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Blue Lake

Ffordd Panteinion | Friog, Fairbourne, Wales
+44 1341 250519
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beautiful lake inside an old slate mine

Well worth the 30mins walk up there, nice views on the village and sea. Try to go early or late... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fribourg, Switzerland

There honey crumb ice cream was delicious, unfortunately they do different flavours every day and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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“hidden gem” (21 reviews)
“steep climb” (14 reviews)
Ffordd Panteinion | Friog, Fairbourne, Wales
+44 1341 250519
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Reviewed yesterday

Well worth the 30mins walk up there, nice views on the village and sea. Try to go early or late when there's not a lot of people...

Thank veggie666
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There honey crumb ice cream was delicious, unfortunately they do different flavours every day and limited like 2/3 flavours day and has there own monthly table too.. I.e. which date with what flavours for 2 months..I wonder how strawberry flavoured ice cream will taste like....

Thank MHSolanki
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a bit steep but was wort it all the walk Just make sure you take the right turn if not you will end up somewhere else Great fun and if your little it's around 3 years old and she can walk then take her...More

1  Thank Nikeshh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like all the other reviewers said you really should find this hidden gem. It's a hard walk up to the lake but it is definitely worth it what a fantastic find.

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well it was a steep trek to get up there but the views were breathtaking and the lake itself was really blue. It's quite a popular site now so don't be surprised if there are a lot of people swimming or walking round. I definitely...More

Thank Mudkiss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lived in this area my whole life, this is my absolute favourite place to visit. In the winter it's so peaceful, with the wind and the birds being the only things you can hear, or in the summer with friends swimming, jumping into the lake...More

Thank Bradley G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the walk up. We stupidly did it in flip flops as we hadn't planned it for today but the beach we wanted to go to had restrictions for the dogs. Takes about 15 minutes from the gate and it's very steep, but once...More

Thank Susieho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing find in Fairbourne, Wales, a steep climb and a stoop through a small tunnel leads you to this azure blue lake, definitely worth a visit

Thank suleetrips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The blue lake is a secret gem up on the hillside near Friog. Out of the way up a lane and then steep paths and slate tunnels, this little lake is a wonder to behold and worth the effort of getting to it. The steep...More

1  Thank Stephsearl
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place, very adventurous place to get to as not sign posted and is up steep hill. Worth it all the way!

Thank Sian H
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1 May 2017|
Response from maisonblanche_2012 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lay-by on the northbound side of the A493 just south of the junction with Fordd Panteinion (the lane you need to walk up).
John D
28 October 2016|
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Response from Jenny W | Reviewed this property |
Deep not sure how deep though ... us too have seen people jump off top of rocks into lake ... bit scary watching .. well worth a visit for views over fairbourne and barmouth
9 August 2016|
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Response from Julia W | Reviewed this property |
May I suggest getting an Ordnance survey map. They are so good with directions, terrain etc. As a previous person said, there are some parking places on the roads nearby in Friog or near the station. Bear in mind that there... More