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Simply stunning

What a great walk this was and the view at the end was well worth it. Even though the weather... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sudbury, United Kingdom
Raw Geology

The track up from the car park is easy and you have to navigate the wall by the fish farm. The lake... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great walk this was and the view at the end was well worth it. Even though the weather wasn't great the scenery was spectacular. Strongly recommend.

Thank Timsmith40
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The track up from the car park is easy and you have to navigate the wall by the fish farm. The lake is surrounded by a steep sided glacial wall. The path to the top gently rises to the right of the lake. We walked...More

1  Thank KLoxwich
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Pen Y Fan is a 'must' climb for most folk however you'd be daft not to take a detour to this beautiful lake. It's located on the quieter, more scenic side and is definitely worth the effort and even a little paddle!

Thank Passenger618396
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We walked up to the lake with our 3 dogs on a beautiful day! The views were fantastic & the sheep were very well behaved (as were our dogs!). Dogs must be kept on leads at all times due to the number of sheep roaming...More

1  Thank Hchy
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We randomly found this walk on trip advisor and thought we’d give it a go. Pretty easy to find the car park using google maps. Straight away you see the pretty streams and as you start the walk up they get prettier. Lots of small...More

Thank mandylouise87
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

I have been meaning to visit here for a long time, having worked out the route a few weeks ago I decided to wing it today and go for an explore (I have severe anxiety and needed to get out and ‘recharge’ away from civilisation)....More

1  Thank DampPixie
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This walk is not long from the car park to the lake, passing the small Trout farm on the way and walking near the stream with it's falls and rushing water, but it is much better to go on, up the hill to the right...More

3  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is the most wonderful place. Spectacular and beautiful scenery, steeped in Welsh folklore. This is a national treasure and it should be respected as such, it must be accessible to all. The track up from the car park is ok, roughly graded and slightly...More

6  Thank MikeA121212
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The carpark is down a narrow lane, then the walk is an hour or so until you reach the lake. The views once you get there are very good, peacefull.

2  Thank pembs101
Reviewed 29 March 2018

This walk is stunning, and the view down to the lake is gorgeous. I would say this is better than Pen Y Fan for a truly rewarding walk. Fairly steady climb but not difficult.

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30 September 2018|
Response from pembs101 | Reviewed this property |
There are sheep roaming freely, so you should keep your dog on a lead at all times so that it doesn't bother the livestock.
Syed Sajid H
13 August 2018|
Response from Chris W | Reviewed this property |
That is not possible as the track is gated and locked. Sorry.