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Llyn Padarn

Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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Good quality and service.

Can't fault the quality of the food here. Service always good, menu is maybe a little lacking in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MichaelCreamer
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We've just finished our week long holiday in llanberis. This beautiful lake has been the one... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
brenda j
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  • Average1%
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Travellers talk about
“beautiful lake” (19 reviews)
“slate museum” (29 reviews)
“lovely walk” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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"beautiful lake"
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"slate museum"
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"lovely walk"
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"anti clockwise"
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"clean water"
in 3 reviews
"clear water"
in 3 reviews
"enjoyable walk"
in 3 reviews
"round the lake"
in 10 reviews
"pretty lake"
in 3 reviews
"miniature railway"
in 3 reviews
"up hill"
in 4 reviews
"old railway"
in 3 reviews
"lake railway"
in 10 reviews
"steam train"
in 15 reviews
"padarn country park"
in 5 reviews
"quarry hospital"
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"photo opportunities"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Can't fault the quality of the food here. Service always good, menu is maybe a little lacking in variety.

Thank MichaelCreamer
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've just finished our week long holiday in llanberis. This beautiful lake has been the one constant throughout. Our daily evening constitutional after dinner. Simply lovely no matter the route. Accessed from all parts of the village. I will cherish the memories including the naughty...More

Thank brenda j
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve lived in Llanberis for 4 years now and I never get tired of this on my door step. It really is a jewel in the Snowdonian Crown. The circumference of the lake is approximately 5 miles and makes for a beautiful walk. The only...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyable trip round the lake on the narrow gauge railway gives views of Llanberis and Snowdon not seen from the road. Better to do the trip on a nice clear day

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s seems the Harlow review had bad weather and decided to take it out in his review! How did he get there ! By car i suppose on roads which we have to bring visitors for all over the world to this wonderful stunning location....More

1  Thank caebach
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a day at Padarn Country Park, which is home to the National Slate Museum, the old miner's hospital, the Padarn Lake railway and the SCUBA school at Vivian quarry! There is safe access to the lake here, and plenty of space to find a...More

2  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

I keep visiting this location regularly for its spectacular views and brilliant scenery. I love this place, especially the tree that is famous among photographers. The lake is calm and have seen families going for a canoe ride. Parking is free near Llyn Padarn Tree...More

Thank Siddhesh G
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The lake is very beautiful and great place for an evening stroll. To best view, walk to the end of the lake at the opposite end from electric mountain and the castle. There is a tiny bridge and from there a stunning view over the...More

3  Thank Alittlematchgirl
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We took the lakeside railway trip on the miniature steam train that made a very enjoyable couple of hours.

Thank Philip R
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We started at the children's park and walked round anti clockwise , you pass the slate museum and we followed the white marker , this walk was very good and easy to start with and the views were amazing. Later as you walk you are...More

1  Thank Diane f
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Louise H
22 July 2018|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take canoes on also I think you can hire them.
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Margaret L
13 July 2018|
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Response from Philip R | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can fish Lake Padarn. You can buy day tickets from several places but it is a HUGE (242 acres) expanse of water up to 95 ft deep and finding the best place to fish may be difficult unless you rent a boat (motorised... More
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mellywelly81
21 April 2018|
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Response from Jilly2903 | Reviewed this property |
I think you can do both - either use your own or hire one.
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