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Interesting place to visit

The area surrounding the reservoir is a mix of coniferous woodland and heathers set on a hilly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John S
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Stunning Brianne... again!

On this occasion I'd stuffed a few bottles of chilled water and some snacks into a cool bag and hit... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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“mid wales”(5 reviews)
“lovely walk”(4 reviews)
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All reviews mid wales stunning views lovely walk picnic spot well worth a visit car park llyn brianne rspb reserve water level elan valley drive round could spend hours scenery toilets engineering viewpoint lampeter
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The area surrounding the reservoir is a mix of coniferous woodland and heathers set on a hilly landscape. There are plenty of places to take a walk and parking is adequate. At the foot of the dam there is a spectacular water spray well worth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

On this occasion I'd stuffed a few bottles of chilled water and some snacks into a cool bag and hit the A40 at Carmarthen at about 11am in the height if this summer's heat wave. My wife and I have enjoyed Llyn Brianne and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hemingway470
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We made our way to Lynn Brianne from Crickhowell via Garth View Point and Abergwesyn. This takes you on an amazing scenic drive which was truly breathtaking and a total surprise. Glad we drove out to here from the Brecon Beacons. No phone signal at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I went up here to visit the lake because i've never been up in that area. The road to the lake is a thin country lane. The lake itself is beautiful. It has a lot of places you can park and its great for picnic....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

My Spouse & I took our Sheepdog for a walk around Llyn Brianne. We didn’t go too far but it looks like you could spend hours walking round here ! Fantastic scenery with parking and toilets on site. I would recommend good shoes & visiting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

A smashing day out with great walking, nice clean loos and a friendly place to buy a nice hot cup of tea. The geography is fascinating and there are boards which provide interesting information about the building and opening of the dam. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jan W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A lovely walk which supplies excellent photographic opportunities, wonderful views and a good leg stretcher.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank phroeadd2016
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with a friend on a rainy Monday, we had seen reports of the water level being low and the house and bridge being exposed so we wanted to see for ourselves. I had heard the last time the house was visible was in 1984,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jinx130
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Stumbled across this beautiful bit of Wales which is off the beaten track. Well worth a drive to look at the wonderful scenery. If you fancy a quick drink and piece of cake be sure to pop along to Black Mountain Coffee near the dam...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bearskinBirmingham
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A visit to the dam is quite interesting, but I prefer some of the sites around it that seldom get any visitors, yet offer stunning views. One we like we call "Little Canada" because it reminds us of a typical Canadian landscape.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Maggz A
23 November 2018|
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Response from Hemingway470 | Reviewed this property |
Mobile telephone signal is quite patchy and very localised in this area of Wales; turn a corner and you could be without anything at all or receive 3G and better. The higher hills and open spaces such as the Brecons and Llyn... More
Katie H
1 September 2018|
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Response from pforr306 | Reviewed this property |
The car park is very close to the dam.
8 August 2018|
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Response from julie w | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been up since the rain so I don't know. Sorry.