Enjoy a stroll along this large reservoir on the Isle of Anglesey. The lake cover 770 acres and has a number of walking trails along the water. There are also wildflowers, butterflies and bird hides where you can look out for the wide variety of birds that visit the lake.
Just to the south you can visit Llyn Llywenan for more nice views and trails. A couple of miles to the west is Llanddeusant where you can explore the fascinating Llynon Mill. The 18th century mill is notable as the only working windmill in Wales. The site also includes two Iron Age roundhouses where you can learn all about the ancient history of the area.
PostcodeLL65 4TW - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Llyn Alaw Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Llyn Alaw Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Llyn Alaw OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Llyn Alaw Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
The reservoir is the largest body of water on Anglesey. The second largest is Cefni Reservoir near Llangefni. Here you will find a nice circular walking trail with fine views of the Snowdonia Mountains.
Head a few miles north and you could pick up the Anglesey Coast Path and visit some other highlights of the area at Cemaes Bay, the fascinating Porth Wen Brickworks, the historic town of Amlwch, Cemlyn Bay and Bull Bay, the most northerly village in Wales.
A few miles to the east is the noteworthy Mynydd Bodafon, the highest point on the Island of Anglesey. There are great views over the island from the 178 metre high summit.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Anglesey Walks page.