little craft shop good for walkers along the Lily valley reservoir

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maysand
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Easy walking, not too muddy, plenty of people but no sense of it being busy. In August - abundant blackberries, very leafy, quiet Sunday afternoon haven. Great for dogs

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SamanthaC783
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is a gem of a find and a fabulous easy walk around the reservoir, not wheelchair or really suitable for prams due to some narrow paths but well worth a visit, outside seating area overlooking the reservoir, dogs permitted but not in the restaurant,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David E
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great food fabulous views, always come here with my family, we take a good walk around the reservoir and then stop for a great breakfast where the children can play safely, staff very helpful and welcoming

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lesley S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Like entering total paradise, so quiet, so peacefull, and you can get an ice cream, and a meal if you want

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 218huwj
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We enjoy a stroll here with the dog! Children aren’t as keen as there is not much in the way of entertainment but a lovely place to walk the dog!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank christophere825
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Have visited the Lliw reservoir many times and in all weathers. There are several options for walks - you can keep to the tarmac path or cut down to nearer the water (though this route can be muddy, and the steps down are very deep...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank Cajun27
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Lliw reservoir is beautiful. There's a good footpath all the way to the upper reservoir which is suitable for bikes, wheelchairs, etc. It's very peaceful. There's a cafe at the lower reservoir with plenty of parking there too. The cafe is fine for icecreams and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank amblebrec0n
Reviewed October 29, 2017

OK for dog walkers, not much else there to do. Cafe OK, staff not overly welcoming, decor basic, average priced menu

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank noodlesmayenne
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July 14, 2018|
Response from Cajun27 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure , but doubt it.
July 14, 2018|
Response from amblebrec0n | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be difficult to get a mobility scooter near the water
June 2, 2018|
Response from Cajun27 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t think so