Tal-y-llyn

During our short break in North Wales we stopped at Dolfannog Fawr, in the Tal-y-llyn valley. An excellent B & B, in a beautiful setting, at the top of Llyn Mwyngil (Lake Tal-y-llyn), nestling under Cadair Idris. Lovely rooms, beautifully fitted out with no cutting of corners (definitely not a Travelodge!), a lovely garden, and plenty of books to browse in a really nice guests’ lounge. Good breakfasts with quality ingredients and the owners, Alex and Lorraine, were very welcoming and friendly, willing to talk and offer advice, but not overbearing.

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This was the room we stayed in

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The guests’ lounge

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and the view from the back garden

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The B&B offered the option of evening meals (that were very good) Wednesday to Saturday, but as we arrived on a Tuesday we needed to go out to eat. As it was a pleasant evening, we decided to walk down to he pub at the other end of the lake for a light meal. You can walk all round the lake – on the road which runs along the south shore and along a traffic free track on the north side.

Here’s a few photos taken during our “circumnavigation” of the lake

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Looking back towards Cadair Idris

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The view from the bottom end of the lake

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Looking across the lake from the north shore

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Look across to Dolfannog Fawr from the north side of the lake

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3 thoughts on “Tal-y-llyn

    • It’s a beautiful area. Mind you, on the last day of our break it rained and we couldn’t see the hills at all! But that’s mountainess country for you 😉

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