Friday 20th May, 2022
A full day from Trefriw into the Gwydir Forest visiting 10 of the area’s hidden lakes
Starting and finishing with the largest and best-known lakes in the area – Geirionydd and Crafnant – this long round from Trefriw will visit a total of 10 lakes in the Gwydir Forest, many with history linked to local metal-mining. Much of the walk is in the upper, elevated part of the forest, offering excellent views of the mountains if the cloud is high. The pace will be easy, and uses a lot of good forest tracks, but is rated as moderate/strenuous simply by virtue of its length. We will be passing toilets at 2½ miles, 10½ miles and 12½ miles.
You can download a .pdf of the walk here.
Duration: All day. Please bring a packed lunch.
Distance: 15 miles / 24 km
Grade: Moderate/Strenuous, and long
Walk Leaders: Tony Ellis and Nigel Thomas
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Please note that, although we make no charge for our walks, we do ask for voluntary donations (cash or card). More details on our funding page.