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Llyn Padarn

Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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Beautiful lake with lots of things to do

We spent a lovely afternoon at this beautiful lake. We took the lakeside steam train halfway round... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LamChin T
via mobile
A lovely surprise

Saturday was very busy on the lake but later in the week we had a lovely walk along the lakeside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
riser57
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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  • Very good31%
  • Average1%
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“lovely lake” (9 reviews)
“slate museum” (24 reviews)
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Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Had a walk around the lakeside in the rain. Still a beautiful place even when you are soaking wet and cold

Thank HatterWilko
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We walked alongside the lake while we were walking in Padarn Country Park. It is best accessed by foot, and is beautiful and calm (except when being swum in). It is also an SSSI because of a fish called the Arctic Char that lives in...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Llyn Padarn is a Great Lake to wander around with family and friends. Access by The Llanberis Lake railway!! Nothing else to add. Definitely worth a trip!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Amazing!!!

Thank Max K
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Shona M
August 9, 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.
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mfoster15
August 5, 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
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claire q
January 27, 2017|
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Response from Pat W | Reviewed this property |
Llanberis Caernarfon Gwynedd LL55 4TY Wales
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