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Challenging walk, breath taking views.

A lovely challenging climb and terrain made interesting by old tunnels and rocks, rewarded with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cinthorne
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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This place is spectacular, there’s a review on here today saying it’s closed...it isn’t. We’ve... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle D
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Ffordd Panteinion | Friog, Fairbourne, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely challenging climb and terrain made interesting by old tunnels and rocks, rewarded with breath taking views.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cinthorne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is spectacular, there’s a review on here today saying it’s closed...it isn’t. We’ve walked up this Christmas morning and it’s been the highlight of our 3 day stay.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long trip from London with loads of recommendations to visit the Blue Lake, IT WAS CLOSED! On top of that, they made us pay a petty toll and didn’t even get to see the blue lake!!!! Utterly ridiculous service. It was a shambles!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IkzLiving
Reviewed 31 October 2018

amazing lake created after a failed quarrying project in the 1860s, it is a steep climb up there - but the landscape is awesome. Wear walking boots, check your fear of heights - then marvel at the colour of the water steeped in minerals. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DMW2013_81
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

My visit to the Lake was not a dissapointment. We were the only two people there and wanted to swim but it was freezing. (Sept). The sun was making beautiful sparkles on the water and as the sun rose, the water turned bluer. Fish and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank norwichlilly
Reviewed 25 September 2018

It may be a steep mile walk uphill to the blue lake, but on a sunny day, it is so worth the effort, when you reach the top, the views across Fairbourne are stunning, and the lake, really blue from the reflection of the sun....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ruth A
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Steep walk. Its basically a quarry with water but it’s attractive when there aren’t a lot of people. Great views across the bay once your up there.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 488helenr
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

So pleased we found this beautiful place, it truly is breath taking, the walk up is stunning but an adventure. We even managed a swim in the lake such a fantastic experience. Highly recommend you go here. The views over fairbourne and barmouth are worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Was determined to see this lake whilst in Wales as had been told about it previously.Having parked up on the road it was a steady 20 minutes walk up to the lake passing breathtaking views on the way. The lake is beautiful and my son...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank rich f
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I have been told about this lake by my parents-in-law who live near to this lake but couldn't imagine how beautiful it was. This time of visit I made effort to explore it myself. It's not quite straight forward to find where the lake is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank tinanguyen1225
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kyleevans05
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Response from 488helenr | Reviewed this property |
Fellow rival is an oxymoron so I can’t answer your question. 🤔
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roger018
30 June 2018|
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Response from nicknlisa | Reviewed this property |
As you go up the road there is a little gate on the right, go through there and follow the shingle track up
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