Best lakes in Snowdonia National Park

Check out the top lakes in Snowdonia National Park, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Snowdonia National Park
1. Snowdonia National Park
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67 local reviews
Snowdonia National Park
+44 1766 770274
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Stephanie
Snowdonia is a region in northwest Wales concentrated around the mountains and glacial landforms of massive…
Jim
As well as being the largest National Park in Wales, Snowdonia boasts the highest mountain in England and…
Ursula
Iconic, beautiful, peaceful national park, with the highest peak in Wales (Snowdon). Walking trails, mountain…
1. Snowdonia National Park
1. Snowdonia National Park
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67 local reviews
Snowdonia National Park
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Stephanie
Stephanie
Snowdonia is a region in northwest Wales concentrated around the mountains and glacial landforms of massive Snowdonia National Park. The…
Jim
Jim
As well as being the largest National Park in Wales, Snowdonia boasts the highest mountain in England and Wales, and the largest natural…
Ursula
Ursula
Iconic, beautiful, peaceful national park, with the highest peak in Wales (Snowdon). Walking trails, mountain biking, waterfalls, lake…
2. Lake Vyrnwy
2. Lake Vyrnwy
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19 local reviews
Lake Vyrnwy
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Ailsa
The hotel does wonderful food overlooking the beautiful lake with a fairytale castle tower. There are 100s of…
Ben
A sedate & scenic day out. Striking views across the water to a gothic water tower. A 24,000 acre RSPB…
Louise
Stunning Views, bike hire, canoe and kayak hire. RSPB reserve. Great lunch with views of the lake at the…
2. Lake Vyrnwy
2. Lake Vyrnwy
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19 local reviews
Lake Vyrnwy
Ailsa
Ailsa
The hotel does wonderful food overlooking the beautiful lake with a fairytale castle tower. There are 100s of lovely walks, a boathouse…
Ben
Ben
A sedate & scenic day out. Striking views across the water to a gothic water tower. A 24,000 acre RSPB Reserve, with viewpoints around the…
Louise
Louise
Stunning Views, bike hire, canoe and kayak hire. RSPB reserve. Great lunch with views of the lake at the Tavern at Lake Vyrnwy hotel. Great…
3. Llyn Tegid
3. Llyn Tegid
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17 local reviews
Llyn Tegid
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Bala Lake is the largest body of water in Wales. Home to many water sports events and great for those who love…
Ben
Lake Bala is Wales’ premier spot for windsurfing, kayaking, white-water rafting, power-boating and much much…
Lowri
Bala Lake is beautiful, and you can either walk around it, which takes around 2 hours or catch the train to…
3. Llyn Tegid
3. Llyn Tegid
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17 local reviews
Llyn Tegid
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P
Bala Lake is the largest body of water in Wales. Home to many water sports events and great for those who love outdoor swimming.
Ben
Ben
Lake Bala is Wales’ premier spot for windsurfing, kayaking, white-water rafting, power-boating and much much more.
Lowri
Lowri
Bala Lake is beautiful, and you can either walk around it, which takes around 2 hours or catch the train to view!
4. Surf Snowdonia Adventure Parc
4. Surf Snowdonia Adventure Parc
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61 local reviews
Conway Rd, Dolgarrog
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+44 1492 353123
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Maud
Surf Snowdonia is an artificial wave pool at Dolgarrog in the Conwy valley, north Wales.. It is the world's…
Paul & Liz
Just opened (Aug 2015). Unique to the UK - major EU funded surfing on artificial wave machine (obviously) on…
Lesley
Open Spring to Autumn. New attraction, artificial surfing lake with up to 2 meter waves.
