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Llyn Brianne Dam and Reservoir

Closest Town Is Llandovery 14miles , Nantgaredig 35 Miles | Should Be Under Llandovery Listing, Nantgaredig, Carmarthen SA40 0NY, Wales
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Amazing!

We love this place! So beautiful in the summer ( when we went). I hope to return this summer. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
K2018M
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Wales, United Kingdom
Stunning

Wild, Beautiful, Quiet. Amazing views. This was a highlight of our trip to Mid Wales, you truly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Roni D
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“picnic spot” (2 reviews)
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Closest Town Is Llandovery 14miles , Nantgaredig 35 Miles | Should Be Under Llandovery Listing, Nantgaredig, Carmarthen SA40 0NY, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We love this place! So beautiful in the summer ( when we went). I hope to return this summer. We managed to find a lovely quiet spot onto the water and had a lovely home made picnic in the sun.

Thank K2018M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wild, Beautiful, Quiet. Amazing views. This was a highlight of our trip to Mid Wales, you truly feel as if you are the only people on earth; this area is so unspoilt.

Thank Roni D
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am lucky enough to live nearby and often drive up and walk around parts of the resevoir. Above the dam the scenery is breathtaking and there are various paths and bridleways you can take. Small parking areas are scattered round the dam and if...More

Thank julie w
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

its soo very beautiful, water, trees, views etc etc. Just as good as Elan Valley for scenery, I was soo thrilled to learn we lived quite near this beautiful place.

1  Thank BigGirtl
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We called in briefly while passing through the area on a freezing cold afternoon and I wouldn't have missed it for the world. The views are simply stunning, and the spillway was in full flood as water levels were high. We only stayed ten minutes...More

2  Thank Caroline S
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Found this by chance . Turned out to be the largest clay dam in the world according to Wikipedia. . The lake was stunning. And seemed endless. Even bigger than the Ellan Valley reservoirs.

Thank gill r
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Just wandering around in the car on a wet grey October day and we literally just found the spectacular run off in front of us - lunched in the car with the windscreen wipers on before setting off to drive round the reservoir - a...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went few years ago now .still remember the stunning views think it was the biggest earth built dam in europe at the time walked over it took grandchildren great time

Thank Nigel T
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely little picnic stop with toilets. Beautiful views in each direction. Quite easy to find from Llandovery. No phone signal so google maps could not be used on the way back... Although we still found our way. Would visit again.

1  Thank Jessica D
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This was a highlight on our drive from Tregaron to Abergeswn via the pass. The detour to take in the lake and bridge was a fabulous little drive. The engineering skill here well in evidence.

1  Thank aholyman
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Nicholas H
29 August 2017|
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Response from Marianne R | Reviewed this property |
The above response is incorrect! Llyn Brianne is approximately 16 miles from Llandovery. I frequently cycle this route. You can either go directly there through Rhandirmwyn or take an alternative route via Cilycwm. Either... More
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donna L
15 June 2017|
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Response from majnz | Reviewed this property |
officially, NO! unofficially, well there are many little inlets and bays, (which would make for wonderfully paddling), so.........? However be prepared for angry anglers, you know the one's, the one's who can't share a... More
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