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Lake Vyrnwy

Off the B4393, Llanwddyn, Wales
+44 1691 870278
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Beautiful lake, worth the drive

Lovely location, great views, take time to stop off at the points around the lake, its not just... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Shreediethepointer
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Ideal place to meet and view marvellous engineering achievements.

Having been in the area to meet a client, we were pleased to agree to see her at the Lake Vyrnwy... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Roger G
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Off the B4393, Llanwddyn, Wales
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Lovely location, great views, take time to stop off at the points around the lake, its not just the lake that is stunning, look for wildlife and the woodlandsMore

Thank Shreediethepointer
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Care at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Hi Thanks for your review! Thank you for visiting this stunning Lake and being able to take in the lovely views and surroundings. It is definitely worth taking your time when walking around as there is wildlife everywhere if you look for it. We hope...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Having been in the area to meet a client, we were pleased to agree to see her at the Lake Vyrnwy visitor centre. It is a very interesting and informative building with all the amenities one would expect. Staff on site were very knowledgable and...More

Thank Roger G
Severn_Trent_Water, customer service representative at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi, Wow thanks for your great review. Lake Vyrnwy is a really beautiful site and is Severn Trent’s largest site, comprising of around one third of its total land holding Construction of the dam began in 1880 and it is the oldest masonry gravity dam...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We drove here from near Cemmaes as we wanted to find somewhere that would give us views, quietness, beauty and some typical Welsh countryside, and found all of these at Lake Vyrnwy. On one of the hottest days of the year so far it was...More

Thank geoffrog
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi Thanks for your review I am so glad you travelled some distance in order to visit us, the views really are something else and you managed to visit on one of the hottest days of the year which is definitely a bonus. We really...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Amazing range of walks, picnic sites and some of the tallest trees seen in the UK. A hidden gem as well as offering great opportunities to canoe on the lake and cycle round the lake.

Thank mrstevea
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi Thanks for your review We are really glad you enjoyed your day, you chose a great day for it with the weather being so beautiful, it really is a hidden gem. We hope to see you again soon Thank you

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We called in the Artisans Cafe prior to taking a walk on the lakeside. Service was grumpy and unhelpful - asking for toast at 10.00am seemingly an impossible task! Expensive too, a bacon sandwich, toasted teacake and 2 plain coffees £11.55! Also we wished that...More

Thank eflteacher
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer relations at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hello Thank you for leaving a review Artisans cafe isn't actually owned or run by Severn Trent. It's a sub let cafe that is ran seperately. They do have their own Tripadvisor page if you'd like to visit it. I have spoken to the site...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Travelled here for the day last weekend. A lovely day was had and the food in the cafe is lovely. The only downside is the car park by the cafe. The spaces are not very easy to see and when the car park is full...More

Thank aliwill2014
Severn_Trent_Water, Digital & Social Media Advisor at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thanks for leaving us a review- so pleased that you had a fantastic day trip with us and it's great to know you'll be visiting again! I'm sorry to hear about the parking and thank you for bringing this to our attention. If you find...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A lovely scenic place to visit. We enjoyed our walk along with the dogs taking in the spectacular views along the lake. The castle looking building is stunning. Worth a visit.More

Thank Vicky D
Severn_Trent_Water, Digital and Social Advisor at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hi, thank you for your amazing feedback in regards to your recent visit. The views are breathtaking and the site is one of my favorites! There are so many photographic moments that you will want to see again and again! Thanks again and I hope...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Visited with a group of friends for a picnic amazing weather . Very impressive views and the dam is a work of genius . All I will say is if you are having a picnic use the designated areas as the midges by the water...More

Thank Dan C
Severn_Trent_Water, Digital & Social advisor at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hi, thank you for your amazing feedback in regards to your recent visit. The views are spectacular and the Dam is something I would paint and hang on my wall(If i was any good!) The Wildlife love this reservoir as much as the public however,...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

An amazing and magical spot. An absolute must. We drove around the lake, as the baby couldn't quite muster the walk. Planning to go back to have a go at the half marathon! An incredible scenic spot.More

Thank Kate H
Severn_Trent_Water, Digital and Social Advisor at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hi, thank you for your amazing feedback in regards to your recent visit. This is one of my fave spots for scenery as you can go snap happy until you run our of space on your phone! I would suggest coming back again when the...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

I've passed the signs pointing to the lake on many an occasion, with the plan to visit eventually. Finally, I did go and really enjoyed the trip. I went with a friend, with the intention of renting a bike and cycling around the lake. When...More

Thank AliBongal
Severn_Trent_Water, Customer Care at Lake Vyrnwy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Many thanks for the great review. It was nice to read your review of your trip to the lake and the sights you saw along the way. I 'm glad you had a good time there, perhaps try the route on the bike anti clockwise...More

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sarahmel16
18 April 2017|
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Response from caroline n | Reviewed this property |
As long as your careful, as the road is narrow, there's no problem.
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sarahmel16
18 April 2017|
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Response from DodgetheViper | Reviewed this property |
The ride round the lake is tarmac so yes fine for scooters.
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katiefielding5
24 March 2017|
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Response from Chatz2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is free parking,anywhere for dogs and picnic
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