The largest of two lakes is 11 hectares with a beautiful small island and the smallest is 5 hectares. Both are home to blue and rainbow trout and other wildlife.
Pared y Cefn Hir
Head to the top of Pared y Cefn Hir, a nationally important geological site, to enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.
With two sheep and cattle farms spread across heath and woodlands, the landscape is dotted with small drystone enclosures where livestock once sheltered.
As a designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) this site has plenty to discover, including species of mossy saxifrage, marsh St John’s wort and fen bedstraw.
This important location for the study of early Ordovician volcanic activity has a wide range of rock types including fossil-bearing marine sedimentary rocks and intrusive and extrusive volcanic rocks.
Lying on the Northern slopes of Cadair Idris, the Cregennan Lakes offer tremendous views of the Mawddach Estuary and Barmouth Bridge. Walk around the two natural lakes or head up Pared y Cefn Hir, a designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), to enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding landscape.