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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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Lots of opportunities for cycling and walking but we visited with some friends who are not particularly active. So we drove over the dam and had lunch at the small café. It was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Wirral
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of opportunities for cycling and walking but we visited with some friends who are not particularly active. So we drove over the dam and had lunch at the small café. It was pleasant sitting outside in the sunshine but the service was slow and the prices high for low grade food. the toilet is just for one person so... More 

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

Hi, I'm so glad you managed to make it over to Lake Vyrnwy for the first sunny weekend of the year. The views are certainly stunning, and it's fantastic to see whether you are very active or not. I am sorry to hear that you were waiting for a while for your food, it can get busy sometimes, esepcially now... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful food, lovely staff, gorgeous view..nothing too much trouble. Fabulous stay thanks Jiri for the water for our dogs...they love you.

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Thank stephanie o
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Care at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your review! It's great to hear that you had a lovely time at Lake Vyrnwy. There really are some spectacular views around the site and plenty of walking to do as the Lake is 12 miles around the perimeter. We hope to see you and your dogs again soon :) Thank you! More 

Wrexham, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A beautiful place to visit, for good walks, bike rides, picnics and bird watching. Excellent bird hides close to the lake.

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Thank sunshinelover978
Severn_Trent_Water, customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Hello Lake Vyrnwy is such a lovely place to visit and there is so many activities to do here :) The bird hides here are fantastic as well as you've mentioned :) Hopefully you'll visit us again soon More 

Diggle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we have walked from an OS map into the hills and enjoyed utter peace and tranquillity with those incredible views. have also hired a bike and done the trip around the lake. Steady and flat. We have taken our own road bikes and enjoyed many miles of superb road bike riding on quiet but hilly roads with some challenging descents.... More 

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Thank digglediva
Severn_Trent_Water, Digital and Social Advisor at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review of Lake Vyrnwy. I’m glad that you had another amazing time at the Lake and enjoyed the spectacular views, the best part about this place is that you can come back over and over and always find something new and exciting to do. I hope you keep venturing to the lake for more adventures... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seems to want a 2nd review saying I haven't done it - What???? don't know why - as its already out there saying how wonderful etc.

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Thank Mari F
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Services at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Thanks for another review :) Not sure why it said you hadn't done it if it's already posted. It's great that you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again really soon More 

Miami, Florida
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493 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The winding roads are not suitable for heavy traffic but the view from the dam bridge car accessible is a photographers delight,to the far right is the small castle which stands well into the lake,plenty of pubs and the nearby Lake Vyrnwy Hotel and Spa has great restaurants and even more spectacular views,you can circumnavigate the lake on small B... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review of Lake Vyrnwy. You're so right - it's a beautiful place and there's lots of things around to see. We hope you took some wonderful pictures and hope to see you again soon. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have lost count of our stays here, at least over 30 and never disappointed, just returned from our annual 3 day Brolly Break, service was fabulous as usual, black beef steaks well cooked and very tasty. Menu overall seemed improved and breakfasts as a delight as usual. Stunning room, stunning views fabulous location looking forward to next year already,

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Thank Chatz2014
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. I think you're reviewing the hotel you've stayed in and this page is for the site Lake Vyrnwy. We hope you managed to see the lake and enjoyed the views, and I'm sure the hotel would love to hear your amazing feedback too :) Take care, thanks again More 

Conwy, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent two days here after last visiting the lake over fifty years ago ! Facilities for visitors are now excellent, the walking as good as ever and now with a top rate visitor centre. Bird watching is exceptional, the RSPB hide near the visitor centre having huge numbers of birds at the feeders. We saw, chaffinch, robin, siskin, brambling, blue... More 

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Thank Roger F
Severn_Trent_Water, Digital and Social team at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review following your recent visit. The scenery really is exceptional and we try and keep the facilities at a top level to make the experience even more enjoyable. Hope to see you again in the summer as there are even more birds that come out through the spring to view, you could even bring a... More 

denbighshire
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

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 31 January 2017

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 

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