Canoe Days Out

Caernarfonshire - Llyn Padarn - Llanberis

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How to get there - From Canarvon take the A4086 for six and a half miles to Llanberis. Turn left following the brown signs for "Y Glyn" & "Surf - Lines". After passing a turning on the left park in the car park on the right.

Get a map with driving directions to start (enter the postcode of your starting point at A)

Suggested Launch Site - From the shore at the car-park.

General Description - Llyn Padarn is a glacial lake nearly 2 miles long and a quarter of a mile wide in the Snowdonia region of north Wales. The lakeside village of Llanberis is also home to the Snowdon Mountain Railway and the Llanberis Lake Railway which runs from the National Slate Museum along the northern shore of the lake.

Fine views of Snowdon.

Comments on this trip

10 Mar 2019
No fees.Area around the Water Sports centre is very busy on nice days. Once out on the Water look down the lake towards Snowdon. Possibly one of the best views in the area.

Alex hale
30 Jul 2017
Are the any launch fees and were do we pay or who do we pay


Llyn Padarn
Llanberis lake Railway
National Slate Museum
Snowdon Mountain Railway

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