4. Surf Snowdonia Adventure Parc
4. Surf Snowdonia Adventure Parc
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61 local reviews
Conway Rd, Dolgarrog
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+44 1492 353123
Maud
Maud
Surf Snowdonia is an artificial wave pool at Dolgarrog in the Conwy valley, north Wales.. It is the world's first commercial artificial…
Paul & Liz
Paul & Liz
Just opened (Aug 2015). Unique to the UK - major EU funded surfing on artificial wave machine (obviously) on inland lake. 40 mins drive from…
Lesley
Lesley
Open Spring to Autumn. New attraction, artificial surfing lake with up to 2 meter waves.
5. Zip World Penrhyn Quarry
5. Zip World Penrhyn Quarry
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78 local reviews
Zip World Penrhyn Quarry
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Les
THE LONGEST ZIP LINE IN EUROPE AND THE FASTEST IN THE WORLD - THE NEAREST THING TO FLYING Zip World Velocity,…
Judith
Zip World Velocity at Zip World Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, is the fastest zip line in the world and the…
Nia Wyn
Set in North Wales near the stunning Snowdon range, in what once was the world’s largest slate quarry, Penrhyn…
5. Zip World Penrhyn Quarry
5. Zip World Penrhyn Quarry
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78 local reviews
Zip World Penrhyn Quarry
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+44 1248 601444
Les
Les
THE LONGEST ZIP LINE IN EUROPE AND THE FASTEST IN THE WORLD - THE NEAREST THING TO FLYING Zip World Velocity, Bethesda, is the fastest zip…
Judith
Judith
Zip World Velocity at Zip World Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, is the fastest zip line in the world and the longest in Europe. This adventure…
Nia Wyn
Nia Wyn
Set in North Wales near the stunning Snowdon range, in what once was the world’s largest slate quarry, Penrhyn Quarry is now home to the…
6. Cadair Idris - Penygadair
6. Cadair Idris - Penygadair
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19 local reviews
Cadair Idris - Penygadair
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Dulas
This is a mountain, with a cafe at the bottom. Stunning mountain, that you can either walk as far as the lake…
Jason
OUR local mountain, from its stunning coastal views from the summit, the super riverside walk in and a…
Myfanwy
The second most popular mountain in Wales after Snowdon, Cadair Idris is steeped in legend, with a beautiful…
6. Cadair Idris - Penygadair
6. Cadair Idris - Penygadair
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19 local reviews
Cadair Idris - Penygadair
Dulas
Dulas
This is a mountain, with a cafe at the bottom. Stunning mountain, that you can either walk as far as the lake or go to the very top. Mainly…
Jason
Jason
OUR local mountain, from its stunning coastal views from the summit, the super riverside walk in and a wonderful lake halfway up, with less…
Myfanwy
Myfanwy
The second most popular mountain in Wales after Snowdon, Cadair Idris is steeped in legend, with a beautiful lake near its peak and…
7. Llyn Crafnant
7. Llyn Crafnant
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4 local reviews
Llyn Crafnant
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Mark
A stunningly spectacular 5km walk around the lake will whet your appetite for a meal and beer at The Bee Inn…
Gwenno
Just a stunning location with a walk that takes you around the lake.
Luke
Very beautiful lake which also has a nice café and wonderful walks.
7. Llyn Crafnant
7. Llyn Crafnant
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4 local reviews
Llyn Crafnant
Mark
Mark
A stunningly spectacular 5km walk around the lake will whet your appetite for a meal and beer at The Bee Inn. The walk has minimal elevation…
Gwenno
Gwenno
Just a stunning location with a walk that takes you around the lake.
Luke
Luke
Very beautiful lake which also has a nice café and wonderful walks.
8. Bala
8. Bala
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8 local reviews
Bala, Bala
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Linda
Wonderful lake. Cycle or walk around it or take the lake railway (9 mile return journey) or just relax along…
Sue
Largest lake in Wales, Canoeing, Swimming, Steam Railway, White water rafting, walking, Cafes and restaurants.
