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Llyn Padarn

Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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Wonderful natural resource, obviously well cared-for

I spent a couple of days swimming at Llyn Padarn this September, and was hugely impressed by how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rowena H
Bude, Cornwall
Great place for a good walk

Excellent car park at the slate museum with good toilet facilities and not expensive. Plenty to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Keith F
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“slate museum” (25 reviews)
Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a couple of days swimming at Llyn Padarn this September, and was hugely impressed by how well the lake and the surrounding country park are presented and taken care of. It's a brilliant location for outdoor activities, underneath Snowdon and right next to...More

Thank Rowena H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent car park at the slate museum with good toilet facilities and not expensive. Plenty to see and do around the lake. Including the narrow gauge railway and the mountain railway. Excellent walking in the woods with plenty of marked trails. Maps of the walks...More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a large lake and several areas to walk around. Toilets in Llanberis and lots of choice of cafes there too. The Lake Railway runs up one side.

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon at this beautiful lake. We took the lakeside steam train halfway round the lake & then a leisurely walk round the other half of the lake. The scenery was outstanding. It was really peaceful & relaxing. We returned the following...More

Thank LamChin T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday was very busy on the lake but later in the week we had a lovely walk along the lakeside path to the station. Another evening we walked in the opposite direction and found lots of pools, picnic spots, saw a kingfisher and watched canoes...More

Thank riser57
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A great little train ride around the lake. Speed is slow enough that you can soak up the view. There is the opportunity to get off half way along at a picnic site but getting back on the train if it's busy is a problem.

1  Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to take photographs of the area the lake looks lovely in the sunshine, with a great back drop of beautiful mountains. Round the lake there are nice areas to have a picnic or just to sit and rest your bones after...More

Thank NolaWarrington
Reviewed 30 August 2017

To enjoy Llyn Padarn, use the Lake Railway from Llanberis. The one-hour journey takes you to the top of the lake and back, with glorious views of Snowdonia as you travel along. Alight on the way back, at the Slate Museum (refreshments at the station...More

1  Thank Sussex F
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Llyn par darn, Llanberis, amazing place with so much to do on and around the lake, And home to the lone tree, which i managed to get some nice photos of this year.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A stunning location with free parking available...in 2017?!! There is space for families to gather by the picnic benches, and a launch pontoon for SUP, or kayaks (or just to launch yourself into water!) Beautiful.

Thank Bruce H
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Shona M
10 August 2017|
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Response from Caroline C |
Yes there is some road side parking and a couple of large car parks at either end of the lake.
6 August 2017|
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Response from trurogirl | Reviewed this property |
We were told that the man who ran the boats has very recently died and the boat is operated occasionally by his family but I am not sure if this is just at weekends. If you are staying in Llanberis, the tourist information... More
claire q
28 January 2017|
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Response from Pat W | Reviewed this property |
Llanberis Caernarfon Gwynedd LL55 4TY Wales