GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Llyn Llech Owain

2 miles (2.5 km)

Enjoy waterside paths and woodland trails in this 158-acrecountry park in Carmarthenshire.
The well surfaced paths take you alongside the large lake and then into the surrounding woodland. The park is also open to cyclists with an easy forest track and a more challengingmountain bike trail to try.

Postcode

SA14 7NF - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Llyn Llech Owain OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Llyn Llech Owain Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

There's a decent on site cafe where you can enjoy refreshments after your exercise.

Dog Walking

The woodland trails in the park are ideal for dog walking. It's a popular place so you'll probably meet other owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

A few miles south west of the park you can pick up the Swiss Valley Cycle Route at Tumble. The route will take you to the Swiss Valley Reservoir before heading to the Millennium Coastal Park in Llanelli.
To the north there's the splendid Dinefwr Park in Llandeilo. There's an historic 12th century castle and an 18th century landscaped park to see here. Near here there's also Gelli Aur Country Park. The park surrounds the Golden Grove mansion and includes a deer park, peacocks, views of the Tywi Valley and an aboretumwith some fine specimen trees.
A few miles north east of Llandeilo there's the climb to the viewpoint and two Iron Age Hill Forts on Garn Goch.
To the east is Ammanford where you can enjoy nice trails along the River Amman and pick up the Heart of Wales Line Trail.

Photos

Water tower at Llyn Llech Owain - geograph.org.uk - 539863

Water tower at Llyn Llech Owain. Looking south across the lake.

Llyn Lech Owain - geograph.org.uk - 539859

The north-west corner of the lake is covered in water lilies.

Llyn Llech Owain Visitor Centre near Gorslas - geograph.org.uk - 2070694

Llyn Llech Owain Visitor Centre near Gorslas

Heathland north of Llyn Llech Owain - geograph.org.uk - 539867

Heathland north of the park. Looking northwards towards Afon Tywi in the distance. This area has a bird hide just off to the left for viewing rare species.

Forest track - geograph.org.uk - 215114

Forest track

Llyn Llech Owain from the Dedication Plaque - geograph.org.uk - 2215112

From the Dedication Plaque

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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