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Llyn Geirionydd

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A tranquil scenic locality in the lovely Welsh mountains

We love the peace and tranquillity of Llyn Geirionnydd which makes the car journey along the narrow... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Old Colwyn, United Kingdom
Lovely peaceful spot to walk to

We visited this lovely small lake on a walk from Trefriw, stopped to eat our lunch here while... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Trefriw, Snowdonia National Park LL27 0JZ, Wales
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We love the peace and tranquillity of Llyn Geirionnydd which makes the car journey along the narrow road [with passing places] from Trefriw really worthwhile. It’s a good idea to keep a sharp lookout for the small signs to the lake. On previous visits we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We visited this lovely small lake on a walk from Trefriw, stopped to eat our lunch here while enjoying the scenery.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank countrylover09
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Not easy to find but a little jewel. Go to the far end and play in the stream or the gorge or sit on a grassy bank with a picnic.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Judi E
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Our friends wanted to show us the lake for it’s great location and beautiful photographic opportunities and it did not fail to impress. Llyn Geirionydd is so picturesque and feels like you are so far away from civilisation it’s beautiful. There were people swimming in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We walked the Trefrew trail to arrive at the beautiful clear lake. The scenery was spectacular and there was plenty of little fish in it despite being told it was contaminated with lead from the old mines. We saw many butterflies damsel fly and dragonfly....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ScotlandGlee
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Been coming for years, safe to swim, kayak, canoe or just sunbath. You can walk around the whole lake with ease. Had 2 public toilets, but bring plenty of good and drink as no where to buy any. Getting busier so you need to get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 3ceesrwinners
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is another beautiful lake in Snowdonia you can walk along, not quite around, but you choose how much climbing you want to do into the hills surrounding this tranquil place. If you prefer you can cycle round here, too, as there are lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Susanne D
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Love it up here, for a circular walk around the lake, a swim or paddle, a picnic or a BBQ in summer, nice at any time of year. Toilets and bins all available - sadly no overnight camping allowed.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Fractalcat
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you don't cope with single track roads, with passing places, then this isn't for you. If your nerves can, then this is a gorgeous route to take in Snowdonia. Once you get to the lake, as it isn't a reservoir, boating, and other water...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Diana S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It's a bit off the beaten track and so not that easy to find, but perhaps that's why it's always so peaceful. Definitely take the camera for the views! They are glorious and you can drive there from Trefriw or Bettws if you don't fancy...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from ScotlandGlee | Reviewed this property |
The lake is a mile long and covers an area of 45acres but is no deeper than 50 feet