Ornamental Lake walk, Dolmelynllyn

Walking trail

This ornamental lake has recently been restored with a new circular path and viewing platforms extending out over the lake edge. It's a fantastic place to watch wildlife and has been developed with accessibility in mind so is perfect for wheelchair users.


Ornamental Lake trail in Dolmelynllyn


Ganllwyd car park, grid ref: SH727243


Make your way to the disabled car park beneath the conifer trees then follow the path on to the donation box and turn right.

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As you go round the newly restored lake take time out for a picnic or to peer into the water to see what fish and insects you can spot.

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When you've completed the circuit, retrace your steps back past the donation box to the car park.

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Ganllwyd car park, grid ref: SH727243

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Ornamental Lake walk, Dolmelynllyn


Very easy, level ground, hard surface, suitable for wheelchair users. Dogs on leads are welcome; please clear up after your dogs.

Ornamental Lake walk, Dolmelynllyn

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Ornamental Lake walk, Dolmelynllyn

How to get here

Ganllwyd, Gwynedd
By train

Station at Barmouth 10 miles (16km), see Traveline-Cymru for details

By road

A470 to Ganllwyd, car park in village. Parking by lake for those with a disabled parking badge. Main car park: postcode LL40 2TF.

By bus

Bus stop in Ganllwyd, routes between Dolgellau and Blaenau Ffestiniog, see Traveline-Cymru for details

By bicycle

NCN Route 82 goes close by, see Sustrans for details

Ornamental Lake walk, Dolmelynllyn

Facilities and access

  • Toilets at car park
  • Car park in Ganllwyd village