LLyn Geirionnydd

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LLyn Geirionnydd is in the northern section of the Gwydir Forest Park. Getting to Llyn Geirionnydd is not particularly easy, but this has not stopped the lake being the only one designated in Snowdonia to permit power boats and water skiing. Many visitors also walk to the lake from the village of Trefriw (it is on one of the Trefriw Trail routes) or from the neighbouring Llyn Crafnant (start at the Natural Resources Wales car park), the two lakes being separated by Mynydd Deulyn – “mountain of the two lakes”.

Llyn Geirionnydd has a car park (including accessible toilets, summer only) and is very popular in summer.

It is difficult to imagine that this was a derelict industrial landscape in the 1870s. In fact, the car park lies on a waste tip near an old lead mine entrance. From here you can walk around the lake or if you are feeling fit, over to Llyn Crafnant and its great views, where you can opt to walk around that lake.

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Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Children

  • Children welcome

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the B5106 from Llanrwst towards Betws-y-coed. After turning left at the brown and white sign for Gwydir Castle, turn immediately right onto a minor road. Pass several Natural Resources Wales car parks and turn right at the signpost for Llyn Geirionydd. Follow this narrow, single track road to the car park.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest mainline station is Llanwrst (6 miles)

Gwydir Forest Park | Llyn Geirionnydd (NRW)

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Llyn Geirionnydd (NRW), Trefriw, LL27 0JZ

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