We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
A quiet place with great views

I've been going to Llyn Brenig for years and enjoyed cycling and walking round the trails even in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
David P
Out of season and the Welsh Rally

Went 8th October, visitor centre still open and active and a lovely lunch. Get well wrapped up when... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve K
Read all 112 reviews
74
All photos (74)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hire bikes”(5 reviews)
“days fishing”(3 reviews)
About
Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre hosts a welcoming cafe with home made cakes and hot food. The Centre also runs a bike hire facility to help visitors explore the extensive track network around the lake. Permits can be bought for fly fishing on the lake...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
Cerrigydrudion LL21 9TT, Wales
Website
+44 1490 420463
Call
Reviews (112)
Filter reviews
112 results
Traveller rating
69
29
10
3
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
69
29
10
3
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews hire bikes days fishing mountain biking cheap parking stunning scenery hot and cold food parking charge car park bird watching brilliant place surrounding countryside lovely walk play area north wales rainbow trout fly fishing ice cream
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 112 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

I've been going to Llyn Brenig for years and enjoyed cycling and walking round the trails even in the depths of winter when it can get bitterly cold. Most of the time it's been enjoyable however I wish the wildlife trust would re-open the toilet...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went 8th October, visitor centre still open and active and a lovely lunch. Get well wrapped up when its out of season it can be windy (hence the wind farms!) Generally, lovely, great balance of managed forest, nature, the resevoir and visitors. Its all nicely...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place with activities for all ages. We aren't fishing folk but it looks like it has everything for the angler with a well stocked anglers shop. We were just happy to walk around the reservoir and take part in the Easter Egg hunt

Thank WarksWalkers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After circumnavigating the nearby Alwen Reservoir Trail, this place served as a welcome stop off for a much needed comfort break (💦) and brew ☕️. £2 to park the 🚙 wasn’t too much to ask. Great views ⛰ Stunning scenery.

Thank Zakyn
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Just what you want after early morning drive to Brenig, fantastic 5 star ***** breakfast and great people dedicated to customer service. New engines and landing nets on refurbished boats. Took 6 2lbe's rainbow trout just under the surface on slow retrieve with Green Diawl...More

Thank TJM090
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We visited here with a 5, 7, 10 and 13 year old. The staff at the bike hire shop were very friendly and helpful. The bikes were perfectly adequate for us and cheaper to hire compared with other places we looked at. Some flat-ish routes...More

Thank Shelley W
Reviewed 25 August 2018

decided on a days fishing on arrival could not work out were to park had two disabled pals with me only spaces were on top of embankment,we struggled down steps and embankment enterd a near empty shop very poorly stocked my mate said i hope...More

Thank ann f
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Went here a few days a go for the first time this year and it still fails to disappoint. Lovely scenery all around. Quiet and relaxing. Food was great in the cafe. Parking at £2 isn't bad. Play area is great for the little ones....More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We decided on a walk around the lake with the dogs as we haven't been around Brenig before (only Alwen). I was expecting the walking route to be more natural than it was, and after some time the hard ground was making my knees ache....More

Thank Alexandria F
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place for a walk, with beautiful views from pretty much every angle. Walking across the dam was very pleasant, although it was a slight obstacle course given the amount of animal poo (not helped by our dog trying to roll in...More

Thank Alastair M
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Hafod Elwy Hall
73 reviews
3.36 km away
Ruthin Castle Hotel
2,633 reviews
15.93 km away
Castle Hotel
415 reviews
16.14 km away
Plas Derwen Country House
20 reviews
16.73 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 nearby restaurants
Sportsmans Arms
11 reviews
4.81 km away
Dragonfly Fishery Lakeside Cafe
26 reviews
5.70 km away
Llyn Brenig Cafe
58 reviews
.31 km away
Adloniant Maelor
14 reviews
5.98 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
GYG Karting
102 reviews
5.48 km away
Denbigh Castle
179 reviews
14.19 km away
Llanrhaeadr Springs Spa
132 reviews
14.82 km away
Wild Bushcraft Company
92 reviews
15.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines