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Lake Vyrnwy

Off the B4393, Llanwddyn, Wales
+44 1691 870278
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Excellent for walks, bird watching, water activities etc..

Love this place, been there a couple of times with the dogs. Excellent area (sculpture park) for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BillEIsleofMan
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Stunning views and location let down by poor facilities

Drove there in our motorhome intending to overnight in one of the parking spots, I am a keen... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
davidtorbitt
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Bedford
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sculpture park” (40 reviews)
“rspb shop” (27 reviews)
“bird hide” (22 reviews)
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Off the B4393, Llanwddyn, Wales
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+44 1691 870278
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"sculpture park"
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"rspb shop"
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"bird hide"
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"car park"
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"stunning views"
in 20 reviews
"bird watching"
in 13 reviews
"hire bikes"
in 12 reviews
"across the bridge"
in 5 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 24 reviews
"wooden sculptures"
in 7 reviews
"craft shops"
in 5 reviews
"drive round"
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"beautiful spot"
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"walk or cycle"
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"coffee shop"
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"fantastic place"
in 6 reviews
"sunny day"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love this place, been there a couple of times with the dogs. Excellent area (sculpture park) for letting the dogs have a good run. Lovely bird watching hide near Artisan cafe and a couple of nice touristy shops near the Barn cafe. Bike hire also...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Drove there in our motorhome intending to overnight in one of the parking spots, I am a keen astronomy buff and wanted to get dark skies only to find every parking spot now plastered with NO OVERNIGHTING signs which totally ruined our day and night....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hot weather made it an ideal day for cycling around the lake. The bike hire by the RSPB hide was good value and the staff were very helpful. Take a walk from the Lake Vyrnwy Hotel to the little local church which is open during...More

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SevernTrent W, customer service Representative at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Thanks for your great review! The site is beautiful and has so much to offer, why not try the boat fishing or have a stop off at one of the three cafes Whilst the weather is warmer you could even make a day of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An overnight stay at the Lake Vernwy Spa was very special. The lake is spectacular, particularly at sunset. The fishing, by boat, is good. The hotel has a nice spa, which I used while my partner enjoyed fishing n the lake.

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

Hi Mavis Thank you for your review The Lake is one of the most peaceful places to be, so I'm glad you have been able to experience the beauty over and over Hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our bike ride around the lake which was not to bad, you get to see more but we did have the weather.

1  Thank Brian D
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SevernTrent W, Owner at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Brian Thanks for you review Glad you enjoyed it, hope to see you again soon :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I bought my young children to see the Lake for the first time this week, with it being somewhere I spend much of my childhood and hadn’t visited in 2 years, I was excited to return. I was amazed to see a new park in...More

1  Thank Holly B
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Severn_Trent_Water, customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Holly Thank you for your review I'm glad to hear your 2 little ones enjoyed it. Severn Trent have just applied for Lottery Funding in partnership with RSPB and if successful will be using the funding to rejuvenate the visitor experience at Lake Vyrnwy....More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Had a afternoon here today , Only live 30 miles away and never been here . What a fantastic place and the weather certainly helped , but wasn’t very busy so was very good to travel all around the lake 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 Plenty of parking ,...More

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Severn_Trent_Water, customer care at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write your fab review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit, Lake Vynwy is a beautiful place and even better if you have had good weather. We look forward to seeing you again Very soon ! Kind Regards...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We have lived in mid Wales for over thirty years now and still experience a sharp intake of breath as we turn the last corner of the drive up to Lake Vyrnwy, come around that last corner and take in the water stretching into the...More

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Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you for your review of Lake Vyrnwy You're right it really is breath taking when you see it, the views are just beautiful. I'm sorry to sculpture park didn't reach your expectations, it's getting old now and unfortunately we had to remove some of...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place , views , hotel , customer service , very clean , food and service was very presentable and quick. We will visit again. Only complaint is that we were above the kitchen , awful smell of oil and very Smokey. The staff changed...More

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Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Care at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks for your feedback. Lake Vyrnwy is a lovely place to stay and visit, whether for bike riding or a gentle stroll around the lake. There is plenty of nature to taken in and enjoy and I'm glad that our staff changed your room straight...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

My wife and I have stayed here quite a few times over the last few years and can't really fault the place - what I call lovely old traditional English. Peace & quiet with good staff and the fantastic views across the lake are matched...More

Thank Dave H
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Severn_Trent_Water, Digital & Social team at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi Dave, thank you for your great feedback in regards to your recent trip to the Lake. The Lake is one of the most peaceful places to be, so I'm glad you have been able to experience the beauty over and over. Hopefully next time...More

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Jo P
24 May 2018|
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Response from janerT5076SN | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer. I guess that it is not advisable for a dog to swim in what is drinking water. However, there is nothing to stop a dog going into the water. I saw a couple of dogs in the water when we... More
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EnglandMick
31 January 2018|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
There are three cafe's on site serving a selection of hot and cold food. They are open between 10am and 4pm. Two of the cafe's (Artisan's cafe and The Old Barn) also offer a cycle hire :)
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sarahmel16
18 April 2017|
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Response from SevernTrent W | Property representative |
The trails are typically forestry tracks, and there is some rougher upland terrain which is more suitable for walking. The Scuplture Park trail is more suitable for scooters. For more information, ask at the RSPB for more... More
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