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Llyn Cwmorthin

Llyn Cwmorthin

Llyn Cwmorthin lies just above the village of Tanygrisiau near Blaenau Ffestiniog. Overlooked by ruined slate cottages and mountains of slate waste, it's a good place for a swim. Although quite high up, there is some algae growth on the slate waste underwater (some of which can have sharp edges), so it's best to enter the water by sitting down and easing yourself in, rather than trying to walk over the lumps of slate.

A small car parking area can be found at Grid Ref : SH682454, but the lane leading up to it is very steep and narrow.

Llyn Cwmorthin
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