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Lake Vyrnwy

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Address: Off the B4393, Llanwddyn, Wales
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A country lover's paradise where peace and tranquility abound, this scenic...

A country lover's paradise where peace and tranquility abound, this scenic lake offers an impressive mountainous backdrop and many outdoor activities such as boating, bird watching, hiking and camping.

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Magical. A must visit if you're in the area.

We walked all the way around the lake on a Monday afternoon in January 2017, wow it was cold but dry. Loads of waterfalls to see. Visited the Douglas Fir that's been felled and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
bethan w
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denbighshire
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denbighshire
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked all the way around the lake on a Monday afternoon in January 2017, wow it was cold but dry. Loads of waterfalls to see. Visited the Douglas Fir that's been felled and a hand carved out of half a tree - yes, this is true - a must see. Stick to the road that circulates the lake and... More 

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Thank bethan w
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review, Lake Vyrnwy certainly is a beautiful site to visit all year around. There is so much stunning scenery that it's definitely worth a visit, even if the weather is a little on the cold side. I haven't had the chance to check out the Douglas Fir myself yet, but you've inspired me to visit... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked to the Rhiwagor Waterfall. About a mile in each direction. Easy walk - well worth the effort. Falls were quite impressive. A bit slippery as it was a damp weekend.

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Thank Ian M
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hello Ian Thank you for leaving a review about your recent visit. Lake Vrynwy is a lovely place to walk around especially when you can see the waterfalls. Hopefully when you visit us again the weather will be nicer for you/ More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lake is well worth the effort of finding it. There is a tarmac road round the lake which you can drive ride run or walk. Fishing on the lake is also available. If you want to unwind this is the place

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Thank DodgetheViper
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thanks for taking the time to write your review. You have Hit the nail on the head Lake Vyrnwy "SPECTACULAR" Its such a lovely place and if it was closer I would Definitely spend every day there. If you get the chance take a look at our website which give a list of all the other fantastic Visitor... More 

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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic location. We hired bikes and cycled around the lake. Great fun and a gentle ride for all. Lots of places to stop and admire the view or have a picnic.

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Thank Kerry C
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hi Kerry Thanks for a fantastic review of Lake Vyrnwy . It's great to hear you had such a fun day cycling around the lake & stopping to see the beautiful views. We really hope to see you again soon. More 

Llangadfan, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

If you haven't already been to Lake Vyrnwy then may I recommend you do so at your earliest opportunity. Then you have to go again in each season to appreciate its full appeal. There are plenty of eating and drinking establishments to satisfy every taste including picnic areas. So put on your walking shoes And visit soon.

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Thank caroline n
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Services at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hi Caroline, Thanks so much for leaving such a lovely review on your visit to Lake Vyrnwy! I'm so glad you enjoy the reservoir and recommend it as a day out for others. It really is such a beautiful place to visit, with stunning views and a relaxing atmosphere. Have you tried birdlife and wildlife watching? This is a perfect... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place to visit and walk or drive around a chance to take nice photos with a lot of scenery

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Severn_Trent_Water, Customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hi Rhys Thank you for your review. Lake Vyrnwy is a lovely place to visit and the scenery on view is beautiful. I hope you visit us again soon :) More 

Oswestry, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Living within easy travelling distance I make several visits throughout the year and am always impressed by its scenic beauty.The estate is well maintained by Severn Trent and the amenities there are good Ample car parking and picnic sites.Visit the bird hide close to the cafe there are always plenty to see.Find out about the history of the dam by... More 

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Severn_Trent_Water, customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for leaving a review following your recent visit :) The scenery here is lovely and providing the weather is nice as well it's perfectly accompanied with a picnic. Hopefully we'll see you again in the new year :) More 

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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We took the 12 mile bike ride around the Lake in the rain. This did not deter from enjoying the scenery and the gushing waterfalls by the side of the lake. The tower is quite beautiful and looks as if it came out of a fairytale. The Vyrnwy Experience is a good way of finding out about the construction and... More 

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Thank Celia H
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hi Celia Thank you for leaving a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to Lake Vyrnwy and that the rain didn't put you off :) Hopefully you'll visit us again soon and the weather is nicer for you. More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a return trip to this hotel as the first one was a disaster all round, the hotel staff made amends the second time round but from working in the hotel business I know they will have been told who we were this time round and would have made an extra effort to please us, which I must say they... More 

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Thank Robert W
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Services at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hi I'm sorry to hear your first experience of the hotel wasn't great and pleased to hear your second visit was better. I would recommend you contact them direct or leave a review for them as this is for Lake Vyrnwy not the hotel which i do hope you had the opportunity to have a walk around as it truly... More 

Sheffield
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111 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Visited here on a sunny winters day. Stunning views, extremely peaceful and so many birds. Its also free.

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Thank ECBSheffield
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Service at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your walk even on a chilly day and i must agree the views really are stunning. I'm happy you had chance to see some of the birds as they really are beautiful and we do hope to see you again really soon. More 

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