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A Must see lake

Lake Vyrnwy is a magnificent area impeccably maintained by STWater. The area is an abundance of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gooner66iw
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
Cracking walks.

we had a drive out to Lake Vyrnwy to see what the walks were like for when we visit again with our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GaryGoodman
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Kidderminster
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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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Off the B4393, Llanwddyn, Wales
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+44 1691 870278
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All reviews sculpture park rspb shop bird hide bird watching stunning views car park hire bikes across the bridge craft shops well worth a visit wooden sculptures drive round walk or cycle beautiful spot coffee shop fantastic place artisan cafe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Vyrnwy is a magnificent area impeccably maintained by STWater. The area is an abundance of things to see and do and attracts many people to the area. At the top is the visitor centre with cafe, shop, RSPB, cycle hire and the cleanest toilet...More

Thank Gooner66iw
SevernTrent W, Customer care at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, thank you for your review. I hope you managed to get some really awesome photos on the dam and bridge, as you say it's a excellent spot for a photo shoot! The walks as well around the lake is truly a fabulous attraction....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a drive out to Lake Vyrnwy to see what the walks were like for when we visit again with our dog, just lovely, there are bird viewing stations dotted around the lake, and the artisan cafe/ice cream parlour by the dam is a...More

Thank GaryGoodman
SevernTrent W, Customer care at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Gary, thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear you had a nice take at the lake, especially with your furry friend coming along too! he bird viewing stations are nice and quite mesmerizing when watching them chirp and fly away. The ice...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Lake Vernwy while on holiday and were very happy we did. The dam and visitor centre are easy to find and there’s lots of parking. Disabled and pushchair access to the sculpture park is very good. We really enjoyed walking...More

Thank Caustic-Gardener
SevernTrent W, Customer care at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear you had a great time at Lake Vyrnwy. The waterfall is an amazing sight and really makes the walk more enjoyable. We really hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having driven across the dam, we turned left into Llanwddyn, where we found an amazing RSPB Bird Hide - well worth a visit. We then continued along the southern side of the lake to it's head, where we took the mountain road to Lake Bala....More

Thank PeteWLaw
SevernTrent W, customer service represntative at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for your review I'm so pleased to hear you had a great visit, why not next time take advantage of the cycle hire and cycle around the reservoir. Or in warmer weather enjoy a picnic in one of the designated areas. Thanks again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the positive side it is a nice drive around the lake and also a nice walk at the far end along the shore line near the bridge and inlet stream. However.... We later found out from inside the visitors centre that being on the...More

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SevernTrent W, Customer care at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kevin, thanks for your review. I'm happy to hear you had a nice view even if that was halted by some of the work that was being carried out, we hope you can visit again where you'll be able to venture down the paths...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow- we loved it here! Unspoiled natural beauty, a beautiful drive around the lake and the kids (and me) loved spotting the waterfalls trickling down the side of the mountains. There is a lovely sculpture park to walk round and a lovely children’s play area...More

Thank Belinda H
SevernTrent W, Owner at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're really happy you all had a great time at Lake Vyrnwy. Thanks for your feedback on the history of this site we'll be sure to look into this in the mean time heres some history on Lake Vyrwy: Construction of the dam began in...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is stunning, beautiful greenery surrounded by a reservoir. We brought our dog with us too and he thoroughly enjoyed the walk through the woods and by the lake too.

Thank Sarah R
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sarah Thanks for your lovely review. It really is beautiful and we're glad your doggy enjoyed their visit with us too. We hope to see you again really soon

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to visit, with beautiful scenery. The lake road is a lovely drive around the lake, with lots of passing places & the opportunity to stop & take it all in. Feels very calming & peaceful. Good on site (free!) Parking and the...More

Thank Salbag07
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your amazing review. I think you've explained everything perfectly ! It really is beautiful and so peaceful. It's nice just to take in the scenery with your own thoughts. We hope to see you again really soon

Reviewed 14 September 2018

For our wedding anniversary, my husband and I spent two nights at this lovely hotel in a superb setting overlooking Lake Vyrnwy. The staff were very pleasant and helpful, the room was comfortable, and the bar cosy, but we really enjoyed lunch on the terrace...More

Thank Terry Y
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for your review Terry, and happy belated anniversary! I hope you both had a magical two nights get away. I'm glad to hear that the lunch with the view went down a treat, and that you had a cosy time at the bar!...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

A very large reservoir surrounded by stunning scenery. Loads of parking around and plenty to see. Great for walkers. The dam architecture is impressiveMore

Thank Taur033
SevernTrent W, Customer Relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for your review Taur, the scenery is stunning I must admit. The walk can be a treat too with the all impressive architecture to look at on your travels. I'm glad you found the architecture to be impressive as they are quite something...More

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pricey1952
27 August 2018|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your question The postcode is SY10 0LY Thanks again!
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johnjohn20182018
8 August 2018|
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Response from Dave H | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. The water level has to be exceptionally low. The hotel would know for sure if you phone them.
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janetparry733
7 August 2018|
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Response from slboy | Reviewed this property |
There’s plenty of place you can get in the lake from and in the past I’ve seen people swimming in there ,,, but NOT sure it’s recommended
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