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Llyn Tegid (30min drive)

Looking west from the shore of Llyn Tegid

Wales’ largest natural lake, Llyn Tegid offers a brilliant location for beginner or improver’s watersports with a glorious mountain backdrop. There is plenty of parking and, if you have your own kit, you can pay to launch at the car park machine. Alternatively, Bala Watersports have a wide range of boats and equipment to hire.

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Llyn Padarn (1hr drive)

The famous ‘lonely tree’ on the shore of Llyn Padarn

Snowdonia’s most popular location for watersports is the glorious Llyn Padarn. Set near the foot of Snowdon on the outskirts of Llanberis, the lake affords spectacular surroundings for enjoying a relaxed day on the water. If you don’t have your own kit, you will find easy access to Snowdonia Watersports, offering an excellent range of hire equipment enabling you to make the most of your day on the lake.

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National White Water Centre (20min drive)

Looking upstream on Afon Trywryn

The National White Water Centre offers fantastic watery adventures on raging natural rapids in a scenic location. The site on Afon Trywryn is dam controlled allowing for regular high flows throughout the year come rain or shine.

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