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Blue Lake

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Address: Ffordd Panteinion | Friog, Fairbourne, Wales
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Worth the climb

It's a bit of a climb to get to the Blue Lake, but worth it. Please DON'T try swimming in the pool as it is very deep. Be careful on the the slate on the way down as in ghetto wet... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Lucy E
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

We visited at the end of November, weather was overcast and dull. It was tricky to find. I looked at lots of reviews to work out details and studied my map! We still took the wrong turning!! So... Park at Fairbourne station (free), cross level crossing, pass church (on right). On reaching main road, turn right and walk for 500yds... More 

1 Thank shellswales
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It's a bit of a climb to get to the Blue Lake, but worth it. Please DON'T try swimming in the pool as it is very deep. Be careful on the the slate on the way down as in ghetto wet they are slippery.

1 Thank Lucy E
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Every trip never fails to be wonderful. A favourite walk for my children. Not too far, loads to see and do.

Thank Emrys W
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Went with the family on a misty and grey day so wasn't expecting to be wowed but it definitely did! The walk is quite steep but we managed it with a 10 and a 3 year old without too much moaning. It is a little difficult to find so plan your route well with a good map. There are two... More 

2 Thank InfrequentFlyerMan
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Worth the walk but not very well signposted. In fact no signs what so ever. We nearly gave up but found it eventually. Fantastic views of the coast and barmouth

Thank Michael J
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Find this place and take your time to explore the area . beautiful views await on clear days . Take trunks just incase you fancy jumping in.

Thank Mike B
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Went here on the 18th September with 3 other friends. The steep climb was worth it when you find the blue lake. Went through the tunnel and without hesitation we all dived in. FREEZING. Definitely recommend people have a swim if you're gonna visit, you nearly get used to the cold.

1 Thank Ricky C
Arthog, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is possible to get to the Blue Lake without the steep climb but you need a good OS map and can then approach from the top road. But it is truly worth the climb anyway and there is a real sense of achievement when you get there and can go through the slate tunnel to the lake itself. It... More 

1 Thank lizrowley
Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

What a gem! In all truth if I lived in this area I would be there everyday, It took a little finding and it is a VERY steep walk, no buggies or push chairs here guys! So it is a steep climb, maybe 15 min's at 30’ish degrees, but this is a lovely walk, peaceful, clean air, great views and... More 

1 Thank Greg C
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Brill place never get tired of visiting ... Hard to find but once found never forgotten ... Breath taking views of fair prune and Barmouth .. Well worth a visit ...

1 Thank Jenny W

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