Sandra
The largest natural lake in Wales. Great for cycling, walking and water sports
8. Bala
8. Bala
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8 local reviews
Bala, Bala
Linda
Linda
Wonderful lake. Cycle or walk around it or take the lake railway (9 mile return journey) or just relax along the shores. Lovely pubs to eat…
Sue
Sue
Largest lake in Wales, Canoeing, Swimming, Steam Railway, White water rafting, walking, Cafes and restaurants.
Sandra
Sandra
The largest natural lake in Wales. Great for cycling, walking and water sports
9. Bala Lake Railway
9. Bala Lake Railway
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5 local reviews
Bala Lake Railway, Bala
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Mayowa
The Bala Lake Railway Station provides a train ride into Bala which provides stunning views of the Bala Lake.
Paul
Train journey along the northshore of Bala Lake on classic narrow guage railway line
9. Bala Lake Railway
9. Bala Lake Railway
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Bala Lake Railway, Bala
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Mayowa
Mayowa
The Bala Lake Railway Station provides a train ride into Bala which provides stunning views of the Bala Lake.
Paul
Paul
Train journey along the northshore of Bala Lake on classic narrow guage railway line
10. Llyn Ogwen
10. Llyn Ogwen
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3 local reviews
Llyn Ogwen
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Julie
Atmospheric lake in the heart of the Ogwen Valley, popular with anglers. Ancient legend links Llyn Ogwen with…
Patricia & Pete
Easy walk up to Cwm Idwal and lake.Takes about 30 mins. Views of Tryfan and the Glyder mountains. Ogwen…
Tamsin
It's a wonderful mountain lake with walks all around
10. Llyn Ogwen
10. Llyn Ogwen
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3 local reviews
Llyn Ogwen
Julie
Julie
Atmospheric lake in the heart of the Ogwen Valley, popular with anglers. Ancient legend links Llyn Ogwen with King Arthur, it is said that…
Patricia & Pete
Patricia & Pete
Easy walk up to Cwm Idwal and lake.Takes about 30 mins. Views of Tryfan and the Glyder mountains. Ogwen waterfalls.
Tamsin
Tamsin
It's a wonderful mountain lake with walks all around
11. Llyn Idwal
11. Llyn Idwal
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3 local reviews
Llyn Idwal
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Maud
Cwm Idwal is a spectacular hanging valley surrounded by some of the highest peaks in Snowdonia, serving as a…
Helen
The prefect circular walk in the Snowdonia mountains. The walk starts at Ogwen Cottage half way up our valley…
Julie
Cwm Idwal is a spectacular product of glaciation, surrounded by high crags, screes, moraines and rounded…
11. Llyn Idwal
11. Llyn Idwal
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3 local reviews
Llyn Idwal
Maud
Maud
Cwm Idwal is a spectacular hanging valley surrounded by some of the highest peaks in Snowdonia, serving as a classic example of a prospect…
Helen
Helen
The prefect circular walk in the Snowdonia mountains. The walk starts at Ogwen Cottage half way up our valley .. Dyffryn Ogwen (Dyffryn…
Julie
Julie
Cwm Idwal is a spectacular product of glaciation, surrounded by high crags, screes, moraines and rounded rocks, with a lake on its floor…
12. Llanberis
12. Llanberis
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12 local reviews
Llanberis, Llanberis
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Patricia & Pete
Village at the foot of mount Snowdon. Local shops and cafes/restauranrts including the famous Pete's Eats…
J.
Great walks. Train to summit of Snowdon. Slate Museum. Lake.
Lisa
Village at the foot of Snowdon, with lake and free museum
12. Llanberis
12. Llanberis
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12 local reviews
Llanberis, Llanberis
Patricia & Pete
Patricia & Pete
Village at the foot of mount Snowdon. Local shops and cafes/restauranrts including the famous Pete's Eats. Snowdon Railway and Lake Padarn…
J.
J.
Great walks. Train to summit of Snowdon. Slate Museum. Lake.
Lisa
Lisa
Village at the foot of Snowdon, with lake and free museum