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Beautiful walk around Lake Padarn

We visited Lake Padarn on a sunny day in March 2019. It is toward the top of the National Park of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Absolutely wonderful

We visited the lake a sunny day in February and what joy. We took the steam ride alongside the lake... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Lake Padarn on a sunny day in March 2019. It is toward the top of the National Park of Snowdonia and has what they call the most photographed tree in Wales, the lonely tree. Of course we stopped for that, but in addition...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the lake a sunny day in February and what joy. We took the steam ride alongside the lake and it was special, we visited the slate museum and heard about a huge part of history. But for me it was seeing folks paddle...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rogerhY5668ET
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

I absolutely love this lake. We have visited a few times, first time was last July when it was lovely and warm so it was perfect for a swim. The bottom of the lake is VERY slippery as its a slate bottom. You can scratch...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Talbotemoc
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Lovely walking area clearly marked out. Various length walks and trails to suit most people. Beautiful scenery and we were lucky with great sunshine in January

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janis W
Reviewed 16 January 2019

We did the five miles hike round the lake, start and finish at the village car park. It’s quite well marked (follow the posts with the white banded tops) and involves only a little road walking. The off-road bits are on good firm tracks. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Riggies
Reviewed 12 January 2019

We wanted some easier scenic walks and Lyn Padarn has some good options. We took the yellow woodland walk which was well signposted.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bb6040
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Beautiful lake and views of Snowdon. Lovely Lake Railway ,Slate Museum , Museum Hospital and Old Houses which workers lived in . 2 Cafes , one by railway and one in museum . Entrance to Museum is free. Excellent place to visit .Close to Snowdon...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul W
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful walks around lake...stunning views!!! There is a part of the headland that juts out giving a wonderful view down the lake ...perfect picture spot!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 10 October 2018

walks are amazing and accessible for my mobilty scooter, Pleasant dog friendly train ride too to see more!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PamShepp
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This lake in the centre of Llanberis is beautiful, there are boat-trips, a railway around the lake, seating areas and lovely walks for those less mobile

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jrdo5959
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21 September 2018|
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Response from aramis | Reviewed this property |
Complete circuit of Llyn Padarn is a nice walk. Also you could walk up through the Llanberis slate quarry, from Llanberis to Nant Peris, and return along the road. Otherwise take to the mountains, but be careful to wear good... More
11 September 2018|
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Response from PaulDrewsterDrew | Reviewed this property |
You can walk all the way around the lake, I live here and do it on a regular basis. You can walk round both lakes, Llyn Padarn and Llyn Peris, which is a 9 mile walk. There are a number of routes however my favourite is... More
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22 July 2018|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take canoes on also I think you can hire them.