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Important notice

The Llechwedd Du (Red) trail is open but very muddy. Wellies are recommended!

Top things to do in Spring

  1. See newborn lambs on a visit to our organic farm
  2. Look out for displays from our birds of prey, including goshawks, peregrines, buzzards and red kites, plus hen harriers and merlins over the moorland
  3. Spot siskins on the feeders outside the shop and Coed y Capel hide

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Hire a bike and set off on the 12-mile lakeside road
  2. Visit the spectacular waterfall in the Rhiwargor valley at the head of the lake
  3. Enjoy a ramble in the countryside along a choice of eight walks

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Visit the blanket bog and search out cottongrass, sundews or colourful Sphagnum moss
  2. Admire the lake, surrounding hills, and woodlands in their spectacular autumn colours
  3. Enjoy a leaf-crunching walk in the woods

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Hundreds of redwings and fieldfares arrive to spend the winter in the reserve's woodlands
  2. See waterbirds such as teals, goosanders, little grebes and mallards on the lake
  3. The moorland and mountains are bleak but beautiful during winter

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We haven't got any events planned here at the moment. Check out our main events pages to find something up your street (or at least quite near to it).

Visitor comments

What an experience! Lambing on the farm, absolutely brilliant, thank you.

Sarah Thompson

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  • Sunset over the lake
  • Lake Vyrnwy from the dam
  • The Moors
  • Nuthatch
  • Otter 14/08/2013
  • a lovely pair of goosander
  • New Born Lamb
  • The Hand in the Woods

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