Plan your visit
Car parks and playground are open. Toilets are open 9am-5pm and Coed-y-Capel hide 10am-4pm
Visitor centre, RSPB shop and Centenary and Lakeside hides are currently closed
- Free entrance to RSPB members
Visitor centre is closed
Car park is closed
Toilets are closed
Accessible toilets are closed
Baby changing is closed
Picnic area is closed
Guided walks is closed
Viewing points are closed
Nature trails is closed
Shop is closed
Educational facilities are closed
Play area is closed
How to get here
Welshpool, more than 20 miles away.
At the end of the dam. Infrequent service to this rural location. Walk in opposite direction to the lake, with the visitor centre on the right.
From Llanfyllin, take the B4393 to Llanwddyn. Continue along the B4393 to Llanwddyn by taking a right turn. At the dam, turn left, then left at the end of the dam. The RSPB visitor centre is on the right.
Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.
Group booking information
Groups are welcome, from small to large, with plenty of parking for cars and space for limited number of coaches.
Information and OS maps for group walks are available in our reserve shop.
There are camping sites and other accommodation nearby. Groups are especially welcome in the slower season of spring and autumn when the colours of nature and the diversity of wildlife are at their best.
Schools booking information
Visit Lake Vyrnwy and let us provide your students with unique and memorable learning experiences. You can choose from a selection of half or full-day programmes that will get your group exploring the natural world with exciting hands-on activities. Led by our experienced and dedicated learning staff, programmes are linked to curriculum topics and are carefully crafted so that you and your classes get the most out of their time outdoors.
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Contact Lake Vyrnwy
- RSPB Lake Vyrnwy, Llanwddyn, Oswestry SY10 0LZ
- 01691 870278
Help protect Lake Vyrnwy
Lake Vyrnwy urgently needs your help.
From restoring blanket bog to giving whinchats a home, your VIP support can aid our work in protecting this Very Important Place.